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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

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 and Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 20, 2020
Third Monday in January
Also called "Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr."

Presidents Day 

Monday, February 17, 2020
Third Monday in February
Also called "Washington's Birthday"

Good Friday

Friday,  April 10, 2020
Friday before Easter

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2020
Last Monday in May

Independence Day

Friday, July 3, 2020

Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020
First Monday in September

Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2020*
Fourth Thursday in November

Christmas Day

Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25, 2019**
Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25, 2020**

New Years Eve

Thursday, December 31, 2020 and Friday, January 1, 2021

*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.

**The Governor has approved this additional day as a State office closures in addition to the official holidays.