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

  • May 23

    Mighty Mississippi ForeverĀ® Stamps Dedication Ceremony

    Monday, May 23, 2022
    11 a.m. CDT

    Venue
    Beale Street Landing
    251 Riverside Drive
    Memphis, Tennessee 38103

    Register

  • June 14

    Katharine Graham Stamp Dedication Ceremony

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022
    6 p.m. EDT

    Venue
    Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building
    Mumford Room (Sixth Floor)
    101 Independence Ave, SE
    Washington, DC 20540

    Register