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Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2019

Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2019

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Feb 5TuesdayPapal Visit DayOptional Holiday 
Mar 21ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 3WednesdayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)Observance 
May 6MondayRamadan StartObservance 
Jun 3MondayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday 
Jun 4TuesdayEid al-FitrNational holiday 
Jun 5WednesdayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday 
Jun 6ThursdayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Aug 3SaturdayHajj season beginsObservance 
Aug 10SaturdayArafat (Hajj) DayNational holiday 
Aug 11SundayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
Aug 12MondayEid al-Adha HolidayNational holiday 
Aug 13TuesdayEid al-Adha HolidayNational holiday 
Aug 31SaturdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)National holiday 
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Nov 9SaturdayMouloudNational holiday 
Nov 30SaturdayCommemoration DayObservance 
Dec 1SundayDay off for Commemoration DayNational holiday 
Dec 2MondayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 3TuesdayNational Day HolidayNational holiday 
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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