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United Arab Emirates

UAE Public Holidays 2018

This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Mon New Year's Day
14 Apr Sat Isra'a Wal Mi'raj
17 May Thu Beginning of Ramadan
14 Jun Thu Eid al-Fitr Holiday
15 Jun Fri Eid al-Fitr
16 Jun Sat Eid al-Fitr Holiday
17 Jun Sun Eid al-Fitr Holiday
20 Aug Mon Arafat Day
21 Aug Tue Eid al-Adha
22 Aug Wed Eid al-Adha Holiday
23 Aug Thu Eid al-Adha Holiday
11 Sep Tue Islamic New Year
19 Nov Mon Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
30 Nov Fri Martyrs' Day
2 Dec Sun National Day
3 Dec Mon National Day Holiday *

Note:
— National Day holiday is observed by federal government employees only.

Visit government.ae for the original release.