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Holiday Schedule

The following American and Ukrainian holidays will be observed in 2016 by the Embassy. The Embassy will be closed to the public these days. Please note, that some particular dates may vary annually.

Holiday Day Date Country
New Year's Day Friday January 1 U.S./Ukraine
Orthodox Christmas Thursday January 7 Ukraine
M. L. King's Birthday Monday January 18 U.S.
Presidents' Day Monday February 15 U.S.
International Women's Day Tuesday March 8 Ukraine
Orthodox Easter Monday May 2* Ukraine (observed)
International Labor Day Monday, Tuesday May 2, 3* Ukraine (observed)
Victory Day Monday May 9 Ukraine
Memorial Day Monday May 30 U.S.
Holy Trinity Day Monday June 20* Ukraine (observed)
Constitution Day Tuesday June 28 Ukraine
Independence Day Monday July 4 U.S.
Independence Day Wednesday August 24 Ukraine
Labor Day Monday September 5 U.S.
Columbus Day Monday October 10 U.S.
Ukrainian Defenders Day Friday October 14 Ukraine
Veterans Day Friday November 11 U.S.
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 24 U.S.
Christmas Day Monday December 26* U.S.

*”Observed” means that if a holiday falls on Saturday/ Sunday, it is observed on Monday (by Ukrainian law) and on Friday or Monday (by U.S. law).

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine may make additional changes to the holiday schedule during the year.  Should this occur, we will update and republish this notice.