US State Holidays



Federal and State USA Holidays 2018

USA List of Federal, State Holidays and Key Observances of USA in 2018

Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Tuesday January 02 New Year's Holiday Tennessee, Virginia
Friday January 12 Lee-Jackson Day Virginia. Friday before 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 15 Civil Rights Day Arizona, New Hampshire. 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 15 Idaho Human Rights Day Idaho. 3rd Monday in January
Monday January 15 Robert E Lee's Birthday Alabama, Mississippi only. Third Monday in January
Friday January 19 Confederate Heroes' Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 19 January
Monday February 12 Lincoln's Birthday Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New York.
Tuesday February 13 Mardi Gras Alabama, Louisiana only.
Monday February 19 Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February. Not all states
Monday February 19 Daisy Gatson Bates Day Arkansas only. 3rd Monday in February
Saturday February 24 Edward Dickinson Baker Day
Friday March 02 Texas Independence Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 2 March
Sunday March 04 Idaho Day Idaho only
Tuesday March 06 Town Meeting Day Vermont. 1st Tuesday in March
Monday March 26 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day Hawaii only.
Monday March 26 Seward's Day Alaska only. Last Monday in March
Friday March 30 Good Friday CT, DE, HI, IN, KY, LA, NJ, NC, ND, TN
Saturday March 31 Cesar Chavez Day State holiday in California
Monday April 16 Emancipation Day Washington DC Only. Weekday closest to April 16th
Monday April 16 Patriots Day Maine, Massachusetts. 3rd Monday in April
Saturday April 21 San Jacinto Day Texas. Always celebrated on 21 April
Monday April 23 Confederate Memorial Day Alabama. 4th Monday in April
Monday April 23 State Holiday Georgia, Monday nearest April 26
Friday April 27 Arbor Day Nebraska. Last Friday in April
Monday April 30 Confederate Memorial Day Mississippi. Last Monday in April
Tuesday May 08 Primary Election Day Indiana Indiana. 1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in May every 2 years
Tuesday May 08 Primary Election Day West Virginia West Virginia. 2nd Tuesday in May every 2 years
Tuesday May 08 Truman Day Missouri only. 8 May or nearest weekday
Thursday May 10 Confederate Memorial Day South Carolina only. 10 May or nearest weekday
Sunday May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 28 Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Monday June 04 Jefferson Davis' Birthday Alabama only. First Monday in June
Monday June 11 King Kamehameha I Day Hawaii only
Sunday June 17 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Tuesday June 19 Emancipation Day Texas only. Juneteenth
Wednesday June 20 West Virginia Day West Virginia only. Always celebrated on 20 June
Wednesday July 04 Independence Day
Tuesday July 24 Pioneer Day Utah only. 24 July or nearest weekday
Monday August 13 Victory Day Rhode Island only. 2nd Monday in August
Thursday August 16 Bennington Battle Day Vermont only. 16 August or nearest weekday
Friday August 17 Statehood Day Hawaii only. 3rd Friday in August
Monday August 27 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 27 August
Monday September 03 Labor Day 1st Monday in September
Monday October 08 Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October
Thursday October 18 Alaska Day Alaska only. 18 October or nearest weekday
Friday October 26 Nevada Day Nevada only. Last Friday in October
Tuesday November 06 Election Day DE, HI, IL, IN, LA, MD, MI, MT, NY, RI, WV
Thursday November 08 Return Day Delaware only. Thursday after election day every 2 years
Sunday November 11 Veterans Day several states
Monday November 12 Veterans Day most states
Thursday November 22 Thanksgiving 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 23 Day after Thanksgiving Day after 4th Thursday in November
Friday November 23 Lincoln's Birthday (observed) Indiana only. Day after 4th Thursday
Wednesday December 05 National Day of Mourning State funeral of George W. Bush senior
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve For federal workers
Monday December 24 Christmas Eve AR, KS, KY, MI, NC, OK, SC, TX, VA, WI, WV
Monday December 24 Washington's Birthday (observed) Indiana
Monday December 24 Washington's Birthday (observed) Georgia
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Day after Christmas North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas
Monday December 31 New Year's Eve Kentucky, Michigan, Virginia, Wisconsin, West Virginia


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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