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Holidays in United Arab Emirates in 2013


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 24ThursdayMouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
Mar 20WednesdayMarch equinoxSeason 
Jun 6ThursdayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)National holiday 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Aug 8ThursdayEid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)National holiday 
Aug 9FridayEid-al-Fitr Holiday 1Extra Public Holiday 
Aug 10SaturdayEid-al-Fitr Holiday 2Extra Public Holiday 
Sep 22SundaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Oct 14MondayArafat (Haj) DayNational holiday 
Oct 15TuesdayEid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
Oct 16WednesdayEid-al-Adha Holiday 1Extra Public Holiday 
Oct 17ThursdayEid-al-Adha Holiday 2Extra Public Holiday 
Nov 2SaturdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)National holiday 
Nov 3SundayAl-Hijra Public Sector Holiday (Islamic New Year)Extra Public Holiday 
Dec 2MondayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 3TuesdayNational Day HolidayNational holiday 
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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