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What are the U. S. federal holidays?

Federal law establishes public holidays for federal employees. When a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it is usually observed on Monday (if the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday).

These are the 2012 federal holidays:

  • January 2 - New Year’s Day
  • January 16 - Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • February 20 - Washington’s Birthday
  • May 28 -Memorial Day
  • July 4 - Independence Day
  • September 3 - Labor Day
  • October 8 - Columbus Day
  • November 12 - Veterans Day
  • November 22 - Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25 - Christmas Day

Find the dates for federal holidays until 2020.

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