State Holidays for the Year 2023

State Personnel Management System - State Holidays for 2023  

New Year's Day*
January 2
Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   Monday         January 16​
Presidents' Day Monday February 20
Memorial Day Monday May 29
​June 19
Independence Day Tuesday
July ​4
Labor Day Monday September 4
Columbus Day Monday October 9
Veterans' Day*
November 10
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 23     
American Indian Heritage Day Friday November 24
Christmas Day
December 25

 *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.​​

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