UAE Public Holidays 2020
UAE Public Holidays 2020

There are two types of public holidays in the UAE.

  • Fixed holidays (such as the National Day or the New Year day)
  • Islamic holidays, which are subject to moon sighting, and their dates vary each year.

Residents of UAE will enjoy total of up to 15 public holidays in 2020

Federal ministries, public departments, and government institutions are closed during public holidays.

*Note: Islamic holidays determined on moon sighting.

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1 JanWedNew Year’s Day
24 MaySunEid al-Fitr
25 MayMonEid al-Fitr Holiday
26 MayTueEid al-Fitr Holiday
30 JulThuArafat Day
31 JulFriEid al-Adha
1 AugSatEid al-Adha Holiday
2 AugSunEid al-Adha Holiday
23 AugSunIslamic New Year
29 OctThuProphet Muhammad’s Birthday
1 DecTueCommemoration Day
2 DecWedNational Day
3 DecThuNational Day Holiday

UAE Public Holidays Left in 2020

• Commemoration Day – Tuesday December 1
• UAE National Day – Wednesday December 2 and Thursday December 3


UAE Public Holidays 2021

Below are the list of public holidays of 2021. These dates may changes once official announce dates of holidays.

1 JanFriNew Year’s Day
13 MayThuEid al-Fitr
14 MayFriEid al-Fitr Holiday
15 MaySatEid al-Fitr Holiday
19 JulMonArafat Day
20 JulTueEid al-Adha
21 JulWedEid al-Adha Holiday
22 JulThuEid al-Adha Holiday
9 AugMonIslamic New Year
18 OctMonProphet Muhammad’s Birthday
1 DecWedCommemoration Day
2 DecThuNational Day
3 DecFriNational Day Holiday

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