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Office Holidays

Federal law (5 U.S.C. § 6103) establishes the public holidays listed below. When a holiday occurs on a Saturday, the Friday before is observed as the holiday. When a holiday occurs on a Sunday, the Monday after is observed as the holiday. Additional holidays may be declared by the Court, by Federal statute, or by Executive Order.

Holiday Official Date
New Year's Day January 1
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Third Monday in January
Washington's Birthday Third Monday in February
Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day First Monday in September
Columbus Day Second Monday in October
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
Christmas Day December 25