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Public Holidays 2017

Today – 27 May 2017 – is a holiday in the United Arab Emirates for Awal Ramadan.

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 JanSunNew Year's Day
22 AprSatIsra'a Wal Mi'raj *
23 AprSunIsra'a Wal Mi'raj
27 MaySatBeginning of Ramadan
25 JunSunEid al-Fitr
26 JunMonEid al-Fitr Holiday
27 JunTueEid al-Fitr Holiday
31 AugThuArafat Day
1 SepFriEid al-Adha
2 SepSatEid al-Adha Holiday
3 SepSunEid al-Adha Holiday
22 SepFriIslamic New Year
30 NovThuMartyrs' Day
30 NovThuProphet Muhammad's Birthday
2 DecSatNational Day
3 DecSunNational Day Holiday

Note: Isra’a Wal Mi’raj holiday will be observed by private sector employees on 22 April 2017.