UAE Public Holidays 2017Today – 11 December 2017 – is not a holiday in the United Arab Emirates.
Update: The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has announced that private sector employees will resume work on 3 December 2017 (Sun) while federal government employees will resume work on 4 December 2017 (Mon).
This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|22 Apr||Sat||Isra'a Wal Mi'raj *|
|23 Apr||Sun||Isra'a Wal Mi'raj|
|27 May||Sat||Beginning of Ramadan|
|25 Jun||Sun||Eid al-Fitr|
|26 Jun||Mon||Eid al-Fitr Holiday|
|27 Jun||Tue||Eid al-Fitr Holiday|
|31 Aug||Thu||Arafat Day|
|1 Sep||Fri||Eid al-Adha|
|2 Sep||Sat||Eid al-Adha Holiday|
|3 Sep||Sun||Eid al-Adha Holiday|
|21 Sep||Thu||Islamic New Year|
|30 Nov||Thu||Martyrs' Day|
|30 Nov||Thu||Prophet Muhammad's Birthday|
|2 Dec||Sat||National Day|
|3 Dec||Sun||National Day Holiday *|
— Isra’a Wal Mi’raj holiday will be observed by private sector employees on 22 April 2017.
— Eid al-Fitr holidays varies within public and private sectors in the UAE.
— National Day holiday is observed by federal government employees only. Private sector workers resume work on 3 December 2017.
Visit government.ae for the original release.