Public Holidays in Texas in 2016

Texas When is the next Federal or State Holiday in Texas?

Texas Independence Day
Texas Independence Day

2 March 2018 This Regional holiday is in 10 days.

San Jacinto Day
San Jacinto Day

21 April 2018 This Regional holiday is in 60 days. A key battle in 1836 in the war for independence from Mexico

Memorial Day
Memorial Day

28 May 2018 This National holiday is in 97 days. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for th...

Federal and State Holidays in texas, USA Federal and State Holidays of Texas, USA in 2016

Friday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January
Tuesday January 19 Confederate Heroes' Day Texas only.
Monday February 15 Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February. Not all states
Wednesday March 02 Texas Independence Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 2 March
Thursday April 21 San Jacinto Day Texas. Always celebrated on 21 April
Sunday May 08 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 30 Memorial Day Last Monday in May
Sunday June 19 Emancipation Day Texas only. Juneteenth
Sunday June 19 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday July 04 Independence Day
Saturday August 27 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day Texas only. Always celebrated on 27 August
Monday September 05 Labor Day 1st Monday in September
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
Saturday December 24 Christmas Eve KS, KY, MI, ND, OK, SC, TX, VA, WI
Monday December 26 Day after Christmas Kansas, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia.
Monday December 26 Christmas Day (in lieu)


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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