UAE Public holidays 2021 in UAE (الاجازات الرسمية في الامارات 2021) can be divided into two categories depends on Islamic as well as Gregorian calendars dates. These UAE National Holidays 2021 depend on the standard Gregorian calendar (Western calendar), and Islamic holidays that follow the Hijri calendar (Islamic calendar).
The Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar with 365 days fixed every year (366 days in a leap year), whereas the Hijri calendar totally depends on the lunar or moon sighting with 354 days this also depends on the UAE public holidays 2021 (الامارات للعطلات الرسمية 2021). Islamic holidays will, therefore, change 11 or 12 days every year relative to the Gregorian calendar. Things are further changed by the fact that the start date of each month in the Islamic calendar is determined by local sightings of the moon (and can vary by a day from the anticipated date). The real dates of Islamic holidays are only confirmed a day so before they begin.
The table below shows the expected dates for UAE public holidays 2021 in the United Arab Emirates. The real dates of the UAE National holiday 2021 may vary in the Gregorian calendar, as the Islamic special days are dictated by the sighting of the moon, and must be approved by the local sightings committee in the United Arab Emirates.
People of the United Arab Emirates will enjoy a lot of long weekends in 2021 which is very good to celebrate and enjoy full time in the UAE after too much-tired working routines. UAE is an awesome place to enjoy Dubai public holidays in 2021 UAE. Dubai is one of the most beautiful places which has a lot of attractions for the tourists as well as the people working here in different fields and for the local people as well.
The holy month of Ramadan Kareem was expected to begin on the 16th of May 2021 which also depends on the moon of the Ramadan Kareem month and decided by the moon sighting organization in the UAE. Whereas Martyr’s (Commemoration) Day, which has a fixed date, will be observed on the 30th of November 2021.
UAE National Day 2021 celebrations will begin on the 2nd December as this is a special day for all the local UAE people. UAE National Day 2021 is a Dubai public holiday 2021 throughout the country. It is an independence day of UAE that the whole nation celebrated as full of spirit and love. This is the day that people of the UAE enjoy a lot and celebration and happiness surrounds the whole UAE. Everywhere celebrations, fireworks, and different activities in the United Arab Emirates on 2nd December in the remembrance of their UAE National Day 2021.
Remember, federal ministries and government offices will be closed over the UAE public holidays 2021 (الامارات للعطلات الرسمية 2021), so you may have to adjust your own scheduling accordingly.
We wish you all the very best for 2021, may it be the happiest, healthy, and successful one possible.
United Arab Emirates Public Holidays 2021 Calendar
|Date||Day||No. of Days||Holiday|
|1-Jan-2021||Friday||1||New Year’s Day|
|11-May-2021||Tuesday||5||Eid Al Fitr|
|20-Jul-2021||Tuesday||3||Eid Al Adha|
|10-Aug-2021||Tuesday||1||Islamic New Year|
|19-Oct-2021||Tuesday||1||The Prophet’s Birthday|
|1-Dec-2021||Wednesday||2||UAE National Day|
UAE Public Holidays 2020
|Dubai Public Occasion/Events Day 2020||Week Day||Gregorian calendar Date|
|New Year’s Day||Tue||1-Jan|
|Isra’a Wal Mi’raj||Wed||3-Apr|
|Beginning of Ramadan||Mon||6-May|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Wed||5-Jun|
|Eid al-Fitr Holiday||Thu||6-Jun|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Mon||12-Aug|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Tue||13-Aug|
|Islamic New Year||Sat||1-Sep|
|Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday||Sat||9-Nov|
|Martyrs’ Day/Commemoration Day||Sat||30-Nov|
|National Day Holiday *||Tue||3-Dec|
UAE Public Holidays 2018
|Dubai Public Occasion/Events Day 2018||Islamic year Date||Gregorian calendar Date||Off Days|
|New Year’s Day||NA||1 January||1 day|
|Al lsra’a Wal Mi’raj – Ascension Day*||27 Rajab||14-Apr||1 day|
|Eid Al Fitr*||1 Shawwal||15-16 June||2 Days|
|Arafat Day*||9 Dhu al Hijjah||20-Aug||1 day|
|Eid Al Adha – Feast of Sacrifice*||10 Dhu al Hijjah||21-22 August||2 Days|
|Al Hijri •Islamic New Year*||1 Muharram||13-Sep||1 day|
|Birthday of Prophet Mohammad*|
(PBUH) • Eid Milad Un Nabi
|12 Rabi al Awwal||20-Nov||1 day|
|Commemoration Day||NA||30 November||1 day|
|UAE National Day||NA||2-Dec||1 Day|