Eid Al Adha is an Islamic holiday, which is observed annually from the 10th day of Dhu Al Hijja, according to the Hijri calendar. The celebration immediately follows Arafat Day, which is also expected to be a public holiday.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced that the Eid Al Adha holiday for the private sector in UAE will be from Monday, August 20, to Wednesday, August 22.
The public sector will have a one-week holiday for Eid Al Adha from Sunday, August 19, to Thursday, August 23. Work will resume on Sunday, August 26.