State Holidays for the Year 2016

State Personnel Management System - State Holidays 2016

New Year's Day Friday
January 1
Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Monday January 18
Presidents' Day Monday February 15
Memorial Day Monday May 30
Independence Day Monday
July 4
Labor Day Monday September 5
Columbus Day Monday October 10
Presidential Election Day Tuesday November 8
Veterans Day Friday​
November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 24
American Indian Heritage Day Friday November 25
Christmas Day* Monday​
December 26


*When a State holiday occurs on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday is observed on the Friday before or the Monday after the actual holiday, respectively.

Note:  Agencies that provide 24-hour, 7 days-a-week services may conform to the above schedule by providing employees 12 days of holiday leave at alternate times.  The appointing authorities of these agencies will provide more specific information concerning holiday scheduling.