US State Holidays



Federal and State USA Holidays 2016

USA List of Federal, State Holidays and Key Observances of USA in 2016

Friday January 01 New Years Day
Friday January 15 Lee-Jackson Day Virginia. Friday before 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 18 Robert E Lee's Birthday Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi only.
Monday January 18 Idaho Human Rights Day Idaho. 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 18 Civil Rights Day Arizona, New Hampshire. 3rd Monday in January
Tuesday January 19 Confederate Heroes' Day Texas only.
Tuesday January 19 Robert E Lee's Birthday Florida only. State Holiday. Always celebrated on 19 January
Tuesday February 09 Mardi Gras Alabama, Louisiana only.
Friday February 12 Lincoln's Birthday Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New York.
Monday February 15 Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February. Not all states
Monday February 15 Daisy Gatson Bates Day Arkansas only. 3rd Monday in February
Wednesday February 24 Edward Dickinson Baker Day Honors an Oregon Senator who died in the Civil War
Tuesday March 01 Town Meeting Day Vermont. 1st Tuesday in March
Wednesday March 02 Texas Independence Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 2 March
Friday March 04 Idaho Day Idaho only
Monday March 07 Casimir Pulaski Day Illinois only. 1st Monday in March
Thursday March 17 Evacuation Day Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
Friday March 25 Maryland Day Maryland only 25 March or nearest weekday
Friday March 25 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day Hawaii only.
Friday March 25 Good Friday CT, DE, HI, IN, KY, LA, NJ, NC, ND, TN
Monday March 28 Seward's Day Alaska only. Last Monday in March
Thursday March 31 Cesar Chavez Day State holiday in California
Friday April 15 Emancipation Day Washington DC Only. Weekday closest to April 16th
Monday April 18 Patriots Day Maine, Massachusetts. 3rd Monday in April
Thursday April 21 San Jacinto Day Texas. Always celebrated on 21 April
Monday April 25 Confederate Memorial Day Alabama. 4th Monday in April
Monday April 25 Confederate Memorial Day Alabama, Florida, Mississippi. Last Monday in April
Monday April 25 State Holiday Georgia, April 26 or nearest weekday
Friday April 29 Arbor Day Nebraska. Last Friday in April
Tuesday May 03 Primary Election Day Indiana Indiana. 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in May every 2 years
Tuesday May 03 Primary Election Day West Virginia West Virginia. 2nd Tuesday in May every 2 years
Wednesday May 04 Rhode Island Independence Day Rhode Island. Always celebrated on 4 May
Sunday May 08 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 09 Truman Day (observed) Missouri only. 8 May or nearest weekday
Tuesday May 10 Confederate Memorial Day South Carolina only. 10 May or nearest weekday
Monday May 30 Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Wednesday June 01 Statehood Day Kentucky, Tennessee. Always celebrated on 1 June
Monday June 06 Jefferson Davis' Birthday Alabama only. First Monday in June
Saturday June 11 King Kamehameha I Day Hawaii only
Friday June 17 Bunker Hill Day Massachusetts only. 17 June or nearest weekday
Sunday June 19 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday June 19 Emancipation Day Texas only. Juneteenth
Monday June 20 West Virginia Day West Virginia only.
Monday July 04 Independence Day
Monday July 25 Pioneer Day (observed) Utah only. 24 July or nearest weekday
Monday August 08 Victory Day Rhode Island only. 2nd Monday in August
Tuesday August 16 Bennington Battle Day Vermont only. 16 August or nearest weekday
Friday August 19 Statehood Day Hawaii only. 3rd Friday in August
Saturday August 27 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 27 August
Monday September 05 Labor Day 1st Monday in September
Monday October 10 Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October
Tuesday October 18 Alaska Day Alaska only. 18 October or nearest weekday
Friday October 28 Nevada Day Nevada only. Last Friday in October
Tuesday November 08 Election Day DE, HI, IL, LA, MD, MI, MT, PA, RI, WV
Tuesday November 08 Election Day New York only.
Thursday November 10 Return Day Delaware only. Thursday after election day every 2 years
Friday November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday November 24 Thanksgiving 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 25 Day after Thanksgiving Day after 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 25 Lincoln's Birthday (observed) Indiana only. Day after 4th Thursday
Friday November 25 Family Day Nevada only. Day after 4th Thursday
Friday December 23 Washington's Birthday (observed) Indiana only.
Friday December 23 Christmas Eve Holiday North Carolina
Saturday December 24 Christmas Eve KS, KY, MI, ND, OK, SC, TX, VA, WI
Monday December 26 Christmas Day (in lieu)
Monday December 26 Day after Christmas Kansas, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia.
Tuesday December 27 Washington's Birthday (observed)
Tuesday December 27 Day after Christmas North Carolina
Saturday December 31 New Year's Eve Kentucky, Michigan, Wisconsin only.


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • 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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