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Holidays 2015

The Mission will observe the following American and local holidays in 2015.

Also listed are the observed holidays for the U.S. Consulates in Belfast and Edinburgh.

For descriptions of the U.S. national holidays see An Overview of U.S. Holidays.    For annual dates of U.S. federal public holidays and celebrations such as Groundhog Day see Public Holidays and Celebrations in the United States.

We are always available in case of an emergency involving an American in distress in the UK.

 

U.S. Embassy London, 2015 Public Holidays
Public Holiday Date Day Observed (A)=American holiday
(L)=Local holiday
2015
New Year's Day January 01, 2015 Thursday, January 01, 2015 (A)(L)
Martin Luther King's Birthday 3rd Monday in January Monday, January 19, 2015 (A)
Washington's Birthday 3rd Monday in February Monday, February 16, 2015 (A)
Good Friday April 03, 2015 Friday, April 03, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Easter Monday April 06, 2015 Monday, April 06, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
May Day Holiday 1st Monday in May Monday, May 04, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Memorial Day/Spring Bank Holiday Last Monday in May Monday, May 25, 2015 (A)(L - United Kingdom)
Independence Day July 04, 2015 Friday, July 03, 2015 (A)
Summer Bank Holiday Last Monday in August Monday, August 31, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Labor Day 1st Monday in September Monday, September 07, 2015 (A)
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October Monday, October 11, 2015 (A)
Veteran's Day November 11, 2014 Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (A)
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Thursday, November 26, 2015 (A)
Christmas Day December 25, 2015 Friday, December 25, 2015 (A)(L - United Kingdom)
Boxing Day December 26, 2015 Monday, December 28, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
2016
New Year's Day January 01, 2016 Friday, January 01, 2016 (L - United Kingdom)(A)


Consulate-General Belfast, 2015 Public Holidays
Public Holiday Date Day Observed (A)=American holiday
(L)=Local holiday
2015
New Year’s Day January 01, 2015 Thursday, January 01, 2015 (A)(L)
Martin Luther King’s Birthday 3rd Monday in January Monday, January 19, 2015 (A)
Washington's Birthday 3rd Monday in February Monday, February 16, 2015 (A)
St Patrick’s Day March 17, 2015 Tuesday, March 17, 2015 (L - Northern Ireland)
Good Friday April 03, 2015 Friday, April 03, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Easter Monday April 06, 2015 Monday, April 06, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Easter Tuesday April 07, 2015 Tuesday, April 07, 2015 (L - Northern Ireland)
Early May Day Holiday 1st Monday in May Monday, May 04, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Memorial Day/Spring Bank Holiday
Last Monday in May Monday, May 25, 2015 (A)(L - United Kingdom)
Independence Day July 04, 2015 Friday, July 03, 2015 (A)
Orangeman's Day July 12, 2015 Monday, July 12, 2015 (L - Northern Ireland)
Orangeman's Day July 13, 2015 Tuesday, July 13, 2015 (L - Northern Ireland)
Summer Bank Holiday Last Monday in August Monday, August 31, 2015 (L -United Kingdom)
Labor Day 1st Monday in September Monday, September 07, 2015 (A)
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October Monday, October 12, 2015 (A)
Veteran's Day November 11, 2015 Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (A)
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Thursday, November 26, 2015 (A)
Christmas Day December 25, 2015 Friday, December 25, 2015 (A)
Boxing Day December 26, 2015 Monday, December 28, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
2016
New Year's Day January 01, 2015 Friday, January 01, 2015 (A)(L- United Kingdom)


Consulate-General Edinburgh, 2015 Public Holidays
Public Holiday Date Day Observed (A)=American holiday
(L)=Local holiday
2015
New Year's Day January 01, 2015 Thursday, January 01, 2015 (L- United Kingdom)
Bank Holiday January 02, 2015 Friday, January 02, 2015 (L - Scotland)
Martin Luther King’s Birthday 3rd Monday in January Monday, January 19, 2015 (A)
Washington's Birthday 3rd Monday in February Monday, February 16, 2015 (A)
Good Friday April 03, 2015 Friday, April 03, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Easter Monday April 06, 2015 Monday, April 06, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Spring Holiday April 20, 2015 Monday, April 20, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
May Day Holiday 1st Monday in May Monday, May 04, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
Victoria Day 3rd Monday in May Monday, May 18, 2015 (L - Edinburgh)
Memorial Day/Spring Bank Holiday Last Monday in May Monday, May 25, 2015 (A)(L - United Kingdom)
Independence Day July 04, 2015 Friday, July 03, 2015 (A)
Summer Bank Holiday First Monday in August Monday, August 03, 2015 (L - Scotland)
Labor Day 1st Monday in September Monday, September 07, 2015 (A)
Autumn Bank Holiday 3rd Monday in September Monday, September 21, 2015 (L - Scotland)
Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October Monday, October 12, 2015 (A)
Veteran’s Day November 11, 2015 Wednesday, November 11, 2015 (A)
Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Thursday, November 26, 2015 (A)
Christmas Day December 25, 2015 Thursday, December 25, 2015 (A)
Boxing Day December 26, 2015 Friday, December 28, 2015 (L - United Kingdom)
2016
New Year's Day January 01, 2016 Friday, January 01, 2016 (A)(L - United Kingdom)
Bank Holiday January 04 2016 Monday, January 02, 2016 (L - Scotland)