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Public Holidays and Office Closures

**Last Updated 23 November 2020**

Public Holidays and Office Closures

The following public holidays are observed by the Embassy and Consulates-General. The offices will be closed on these dates:

Washington, DC
New York
Los Angeles
Chicago
Houston
Honolulu
San Francisco

Washington, DC

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Thanksgiving
Friday, 27 November 2020: Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, 25 December 2020: Christmas Day
Monday, 28 December 2020: Boxing Day (observed)
Tuesday, 29 December 2020: Additional Embassy holiday
Thursday, 31 December 2020: Additional Embassy Holiday
Friday, 1 January 2021: New Year's Day
Wednesday, 20 January 2021: Inauguration Day
Friday, 2 April 2021: Good Friday
Monday, 5 April 2021: Easter Monday
Monday, 31 May 2021: Memorial Day
Monday, 5 July 2021: Independence Day (in Lieu)
Monday, 6 September 2021: Labor Day
Thursday, 25 November 2021: Thanksgiving Day
Friday, 26 November 2021: Day after Thanksgiving
Monday, 27 December 2021: Christmas Day (in Lieu)
Tuesday, 28 December 2021: Boxing Day (in Lieu)
Wednesday, 29 December 2021: Additional Embassy Holiday
Thursday, 30 December 2021: Additional Embassy Holiday
Friday, 31 December 2021: Additional Embassy Holiday

New York

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Thanksgiving
Friday, 27 November 2020: Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, 25 December 2020: Christmas Day
Monday, 28 December 2020: Boxing Day (observed)
Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Additional Consulate-General Holiday
Thursday, 31 December 2020: Additional Consulate-General Holiday
Friday, 1 January 2021: New Year’s Day
Monday, 18 January 2021: Martin Luther King Day
Monday, 15 February 2021: Presidents Day
Friday, 2 April 2021: Good Friday
Monday, 5 April 2021: Easter Monday
Monday, 31 May 2021: Memorial Day
Monday, 5 July 2021: Independence Day
Monday, 6 September 2021: US Labour Day
Monday, 11 October 2021: Columbus Day (**NY Consulate Only, Australia's Permanent Mission to the UN will remain open**)
Thursday, 25 November 2021: Thanksgiving
Friday, 26 November 2021: Day After Thanksgiving
Monday, 27 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Tuesday, 28 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 31 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday

Los Angeles

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Thanksgiving
Friday, 27 November 2020: Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, 25 December 2020: Christmas Day
Monday, 28 December 2019: Boxing Day (observed)
Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Additional Consulate Holiday
Thursday, 31 December 2020: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 1 January 2021: New Year's Day
Monday, 15 February 2021: Presidents' Day
Friday, 2 April 2021: Good Friday
Monday, 5 April 2021: Easter Monday
Monday, 31 May 2021: Memorial Day
Monday, 5 July 2021: Independence Day (in Lieu)
Monday, 6 September 2021: Labor Day
Thursday, 25 November 2021: Thanksgiving Day
Friday, 26 November 2021: Day after Thanksgiving
Monday, 27 December 2021: Christmas Day (in Lieu)
Tuesday, 28 December 2021: Boxing Day (in Lieu)
Wednesday, 29 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Thursday, 30 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 31 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday

Chicago

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Thanksgiving
Friday, 27 November 2020: Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, 25 December 2020: Christmas Day
Monday, 28 December 2019: Boxing Day (observed)
Tuesday, 29 December 2020: Additional Consulate holiday
Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Additional Consulate Holiday
Thursday, 31 December 2020: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 1 January 2021: New Year's Day
Monday, 15 February 2021: Presidents' Day
Friday, 2 April 2021: Good Friday
Monday, 5 April 2021: Easter Monday
Monday, 31 May 2021: Memorial Day
Monday, 5 July 2021: Independence Day (in Lieu)
Monday, 6 September 2021: Labor Day
Thursday, 25 November 2021: Thanksgiving Day
Friday, 26 November 2021: Day after Thanksgiving
Monday, 27 December 2021: Christmas Day (in Lieu)
Tuesday, 28 December 2021: Boxing Day (in Lieu)
Wednesday, 29 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Thursday, 30 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 31 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday

Houston

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Thanksgiving
Friday, 27 November 2020: Day after Thanksgiving
Wednesday, 23 December 2020: Additional Consulate holiday
Thursday, 24 December 2020: Additional Consulate holiday
Friday, 25 December 2020: Christmas Day

Honolulu

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Thanksgiving
Friday, 27 November 2020: Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, 25 December 2020: Christmas Day
Monday, 28 December 2020: Boxing Day (observed)
Tuesday, 29 December 2020: Additional Consulate holiday
Wednesday, 30 December 2020: Additional Consulate Holiday
Thursday, 31 December 2020: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 1 January 2021: New Year’s Day
Monday, 15 February 2021: President's Day (Washington's Birthday)
Friday, 2 April 2021: Good Friday
Monday, 5 April 2021: Easter Monday
Monday, 31 May 2021: Memorial Day
Monday, 5 July 2021: Independence Day
Monday, 6 September 2021: Labor Day
Thursday, 25 November 2021: Thanksgiving
Friday, 26 November 2021: Day after Thanksgiving
Monday, 27 December 2021: Christmas Day (in lieu)
Tuesday, 28 December 2021: Boxing Day (in lieu)
Wednesday, 29 December 2021: Additional Consulate holiday
Thursday, 30 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 31 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday

San Francisco

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Thanksgiving
Friday, 27 November 2020: Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, 25 December 2020: Christmas Day
Monday, 28 December 2020: Boxing Day (observed)
Tuesday, 29 December 2020: Additional Consulate holiday
Thursday, 31 December 2020: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 1 January 2021: New Year's Day
Monday, 15 February 2021: Presidents' Day
Friday, 2 April 2021: Good Friday
Monday, 5 April 2021: Easter Monday
Monday, 31 May 2021: Memorial Day
Monday, 5 July 2021: Independence Day (in Lieu)
Monday, 6 September 2021: Labor Day
Thursday, 25 November 2021: Thanksgiving Day
Friday, 26 November 2021: Day after Thanksgiving
Monday, 27 December 2021: Christmas Day (in Lieu)
Tuesday, 28 December 2021: Boxing Day (in Lieu)
Thursday, 30 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday
Friday, 31 December 2021: Additional Consulate Holiday