Federal Holiday Schedule
The Court is closed on the following legal holidays:
|Holiday||Date of Closure|
|New Year’s Day*||Monday, January 2, 2017|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||Monday, January 16, 2017|
|Washington’s Birthday||Monday, February 20, 2017|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 29, 2017|
|Independence Day||Tuesday, July 4, 2017|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 4, 2017|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 9, 2017|
|Veterans Day*||Friday, November 10, 2017|
|Thanksgiving Day**||Thursday, November 23, 2017|
|Christmas Day**||Monday, December 25, 2017|
* 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.