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Holidays
 

To learn more about American holidays please see Holiday Overview

American holidays that fall on weekends will be observed on either Friday or Monday. Russian holidays that fall on weekends will be observed the following workday after the holiday (usually Monday or Tuesday). In the above list, the actual date (Saturday or Sunday) appears in parentheses.

Official American and Russian Holidays for the Year 2015

 

Date

 

Day

Russian (R)
or US Holiday

 

Name of Holiday

December 25-26, 2014 Thursday-Friday

US

Christmas Day
January 1 Thursday

US/R

New Year Holidays
January 2 Friday

R

New Year Holidays
January 5 Monday

R

New Year Holidays
January 6 Tuesday

R

New Year Holidays
January 7 Wednesday

R

Orthodox Christmas Day
January 8 Thursday

R

New Year Holidays
January 9 Friday* (Saturday, January 3)

R

New Year Holidays
January 19 Monday

US

Martin Luther King's
February 16 Monday

US

President's Day
February 23 Monday

R

Defender's Day
March 9 Monday (Sunday, March 8)

R

Women's Day
May 1  Friday

R

May Day
May 4 Monday* (Sunday January 4)

R

May Day
May 11 Monday (Saturday, May 9)

R

Victory Day
May 25 Monday

US

Memorial Day
June 12 Friday

R

Russian Independence Day
July 3 Friday (Saturday, July 4)     

US

Independence Day
September 7 Monday 

US

Labor Day
October 12 Monday

US

Columbus Day
November 4 Wednesday

R

Day of Consent & Reconciliation
November 4 Tuesday

R

Day of Consent & Reconciliation
November 11 Wednesday

US

Veteran's Day
November 26      Thursday

US

Thanksgiving Day
December 25 Friday

US

Christmas Day