Looking forward to planning your getaways in 2019? Keep this UAE public holidays 2019 calendar while you design your next holidays
Jan 1- New year
Dubai celebrates the new year with the world by having fireworks, parades, and parties. The Burj Khalifah will be set with glamour to welcome the new year. Jan 1 in 2019 falls on Tuesday.
April 3 – Al Isra’a Wal Mi’raj – Ascension Day
The Islamic holiday of April 3rd is observed annually on the 27th day of the Islamic month of Rajab (falls on April 3 in 2019), according to the Hijri calendar. The holidays fall on Wednesday. If you are lucky enough, You might get a public holiday on Thursday (April 4) to combine with the weekend once the ministry confirms. The four days break is an ideal time to plan a quick getaway from Dubai. Sabsan holidays will guide you.
June 4/5 – Eid Al Fitr
The Eid festival which comes after breaking the fast, marks the end of Ramadan. Residents of the UAE may get two days off based on when it falls during the week. The approximate date could be June 4 (Tuesday) or 5 (Wednesday). The date will be confirmed later based on the moon sighting.
August 10 – Arafat Day
Arafat Day falls on the day before the start of Eid Al Adha. In 2019 Arafat Day is supposed to fall on a Saturday (August 10).
August 11 – Eid Al Adha
It is going to be a long weekend on August with Arafat day and Eid Al Adha. The holiday commences on the 10th day of Dhu Al Hijja – the last month of the Hijri calendar. The holidays are expected to begin on Sunday followed by three public holidays which includes Arafat Day. So gear up for a travel plan with Sabsan Holidays.
September 1 – Al Hijri – Islamic New Year
The Islamic new year falls on a Sunday giving a long weekend for you and your family. The date will be confirmed after moon sighting.
November 9 – Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) Birthday
The Prophet’s birthday is celebrated on 12th day of Rabi Al Awwal. The date is on November 9th, which falls on Saturday. The date can change according to the moon sightings.
November 30 – Commemoration Day
Commemoration Day (sometimes referred to as Martyr’s Day) was declared by His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, in 2015 to remember the emiratis who died for the country. It is a public holiday which falls on Saturday.
December 2 – UAE National Day
UAE national day is a fixed holiday every year. The UAE was under the British Protectorate, and the treaty was withdrawn on December 1, 1971. Two days are granted as public holidays and falls on Monday, which means a long weekend.
All of these holidays are subject to change.
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