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Federal holidays in the United States in 2023


The new year is nearly here, which means Americans will soon have an entire calendar’s worth of federal holidays to look forward to.

At midnight on December 31, individuals around the world will celebrate the start of 2023. The date also marks the arrival of the first federal holiday of the year in the US, New Year’s Day on January 1.

However, because New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday in 2023, the holiday will be officially observed on Monday, January 2nd.

First introduced by Congress in 1885 when it was decided that federal employees should have certain days off from work, the list of US federal holidays is made up of 11 days of significance that Americans recognize and celebrate.

Here’s the federal holidays list in US:

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday – 3rd Monday in January
  • Washington’s Birthday – 3rd Monday in February
  • Memorial Day – last Monday in May
  • Juneteenth National Independence Day – June 19
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day – 1st Monday in September
  • Columbus Day – 2nd Monday in October
  • Veterans’ Day – November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day – 4th Thursday in November
  • Christmas Day – December 25
Prachi Singh
Prachi Singh
I am a finance author based in India with 2 years of experience in fintech writing. I deeply understand the financial technology industry and its various sub-sectors, including digital payments, stock-market, digital lending, and blockchain. With a passion for researching and analyzing the latest trends and developments, I am well-versed in providing insightful and informative content for audiences interested in fintech. In addition to writing, I also have experience in consulting and speaking on fintech-related topics.



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