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.
|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.