2021 Holiday Schedule

HolidayAlways On...Current Year Date
New Year's Holiday January 1Friday, January 1, 2021
Inauguration DayOnce every 4 years, Baton RougeTBA, 2024
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day3rd Monday in JanuaryMonday, January 18, 2021
Mardi GrasTuesday before Ash WednesdayTuesday, February 16, 2021
Good FridayFriday before EasterFriday, April 2, 2021
National Memorial Day*Last Monday in MayMonday, May 31, 2021 - PROCLAMATION 91-JBE-2021
Independence DayJuly 4Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day1st Monday in SeptemberMonday, September 6, 2021
General Election DayTuesday, after the first Monday in November, every two yearsTBA, November 2022
Veteran's DayNovember 11Thursday, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Day*4th Thursday in NovemberThursday, November 25, 2021
Acadian Day*Friday after ThanksgivingTBA, November 26, 2021
Christmas Holiday*December 25TBA, Friday, December 24, 2021
New Year's Holiday*December 31st/January 1stTBA, Friday, December 31, 2021


* - 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 91-JBE-2021 - Memorial Day Holiday - Monday, May 31, 2021