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Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2020

Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2020

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 22SundayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)Observance 
Apr 24FridayRamadan StartObservance 
May 22FridayEid al-Fitr Holiday 1National holiday 
May 23SaturdayEid al-Fitr Holiday 2National holiday 
May 24SundayEid al-FitrNational holiday 
May 25MondayEid al-Fitr Holiday 3National holiday 
May 26TuesdayEid al-Fitr Holiday 4National holiday 
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 22WednesdayHajj season beginsObservance 
Jul 30ThursdayArafat (Hajj) DayNational holiday 
Jul 31FridayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
Aug 1SaturdayEid al-Adha Holiday 1National holiday 
Aug 2SundayEid al-Adha Holiday 2National holiday 
Aug 20ThursdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)National holiday 
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 29ThursdayMouloudObservance 
Dec 1TuesdayCommemoration DayNational holiday 
Dec 2WednesdayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 3ThursdayNational Day HolidayNational holiday 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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