Holidays & events

2021 holidays

Thursday
November 25
Thanksgiving Day
Saturday
December 25**
Christmas Day

** December 25, 2021 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, December 24, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.

2022 holidays

Friday
December 31*
New Year’s Day
Monday
January 17
Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
Monday
February 21
Presidents’ Day
Monday
May 30
Memorial Day
Monday
June 20**
Juneteenth National Independence Day
Monday
July 4
Independence Day
Monday
September 5
Labor Day
Monday
October 10
Columbus Day
Friday
November 11
Veterans Day
Thursday
November 24
Thanksgiving Day
Monday
December 26*
Christmas Day

*If a holiday falls on a Saturday, for most USPS employees, the preceding Friday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, for most USPS employees, the following Monday will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.
**Juneteenth National Independence Day will be recognized as a holiday eligible to USPS full-time and part-time career employees. The observance will be included in the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 518, Holiday Leave and be subject to the corresponding provisions of the section.

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Events calendar

  • Love 2022 Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Friday, Jan. 14, 2022
    11:00 a.m. EST

    Venue
    Romeo Masonic Lodge 41
    231 N Main St.
    Romeo, MI 48065

    Register

    Jan. 14
  • Lunar New Year · Year of the Tiger Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022
    11:00 a.m. EST

    Venue
    Peter Norton Symphony Space
    2537 Broadway at 95th St.
    New York, NY 10025

    Register

    Jan. 20
  • Edmonia Lewis Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022
    12:30 p.m. EST

    Venue
    Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Luce Foundation Center
    F & 8th St., NW
    Washington, DC 20004

    Register

    Jan. 26