New Year's Day

1 January

1 January

Eid al-Fitr

20–23 April

8–12 April

Arafat Day

27 June

15 June

Eid al-Adha

28–30 June

16–18 June

Hijri New Year

19 July

7 July

Prophet Mohammed's Birthday

29 September

15 September

Commemoration Day

1 December

1 December

UAE National Day

2–3 December

2–3 December

*Note that Islamic holidays are subject to the sighting of the moon and some dates may change accordingly.

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