United Arab Emirates Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in United Arab Emirates year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year's Day||National holiday|
|2||18 Feb, Saturday||Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension)||Observance|
|3||20 Mar, Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|4||23 Mar, Thursday||Ramadan Start||Observance|
|5||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|6||23 Apr, Sunday||Eid al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|7||24 Apr, Monday||Eid al-Fitr Holiday||National holiday|
|8||20 Jun, Tuesday||Hajj season begins||Observance|
|9||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|10||28 Jun, Wednesday||Arafat (Hajj) Day||National holiday|
|11||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)||National holiday|
|12||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha Holiday||National holiday|
|13||30 Jun, Friday||Eid al-Adha Holiday||National holiday|
|14||19 Jul, Wednesday||Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year)||National holiday|
|15||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|16||27 Sep, Wednesday||Mouloud||National holiday|
|17||02 Dec, Saturday||National Day||National holiday|
|18||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
|19||31 Dec, Sunday||New Year's Eve||Observance|
New Year's Day (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Leilat al-Meiraj (The Prophet's Ascension) (18 Feb) : Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Ramadan Start (23 Mar) : Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Eid al-Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid al-Fitr Holiday (23 Apr) : Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Eid al-Fitr Holiday (24 Apr) : Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Hajj season begins (20 Jun) : Hajj season begins is a observance in United Arab Emirates
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Arafat (Hajj) Day (28 Jun) : Arafat (Hajj) Day is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Eid al-Adha Holiday (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Eid al-Adha Holiday (30 Jun) : Eid al-Adha Holiday is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year) (19 Jul) : Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Mouloud (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
National Day (02 Dec) : National Day is a national holiday in United Arab Emirates
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
New Year's Eve (31 Dec) : New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.