Federal Holidays and Federal Holiday Calendar
The tables below list the calendar days and dates of various Federal holidays (also known as U.S., American, or national holidays) and provide links to the official federal government holiday calendars for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Some holidays are "fixed" - for example, Christmas is always December 25. Other holidays are fixed only to a particular day of the week in relation to a particular week of a fixed month - for example, Washington's Birthday (Presidents' Day) is always the 3rd Monday in February. Federal government holidays are listed for calendar years 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. List includes all 10 Federal holidays.
List of Federal Calendar Holidays
|MLK Jr Day -- 3rd Monday in January||Jan 19||Jan 18||Jan 17||Jan 16||Jan 21||Jan 20||Jan 19||Jan 18|
|Presidents Day* -- 3rd Monday in February||Feb 16||Feb 15||Feb 21||Feb 20||Feb 18||Feb 17||Feb 16||Feb 15|
|Memorial Day -- Last Monday in May||May 25||May 31||May 30||May 28||May 27||May 26||May 25||May 30|
|Labor Day -- 1st Monday in September||Sep 7||Sep 6||Sep 5||Sep 3||Sep 2||Sep 1||Sep 7||Sep 5|
|Columbus Day -- 2nd Monday in October||Oct 12||Oct 11||Oct 10||Oct 8||Oct 14||Oct 13||Oct 12||Oct 10|
|Thanksgiving -- 4th Thursday in November||Nov 26||Nov 25||Nov 24||Nov 22||Nov 28||Nov 27||Nov 26||Nov 24|
*Presidents' Day is also known as Washington's Birthday.
This Congressional Research Service report [.pdf document] discusses the history of each Federal Holiday:
Please note that most Federal employees work on a Monday through Friday schedule. For these employees, when a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday is usually observed on Monday (if the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday).
Official Federal Government Calendar Holidays
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
The links below to the official (OPM) federal government holiday calendars for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 list the calendar days and dates of various Federal holidays.
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