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Listed below are the official U.S. holidays and the estimated UAE holidays that Embassy Abu Dhabi and Consulate General Dubai will observe during calendar year 2015.

Holidays for

Actual Dates of Holidays

Day

New Year's Day

January 1, 2015

Thursday

The Prophet's Birthday*

January 4, 2015

Sunday

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 18, 2015

Sunday

Washington’s Birthday

February 15, 2015

Sunday

Memorial Day

May 25, 2015

Sunday

The Prophet's Ascension Day*

May 24, 2015

Sunday

Independence Day

July 5, 2015

Sunday

Eid Al Fitr*

July 28-20, 2015

Sat-Mon

Labor Day

September 7, 2015

Sunday

Arafat(Haj) Day*

September 24, 2015

Saturday

Eid Al Adha*

September 25-27, 2015

Fri-Sun

Columbus Day

October 11, 2015

Sunday

Islamic New Year*

October 15, 2015

Thursday

Veterans Day

November 11, 2015

Wednesday

Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2015

Thursday

National Day

December 2, 2015

Wednesday

Christmas Day

December 24, 2015

Thursday

* Denotes UAE religious holidays. Dates for religious holidays are dependent upon the sighting of the moon and are likely to vary from the above estimated dates. Please note that only the U.S. Embassy and Consulate are closed in the U.A.E. for the U.S. holidays.