When is Day of Arafah in the United Arab Emirates?

Day of Arafah falls on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 (91 days ago) in the United Arab Emirates.

Is Day of Arafah a public holiday?

Yes, Day of Arafah is a public holiday in the United Arab Emirates.

Year Date Weekday Name Notes
2016 September 11th Sunday Day of Arafah Long weekend.
2017 August 31st Thursday Day of Arafah Long weekend.
2018 August 20th Monday Day of Arafah
2019 August 10th Saturday Day of Arafah
2020 July 29th Wednesday Day of Arafah
2021 July 18th Sunday Day of Arafah Long weekend.
2022 July 8th Friday Day of Arafah
2023 June 27th Tuesday Day of Arafah
2024 June 15th Saturday Day of Arafah
2025 June 5th Thursday Day of Arafah Long weekend.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="AE" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "AE",
  "year": "2019",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'AE',
  year: '2019',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'AE',
  'year' => '2019',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "AE"
$Body.year = "2019"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AE',
  'year': '2019',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'AE',
  'year': '2019',