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Federal Holiday Schedule 2018-2019

2018

Date

 Holiday

 Monday, January 1  New Year’s Day
 Monday, January 15 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. 
Monday, February 19*  Washington’s Birthday 
Monday, May 28  Memorial Day  
Wednesday, July 4  Independence Day  
 Monday, September 3 Labor Day 
 Monday, October 8 Columbus Day 
Monday, November 12** Veterans Day  
 Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving Day  
Tuesday, December 25   Christmas Day
 *This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.
**November 11, 2018 (the legal public holiday for Veterans Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, November 12, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)
 
2019
Tuesday, January 1  New Year’s Day
 Monday, January 21  Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
 Monday, February 18* Washington’s Birthday  
 Monday, May 27  Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4  Independence Day  
Monday, September 2  Labor Day  
 Monday, October 14 Columbus Day 
 Monday, November 11  Veterans Day
 Thursday, November 28  Thanksgiving Day
 Wednesday, December 25  Christmas Day
 *This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.