Federal Holiday Schedule
The Court is closed on the following legal holidays for 2018:
|Holiday||Date of Closure|
|New Year’s Day||Monday, January 1|
|Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.||Monday, January 15|
|Washington’s Birthday||Monday, February 19|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 28|
|Independence Day||Wednesday, July 4|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 3|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 8|
|Veterans Day*||Monday, November 12|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 22|
|Christmas Day||Tuesday, December 25|
* When a legal holiday occurs on a Saturday, it is observed on the Friday immediately preceding the holiday. If the holiday occurs on a Sunday, it is observed on the following Monday.
Emergency Closure of Courthouses
In the event of hazardous weather that causes the local public schools within a county to close, the Federal Courthouses in that county will also close. However, in the event an emergency, the Chief Judge retains the discretion to close the Courthouses irrespective of any decision by the public school. Further information can be found in Administrative Order 07-09.