U.S. Public Holidays 2014

Hi all,

Just a very quick post to list 2014 public holidays in the U.S. We posted a Holidayssimilar blog for 2013 and it proved to be very popular so hopefully some of you will find it interesting.

This year we’ve bulked out the list with holidays specific to states and included the day the holiday falls upon.

As of 2012, there are eleven federal holidays in the United States, ten annual holidays and one quadrennial holiday (Inauguration Day). Pursuant to the Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1968 (effective 1971), official holidays are observed on a Monday, except for New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.


Date Day Holiday Federal Holiday? State
1 January Wednesday New Year’s Day Yes National
20 January Monday Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr Yes National except Rhode Island
4 February Tuesday Rosa Parks Day No Ohio
12 February Wednesday Lincoln’s Birthday No Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York
15 February Saturday Susan B. Anthony Day No Florida, Wisconsin
17 February Monday Washington’s Birthday / Presidents Day Yes National except Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Rhode Island, & Wisconsin
31 March Monday César Chávez Day No California, Colorado (optional), Texas (optional)
16 April Wednesday Emancipation Day No District of Columbia
18 April Friday Good Friday No Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas,
21 April Monday Patriots’ Day No Maine, Massachusetts
26 April Saturday Confederate Memorial Day No Georgia
28 April Monday Confederate Memorial Day No Alabama
28 April Monday Confederate Memorial Day No Mississippi
10 May Saturday Confederate Memorial Day No South Carolina
26 May Monday Memorial Day Yes National
2 June Monday Jefferson Davis Day No Alabama
4 July Friday Independence Day Yes National
1 September Monday Labor Day Yes National
13 October Monday Columbus Day Yes National except Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, & Wyoming
11 November Tuesday Veterans Day Yes National
27 November Thursday Thanksgiving Day Yes National
28 November Friday Day after Thanksgiving No California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, & West Virginia
28 November Friday Native American Heritage Day No Maryland
28 November Friday Washington’s Birthday No New Mexico
28 November Friday Family Day No Nevada
28 November Friday Lincoln’s Birthday No Indiana
24 December Wednesday Washington’s Birthday No Georgia, Indiana
24 December Wednesday Christmas Eve No Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, ¶ Wisconsin
25 December Thursday Christmas Day Yes National
26 December Friday Day after Christmas No Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas
31 December Wednesday New Year’s Eve No Alabama, Kentucky, Michigan, Wisconsin

Some of the holidays we’ve posted are specific to individual states, mostly it will mean a complete shutdown of local services for that day as Americans spend time with their families.

Kind regards,


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