Holidays & events

2021 holidays

Friday
January 1
New Year’s Day
Monday
January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
Monday
February 15
Presidents’ Day
Monday
May 31
Memorial Day
Monday
July 5*
Independence Day
Monday
September 6
Labor Day
Monday
October 11
Columbus Day
Thursday
November 11
Veterans Day
Thursday
November 25
Thanksgiving Day
Saturday
December 25**
Christmas Day

* July 4, 2021 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, July 5, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.
** 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.

Events calendar

  • Ursula K. Le Guin Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    11:00 a.m. PST

    Venue
    Evan H. Roberts Sculpture Mall
    Portland Art Museum
    1119 SW Park Avenue
    Portland, OR 97205

    Register

    July 27
  • Raven Story Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Friday, July 30, 2021
    11:00 a.m. AST

    Venue
    Sealaska Heritage Institute
    105 S. Seward Street
    Juneau AK 99801

    Register

    July 30
  • Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses Forever® Stamps Dedication Ceremony

    Friday, August 6, 2021
    12 p.m. EDT

    Venue
    Twin Light State Historic Site
    2 Light House Road
    Highlands, NJ 07732

    Register

    Aug. 6
  • Missouri Statehood Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021
    9 a.m. CDT

    Venue
    Missouri State Capitol
    201 W Capitol Ave.
    Jefferson City, MO 65101

    Register

    Aug. 10
  • Backyard Games Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Thursday August 12, 2021
    11 a.m. CDT

    Venue
    The Great American Stamp Show
    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
    5555 N River Road
    Rosemont, IL 60019

    Register

    Aug. 12