Governor Larry Hogan Declares State Holiday and Maryland State Government Closure for Christmas Eve 

State Offices Will be Closed Monday, December 24

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan has declared that Maryland state government agencies and offices will be closed on Monday, December 24, 2018 in observance of Christmas Eve.

“Since this year Christmas falls on Tuesday and is a state holiday, I am also declaring this Christmas Eve as a holiday so that our hard-working employees can spend more time enjoying the holidays with their loved ones,” said Governor Hogan. “This is just another way we can show our appreciation to our dedicated state workers.”

Under this declaration, December 24, 2018 will be treated like any other state-employee holiday.

From the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits:

 As a result of this State holiday, State offices and facilities will be closed.  Emergency essential personnel should report as scheduled.​