2018 Holiday Schedule

HolidayAlways On...Current Year Date
New Year's Holiday January 1Monday, January 1, 2018
New Year's Holiday* January 2Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - PROCLAMATION NO. 145 JBE 2017
Inauguration DayOnce every 4 years, Baton RougeNot until January 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day3rd Monday in JanuaryMonday, January 15, 2018
Mardi GrasTuesday before Ash WednesdayTuesday, February 13, 2018
Good FridayFriday before EasterFriday, March 30, 2018
National Memorial Day*Last Monday in MayMonday, May 28, 2018 - PROCLAMATION TBD
Independence DayJuly 4Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor Day1st Monday in SeptemberMonday, September 3, 2018
General Election DayTuesday, after the first Monday in November, every two yearsNovember 6, 2018
Veteran's DayNovember 11Monday, November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving Day*4th Thursday in NovemberThursday, November 22. 2018
Acadian Day*Friday, after Thanksgiving DayFriday, November 23, 2018 - PROCLAMATION TBD
Christmas Holiday*December 25Tuesday, December 25, 2018
New Year's Holiday January 1Tuesday, January 1, 2019

 

* - 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 NUMBER 145 JBE 2017 - Tuesday, January 2, 2018