Illinois Federal and State Holidays 2018
This page contains a calendar of all 2018 federal and state holidays for Illinois. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Mon||New Year's Day|
|15 Jan||Mon||Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday|
|12 Feb||Mon||Lincoln's Birthday|
|19 Feb||Mon||President's Day|
|1 Apr||Sun||Easter Sunday|
|28 May||Mon||Memorial Day|
|4 Jul||Wed||Independence Day|
|3 Sep||Mon||Labor Day|
|8 Oct||Mon||Columbus Day|
|6 Nov||Tue||General Election Day|
|11 Nov||Sun||Veterans Day|
|12 Nov||Mon||Veterans Day Holiday|
|22 Nov||Thu||Thanksgiving Day|
|23 Nov||Fri||Thanksgiving Friday|
|25 Dec||Tue||Christmas Day|
Illinois will have a total of nine extended weekends in 2018. Besides the usual holidays like New Year’s and Christmas, the “Land of Lincoln” will dutifully observe Lincoln’s Birthday (Friday, February 12th) and Thanksgiving Friday, which is only a holiday in half of U.S. states.
Chicago, Illinois, is the third-largest metropolis in the United States, with over 2.7 million residents, and the seat of Cook County.
Rockford is the third-largest city in Illinois and the county seat of Winnebago County. Tourism in Rockford focuses on historic and cultural sites.
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