New Year's Day

1 January

1 January

Israa & Miaraj Night

11 March

28 February

Eid Al-Fitr

12–13 May

2–5 May

Arafat Day

19 July

8 July

Eid Al-Adha

19–23 July

9–12 July

Hijri New Year's Day

10 August

29 July

UAE National Day 

2 December

2 December

Prophet Mohammed's Birthday

19 October

7 October

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

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