The next public holiday in Dubai could last for six days
The next public holiday in Dubai could last for six days

The next public holiday in Dubai could last for six days

We might have only just come out of a long public holiday in Dubai, but our sights are already on the next one – and it could be a six-day holiday!

Arafat Day is likely to fall on Sunday, July 18 meaning Eid Al-Adha should fall on Monday, July 19. If that’s confirmed by the moon-sighting committee, it’s very likely the UAE will get a six-day holiday.

And there’s another public holiday soon after that.

Islamic New Year is likely to fall on Tuesday, August 10. Which would mean another mid-week public holiday break for Dubai.

As always, it’s important to point out these are subject to change. The moon-sighting committee plays a vital role in confirming when official holidays begin.

There are then two more dates for your diary in 2021. October 21 is the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). This could mean a three-day weekend starting from Thursday.

And there’s a four-day public holiday on the cards thanks to Commemoration Day and National Day at the start of December.

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