Federal Holidays
 

Holidays for 2019:  

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New Year's Day - January 1

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Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the third Monday in January - January 21

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Washington's Birthday, the third Monday in February - February 18*

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Memorial Day, the last Monday in May - May 27

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Independence Day - July 4

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Labor Day, first Monday in September - September 2

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Columbus Day, second Monday in October - October 14

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Veterans Day - November 11

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Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November - November 28

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Christmas Day - December 25

Holidays for 2020:  

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New Year's Day - January 1

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Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., the third Monday in January - January 20

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Washington's Birthday, the third Monday in February - February 17*

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Memorial Day, the last Monday in May - May 25

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Independence Day - July 3**

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Labor Day, first Monday in September - September 7

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Columbus Day, second Monday in October - October 12

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Veterans Day - November 11

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Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November - November 26

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Christmas Day - December 25

*This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.

**July 4, 2020 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, July 3, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)

 

 

This page was last edited on 08/12/2019 at 09:40 AM .