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Massachusetts State Holidays 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 federal and state holidays for Massachusetts. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

Date Day Holiday
1 Jan Mon New Year's Day
15 Jan Mon Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
19 Feb Mon President's Day
16 Apr Mon Patriots Day
28 May Mon Memorial Day
4 Jul Wed Independence Day
3 Sep Mon Labor Day
8 Oct Mon Columbus Day
11 Nov Sun Veterans Day
12 Nov Mon Veterans Day Holiday
22 Nov Thu Thanksgiving Day
25 Dec Tue Christmas Day

Visit sec.state.ma.us for the original release.

There will be as many as eight extended weekends in Massachusetts throughout 2018, including the one created by Patriots Day, which is celebrated only in Massachusetts and Maine. Patriots Day commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord, which were the scene of the “shot heard round the world” in 1775 and the beginning of the American Revolution.