Holidays in United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2018

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Holidays and Observances in United Arab Emirates
in 2018

DateWeekdayNameHoliday Type
Jan 1MondayNew Year’s DayNational holiday
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Apr 13FridayLeilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet’s Ascension)National holiday
May 16WednesdayRamadan startNational holiday
Jun 14ThursdayEid al-FitrNational holiday
Jun 15FridayEid al-Fitr Holiday 1National holiday
Jun 16SaturdayEid al-Fitr Holiday 2National holiday
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 12SundayHajj season beginsNational holiday
Aug 20MondayArafat (Hajj) DayNational holiday
Aug 21TuesdayEid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Aug 22WednesdayEid al-Adha Holiday 1National holiday
Aug 23ThursdayEid al-Adha Holiday 2National holiday
Sep 11TuesdayAl-Hijra (Islamic New Year)National holiday
Sep 23SundaySeptember equinoxSeason
Nov 19MondayMouloud (The Prophet’s Birthday)National holiday
Nov 30FridayCommemoration DayNational holiday
Dec 2SundayNational DayNational holiday
Dec 3MondayNational Day HolidayNational holiday
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 31MondayNew Year’s EveObservance