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
Friday, July 5***                               Court Closure
Monday, September 2                     Labor Day
Monday, October 14                        Columbus Day
Monday, November 11                    Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28                  Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, December 24***               Court Closure at Noon
Wednesday, December 25              Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 31***               Court Closure at Noon


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
Monday, November 9                      Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26                  Thanksgiving Day
Friday, 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.