2022 Holidays

Date Day Occasion
>> January 1 Saturday New Year’s Day
>> January 17 Monday Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
>> February 21* Monday Washington’s Birthday
>> May 30 Monday Memorial Day
>> June 20** Monday Juneteenth
>> July 4 Monday Independence Day
>> September 5 Monday Labor Day
>> October 10 Monday Columbus Day
>> November 11 Friday Veterans Day
>> November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
>> December 26*** Monday Christmas Day

* This holiday is designated as “Washington’s Birthday” in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.


** Federal holidays that fall on a Sunday is observed the following monday.


*** December 25, 2022 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, December 26, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)​