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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 2014.

Holidays for

Actual Dates of Holidays

Day

New Year's Day

January 1, 2014

Wednesday

The Prophet's Birthday*

January 13, 2014

Monday

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2014

Sunday

Washington’s Birthday

February 16, 2014

Sunday

Memorial Day

May 25, 2014

Sunday

The Prophet's Ascension Day*

May 25, 2014

Sunday

Independence Day

July 3, 2014

Thursday

Eid Al Fitr*

July 29-31, 2014

Tues-Thurs

Labor Day

August 31, 2014

Sunday

Arafat(Haj) Day*

October 4, 2014

Saturday

Eid Al Adha*

October 5-6, 2014

Sun-Mon

Columbus Day

October 12, 2014

Sunday

Islamic New Year*

October 25, 2014

Saturday

Veterans Day

November 11, 2014

Tuesday

Thanksgiving Day

November 27, 2014

Thursday

National Day

December 2, 2014

Tuesday

Christmas Day

December 25, 2014

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.