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

  • Sept. 30

    Charles M. Schulz Forever® Stamps Dedication Ceremony

    Friday, Sept. 30, 2022
    12 p.m. noon PDT

    Venue
    Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
    2301 Hardies Lane
    Santa Rosa, CA 95403

    Register

  • Oct. 13

    Kwanzaa Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022
    11 a.m. CDT

    Venue
    America's Center Ferrara Theater
    701 Convention Plaza
    St Louis, MO 63101

    Register

  • Oct. 18

    Women Cryptologists of World War II Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022
    11 a.m. EDT

    Venue
    National Cryptologic Museum
    8290 Colony Seven Road
    Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

    Register

  • Oct. 20

    Hanukkah Forever® Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022
    11 a.m. EDT

    Venue
    Temple Emanu El
    4545 Brainard Road
    Chagrin Falls, OH 44022

    Register