Public Holidays of the Year 2018 in UAE

Public Holidays of the Year 2018 in UAE

Most awaited holidays of the year are the public holidays. People working in private or public sector, students everyone desperately waits for the public holidays. Here’s the list of important days that are declared to be officially off in United Arab Emirates in 2018.

Day Date Holiday Name
Monday January 1 New Year’s Day
Friday April 13 Miaraj Night Prophet Muhammad’s Ascension
Thursday June 14 Eid al Fitr – 1
Friday June 15 Eid al Fitr – 2
Saturday June 16 Eid al Fitr – 3
Monday August 20 Arafat Day Arafa is the second day of Hajj
Tuesday August 21 Eid al Adha – 1 Feast of Sacrifice
Wednesday August 22 Eid al Adha – 2
Thursday August 23 Eid al Adha – 3
Tuesday September 11 Al Hijri Islamic New Year
Monday November 19 Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
Friday November 30 Martyrs’ Day
Sunday December 2 UAE National Day
Monday December 31 New Year’s Eve

Note: Islamic holidays are subject to moon sighting and the exact dates may differ slightly from the above mentioned dates.