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Dubai Public Holidays 2022

21 January 2022

Given here is the list of UAE Public holidays for the year 2022. Private companies will also be closed on these days. The Islamic festivals are based on Islamic calendar, determined by various moon phase sighting. The dates of the holidays change every year. The Dubai Statuary Government Holidays 2022 calendar is only based on estimates. The Dubai holiday calendar cannot be guaranteed for 100 percent accuracy.

In UAE the weekend is on Friday and Saturday. Here is the list of UAE Public Holidays in 2022.

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International New Year's Day

Saturday1st January 2021
(Public and private sectors, and Banks in UAE remain closed in the New Year).

Eid-al-Fitr – The end of Ramadan fasting month

Saturday, 30th April 2022 to Wednesday, 4th May 2022 (subject to moonsighting)

Arafat (Haj) Day - The second day of the Hajj or Pilgrimage for Muslims

Friday, 8th July 2022

Eid-al-Adha - Feast of sacrifice in Islamic tradition – Qurban

Saturday, 9th July 2022 to Monday, 11th July 2022

Al-Hijri - Islamic New Year

Saturday, 30th July 2022

Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed

Saturday, 8th October 2022

Commermoration Day, UAE National Day

Thursday, 1st December 2022

UAE National Day

Friday, 2nd December 2022 to Saturday, 3rd December 2022

Note: Holidays are sometimes subject to arbitrary last-minute changes by local authorities, just as in any other part of the world. Although, effort has been made to present an accurate list of holidays for the year 2022, we cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omission of data herein. Therefore, you can verify the above dates with the official government announcements or UAE consulate, before planning a trip to UAE.

Robin Vinod

Writer/blogger who writes on topics such as travel, real estate, employment and everyday life on GCC countries

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