2018 Federal Holidays

Monday, January 1                          New Year’s Day
Monday, January 15                        Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 19*                     Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 28                              Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4                          Independence Day
Monday, September 3                     Labor Day
Monday, October 8                          Columbus Day
Monday, November 12                    Veterans Day
Thursday, November 22                  Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 23**                    Day After Thanksgiving
Monday, December 24***                Court Closure        
Tuesday, December 25                   Christmas Day
Monday, December 31***                Court Closure

2019 Federal Holidays

Tuesday, January 1                         New Year’s Day
Monday, January 21                        Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 18*                     Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 27                              Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4                              Independence Day
Monday, September 2                     Labor Day
Monday, October 14                        Columbus Day
Monday, November 11                    Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28                  Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, December 25              Christmas Day

* 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.