Holidays & events

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.

Events calendar

  • July 6

    Nancy Reagan Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Wednesday, July 6, 2022
    11 a.m. PDT

    Venue
    Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum
    40 Presidential Drive
    Simi Valley, CA 93065

    Register

  • July 15

    Mariachi Forever® Stamps Dedication Ceremony

    Friday, July 15, 2022
    11:30 a.m. MDT

    Venue
    Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque
    Albuquerque Convention Center
    401 2nd St. NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87102

    Register

  • July 21

    Pete Seeger Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Thursday, July 21, 2022
    8 p.m. EDT

    Venue
    Newport Folk Festival Presents:
    For Pete’s Sake
    Jane Pickens Theater
    49 Touro St
    Newport, RI 02840

    Register

  • Aug. 3

    Go Beyond Forever® Stamps Dedication Ceremony

    Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
    9 a.m. PDT

    Venue
    El Capitan Theatre
    6838 Hollywood Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90028

    Register

  • Aug. 5

    Marine Sanctuaries Forever® Stamps Dedication Ceremony

    Friday, Aug. 5, 2022
    10 a.m. PDT

    Venue
    Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
    35 Pacific Ave.
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060

    Register