US Federal Holidays 2023 Full List – US Federal Calendar Of Holidays. Here Is The List Of all Official Holidays Which Are Going To Be Observed This Year In America.
First introduced by Congress in 1885 when it was decided that federal employees should get a few days off from work, the U.S. federal holiday list is made up of the importance of the 11 days that Americans recognize – and celebrate.
US Federal Holidays 2023 Full List
From June 2nd to Thanksgiving, these are the dates of the 2023 federal holidays Complete List.
Day of Week
New Year’s Day
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Washington’s Birthday (aka Presidents Day)
Juneteenth National Independence Day
New Year’s Day: Sunday, January 1 (Observed Monday, January 2)
Martin Luther King Jr Day: Monday, January 16
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 20
Memorial Day: Monday, May 29
Juneteenth: Friday, June 16
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4
Labor Day: Monday, September 4
Indigenous Peoples’ Day (also observed as Columbus Day): Monday, October 9
Veterans’ Day: Saturday, November 11 (Observed Friday, November 10)
Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 23
Christmas: Monday, December 25
Some Important Days To Note:
Valentine’s Day: Tuesday, February 14
St Patrick’s Day: Friday, March 17
Passover: Thursday, April 6
Good Friday: Friday, April 7
Easter: Sunday, April 9
Mother’s Day: Sunday, May 14
Father’s Day: Sunday, June 18
To ensure that these holidays are followed, some guidelines have been implemented with federal holidays celebrated by federal employees last Friday, while holidays that fall on Sundays are celebrated next Monday.
In these 11 days, all non-essential federal offices remain closed, while banks, post offices and schools may also be closed.
However, this does not mean that all Americans will get a day off from work, as private sector employees may or may not get leave depending on their employer.