Holidays in Texas in 2017

Federal and State Holidays in Texas, USA Federal and state holidays of Texas, USA in 2017

Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 New Years Day Holiday
Monday January 16 Martin Luther King Day 3rd Monday in January
Thursday January 19 Confederate Heroes' Day Texas only.
Monday February 20 Presidents Day 3rd Monday in February. Not all states
Thursday March 02 Texas Independence Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 2 March
Friday April 21 San Jacinto Day Texas. Always celebrated on 21 April
Sunday May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 29 Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Sunday June 18 Fathers Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday June 19 Emancipation Day Texas only. Juneteenth
Tuesday July 04 Independence Day
Sunday August 27 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 27 August
Monday September 04 Labor Day 1st Monday in September
Friday November 10 Veterans Day (observed)
Thursday November 23 Thanksgiving 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 24 Day after Thanksgiving AK, CA, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IO, KY, ME, MD, MI, MN, NE, NV, NH, NM, OH, OK, PA, SC, TX, WA, WV
Friday November 24 Day after Thanksgiving Day after 4th Thursday in November
Sunday December 24 Christmas Eve KS, KY, MI, NC, ND, OK, SC, TX, VA, WI
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Day after Christmas Kansas, North Carolina, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia.


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • 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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