Public Holidays in District of Columbia in 2017

District of Columbia When is the next Federal or State Holiday in District of Columbia?

Emancipation Day
Emancipation Day

16 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 56 days. Washington DC Only. Weekday closest to April 16. marks the abolition of slavery in the ...

Memorial Day
Memorial Day

27 May 2019 This National holiday is in 97 days. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for th...

Independence Day
Independence Day

4 July 2019 This National holiday is in 135 days. On July 4 1776 the United States of America proclaimed its independence from England

Federal and State Holidays in district_of_columbia, USA Federal and State Holidays of District of Columbia, USA in 2017

Monday January 02 New Years Day Holiday
Monday January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January
Friday January 20 Inauguration Day Federal holiday in Washington, D.C.
Monday February 20 Presidents' Day 3rd Monday in February. Not all states
Monday April 17 Emancipation Day Washington DC Only. Weekday closest to April 16th
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 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Tuesday July 04 Independence Day
Monday September 04 Labor Day 1st Monday in September
Monday October 09 Columbus Day 2nd Monday in October
Thursday November 23 Thanksgiving 4th Thursday in November
Monday December 25 Christmas Day


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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