Federal holidays in the U.S. 2019, 2020, 2021

In the United States, a federal holiday is a public holiday recognized by the United States government. Non-essential federal government offices are closed. All federal employees are paid for the holiday; those who are required to work on the holiday sometimes receive wages for that day in addition to holiday pay. Currently, there are eleven U.S. Federal holidays, most (but not all) of which are also state holidays. When a holiday falls on a weekend it's usually observed on the closest weekday.


Official NameRemarks
New Year's DayCelebrates beginning of the Gregorian calendar year.
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.Honors Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights leader; combined with other holidays in several states.
Inauguration DaySwearing-in of President of the United States and other elected federal officials.
Washington's BirthdayHonors George Washington. Often popularly, but erroneously, observed as "Presidents Day" in recognition of other American presidents.
Memorial DayAlso known as "Decoration Day", Memorial Day originated in the nineteenth century as a day to remember the soldiers who gave their lives in the American Civil War.
Independence DayCelebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Labor DayCelebrates achievements of workers and the labor movement.
Columbus DayCelebrated since 1792 in New York City, honors the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the America.
Veterans DayThe holiday honors all veterans of the United States Armed Forces, whether or not they have served in a conflict.
Thanksgiving DayAmericans have a Turkey dinner such as the dinner shared by Native Americans and the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Christmas DayA Christian holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.

Upcoming events:

DateEventPlace
Sep 02, 2019 Labor Day 2019 USA
Oct 14, 2019 Columbus Day 2019 USA
Nov 11, 2019 Veterans Day 2019 USA
Nov 28, 2019 Thanksgiving 2019 USA
Dec 25, 2019 Christmas 2019 World
Federal holidays 2020
Jan 01, 2020 New Year's Day 2020 USA
Jan 20, 2020 Inauguration Day 2020 USA
Jan 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Day 2020 USA
Feb 17, 2020 Washington's Birthday 2020 USA
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day 2020 USA
Jul 04, 2020 Independence Day (4th of July) 2020 USA
Sep 07, 2020 Labor Day 2020 USA
Oct 12, 2020 Columbus Day 2020 USA
Nov 11, 2020 Veterans Day 2020 USA
Nov 26, 2020 Thanksgiving 2020 USA
Dec 25, 2020 Christmas 2020 World
Federal holidays 2021
Jan 01, 2021 New Year's Day 2021 USA
Jan 18, 2021 Martin Luther King Day 2021 USA
Jan 20, 2021 Inauguration Day 2021 USA
Feb 15, 2021 Washington's Birthday 2021 USA
May 31, 2021 Memorial Day 2021 USA
Jul 04, 2021 Independence Day (4th of July) 2021 USA

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Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Washington's Birthday, Martin Luther King Day, Independence Day (4th of July), New Year's Day

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