2016 Holiday Schedule

HolidayAlways On...Current Year Date
New Year’s DayJanuary 1Friday, January 1, 2016
Inauguration DayOnce every 4 years, Baton RougeMonday, January 11, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day3rd Monday in JanuaryMonday, January 18, 2016
Mardi GrasTuesday before Ash WednesdayTuesday, February 9, 2016
Good FridayFriday before EasterFriday, March 25, 2016
National Memorial Day*Last Monday in MayTBD, May 30, 2016
Independence DayJuly 4Monday, July 4, 2016
Labor Day1st Monday in SeptemberMonday, September 5, 2016
Election DayTuesday, after the first Monday in November, in years divisible by fourTuesday, November 8, 2016
Veteran's DayNovember 11Friday, November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Day*4th Thursday in NovemberThursday, November 24. 2016
Acadian Day*November 25TBD, November 25, 2016
Christmas Holiday*December 26Monday, December 26, 2016


* - 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.