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Eid Holidays in Dubai: Mark Your Calendars!

Eid Holidays in Dubai: Mark Your Calendars!

by Editorial TeamJune 7, 2024

The Emirates Astronomy Society has indicated the likely dates for the forthcoming Eid al Adha celebrations. Schools are now gearing up for the Eid holidays in Dubai.

Eid Announced: School Holiday Awaits

Mark your calendars! Eid al-Adha is likely to fall on Sunday, June 16, 2024

A Combined Celebration: Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha

This year, students, parents, and teachers have been awaiting confirmation of the official days off for Arafat Day and Eid al Adha. These two public holidays will come together as one break from school, marking the final holidays of the 2023-24 academic year.

When is Arafat Day in 2024?

Arafat Day will fall on Dhul Hijjah 9, which is expected to be either Saturday, June 15, or Sunday, June 16, depending on the sighting of the moon.

When is Eid al-Adha in 2024?

Eid al-Adha falls on Dhul Hijjah 10 to 12, expected to be either Sunday, June 16, or Monday, June 17, again depending on the sighting of the moon.


Eid Holidays in Dubai

Eid al-Fitr is a time for festivity and families

How Many Days Off Will Schools Have?

Given these dates, students in the Dubai can anticipate either two or three days off from school. Schools are expected to close from Monday, June 17, providing a welcome mid-year break.


Eid Holidays: What to Expect

For students, the Eid holidays mean a welcome pause from the routine of schoolwork and exams. It’s a time to unwind and recharge.

In the days leading up to the holidays, schools often get into the festive spirit with various activities. From decorating classrooms with Eid-themed décor to organizing special assemblies and cultural events, there is sure to be lots going on.

The city of Dubai really comes alive during Eid. If you are new to Dubai, you can expect to see firework displays, special events, and Eid-themed activities in malls and parks. It’s an exciting time which showcases the city’s rich culture.

The SchoolsCompared team wishes everyone a blessed and joyous Eid. Eid Mubarak!

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