Eid Al Adha Public Vacation in Dubai – 2023

Eid Mubarak!

The UAE has introduced the Eid Al-Adha private and non-private sector vacation dates for 2023.

Tuesday, 27 June will mark Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha might be noticed from Wednesday 28 June to Friday 30 June 2023.

The precise dates are all the time topic to moon sighting; nevertheless, the Authorities has confirmed public vacation dates. Falling subsequent to a weekend, many employees within the UAE will get a 6 day break.

What do I have to know as a customer to Dubai throughout Eid?

Eid Al Adha is the Pageant of the Sacrifice.  It’s the second and holier of the 2 events of Eid, marked by Muslims world wide. (The opposite Eid is Eid al-Fitr, marking the tip of the Holy Month of Ramadan).

It begins on the tenth day of Dhu Al Hijjah, which is the twelfth and ultimate month within the Hijri (Islamic) calendar. It’s normally marked by giant household gatherings and shared meals.

As a non-Muslim, there may be nothing guests to Dubai actually need to watch throughout Eid, however do notice it may be a a lot busier time of yr.

Shops might keep open till a lot later at night time (and even 24 hours), and the value of lodging can rise considerably because it’s a very talked-about time of yr for native households to take staycations.

Additionally it is an extremely busy time of yr at DXB airport as many use the lengthy weekend to go to household and associates abroad (and this yr it’s going to coincide with the beginning of faculty summer time holidays).

Conversely, it may be a good time of yr for selecting up a discount by means of Dubai Summer time Surprises and Eid gross sales.

Be taught extra about what’s occurring in Dubai over Eid and June right here.

“Dry Nights” in Dubai

Throughout non secular events, by order of the Division of Tourism and Commerce Advertising and marketing (DTCM), bars and eating places in Dubai will stop promoting alcohol.

This DID NOT occur in 2022, in order we perceive it, dry nights in Dubai will now not be utilized for non secular events.

(NB, Abu Dhabi emirate stopped the apply of dry nights over non secular events some years in the past; we suspect Dubai might observe go well with – however please be ready that this will likely occur)

You’ll be able to study extra about Dubai’s alcohol guidelines right here.

Additional Public Holidays in Dubai and the UAE

Dates for the rest of 2023:

  • Hijri New Yr: 1 Muharram*  (Approx. 19 July 2023, date of remark 21 July 2023 – 1 day)
  • The Prophet Mohammed’s birthday: Approx. 27 September 2023, remark 29 September 2023 – not all the time a public vacation
  • Commemoration Day: 1 December 2023 (1 day)
  • Nationwide Day (52nd Anniversary): 2 and three December 2023 (2 days)

You could find a full itemizing of Dubai’s public holidays and college holidays right here

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