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