United Arab Emirates has a total of 24 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Papal Visit Day
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 Papal Visit Day is a optional holiday in United Arab Emirates
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 March Equinox in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
Ramadan Start
Monday, May 6, 2019 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Eid al-Fitr Holiday 1
Monday, June 3, 2019 Eid al-Fitr Holiday 1 is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Eid al-Fitr
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid al-Fitr Holiday 2
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Eid al-Fitr Holiday 2 is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Eid al-Fitr Holiday 3
Thursday, June 6, 2019 Eid al-Fitr Holiday 3 is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019 June Solstice in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Hajj season begins
Saturday, August 3, 2019 Hajj season begins is a observance in United Arab Emirates
Arafat (Hajj) Day
Saturday, August 10, 2019 Arafat (Hajj) Day is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Sunday, August 11, 2019 Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Eid al-Adha Holiday 1
Monday, August 12, 2019 Eid al-Adha Holiday 1 is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Eid al-Adha Holiday 2
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Eid al-Adha Holiday 2 is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019 September Equinox in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Mouloud
Saturday, November 9, 2019 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Commemoration Day
Saturday, November 30, 2019 Commemoration Day is a observance in United Arab Emirates
Day off for Commemoration Day
Sunday, December 1, 2019 Day off for Commemoration Day is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
National Day
Monday, December 2, 2019 National Day is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
National Day Holiday
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 National Day Holiday is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019 December Solstice in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.