UAE's National Holidays
United Arab Emirates
UAE's National Holidays Reviews
UAE's Public Holidays (2012) Dec 04, 2011
hallo everyone, just thought of sharing the below mentioned with you. as it is important to know the Public Holidays for the year 2012 specially if you are planning to deal with governmental entities, embassies or companies apart from the ones in the hospitality sector.
01 January - New Year's Day
04 February - Prophet's Birthday*
17 June - Al Isra Wal Miraj*
19 August (3days)- Eid Al-Fitr*
26 October - Arafat Day
27 October (3days)- Eid Al-Adha*
15 November - Islamic New Year*
02 December (2days)- UAE National Day
* Islamic day and date begin at sunset and end on the next sunset. Therefore, Islamic holidays are subject to the visibility of the new moon at Makkah. (usually + or - 1 day)
Note: Fridays and Saturdays are weekends.
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