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What makes UAE national day long weekend best time to marry ?


The United Arab Emirates celebrates their national day on the 2nd of December every year. On February 10, 1972, the seventh emirate, Ras al Khaimah, was admitted to the federation, becoming it the last emirate(state) to do so.

To commemorate the occasion, large celebrations are organized around the country. Downtown Dubai is illuminated with fireworks, and the UAE flag is shown on the Burj Khalifa. It’s packed with people hoping to catch a glimpse of the enormous national day fireworks and festivities.

In this article; we share information on how the UAE National day would be the best time to marry.

UAE National day dates

From the National Day to two days later, there are holidays. This time around the Holiday would last from the 1st Dec to the 3rd December given residents the much needed break.

Most residents living in the UAE are usually expats that often enough are extremely busy. The long weekend in the 1st week of December is the perfect time for them to catch a quick break without cutting into their leaves.

Choosing UAE National day to Marry

If you have had plans of getting married; but struggle to finalize the date due to lack of leaves; there could not have been a better time. The UAE National Day is the last long weekend for this year.

Even Emirates airlines are offering special season discounts on the occasion of UAE National Day. Everyone flying from Dubai on December 2 will receive a special locally crafted chocolate. In First and Business Class, you’ll get a box of truffles, and in Economy Class, you’ll get a sampling set of three chocolates. Visit emirates website for more information.

Final Verdict on marrying over the long weekend

While the UAE may be particularly crowded on these dates; other nearby wedding destination such as Georgia and Seychelles would be the best time. Moreover; both these countries offer easy documentation and are on too far away from the GCC countries.

Thinking about maximizing the UAE National day and getting married; book a call with our team of experts to learn about your options.

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