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UAE (United Arab Emirates) Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 public holidays in Middle East, Oman, OPEC, Saudi Arabia and worldwide.

This page contains the list of UAE (United Arab Emirates) 2020 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of UAE (United Arab Emirates) official public holidays in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Wednesday New Year's Day
Friday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Saturday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Sunday Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Monday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Tuesday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Thursday Arafat Day
Friday Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
Saturday Eid al Adha Holiday
Sunday Eid al Adha Holiday
Sunday Islamic New Year
Oct Thursday The Prophet's Birthday
Dec Tuesday Commemoration Day (moved from Nov. 30)
Dec Wednesday National Day
Dec Thursday National Day Holiday

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Recent UAE (United Arab Emirates) Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to UAE (United Arab Emirates) public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in UAE (United Arab Emirates) (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in UAE (United Arab Emirates), with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

UAE (United Arab Emirates) Background Information and Links