A List of Federal Holidays in the 2016 Year
In the table below you can find a list of Federal holidays dates in 2016 year. For each entry the number of the remaining days is also shown, except for the dates already in the past. The most important dates are marked in red.
Federal holidays are public holidays established for federal employees in the
Federal law (5 United States Code 6103) by the United States Congress. Employees
are paid for the holidays.
**Most of them work Monday to Friday and when a holiday falls on Saturday it is usually observed on Friday (the day before), and when it falls on Sunday it is observed the following Monday.
- New Year's Day
- Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Washington's Birthday (Presidents' Day)
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
October 10 1 week & 4 days (11 days) left
- Veterans Day
November 11 6 weeks & 1 day (43 days) left
- Thanksgiving Day
November 24 8 weeks (56 days) left
(December 26**) 12 weeks & 3 days (87 days) left
Time remaining to a holiday's date is written in a small print below the date.
Check Federal Holidays Dates in the Following Decade
Using the links below, you can easily find out dates of Federal Holidays in the next 10 years.
Many thanks for the authors of the beautiful photos used on this site:
- "Veterans Day 20101111 057" By City of Marietta, GA (CC BY 2.0)
- "Martin Luther King, Jr. 1964 (source: Library of Congress)" By Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com (CC BY 2.0)
- "New Years Eve 2011 London" By Sean MacEntee (CC BY 2.0)
- "George Washington" By Joye~ (CC BY 2.0)
- "Memorial Day" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Graves_at_Arlington_on_Memorial_Day.JPG
- "United States Flag" By HockeyholicAZ (CC BY 2.0)
- "Port worker II" By JAXPORT (CC BY 2.0)
- Christopher Columbus on Santa Maria in 1492 by EMANUEL LEUTZE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Christopher_Columbus_on_Santa_Maria_in_1492..jpg
- "Thanksgiving Dinner" By ilovebutter (CC BY 2.0)
- "christmas tree 2004" By scottfeldstein (CC BY 2.0)