We know we know! We’re all working from home (mostly), but holidays are always special right? Now, its another thing that we might not be able to travel anywhere in the near future. But, it’s always fun to look forward to spending time with family. On that note, here are 10 Hyperlocal Things To Do In Dubai Under AED 10.
FAHR: It has been decided that the Hijri New Year holiday for the year 1442 in the Federal Government of the United Arab Emirates will be on Sunday, 23rd of August 2020, and regular working hours will resume on Monday, 24th of August 2020. pic.twitter.com/6ISWMyEj26
— FAHR (@FAHR_UAE) August 13, 2020
The Federal Authority For Government Human Resources announced a long weekend ahead of Islamic New Year. Public sector employees will enjoy a long weekend starting 21 August. Islamic New Year falls on 23 August and all government employees will enjoy an extended weekend. Work will resume on Monday, August 24.
Other Long Weekends Coming Up In 2020
1. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s Birthday (28 or 29 October)
This holiday can be falling either on Wednesday or Thursday. While we all wish its a longer weekend, we really don’t know! So while this will be a dry day, this time of the year is one of the cooler months of Dubai. So if you wanna go camping or barbecuing, this might be the best time to mark your calendars and go outdoors. Well, if the situation improves and is favourable, of course. And if you’re wondering how to celebrate, here are 10 Fun Things To Do At Dubai Creek Park.
2. Martyr’s Day/ Dubai National Day (December 1 – December 3)
Now, this is a sure shot holiday we know of! So if you have already planned for this year’s national day celebrations, plan for the next ones. While a lot of folks like staying in and enjoying the national day celebrations, there are many making use of the holidays for a staycation or a weekend getaway. Meanwhile here are 11 Rules & Guidelines Travelers Need To Know Before They Enter India.