Check US Public Holidays for the calendar year 2016. Check dates in 2016 for New Year’s Day, Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
|2016 US Public Holidays|
|1||January||1||Friday||New Year’s Day|
|2||January||18||Monday||Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|10||December||26||Monday||Christmas Day (Observed)|
|December 25, 2016 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, December 26, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.|
|* 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.|