New Year's Day in United Arab Emirates

New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a public holiday in many countries. Count down to the New Year, no matter where you are.

New Year's Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated worldwide.
New Year's Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated worldwide.
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About New Year's Day

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New Year's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
FriJan 12010New Year's DayNational holiday 
SatJan 12011New Year's DayNational holiday 
SunJan 12012New Year's DayNational holiday 
TueJan 12013New Year's DayNational holiday 
WedJan 12014New Year's DayNational holiday 
ThuJan 12015New Year's DayNational holiday 
FriJan 12016New Year's DayNational holiday 

Quick Facts

New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.

New Year's Day 2016

Friday, January 1, 2016

2017 date to be announced


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List of dates for other years

Related holiday

Fun Holiday on January 1, 2017

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