Kentucky State Holidays 2017Today – 24 April 2017 – is not a holiday in Kentucky.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 state holidays for Kentucky. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Sun||New Year's Day|
|2 Jan||Mon||New Year Holiday|
|16 Jan||Mon||Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday|
|14 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|16 Apr||Sun||Easter Sunday|
|29 May||Mon||Memorial Day|
|4 Jul||Tue||Independence Day|
|4 Sep||Mon||Labor Day|
|10 Nov||Fri||Veterans Day Holiday|
|11 Nov||Sat||Veterans Day|
|23 Nov||Thu||Thanksgiving Day|
|24 Nov||Fri||Thanksgiving Friday|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
Visit personnel.ky.gov for the official announcement.
Kentucky celebrates many of the same holidays as the rest of the country and many of those are federally recognized holidays as well. In addition, although they are not recognized as official holidays, state employees are given paid time off on the day after Thanksgiving as well as the day before or day after Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Kentucky also celebrates Robert E. Lee Day on January 19 while the third Monday in January is designated as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Kentucky also celebrates Franklin D. Roosevelt Day on January 30 and Lincoln’s birthday on February 12 while Washington’s birthday is celebrated on the third Monday in February. On June 3, Kentucky celebrates Confederate Memorial Day and Jefferson Davis’ Birthday.
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