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Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2023

Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2023

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Feb 18SaturdayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension) (Tentative Date)Observance 
Mar 21TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23ThursdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance 
Apr 20ThursdayEid al-Fitr Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Apr 21FridayEid al-Fitr (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Apr 22SaturdayEid al-Fitr Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Apr 23SundayEid al-Fitr Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 20TuesdayHajj season begins (Tentative Date)Observance 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 27TuesdayArafat (Hajj) Day (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 28WednesdayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 29ThursdayEid al-Adha Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 30FridayEid al-Adha Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jul 19WednesdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year) (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27WednesdayMouloud (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Nov 30ThursdayCommemoration DayObservance 
Dec 1FridayDay off for Commemoration DayNational holiday 
Dec 2SaturdayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 3SundayNational Day HolidayNational holiday 
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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