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*||4 June 2020||1 Shawwal||3|
|Arafat Day*||10 Aug 2020||9 Dhu Al-Hijjah||1|
|Eid Al Adha*||11 Aug 2020||10 Dhu Al-Hijjah||3|
|Hijri New Year’s Day*||31 Aug 2020||1 Muharram 1440||1|
|Martyr’s Day||30 Nov 2020||12 Rabi’ Al-Awwal||1|
|UAE National Day||2/3 Dec 2020||2|