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2012 Holidays Calendar

The following days are designated as official holidays to be observed by the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and Consulates General in Dhahran and Jeddah for the period 01/01/2012 through 12/31/2012.
DATE        DAY               HOLIDAYS    

Jan 1      Sunday            New Year’s Day

Jan 14    Saturday         Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday

Feb 18    Saturday         President’s Day

May 26   Saturday         Memorial Day

July 4     Wednesday     Independence Day

Aug 18-22 Sat-Wed     **Eid Al-Fitr

Sep 1     Saturday         Labor Day

Sep 23    Sunday         Saudi National Day

Oct 6    Saturday         Columbus Day      

Oct 24-30 Wed-Tue     Eid Al-Adha

Nov 11   Sunday         Veteran's Day

Nov 21   Wednesday    Thanksgiving Day

Dec 25    Tuesday       Christmas Day

**These local holidays are governed by the lunar calendar; exact dates will/must be confirmed by the Saudi authorities on a later date and may be subject to change.