2017 Holiday Schedule

HolidayAlways On...Current Year Date
New Year's Holiday MondayMonday, January 2, 2017
Inauguration DayOnce every 4 years, Baton RougeNot until January 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day3rd Monday in JanuaryMonday, January 16, 2017
Mardi GrasTuesday before Ash WednesdayTuesday, February 28, 2017
Good FridayFriday before EasterFriday, April 14, 2017
National Memorial Day*Last Monday in MayMonday, May 29, 2017 - PROCLAMATION NO. 54 JBE 2017
Independence DayJuly 4Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day1st Monday in SeptemberMonday, September 4, 2017
Election DayTuesday, after the first Monday in November, every four yearsNot until November 2018
Veteran's DayNovember 11Friday, November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving Day*4th Thursday in NovemberThursday, November 23. 2017
Acadian Day*November 25TBD (November 24)
Christmas Holiday*December 25Monday, December 25, 2017
New Year's Holiday January 1Monday, January 1, 2018


* - The governor may also proclaim other days as holidays, and these days will be confirmed on the list as the Legal Proclamations are made. These additional holidays may include Memorial Day, Acadian Day (the Friday after Thanksgiving), the day before or after Christmas Day, and the day before or after New Year's Day.


*PROCLAMATION NO. 54 JBE 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017