US Federal Holidays

U.S. Federal Holidays are holidays that are established by the United States Congress, as holidays for Federal employees. (Federal Law - 5 U.S.C. 6103) Some holidays have fixed dates, and some holidays have movable dates.

If a holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed on Friday. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, it is observed on the following Monday.

Most Federal Holidays are also observed as State HolidaysBank holidays, are usually the same as Federal Holidays, since most banks follow the holiday calendar or the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Below are the US Federal Holidays, listed in Date order:










New Years Day
 January 1

New Years Day is a US Federal Holiday and World Holiday always celebrated on January 1, every year to signify a New Year! Find out about some of the New Years Day traditions, like watching parades and football, eating way too much, and working on your New Years Resolutions.

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Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr
Monday, January 16, 2017

The Birthday of Martin Luther King is celebrated annually on the Third Monday in January. This day is also called Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


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Washington's Birthday
Monday, February 20, 2017

Washington's Birthday is  celebrated on the Third Monday in February. Some State and Local Governments refer to this day as President's Day.

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Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day is a US Federal Holiday, and Military Holiday, that is always celebrated on the last Monday in May. It is a day to honor those who died serving our Country! It usually signals that summer is on the way, and barbeque season is opening.

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Independence Day
 July 4

Independence Day, or the Fourth of July as it is often called, is a US Federal Holiday and Military Holiday, that is always celebrated on July 4th. It is a day to celebrate gaining our independence from England, and to celebrate being Americans. Celebrations include Military events, flags and everything red, white, and blue, speeches, parades, BBQ's, and the fireworks that symbolize the bombs of the war!

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Labor Day
Monday, September 4, 2017

Labor Day is a US Federal Holiday celebrated on the first Monday of September in honor of the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well being of America. Many of us will celebrate Labor Day with a picnic, party, beach day, Lake Day, or barbeque with friends and family!

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Columbus Day
Monday, October 9, 2017

Columbus Day is celebrated annually on the Second Monday in October.  This day celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas, which occurred on October 12, 1492.

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Veterans Day
 November 11

Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11, and is a day to honor all Veterans that have served in the Armed Forces.

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Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving is always celebrated on the Fourth Thursday of November. It is a day surrounded by food, friends, family and is a day to be grateful for all the blessings in your life! The day is associated with Parades, football, Turkey, Pumpkin Pie, and the start of the holiday shopping season!

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Christmas
 December 25

Christmas is undoubtedly one of the most beloved US Holidays. It is always celebrated on December 25, each year, and is a Religious Holiday and a US Federal Holiday. It is celebrated not only in the United States, but it is also a World Holiday celebrated in most of the Country's around the World.

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