The following legal public holidays for federal employees will be observed in calendar year 2013.
New Year’s Day - Tuesday, January 1
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. - Monday, January 21*
Washington’s Birthday - Monday, February 18th
Memorial Day - Monday, May 27th
Independence Day - Thursday, July 4th
Labor Day - Monday, September 2nd
Columbus Day - Monday, October 14th
Veterans Day - Monday, November 11th
Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th
Christmas - Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th
New Years’ Day - Wednesday, January 1, 2014
* This year, the Inauguration Day holiday falls on Monday, January 21, 2013, which is also the legal public holiday for the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(c).) For Federal employees who work in the District of Columbia, Montgomery or Prince George's Counties in Maryland, Arlington or Fairfax Counties in Virginia, or the cities of Alexandria or Fairfax in Virginia, Inauguration Day is observed concurrently with the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Federal employees in these areas are not entitled to an in-lieu-of holiday for Inauguration Day.