US State Holidays



Federal and State USA Holidays 2015

USA List of Federal, State Holidays and Key Observances of USA in 2015

Thursday January 01 New Years Day
Friday January 16 Lee-Jackson Day Virginia. Friday before 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Third Monday in January
Monday January 19 Confederate Heroes' Day Texas only.
Monday January 19 Robert E Lee's Birthday Florida only. State Holiday. Always celebrated on 19 January
Monday January 19 Robert E Lee's Birthday Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi only.
Monday January 19 Idaho Human Rights Day Idaho. 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 19 Civil Rights Day Arizona, New Hampshire. 3rd Monday in January
Thursday February 12 Lincoln's Birthday Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New York.
Monday February 16 Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February. Not all states
Monday February 16 Daisy Gatson Bates Day Arkansas only. 3rd Monday in February
Tuesday February 17 Mardi Gras Alabama, Louisiana only.
Tuesday February 24 Edward Dickinson Baker Day Honors an Oregon Senator who died in the Civil War
Monday March 02 Casimir Pulaski Day Illinois only. 1st Monday in March
Monday March 02 Texas Independence Day Texas only.
Tuesday March 03 Town Meeting Day Vermont. 1st Tuesday in March
Wednesday March 04 Idaho Day Idaho only
Tuesday March 17 Evacuation Day Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
Wednesday March 25 Maryland Day Maryland only
Thursday March 26 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day Hawaii only.
Monday March 30 Seward's Day Alaska only. Last Monday in March
Tuesday March 31 Cesar Chavez Day State holiday in California
Friday April 03 Good Friday CT, DE, HI, IN, KY, LA, NJ, NC, ND, TN
Thursday April 16 Emancipation Day Washington DC Only. Weekday closest to April 16th
Monday April 20 Patriots Day Maine, Massachusetts. 3rd Monday in April
Tuesday April 21 San Jacinto Day Texas. Always celebrated on 21 April
Friday April 24 Arbor Day Nebraska. Last Friday in April
Monday April 27 Confederate Memorial Day Alabama. 4th Monday in April
Monday April 27 Confederate Memorial Day Florida, Georgia, Mississippi. Last Monday in April
Monday May 04 Rhode Island Independence Day Rhode Island. Always celebrated on 4 May
Friday May 08 Truman Day Missouri only.
Sunday May 10 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 11 Confederate Memorial Day North Carolina, South Carolina only.
Monday May 25 Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Monday June 01 Statehood Day Kentucky, Tennessee. Always celebrated on 1 June
Monday June 01 Jefferson Davis' Birthday Alabama only. First Monday in June
Thursday June 11 King Kamehameha I Day Hawaii only
Wednesday June 17 Bunker Hill Day Massachusetts only.
Friday June 19 Emancipation Day Texas only. Juneteenth
Saturday June 20 West Virginia Day West Virginia only.
Sunday June 21 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Friday July 03 Independence Day (observed) Friday is a holiday as 4th July is on a Saturday
Friday July 24 Pioneer Day Utah only.
Monday August 10 Victory Day Rhode Island only. 2nd Monday in August
Sunday August 16 Bennington Battle Day Vermont only. 16 August or nearest weekday
Friday August 21 Statehood Day Hawaii only. 3rd Friday in August
Thursday August 27 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 27 August
Monday September 07 Labor Day First Monday in September
Monday October 12 Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October
Monday October 19 Alaska Day (observed) Alaska only.
Friday October 30 Nevada Day Nevada only. Last Friday in October
Tuesday November 03 Election Day New Jersey only
Wednesday November 11 Veterans Day Federal holiday. Only observed by 20% of private business
Thursday November 26 Thanksgiving Fourth Thursday in November
Friday November 27 Day after Thanksgiving Day after 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 27 Day after Thanksgiving Many states
Friday November 27 Robert E. Lee's Birthday Georgia only. Day after 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 27 Lincoln's Birthday (observed) Indiana only. Day after 4th Thursday
Friday November 27 Family Day Nevada only. Day after 4th Thursday
Thursday December 24 Christmas Eve KS, KY, MI, NC, ND, OK, SC, TX, VA, WI
Thursday December 24 Washington's Birthday (observed)
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 Day after Christmas Kansas, North Carolina, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia.
Thursday December 31 New Year's Eve Kentucky, Michigan, Wisconsin only.


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


  • 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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