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State Holidays

About State Office Holiday Hours

When a holiday falls on Saturday, the Friday before the holiday is substituted. When the holiday falls on Sunday, the Monday following the holiday is substituted. 

Tennessee State Government Holiday Office Closures

New Year's Day

Monday, January 1 & Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 15, 2018
Third Monday in January
Also called "Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr."

Presidents Day 

Monday, February 19, 2018
Third Monday in February
Also called "Washington's Birthday"

Good Friday

Friday,  March 30, 2018
Friday before Easter

Memorial Day

Monday, May 28, 2018
Last Monday in May

Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Labor Day

Monday, September 3, 2018
First Monday in September

Veterans Day

Monday, November 12, 2018


Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2018*
Fourth Thursday in November

Christmas Day

Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018**

New Year's Day

Monday, December 31 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019**

*Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-4-105(a)(3), the Governor has designated that the Friday after Thanksgiving shall be substituted for the Columbus Day holiday.

**Governor Haslam has approved these additional days as State office closures in addition to the official holidays.