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In Drupal 8, when creating a view with an exposed filter on a Date field (which is in date only mode), the resulting query removes some hours based on my timezone.

I'm in the UTC+2 timezone, so a date filter of 2016-04-20 creates a query of DATE_FORMAT('2016-04-19T22:00:00', '%Y-%m-%d'). And so, none of the nodes I want are displayed...

How to avoid that?

wrong query for an exposed date filter because of timezones

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The following helps when rendering views programmatically:

    $event_date_time = new \DateTime($query->get('date'), new \DateTimeZone('America/New_York'));
    $event_date_time->modify('+1 day');
    $event_date = $event_date_time->setTimezone(new \DateTimeZone('America/New_York'))->format('Ymd');

    $view = \Drupal\views\Views::getView('events');
    $view->setArguments([$event_date]);
    $output['events'] = $view->preview();

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