Holidays and Closures

On this page:


The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Bulgarian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The call center is closed on weekends, and on Bulgarian and U.S. holidays, as observed by the U.S. Embassy.

Embassy Dates of Closure

During the year 2022, the Embassy will be closed on the dates shown below.

Dates of Closure - All Dates 2022
Date Day Holiday Country
January 3 Monday New Year's Day Bulgaria
January 17 Monday Martin Luther King Day U.S.
February 21 Monday Presidents’ Day U.S.
March 3 Thursday National Day Bulgaria
April 22 Friday Good Friday Bulgaria
April 25 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Bulgaria
May 2 Monday Labor Day Bulgaria
May 6 Friday St. George’s Day and Day of Valor of the Bulgarian Army Bulgaria
May 24 Tuesday Saint Cyril & Methodius Day Bulgaria
May 30 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 20 Monday Juneteenth National Independence Day U.S.
July 4 Monday Independence Day U.S.
September 5 Monday Labor Day, Unification Day U.S., Bulgaria
September 6 Tuesday Unification Day Bulgaria
September 22 Thursday Independence Day Bulgaria
October 10 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Friday Veterans Day U.S.
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 26 Monday Christmas Day, Day after Christmas U.S., Bulgaria
December 27 Tuesday Christmas Eve Bulgaria
December 28 Wednesday Christmas Day Bulgaria