The Federal holidays are the official holidays that are recognized by the U.S. government. All the federal offices are closed on these holidays and federal employees are paid for the holidays. It is important to keep a check on the Federal holidays if you are living, or working in the United States. Below you can find a complete list of 2021 federal holidays along with a printable holiday calendar. You can easily download a calendar from below to always keep a check on the Federal holidays.
List of 2021 Federal Holidays in the United States
|Date||Federal holiday||Day of the week|
|January 1, 2021||New Year’s Day||Friday|
|January 18, 2021||Martin Luther King Day||Monday|
|February 15, 2021||Presidents’ Day||Monday|
|May 31, 2021||Memorial Day||Monday|
|July 4, 2021||Independence Day||Sunday|
|July 5, 2021||Independence Day (observed)||Monday|
|September 6, 2021||Labor Day||Monday|
|October 11, 2021||Columbus Day||Monday|
|November 11, 2021||Veterans Day||Thursday|
|November 25, 2021||Thanksgiving Day||Thursday|
|December 24, 2021||Christmas Day (observed)||Friday|
|December 25, 2021||Christmas Day||Saturday|
|December 31, 2021||New Year’s Day (observed)||Friday|
A holiday that falls on a weekend is usually observed on the closest weekday (e.g. a holiday falling on a Saturday is observed on the preceding Friday, while a holiday falling on a Sunday is observed on the succeeding Monday).
Due to the above-mentioned information, Independence Day is on July 4, 2021 but it will be observed on July 5, 2020. Christmas Day is on December 25, 2021, but it will be observed on December 24, 2021. Similarly, an New Year will be observed on 31st December 2021
Download 2021 Federal Holiday Calendar Template
If you are a resident of the United States or working as per the U.S. working schedule then it’s important to keep a check on the Federal Holidays because most of the private companies, institutions, such as banks and schools, maybe closed on these days. In various parts of the country, state and city holidays may be observed in addition to the federal holidays.
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