2023 Holiday Schedule
|New Year's Day||Monday, January 2, 2023 *|
|Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.||Monday, January 16, 2023|
|Washington's Birthday||Monday, February 20, 2023 **|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 29, 2023|
Juneteenth National Independence Day
Monday, June 19, 2023
|Independence Day||Tuesday, July 4, 2023|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 4, 2023|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 9, 2023|
|Veterans Day||Friday, November 10, 2023|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 23, 2023|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 25|
* If a holiday falls on a Saturday, for most Federal employees, the preceding Friday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).) If a holiday falls on a Sunday, for most Federal employees, the following Monday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See Section 3(a) of Executive Order 11582, February 11, 1971.) See also our Federal Holidays – "In Lieu Of" Determination Fact Sheet at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/work-schedules/fact-sheets/Federal-Holidays-In-Lieu-Of-Determination.
** 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.