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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?

New Year's Eve is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Many people celebrate New Year's Eve to farewell 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 TypeArea
2015ThuDec 31New Year's EveObservance 
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 

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