The UAE National Holidays for 2021

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 23 December 2020 Last update: Sunday، 16 May 2021
The UAE National Holidays for 2021
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National holidays for 2021 were announced by the UAE cabinet following a meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai.

His Highness approved the holidays for the following the year 2021 for both public and private sector employees.

The dates are as follows

New Year 1 January 2021
Eid Al Fitr 29-3 Ramadan-Shawwal 1442
Arafah Day 9 Zul Hijjah 1442
Eid Al Adha 10 to12 Zul Hijjah 1442
Islamic New Year 12 August 2021
Prophet Muhammed's (PBUH) Birthday 21 October 2021
Commemoration Day 1 December 2021
UAE National Day 2,3 December 2021

The cabinet has also announced that the same dates are confirmed for the national holidays in the UAE for year 2022.

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