2019 Holiday Schedule

HolidayAlways On...Current Year Date
New Year's Holiday December 31Monday, December 31, 2018 - PROCLAMATION NO. 159 JBE 2018
New Year's Holiday* January 1Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Inauguration DayOnce every 4 years, Baton RougeNot until January 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day3rd Monday in JanuaryMonday, January 21, 2019
Mardi GrasTuesday before Ash WednesdayTuesday, March 5, 2019
Good FridayFriday before EasterFriday, April 19, 2019
National Memorial Day*Last Monday in MayMonday, May 27, 2019 - TBA
Independence DayJuly 4Thursday, July 4, 2019
Labor Day1st Monday in SeptemberMonday, September 2, 2019
General Election DayTuesday, after the first Monday in November, every two yearsNot until November 2020
Veteran's DayNovember 11Monday, November 11, 2019
Thanksgiving Day*4th Thursday in NovemberThursday, November 28. 2019
Acadian Day*Friday, after Thanksgiving DayFriday, November 29, 2019 - TBA
New Year's Holiday January 1Wednesday, January 1, 2020


* - 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 159 JBE 2018 - Monday, December 31, 2018