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New Year's Eve in United Arab Emirates

New Year’s Eve is one of the largest global celebrations because it marks the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, December 31, before the New Year. Count down to the New Year no matter where you are in the world.

Is New Year's Eve a Public Holiday?

Even though New Year's Eve falls on Friday, December 31, 2021, it is a working day. Most businesses follow regular opening hours in United Arab Emirates.

Many people celebrate New Year's Eve to bid farewell to the year that ends and to welcome the New Year.

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About New Year's Eve

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New Year's Eve Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SatDec 31New Year's EveObservance
2017SunDec 31New Year's EveObservance
2018MonDec 31New Year's EveObservance
2019TueDec 31New Year's EveObservance
2020ThuDec 31New Year's EveObservance
2021FriDec 31New Year's EveObservance
2022SatDec 31New Year's EveObservance

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