Secretary of State Office Holidays

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July   August   September   October   November   December

January

January 2 - New Year's Day (Observed)
All States

January 13 - Lee Jackson Day
Virginia

January 16 - Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday*
All States
* In AL, AR and MS, also Robert E. Lee's Birthday; in AZ, also Civil Rights Day; in ID, also Idaho Human Rights Day; in WY, also WY Equality Day

January 20 - Inauguration Day
District of Columbia


February 2017

February 13 - Lincoln's Birthday
CT, IL, MO, NJ
February 20 - President's Day*
All except DE, GA, IN, KS, KY, NC, NM, RI, WI
*In MT, Lincoln and Washington's Birthday; in UT, Washington and Lincoln Day

February 28 - Mardi Gras
AL (Baldwin and Mobile Counties only), LA

 


March 2017

March 7 - Town Meeting Day
Vermont

March 17 - Evacuation Day
Massachusetts (Suffolk County Only)

March 27 - Kuhio Day
Hawaii

March 27 - Seward's Day
Alaska

March 31 - Cesar Chavez Day
California


April 2017

April 14 - Good Friday
CT, DE, HI, IN, LA, NJ, NC, ND, TN, TX

April 17 - D.C. Emancipation Day
District of Columbia

April 17 - Patriot's Day
Maine, Massachusetts

April 24 - Confederate Memorial Day
AL, GA, MS

April 28 - Arbor Day
Nebraska


May 2017

May 8 - Truman Day (observed)
Missouri

May 10 - Confederate Memorial Day
South Carolina

May 29 - National Memorial Day (Observed)
All States


June 2017

June 5 - Jefferson Davis' Birthday 
Alabama 

June 12 - Kamehameha Day (Observed)
Hawaii 

June 20 - West Virginia Day 
West Virginia


July 2017

July 4 - Independence Day 
ALL

July 24 - Pioneer Day (Observed)
Utah

August 2017

August 14 - Victory Day
Rhode Island

August 16 - Bennington Battle Day
Vermont

August 18 - Statehood Day
Hawaii


September 2017

September 4 - Labor Day
ALL States


October 2017

October 9 - Columbus Day*
AL, AZ, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, ME, MD, MA, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, UT, VA, WV
*In SD, observed as Native American Day

October 18 -
Alaska Day
Alaska

October 27 - Nevada Day
Nevada


November 2017

November 11 - Veterans Day
ALL States

November 23 - Thanksgiving
ALL States

November 24 - Day after Thanksgiving*
AL, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NH, NC, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WV
*Observance Name varies by Jurisdiction


December 2017

December 25 - Christmas Day (Observed)
ALL States

December 26 - Day Following Christmas (Observed)
FL, GA, KS, ME, OK, NC, SC, SD, TN

December 30 - New Year's Eve (Observed)
KY, MI, MS, WI