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Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2022

Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2022

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Mar 1TuesdayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension) (Tentative Date)Observance 
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 3SundayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance 
May 3TuesdayEid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday 
May 4WednesdayEid al-Fitr Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
May 5ThursdayEid al-Fitr Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 1FridayHajj season beginsObservance 
Jul 9SaturdayArafat (Hajj) DayNational holiday 
Jul 10SundayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jul 11MondayEid al-Adha Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jul 12TuesdayEid al-Adha HolidayNational holiday 
Jul 30SaturdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year) (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 8SaturdayMouloud (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Dec 1ThursdayCommemoration DayNational holiday 
Dec 2FridayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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