US State Holidays



Federal Holidays in USA in 2016

USA Upcoming Holidays in USA

Christmas Day (in lieu)
Christmas Day Holiday

December 26 2016 This National holiday is in 23 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

New Years Day
New Years Day

January 1 2017 This National holiday is in 29 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

New Years Day Holiday
New Year's Holiday

January 2 2017 This National holiday is in 30 days. New Years Day falls on a Sunday in 2017, so Monday 2 February will be a public holiday

USA List of Federal Public Holidays of USA in 2016

Day Date Year Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 2016 New Years Day
Monday January 18 Jan 18 2016 Martin Luther King Day 3rd Monday in January
Monday February 15 Feb 15 2016 Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February. Not all states
Friday April 15 Apr 15 2016 Emancipation Day Washington DC Only. Weekday closest to April 16th
Sunday May 08 May 8 2016 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 30 May 30 2016 Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Sunday June 19 Jun 19 2016 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday July 04 Jul 4 2016 Independence Day
Monday September 05 Sep 5 2016 Labor Day 1st Monday in September
Monday October 10 Oct 10 2016 Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October
Friday November 11 Nov 11 2016 Veterans Day
Thursday November 24 Nov 24 2016 Thanksgiving 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 25 Nov 25 2016 Day after Thanksgiving Day after 4th Thursday in November
Monday December 26 Dec 26 2016 Christmas Day (in lieu)


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • All 11 current federal holidays are also public holidays in all 50 states.
  • If a federal holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is a holiday; if a holiday falls on a Sunday the following Monday is a holiday.
  • State holidays are holidays for the government and public sector in that state and many, but not all, private businesses will give employees the day off

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