Federal Holidays 2023

Who does not like a holiday? It is an opportunity to journey within. It lets you unite with your family and friends or have some me time. On this page, you will find a list of federal holidays for 2023 when you can do one thing or everything.

But do all the federal holidays allow you a paid leave? Which one gives you a day off? You get your answers below.

Holiday NameDay of Week2022 Observed Date
New Year's Day * SaturdayJanuary 01, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. Day MondayJanuary 17, 2022
George Washington's Birthday MondayFebruary 21, 2022
Memorial Day MondayMay 30, 2022
Juneteenth National Independence Day **SundayJune 19, 2022
Independence Day MondayJuly 04, 2022
Labor Day MondaySeptember 05, 2022
Columbus Day MondayOctober 10, 2022
Veterans Day FridayNovember 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Day ThursdayNovember 24, 2022
Christmas Day **SundayDecember 25, 2022
Holiday NameDay of Week2023 Observed Date
New Year's Day **SundayJanuary 01, 2023
New Year's Day (observed date) MondayJanuary 02, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr. Day MondayJanuary 16, 2023
George Washington's Birthday MondayFebruary 20, 2023
Memorial Day MondayMay 29, 2023
Juneteenth National Independence Day MondayJune 19, 2023
Independence Day TuesdayJuly 04, 2023
Labor Day MondaySeptember 04, 2023
Columbus Day MondayOctober 09, 2023
Veterans Day (observed date) FridayNovember 10, 2023
Veterans Day * SaturdayNovember 11, 2023
Thanksgiving Day ThursdayNovember 23, 2023
Christmas Day MondayDecember 25, 2023
Holiday NameDay of Week2024 Observed Date
New Year's Day MondayJanuary 01, 2024
Martin Luther King Jr. Day MondayJanuary 15, 2024
George Washington's Birthday MondayFebruary 19, 2024
Memorial Day MondayMay 27, 2024
Juneteenth National Independence Day WednesdayJune 19, 2024
Independence Day ThursdayJuly 04, 2024
Labor Day MondaySeptember 02, 2024
Columbus Day MondayOctober 14, 2024
Veterans Day MondayNovember 11, 2024
Thanksgiving Day ThursdayNovember 28, 2024
Christmas Day WednesdayDecember 25, 2024
Holiday NameDay of Week2025 Observed Date
New Year's Day WednesdayJanuary 01, 2025
Martin Luther King Jr. Day MondayJanuary 20, 2025
George Washington's Birthday MondayFebruary 17, 2025
Memorial Day MondayMay 26, 2025
Juneteenth National Independence Day ThursdayJune 19, 2025
Independence Day FridayJuly 04, 2025
Labor Day MondaySeptember 01, 2025
Columbus Day MondayOctober 13, 2025
Veterans Day TuesdayNovember 11, 2025
Thanksgiving Day ThursdayNovember 27, 2025
Christmas Day ThursdayDecember 25, 2025
Holiday NameDay of Week2026 Observed Date
New Year's Day ThursdayJanuary 01, 2026
Martin Luther King Jr. Day MondayJanuary 19, 2026
George Washington's Birthday MondayFebruary 16, 2026
Memorial Day MondayMay 25, 2026
Juneteenth National Independence Day FridayJune 19, 2026
Independence Day * SaturdayJuly 04, 2026
Labor Day MondaySeptember 07, 2026
Columbus Day MondayOctober 12, 2026
Veterans Day WednesdayNovember 11, 2026
Thanksgiving Day ThursdayNovember 26, 2026
Christmas Day FridayDecember 25, 2026
*Holidays that fall on Saturday, Federal Employees will get an additional holiday on the preceding Friday.
**Holidays that fall on Sunday, Federal Employees will get an additional holiday on the following Monday.

What and When is the Next Federal Holiday

Christmas Day is the next federal holiday . Christmas Day is 24 days away and will be celebrated on Monday, December 25, 2023.

Federal Holidays By Month

Which months have no federal holidays?

Ans: March, April, and August miss it.

Which federal holidays are there in January?

Ans: New Year’s Day and Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day are the only federal holidays in January. 

What federal holidays are in February?

Ans: The only federal holiday in February is Washington’s Birthday.

Which federal holiday is in May?

Ans: Memorial Day, which is a federal holiday, falls in May.

What federal holidays are in June?

Ans: Only Juneteenth National Independence Day is in June.

What federal holidays are in July?

Ans: The only federal holiday in July is Independence Day.

What are the federal holidays in September?

Ans: There is only one federal holiday in September: Labor Day.

Which federal holidays are there in October?

Ans: Only one: Columbus Day. But the New York Stock Exchange remains open on this day.

Which federal holidays are there in November?

Ans: Two federal holidays are there in November: (1) Veterans Day and (2) Thanksgiving Day.

Which federal holidays are there in December?

Ans: The biggest federal holiday comes in December: Christmas Day.


Federal holidays are hugely significant days for the country and are days off for federal government workers. Eleven federal holidays are registered on the US Office of Personnel Management website for 2023.

No, only the federal workers have this benefit. If you are an employee of a privately held business, there is no legal requirement for it.

Yes, federal holidays are valid across the country.

Yes, different states have some separate holidays only for them. For example, Texas celebrates Texas Independence Day.

If it happens on Saturday, the preceding Friday will count as an additional holiday. And if it is on Sunday, the following Monday will be counted as a holiday as well.

The company decides it. Their written policy tells you when you can have days off. Generally, most companies have paid holidays on Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Memorial Day.

The Banks will remain closed on Juneteenth National Independence Day.

Yes, the Post Offices remain closed on federal holidays.

Yes, it becomes a National Mourning Day, and federal employees get a paid leave on that day.