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Holidays

2015 List of Holidays Observed by the Embassy

Date(s) Observed U.S. Federal Holiday Iraqi Local Holiday
Thursday, January 1, 2015 New Year's Day
Saturday, January 3, 2015 Prophet’s Birthday*
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Army Day
Sunday, January 18, 2015 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday**
Sunday, February 15, 2015 President’s Day**
Saturday, March 21, 2015 Eid Norooz
Friday, May 1, 2015 Labor Day
Sunday, May 24, 2015 Memorial Day**
Sunday, July 5, 2015 Independence Day
Saturday, July 18-21, 2015 Eid Al-Fitr*
Sunday, September 6, 2015 Labor Day**
Friday, September 24-28, 2015 Eid Al-Adha*
Sunday, October 11, 2015 Columbus Day**
Friday, October 15, 2015 Islamic New Year*
Sunday, October 25, 2015 Ashura*
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26, 2015 Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, December 24, 2015 Christmas Day

* These particular Iraqi Holidays are determined by the lunar cycle.
Exact dates must be confirmed by local authorities and are subject to
change.