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Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103) establishes the following public holidays for Federal employees. Please note that most Federal employees work on a Monday through Friday schedule. For these employees, when a holiday falls on a nonworkday -- Saturday or Sunday -- the holiday usually is observed on Monday (if the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday).

Federal Holidays 2018:

New Year’s Day - Monday, January 1st

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.- Monday, January 15th

Washington’s Birthday - Monday, February 19th

Memorial Day - Monday, May 28th

Independence Day - Wednesday, July 4th

Labor Day - Monday, September 3rd

Columbus Day - Monday, October 8th

Veterans Day - Monday, November 12th

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 22nd

Christmas Day - Tuesday, December 25th