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Tentative 2016 Holiday Schedules – Embassy Khartoum

Day Date Holiday Type Days
Sun Jan 3 Independence Day/New Year’s day Sudanese/American 1
Thurs Jan 7 Eastern Sect Christmas Sudanese 1
Sun Jan 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (observed) American* 1
Sun Feb 14 Washington Birthday (observed) American* 1
Sun May 1 Eastern sect Easter Sudanese 1
Mon May 2 Sham Al Naseem Sudanese 1
Sun May 29 Memorial Day (observed) American* 1
Sun Jul 3 Independence Day American* 1
Wed-Sun Jul 6-10 Eid Al Fitr Sudanese** 3
Sun Sept 4 Labor Day (observed) American* 1


Sept 13-15 Eid Al Adha Sudanese** 3
Sun Oct 9 Columbus Day (observed) American* 1
Thurs Nov 10 Veterans’ Day (observed) American* 1
Thurs Nov 24 Thanksgiving American 1
Sun Dec 11 Al-Mawlid Al-Nabawy Al-Sharif (Birthday of Prophet Mohammed) Sudanese** 1
Sun Dec 25 Christmas (observed) American* 1

** Subject to dates of the Islamic calendar. Sudanese local religious holidays are based on the Lunar Calendar and may vary from the dates shown above. Exact dates will be determined and announced based on the decision of the Sudanese Government.