UAE Holidays 2016

LIST OF UAE HOLIDAYS 2016 – PUBLIC & PRIVATE SECTOR

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01
Jan 1
New Years Day
Thursday May 05
May 5
Israa & Miaraj Night
Sunday July 03
Jul 3
Eid Al Fitr Holiday Public sector only
Monday July 04
Jul 4
Eid Al Fitr Holiday Public sector only
Tuesday July 05
Jul 5
Eid Al Fitr Holiday Public sector only
Wednesday July 06
Jul 6
Eid Al Fitr The end of Ramadan
Thursday July 07
Jul 7
Eid Al Fitr Holiday
Sunday September 11
Sep 11
Arafat (Haj) Day Arafat Day or Day of Arafa is the second day of the Haj
Monday September 12
Sep 12
Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Tuesday September 13
Sep 13
Eid Al Adha Holiday Date varies on Lunar cycle
Wednesday September 14
Sep 14
Eid al-Adha Holiday Public sector only
Thursday September 15
Sep 15
Eid al-Adha Holiday Public sector only
Sunday October 02
Oct 2
Hijri New Years Day Islamic New Year
Thursday December 01
Dec 1
Martyrs’ Day Moved to December 1 in 2016
Friday December 02
Dec 2
UAE National Day
Saturday December 03
Dec 3
UAE National Day Holiday Public sector
Sunday December 11
Dec 11
Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday