Holidays and Closures

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Overview

The U.S. Embassy or Consulate observes both U.S. and German holidays and will be closed on those dates.

U.S. Embassy or Consulate Dates of Closure

During the year 2021, the U.S. Embassy or Consulate will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2021 / 2022
Date Day Holiday Country
December 24, 2021 Friday Christmas Day  U.S.
December 25, 2021 Saturday Christmas Day  Ger/U.S.
December 26, 2021 Sunday Christmas Day  Ger
December 31, 2021 Friday New Year’s Day U.S.
January 1, 2022 Saturday New Year’s Day Ger/U.S.
January 6, 2022 *M Thursday Epiphany Ger
January 17, 2022 Monday Martin Luther King Day U.S.
February 21, 2022 Monday President's Day U.S.
March 8, 2022 *B Tuesday International Women's Day Ger
April 15, 2022 Friday Good Friday Ger
April 18, 2022 Monday Easter Monday Ger
May 1, 2022 Sunday May Day Ger
May 26, 2022 Thursday Ascension Day Ger
May 30, 2022 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 6, 2022 Monday Whit Monday Ger
June 16, 2022 *F, M Thursday Corpus Christi Day Ger
June 20, 2022 Monday Juneteenth Amer.
July 4, 2022 Monday Independence Day U.S.
August 15, 2022 *M Monday Assumption of Mary Day Ger
September 5, 2022 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 3, 2022 Monday Day of German Unity Ger
October 10, 2022 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 1, 2022 *M Tuesday All Saint's Day Ger
November 11, 2022 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 24, 2022 Thursday Thanksgiving U.S.
 Holidays identified with an asterisk (*) are celebrated only at certain posts: F=Frankfurt, M=Munich, B=Berlin