Public Holiday in UAE 2024


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Public holidays in United Arab Emirates

As per MOHRE the public holidays for private as follows,

Following is the list of public holidays for the year 2024 applicable to both, public and private sectors.

  • New Year Day: 1 January
  • Eid Al Fitr: From 29 Ramadan to 3 Shawwal 1445 AH (4 days)
  • Arafah day and Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice): From 9 to 12 Dhu al Hijjah 1445 AH (4 days)
  • Hijri New Year (Islamic New Year): 1 Muharram 1446 AH
  • Prophet Mohammed's birthday: 12 Rabi’ Awwal 1446 AH
  • National Day: 2 and 3 December 2024 (2 days).

*Note: Islamic holidays are determined according to moon sighting.