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Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2024

Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates in 2024

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Feb 8ThursdayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)Observance 
Mar 11MondayRamadan StartObservance 
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 8MondayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday 
Apr 9TuesdayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday 
Apr 10WednesdayEid al-FitrNational holiday 
Apr 11ThursdayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday 
Apr 12FridayEid al-Fitr HolidayNational holiday 
Jun 8SaturdayHajj season begins (Tentative Date)Observance 
Jun 15SaturdayArafat (Hajj) Day (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 16SundayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 17MondayEid al-Adha Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 18TuesdayEid al-Adha Holiday (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 7SundayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year) (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Sep 15SundayMouloud (Tentative Date)National holiday 
Sep 22SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Nov 30SaturdayCommemoration DayObservance 
Dec 2MondayNational DayNational holiday 
Dec 3TuesdayNational Day HolidayNational holiday 
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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