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Holidays

2016 Holidays

2016 Mission Holiday Schedule

2016 New Year’s Day

American

Thursday

Dec 31, 2015

Coptic Christmas

 Egyptian

Thursday

Jan 7

Martin Luther King’s Birthday

 American

Sunday

 Jan 17

Revolution/Police Day

 Egyptian

Monday

Jan 25

President’s Day

American

Sunday

 Feb 14

Sinai Liberation Day

 Egyptian

Monday

April 25

Labor Day

Egyptian

Sunday

 May 1

Sham El Nessim

Egyptian

Monday

May 2

Memorial Day

American

Sunday

 May 29

Independence Day

 American

Monday

July 4

Eid El Fitr**

 Egyptian

Wed/Thurs

July 6-7

National Day*

Egyptian

Saturday

July 23

Labor Day

American

Sunday

 Sept 4

Eid El Adha**

 Egyptian

Sat/Sun/Mon

Sept 10/11/12

Islamic New Year**

Egyptian

Sunday

 Oct 2

Armed Forces Day

Egyptian

Thursday

Oct 6

Columbus Day

American

Sunday

 Oct 9

Veterans Day

American

Thursday

Nov 10

Thanksgiving Day

American

Thursday

Nov 24

Moulid El Nabi **

Egyptian

Sunday

 Dec 11

Christmas Day

American

Sunday

 Dec 25

 *The Embassy will consider moving the observance date of local holidays falling on weekends in the event that the Egyptian Government mandates that both the public and private sector change the local holiday observance date.

**Dates of Islamic holidays are subject to the sighting of the moon and may vary from the above projected dates.