Public Holidays 2012 in Dubai

Dubai is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and has the largest population with the second-largest land territory by area of all the emirates, after Abu Dhabi. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country’s legislature.

Below you can find list of Dubai Public Holidays 2012. Take note that Islamic festivals are based on Islamic calendar, which is determined with various moon phase sighting. Thus, the holiday dates changes every year. This Dubai public holidays 2012 calendar is based on estimates only. We do not and cannot guarantee the accuracy of the 2012 Dubai holiday calendar.

List Of 2012 Dubai Public Holidays

Here is the list of Dubai Public Holidays for calendar year 2012

International New Year’s Day
New Year 2012
Sunday, 1 January 2012

Mouloud – Birth of the Prophet Mohammed
Sunday, 5 February 2012

Israa & Miaraj Night / Leilat al-Meiraj – Ascension of the Prophet
Isra Miraj
Sunday, 17 June 2012

Start of Ramadhan
Friday, 20 July 2012

Eid al-Fitr – End of Ramadan, 3-days public holiday
Eid 2012
Sunday, 19 August 2012
Monday, 20 August 2012
Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Arafat (Haj) Day
Thursday, 25 October 2012

Eid al-Adha / Qurban – Feast of the Sacrifice, a 3-days public holiday
Qurban 2012
Friday, 26 October 2012
Saturday, 27 October 2012
Sunday, 28 October 2012

Al-Hijra / Hijri New Year’s Day – Islamic New Year
Thursday, 15 November 2012

UAE National Day – a 2-days public holiday
Sunday, 2 December 2012
Monday, 3 December 2012

Happy Dubai Holidays 2012 !