Veteran's Day 2017 - Federal Holidays




Veteran's Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Veteran'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 Veteran's Day.

Veteran's day is a remembrance of all U.S. military veterans – past and present. It is celebrated every November 11th, and has been a federal holiday since 1926.

When is the next Veteran's Day?

Veteran's Day is 200 days away. (28.6 weeks away or 6.7 months away)
Veteran's Day will next be observed on Friday, November 10th, 2017. *

Veteran's Day Dates

Year Veteran's Day Recognition Date
2016Friday, November 11th
2017Friday, November 10th *
2018Monday, November 12th *
2019Monday, November 11th
2020Wednesday, November 11th
2021Thursday, November 11th
2022Friday, November 11th

* 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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