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Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2018

Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2018

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 13FridayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)National holiday 
May 16WednesdayRamadan StartObservance 
Jun 14ThursdayEid al-Fitr Holiday 1National holiday 
Jun 15FridayEid al-FitrNational holiday 
Jun 16SaturdayEid al-Fitr Holiday 2National holiday 
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Aug 13MondayHajj season beginsObservance 
Aug 20MondayArafat (Hajj) DayNational holiday 
Aug 21TuesdayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
Aug 22WednesdayEid al-Adha Holiday 1National holiday 
Aug 23ThursdayEid al-Adha Holiday 2National holiday 
Sep 13ThursdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)National holiday 
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Nov 18SundayMouloud HolidayNational holiday 
Nov 20TuesdayMouloud (The Prophet's Birthday)National holiday 
Nov 30FridayCommemoration DayNational holiday 
Dec 2SundayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 3MondayNational Day HolidayNational holiday 
Dec 22SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 

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