Next UAE public holiday

Apr 2023
  • Eid Al Fitr

Public holidays in UAE 2017

Date Day No. of Days Holiday
1 January Sunday 1 New Year's Day
24 April Monday 1 The Prophet's Ascension
26 June Monday 2 Eid Al Fitr
31 August Thursday 1 Arafat Day
1 September Friday 3 Eid Al Adha
21 September Thursday 1 Islamic New Year
30 November Thursday 1 Martyr's Day
1 December Friday 1 The Prophet's Birthday
2 December Saturday 1 UAE National Day

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon, and the dates given above are approximations. Therefore, the dates of the holidays are subject to change, and we cannot guarantee their complete accuracy. Also, the number of days of holiday is based on expected days off for the private sector.

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