National Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2021

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When are the next National holidays in United Arab Emirates?

United Arab Emirates Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Thursday Israa & Miaraj Night Not A Public Holiday
Tuesday Eid Al Fitr Holiday National Holiday Ramadan 29
Wednesday Eid Al Fitr Holiday National Holiday Ramadan 30
Thursday Eid Al Fitr National Holiday End of Ramadan
Friday Eid Al Fitr Holiday National Holiday Shawwal 2
Saturday Eid Al Fitr Holiday National Holiday Shawwal 3
Monday Afrah Day National Holiday
Tuesday Eid Al Adha National Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Wednesday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Eid Al Adha Holiday National Holiday
Thursday Hijri New Year's Day National Holiday Moves to August 12
Thursday Prophet Muhammad’s birthday National Holiday Moves to October 21
Wednesday Commemoration Day National Holiday
Thursday National Day National Holiday
Friday National Day Holiday National Holiday

Notes

  • A public holiday can be moved to the beginning or to the end of a week if it falls between two working days
  • in UAE, the weekend is Friday and Saturday
  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • Public sector workers now receive the same number of public holidays as the private sector

United Arab Emirates Holiday News