2020 Federal Holidays

Wednesday, January 1                    New Year’s Day
Monday, January 20                        Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 17*                     Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 25                              Memorial Day
Friday, July 3                                   Independence Day (observed)
Monday, September 7                     Labor Day
Monday, October 12                        Columbus Day
Wednesday, November 11              Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26                  Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27***                   Court Closure
Thursday, December 24***              Court Closure
Friday, December 25                       Christmas Day
Thursday, December 31***              Court Closure


2021 Federal Holidays

Friday, January 1                             New Year’s Day
Monday, January 18                        Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 15*                     Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 31                              Memorial Day
Monday, July 5                                Independence Day (observed)
Monday, September 6                     Labor Day
Monday, October 11                        Columbus Day
Thursday, November 11                  Veterans Day
Thursday, November 25                  Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 24                       Christmas Day (observed)

* 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.

** Rules 77 (c) and 6 (a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as they relate to Title 2 section 19853 (a) of the California Government Code and §§ 10 & 134-135 of the California Code of Civil Procedure.

*** By Order of the Chief Judge.