MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

HOLIDAYS

STATE EMPLOYEE HOLIDAYS


[photo, State House (from Francis St.), Annapolis, Maryland]
  • For weather-related closings, announcements, and other information,
    see: http://dbm.maryland.gov/employees/pages/weatherrel.aspx

    In Maryland, State employee holidays include each statewide general election day, and each other day that the President of the United States or the Governor designates for general cessation of business (Chapter 347, Acts of 1996; Code State Personnel and Pensions Article, sec. 9-201). Several holidays formerly observed for State employees were abolished as such in 1996. These included Lincoln's Birthday (Feb. 12), Maryland Day (March 25), Good Friday, and Defender's Day (Sept. 12) (Chapter 347, Acts of 1996).


    State House (from Francis St.), Annapolis, Maryland, July 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    2024

    January 1 (Monday) New Year's Day
    January 15 (Monday) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday (observed)
    February 19 (third Monday) Presidents' Day
    May 27 (Monday) Memorial Day
    June 19 (Wednesday) Juneteenth National Independence Day*
    July 4 (Thursday) Independence Day
    September 2 (first Monday) Labor Day
    October 14 (Monday) Columbus Day (observed)
    November 11 (Monday) Veterans' Day
    November 28 (fourth Thursday) Thanksgiving Day
    November 29 (fourth Friday) American Indian Heritage Day
    December 25 (Wednesday) Christmas Day

    2023

    January 2 (Monday) New Year's Day (observed)
    January 16 (Monday) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday (observed)
    February 20 (third Monday) Presidents' Day
    May 29 (Monday) Memorial Day
    June 19 (Monday) Juneteenth National Independence Day*
    (Chapter 64, Acts of 2022)
    July 4 (Tuesday) Independence Day
    September 4 (first Monday) Labor Day
    October 9 (Monday) Columbus Day (observed)
    November 10 (Friday) Veterans' Day (observed)
    November 23 (fourth Thursday) Thanksgiving Day
    November 24 (fourth Friday) American Indian Heritage Day
    December 25 (Monday) Christmas Day

    Maryland Constitutional Offices & Agencies
    Maryland Departments
    Maryland Independent Agencies
    Maryland Executive Commissions, Committees, Task Forces, & Advisory Boards
    Maryland Universities & Colleges
    Maryland Counties
    Maryland Municipalities
    Maryland at a Glance


    Maryland Manual On-Line

    Search the Manual
    e-mail: mdmanual@maryland.gov


    This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.


    Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


    [ Archives' Home Page  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
    ||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

    Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

    Copyright May 06, 2024 Maryland State Archives