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Eid Al Adha Public Vacation in Dubai – Fireworks & Festivities in 2024


Eid Mubarak!

Eid Al-Adha in Dubai (additionally known as Eid ul-Adha) is a private and non-private sector vacation within the United Arab Emirates. The precise date is decided in keeping with bulletins made by the moon sighting committee and Dubai Authorities coverage.

In 2024, Arafat Day will fall on Saturday, 15 June, adopted by 3 days of private and non-private sector holidays 16 to 18 June 2024.

What Do I Must Know as a Customer to Dubai Throughout Eid?

Eid Al Adha is the Competition of the Sacrifice.  It’s the second and holier of the 2 events of Eid, marked by Muslims worldwide. (The opposite Eid is Eid ul-Fitr, marking the top of the Holy Month of Ramadan).

It begins on the tenth day of Dhu Al Hijjah, which is the twelfth and ultimate month within the Hijri (Islamic) calendar. It’s normally marked by giant household gatherings and shared meals.

As a non-Muslim, there may be nothing guests to Dubai really want to watch throughout Eid, however do be aware it may be a a lot busier time of yr.

Shops could keep open till a lot later at night time (and even 24 hours), and the worth of lodging can rise considerably. It’s a extremely popular time of yr for native households to take staycations.

It is usually an extremely busy time of yr at DXB airport as many use the lengthy weekend to go to household and associates abroad (and this yr, it’ll coincide with the beginning of faculty summer season holidays for some).

Study extra about what’s occurring in Dubai over Eid and June right here.

“Dry Nights” in Dubai

By order of the Division of Tourism and Commerce Advertising and marketing (DTCM), bars and eating places in Dubai will stop promoting alcohol throughout non secular events.

This DID NOT occur in 2022 or 2023, in order we perceive it, dry nights in Dubai will not be utilized for non secular events.

(NB, Abu Dhabi emirate stopped the apply of dry nights over non secular events some years in the past; we suspect Dubai could observe swimsuit – however please be ready that this will likely occur)

You possibly can study extra about Dubai’s alcohol guidelines right here.

Eid al-Adha Fireworks in Dubai

We’re nonetheless awaiting official phrase on fireworks and celebrations that may happen throughout Eid 2024, to this point we’re conscious of:

Riverland Dubai

Fireworks will happen on June sixteenth and seventeenth at 9:15 PM. From June sixteenth to twenty first, there can even be every day laser gentle reveals at Riverland at 7:30 pm, 8:20 pm, and 9:30 pm.

Eid Occasions Line Up in Dubai

There can be a number of enormous live performance occasions occurring over the Eid Al Adha Lengthy weekend in Dubai:

1. Harishankar – Kings in Live performance

Two giants of Indian fashionable music, Grammy-winning artist Shankar Mahadevan and playback singer Hariharan, will carry out hits from Bollywood and Malayalam movies.

  • Date: June 14 at 6:00 PM
  • Venue: Coca-Cola Area, Dubai
  • Tickets: Ranging from AED 200

2. Deacon Blue

The Scottish pop band Deacon Blue will carry out their biggest hits.

  • Date: June 14; Doorways open at 8:00 PM
  • Venue: The Agenda, Dubai
  • Tickets: Ranging from AED 195

3. Jeonghwan Kim

Winner of the 2023 Sydney Worldwide Piano Competitors, Jeonghwan Kim will showcase his method with a diverse programme of works by Mozart, Schumann, and Chopin.

4. Jason Derulo

The US singer headlines the EarthSoul competition along with his chart-topping hits, together with “Whatcha Say,” “Wiggle,” and “Swalla.”

5. Umm Kulthum Hologram

A hologram live performance that includes the late Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum, accompanied by a reside band.

6. Amr Diab

The Egyptian pop star performs his biggest hits in Dubai, together with “Nour El Ain” and different fashionable songs from his intensive profession.

Along with these occasions, there are some huge worldwide sporting occasions, with loads of screenings round city, for the ICC Mens GT20 World Cup and the UEFA Euros, which can begin over the Eid Weekend in June.

Additional Public Holidays in Dubai and the UAE

Ahead planners, get your notebooks out as there are nonetheless just a few extra public holidays to return in 2024:

  • Islamic New 12 months: 7 July 2024 (not all the time a public vacation, however Monday eighth could also be declared)
  • Prophet Muhammed’s (PBUH) Birthday: 15 September 2024 (not all the time a public vacation, however Monday sixteenth could also be declared, giving a 3-day weekend)
  • Commemoration Day: 30 November (not all the time a public vacation, however anticipate it to be mixed with Union Day celebrations)
  • UAE Union (Nationwide) Day: 2 December 3 December 2024 (so seemingly 30 November to three December, giving a 4-day lengthy weekend)

Yow will discover a full itemizing of Dubai’s public holidays and college holidays right here


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