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Dubai Public Holidays 2024

20 January 2024

Given here is the list of UAE Public holidays for the year 2024. 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 2024 calendar is only based on estimates. The Dubai holiday calendar cannot be guaranteed for 100 percent accuracy.

Here is the list of UAE Public Holidays in 2024.

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International New Year's Day

Monday 1st January 2024
(Public and private sectors, and Banks in UAE remain closed in the New Year).

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

Monday, 8th April 2024 to Friday, 12th April 2024 (subject to moonsighting)

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

Saturday, 15th June 2024

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

Sunday, 16th June 2024 to Tuesday, 18th June 2024

Al-Hijri - Islamic New Year

Sunday, 7th July 2024

Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed

Sunday, 15th September 2024

Commermoration Day, UAE National Day

Monday, 2nd December 2024

UAE National Day

Monday, 2nd December 2024 to Tuesday, 3rd December 2024

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 2024, 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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