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Holidays

About the Embassy

The American Embassy will observe the following U.S. and Local Holidays for 2016.

 

OFFICIAL DATE

U.S. HOLIDAY / LOCAL HOLIDAY

DATE OBSERVED

Jan 1

New Year’s Day

Fri, Jan. 1

3rd Mon in Jan.

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mon, Jan. 18

Feb. 8-9

Chinese New Year

Mon, Feb. 8
Tues, Feb. 9

3rd Mon in Feb

President’s Day

Mon, Feb.15

Mar. 25

Good Friday

Fri, Mar. 25

May 1

Labor Day

Sun, May 1*
Mon, May 2

May 21

Vesak Day

Fri, May 20
Sat, May 21*

Last Mon in May

Memorial Day

Mon, May 30

Jul. 4

Independence Day

Mon, July 4

Jul. 6

Hari Raya Puasa

Wed, July 6

Aug. 9

National Day

Tues, Aug. 9

1st Mon in Sep.

Labor Day

Mon, Sep. 5

Sep. 12

Hari Raya Haji

Mon, Sep.12

2nd Mon in Oct.

Columbus Day

Mon, Oct. 10

Oct. 29

Deepavali

Fri, Oct.28
Sat, Oct. 29*

Nov. 11

Veteran’s Day

Fri, Nov.11

4th Thu in Nov.

Thanksgiving

Thurs, Nov.24

December 25

Christmas

Sun, Dec 25*
Mon, Dec 26

 *Embassy will observe local & American holidays that fall on a Saturday on the preceding Friday and Sunday on the following Monday.