UAE Public Holidays 2020
There are two types of public holidays in United Arab Emirates – fixed holidays (such as the National Day or the New Year day), and Islamic holidays, which are subject to moon sighting, and their dates vary each year.
Federal ministries, public departments and government institutions are closed during public holidays.
|Occasion||Gregorian Year 2020||Hijri Year 1441||Holiday Duration|
|Eid Al Fitr*||May23 or 24||Ramadan 29 -1 Shawwal||4-5|
|Arafat Day*||July 29 or 30||9 Dhu Al-Hijjah||1|
|Eid Al Adha*||July 30 or 31||10 Dhu Al-Hijjah||3|
|Hijri New Year’s Day*||19 Aug 20||1 Muharram 1440||1|
|Prophet’s Birthday||October 28 or 29||Rabi al awaal 12||1|
|Martyr’s Day||December 1||1|
|UAE National Day||2 and 3 Dec||2|