State Holidays

The following days are observed as paid holidays by state agencies:   

New Year’s Day  Wednesday, January 1
Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Monday, January 20
Memorial Day  Monday, May 25
Independence Day (observed)  Friday, July 3
Labor Day  Monday, September 7
Veterans’ Day  Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day  Thursday, November 26
Friday after Thanksgiving  Friday, November 27
Christmas Day  Friday, December 25

*Note: If the actual holiday falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed as a holiday. When a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday is observed as a holiday.

Full-time employees are entitled to one personal holiday each year. Personal holidays are credited to eligible employees on July 1, and must be taken by the employee by June 30 of each year.

Section 110.117, F.S.


List of Federal Holidays

  •    New Year’s Day
  •    Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
  •    Washington’s Birthday (Presidents Day)
  •    Memorial Day
  •    Independence Day (4th of July)
  •    Labor Day
  •    Columbus Day
  •    Veterans Day
  •    Thanksgiving Day
  •    Christmas Day