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Washington's Birthday (President's Day) 2017 - Federal Holidays

February

20th

2017

Washington's Birthday (President's Day) is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Washington's Birthday (President's Day), and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Many private-sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on Washington's Birthday (President's Day).

Offically Washington’s Birthday, but colloquially known as President’s Day, is a celebration of the first president of the United States. It is celebrated every third Monday of February, and has been a federal holiday since 1879.

When is the next Washington's Birthday (President's Day)?

Washington's Birthday (President's Day) is 86 days away. (12.3 weeks away or 2.9 months away)
Washington's Birthday (President's Day) will next be observed on Monday, February 19th, 2018.

Washington's Birthday (President's Day) Dates

Year Washington's Birthday (President's Day) Recognition Date
2016Monday, February 15th
2017Monday, February 20th
2018Monday, February 19th
2019Monday, February 18th
2020Monday, February 17th
2021Monday, February 15th
2022Monday, February 21st

* Because most Federal Employees work on a Monday to Friday schedule, when a holidays falls on a weekend the holiday is observed on the closest regular workday. The holiday is observed on Friday if the holiday falls on Saturday and Monday if the holiday falls on Sunday (5 U.S.C. 6103 (b)(2)).


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