UAE Announces Eid Al Adha Holidays for 2024

Eid Al Adha holidays in UAE
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The UAE has officially announced the dates for Eid Al Adha holidays in 2024. Both public and private sector employees will enjoy a four-day weekend starting from Saturday, June 15 to Tuesday, June 18. Work will resume on Wednesday, June 19.

The announcement was made by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE). This period includes the Day of Arafah, which falls on June 15, followed by the three days of Eid Al Adha.

Eid Al Adha Holiday Schedule

DateDayHoliday
June 15SaturdayArafat Day
June 16SundayEid Al Adha (First Day)
June 17MondayEid Al Adha (Second Day)
June 18TuesdayEid Al Adha (Third Day)
June 19WednesdayWork Resumes
Eid Al Adha Holidays in UAE

This extended break provides an excellent opportunity for residents to plan family gatherings, travel, and other leisure activities. The announcement aligns with the sighting of the Dhu Al Hijjah moon, confirming the Islamic dates for the celebrations.

Key Points:

  • Public and Private Sectors: Both sectors will have the same holiday dates.
  • Work Resumption: Regular work schedules will resume on June 19.
  • Day of Arafah: Observed on June 15, marking the beginning of the holidays.

This holiday announcement allows for a well-deserved break and a chance to celebrate one of the most significant festivals in the Islamic calendar. Eid Mubarak to all!