Holidays and Closures
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The following American and Ukrainian holidays will be observed in 2017 by the Embassy.
|New Year's Day||Monday||January 2||U.S./Ukraine|
|Orthodox Christmas||Monday||January 9||Ukraine|
|M. L. King's Birthday||Monday||January 16||U.S.|
|Presidents' Day||Monday||February 20||U.S.|
|International Women's Day||Wednesday||March 8||Ukraine|
|Orthodox Easter (observed)||Monday||April 17*||Ukraine|
|International Labor Day (observed)||Monday, Tuesday||May 1, 2||Ukraine|
|Victory Day||Tuesday||May 9||Ukraine|
|Memorial Day||Monday||May 29||U.S.|
|Holy Trinity Day (observed)||Monday||June 5*||Ukraine|
|Constitution Day||Wednesday||June 28||Ukraine|
|Independence Day||Tuesday||July 4||U.S.|
|Independence Day||Thursday||August 24||Ukraine|
|Labor Day||Monday||September 4||U.S.|
|Columbus Day||Monday||October 9||U.S.|
|Ukrainian Defenders Day||Monday||October 16*||Ukraine|
|Veterans Day||Friday||November 10||U.S.|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday||November 23||U.S.|
|Christmas Day (observed)||Monday||December 25||U.S.|
*”Observed” means that if a holiday falls on Saturday/ Sunday, it is observed on Monday (by Ukrainian law) and on Friday or Monday (by U.S. law).
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine may make additional changes to the holiday schedule during the year. Should this occur, we will update and republish this notice.