Expatriate residents follow their religion. The UAE has generously permitted the construction and running of their places of worship such as temples, churches and gurdwara.
Read about tolerance in the UAE.
All religious festivals specially Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are celebrated with great enthusiasm in the UAE. People follow their respective traditions in private. Public places are decorated and shops might offer special discounts on the occasion. Special events are held to celebrate in peaceful and civilised manner. Find out about them in the events section.
Read about going on Hajj and Umrah.