The UAE government last month launched the Hijri calendar 1439, shortly after the Islamic New Year began.
Here’s a detailed list of all holidays, including religious ones, for the new Hijri year, according to the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department of the Government of Dubai.
These holidays are subject to moon sighting.
|Name of the holiday||Date in Hijri calendar||Date in Gregorian calendar||Holiday duration|
|Hijri New Year||1 Muharram 1439||Thursday 21 September 2017||1|
|Ashoora Day||10 Muharram 1439||Saturday 30 September 2017||0|
|Flag Day||14 Safar 1439||Friday 3 November 2017||0|
|Commemoration Day||11 Rabi Al-Awwal 1439||Thursday 30 November 2017||1|
|Prophet’s Birthday||12 Rabi Al-Awwal 1439||Friday 1 December 2017||1|
|National Day||13 Rabi Al-Awwal 1439||Saturday 2 December 2017||2|
|Greg. New Year||13 Rabi Al-Aakhir 1439||Monday 1 January 2018||1|
|Israa Wal Miraj night||27 Rajab 1439||Saturday 14 April 2018||1|
|Half of shaban month||15 Sha’ban 1439||Tuesday 1 May 2018||0|
|Beginning of Ramadan||1 Ramadan 1439||Thursday 17 May 2018||0|
|Bader Al Kubra||17 Ramadan 1439||Saturday 2 June 2018||0|
|Fateh Makkah||20 Ramadan 1439||Tuesday 5 June 2018||0|
|Lailat Al Qader||27 Ramadan 1439||Tuesday 12 June 2018||0|
|29th Ramadan||29 Ramadan 1439||Thursday 14 June 2018||1|
|Eid Al Fitr||1 Shawwal 1439||Friday 15 June 2018||3|
|Arafat (Haj) day||9 Thul-Hijjah 1439||Tuesday 21 August 2018||1|
|Eid Al Adha||10 Thul-Hijjah 1439||Wednesday 22 August 2018||3|