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Complete List of US Federal Holidays 2023

US Federal Holidays 2023
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Government holidays are legal holidays set aside for use by federal employees by the US Congress. Many individuals want to get together with family and friends on holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Independence Day, but not all employees get these days off work. Private companies are not required by law to offer their staff paid time off on federal holidays. So, you should know about the complete list of US federal holidays 2023.

Employees of the federal government get paid holidays. The government observes any federal holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday in lieu of the closest weekday because the majority of government offices are closed on weekends. Federal holidays that fall on Saturday are celebrated on the preceding Friday. And the federal holidays that fall on Sunday will be celebrated on the following Monday.

Federal holidays do not include religious events observed by specific faiths, such as Easter (Christianity), Eid-al-Fitr (Islam), Rosh Hashanah (Judaism), and Diwali (Hinduism, Sikhism) with the exception of Christmas. Here, we are providing the complete list of US federal holidays 2023.

US Federal Holidays List 2023

HOLIDAYSDATE
New Year’s DayJanuary 1, 2023
New Year’s Day (in lieu)January 2, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 16, 2023
Belly Laugh DayJanuary 24, 2023
  
Groundhog DayFebruary 2, 2023
Lincoln’s BirthdayFebruary 12, 2023
Valentine’s DayFebruary 14, 2023
President’s DayFebruary 20, 2023
Mardi Grass CarnivalFebruary 21, 2023
  
Daylight SavingMarch 12, 2023
St. Patrick’s DayMarch 17, 2023
  
April Fool’s DayApril 1, 2023
Good FridayApril 7, 2023
EasterApril 9, 2023
Easter MondayApril 10, 2023
Earth DayApril 22, 2023
  
Cinco de MayoMay 5, 2023
Mother’s  DayMay 14, 2023
Armed Forces DayMay 20, 2023
PentecostMay 28, 2023
Memorial DayMay 29, 2023
Pentecost MondayMay 29, 2023
  
Flag DayJune 14, 2023
Father’s  DayJune 18, 2023
JuneteenthJune 19, 2023
  
Independence DayJuly 4, 2023
Parents’  DayJuly 23, 2023
  
Labor DaySeptember 4, 2023
Grandparents’ DaySeptember 10, 2023
Patriot DaySeptember 11, 2023
Stepfamily DaySeptember 16, 2023
Citizenship DaySeptember 17, 2023
Native American DaySeptember 22, 2023
  
Cabrini DayOctober 2, 2023
Columbus DayOctober 9, 2023
Boss’s DayOctober 16, 2023
Sweetest DayOctober 21, 2023
Halloween FestivalOctober 31, 2023
  
Daylight Saving (End)November 5, 2023
Veterans  DayNovember 10, 2023
Veterans  DayNovember 11, 2023
Thanksgiving DayNovember 23, 2023
Black  FridayNovember 24, 2023
Cyber MondayNovember 27, 2023
  
Pearl Harbor Remembrance  DayDecember 7, 2023
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2023
Christmas HolidayDecember 27, 2023
New Year’s  EveDecember 31, 2023
US Federal Holidays List 2023

Notes:

Please be aware that Washington’s Birthday is the term used by the federal government to refer to Presidents’ Day, which commemorates George Washington.

The official New Year’s Day public holiday, January 1, 2023, falls on a Sunday. For purposes of pay and leave, Monday, January 2, will be regarded as a holiday for the majority of Federal workers.

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