UAE Public holidays 2018 in UAE can be divided into two categories depends on Islamic as well as Gregorian calendars dates. These UAE National Holidays 2018 depends 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 2018. Islamic holidays will therefore change 11 or 12 days every year in 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 a so before they begin.
The table below shows the expected dates for UAE public holidays 2018 in the United Arab Emirates. The real dates of the UAE National holidays 2018 may vary in the Gregorian calendar, as the Islamic special days are dictated by sighting of the moon, and must be approved by local sightings committee in the United Arab Emirates.
People of United Arab Emirates will enjoy lot of long weekends in 2018 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 2018 in the UAE. Dubai is one of the most beautiful place 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 May, 2018 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 November 2018.
UAE National Day 2018 celebrations will begin on the 2nd December as this is a special day for all the local UAE people. UAE National Day 2018 is a Dubai public holiday 2018 throughout the country. It is an independence day of UAE which whole nation celebrate as full of spirit and love. This is the day which people of UAE enjoys a lot and celebration and happiness surrounds whole UAE. Everywhere celebrations, fireworks and different activities in the United Arab Emirates on 2nd December in the remembrance of their UAE National Day 2018.
Remember, federal ministries and government offices will be closed over the UAE public holidays 2018, so you may have to adjust your own scheduling accordingly.
We wish you all the very best for 2018, may it be the most happy, healthy and successful one possible.
|Dubai Public Occasion/Events Day 2018||Islamic year Date||Gregorian calendar Date||Off Days|
|New Year’s Day||NA||1January||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|