New York State Holiday Schedule
Monday, January 1: New Year’s Day
Monday January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Sunday, February 12: *Lincoln’s Birthday
Monday, February 19: Washington’s Birthday (Observed)
Monday, May 28: Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4: Independence Day
Monday, September 3: Labor Day
Monday, October 8: Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 6: **Election Day
Sunday, November 11: ***Veterans’ Day
Monday, November 11: Veterans’ Day (Observed)
Thursday, November 22: Thanksgiving Day
Tuesday, December 25: Christmas Day
* The State has designated Lincoln’s Birthday as a floating holiday in 2018 for State employees in certain bargaining units.
** The State has designated Election as a floating holiday in 2018 for State employees in certain bargaining units.
*** Under the Attendance Rules when a holiday falls on a Sunday it is observed on the following Monday.