Embassy Official Holidays

Official holidays of the Embassy:



Monday, January 2*

New Year’s Day

Monday, January 16

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, February 14

Qatar’s Sport Day

Monday, February 15

Washington’s Birthday

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day

Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day

Saturday, June 24

Eid Al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

Monday, September 4

Labor Day

Thursday, August 31

Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

Monday, October 9

Columbus Day

Friday, November 10**

Veterans Day

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving Day

Monday, December 18

Qatar National Day

Monday, December 25

Christmas Day


* January 1, 2017 (the legal Federal Holiday for “New Year’s Day”) falls on a Sunday in 2017. Monday, January 2, will be treated as a holiday in this case.

** Saturday, November 11 (the legal Federal Holiday for “Veteran’s Day”) falls on a Saturday in 2017. Friday, November 10, will be treated as a holiday in this case.