In the United States, there are ten (10) federal holidays set by law (5 U.S.C. § 6103). Under current definitions, four (4) are set by date. If any of these falls on a Saturday, then Friday (i.e., the day before) may be observed as a federal holiday. Similarly, if one falls on a Sunday, then Monday (i.e., the day after) may be observed as a federal holiday.
|New Year's Day||January 2, 2017||January 1, 2018|
|Independence Day||July 4, 2017|
|Veterans Day||November 10, 2017|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2017|
The other six (6) are set by day of the week and month.
|Martin Luther King's Birthday||Third Monday in January (January 16, 2017)|
|Presidents Day||Third Monday in February (February 20, 2017)|
|Memorial Day||Last Monday in May (May 29, 2017)|
|Labor Day||First Monday in September (September 4, 2017)|
|Columbus Day||Second Monday in October (October 9, 2017)|
|Thanksgiving Day||Fourth Thursday in November (November 23, 2017)|
General Election Day is not a federal holiday.
|General Election Day||First Tuesday after first Monday in November (November 7, 2017)|