UAE public holidays 2022: When is the next long weekend?

Here is a full list for the new year



Photo by Neeraj Murali
Photo by Neeraj Murali

By Web Desk

Published: Sun 5 Dec 2021, 10:57 AM

Last updated: Tue 4 Jan 2022, 11:34 AM

As residents begin the new year with a new 4.5-day work week (for some), some UAE residents might find themselves battling the post-holiday blues.

The next public holiday is expected to fall on May 2, 2022, to celebrate Eid Al Fitr.

Official dates for public and private sectors are subject to government confirmation.

Here is the full list of UAE public holidays for 2022:

  • January 1: New Year
  • Ramadan 29 to Shawwal 3: Eid Al Fitr (Eid is expected to start on Monday, May 2, 2022)
  • Zul Hijjah 9: Arafah Day
  • Zul Hijjah 10 to 12: Eid Al Adha
  • July 30: Islamic New Year
  • October 8: Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday
  • December 1: Commemoration Day
  • December 2 and 3: UAE National Day

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