One of the favorite things for many of us is planning a vacation. Nothing is better than a well-planned calendar with flight info and dinner reservations. But first you need to know when exactly to do it, public holidays in the United States differ according to state and jurisdiction. However, certain federal official holidays are observed nationally. The following is a list of federal public holidays in USA for the year 2019:
|Tuesday||January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday||January 21||Martin Luther King Day|
|Tuesday||February 12||Lincoln’s Birthday|
|Monday||February 18||President’s Day|
|Monday||May 27||Memorial Day|
|Thursday||July 4||Independence Day|
|Monday||September 2||Labor Day|
|Monday||October 14||Columbus Day|
|Tuesday||November 5||Election Day|
Please keep in mind that some holidays, especially if they fall on a weekend, may be commemorated on various dates. Furthermore, various states and areas may have their own holidays or variants on these federal holidays.
It is always a good idea to check with local government websites or companies for the most up-to-date holiday information.
If a public holidays in USA falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is a day off and if a holiday falls on a Sunday the following Monday is a holiday.
And as for state holidays, they are holidays for the government and public sector in that state and many. Not all, private businesses will give employees the day off.