Dubai Will Have a Dry Night This Weekend
From Friday, November 8 to Saturday, November 9, no alcohol will be served in Dubai
4 November 2019
Alcohol will not be available from any licensed venue across the emirate
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) released a statement to all restaurants and hotels in Dubai, advising them to refrain from selling or serving alcohol from Friday, November 8 at 5:30 PM until Saturday, November 9 at 6:30 PM.
The dry night observes Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) birthday, which takes place after on Saturday, November 9 and will end on the evening of Sunday, November 10. Saturday will also be a public holiday, confirmed by the UAE cabinet.
No alcohol will be available for 25 hours, nor will it be displayed at any bar, hotel, or restaurant.