State Holidays for the Year 2021

State Personnel Management System - State Holidays for 2021  

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 31
Independence Day Monday
July 5
Labor Day Monday September 6
Columbus Day Monday October 11
Veterans Day Thursday November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 25     
American Indian Heritage Day Friday November 26
Christmas Day* Friday December 24

 *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 11 days of holiday leave at alternate times. The appointing authorities of these agencies will provide more specific information concerning holiday scheduling.​​