Michigan State Holidays 2017
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 Michigan state holidays. 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|
|20 Feb||Mon||President's Day|
|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|
|22 Dec||Fri||Christmas Eve Holiday|
|24 Dec||Sun||Christmas Eve|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
|29 Dec||Fri||New Year Holiday|
|31 Dec||Sun||New Year's Eve|
Visit michigan.gov for the official announcement.
Michigan recognizes some holidays not recognized by the federal government. Lincoln’s Birthday is celebrated February 12 while Washington’s Birthday is celebrated on the third Monday in February, the date most states celebrate President’s Day.
The first Tuesday of November in even-numbered year is declared a holiday due to the General Election. Over the past few years, Lincoln’s Birthday has been celebrated on the day after Thanksgiving and Columbus Day on Christmas Eve.
Like most states, Michigan does not require employers to pay premium rates if an employee is required to work on holidays nor does it require a business to provide paid holidays. However, most businesses in Michigan offer at least six paid holidays as a benefit to employees.
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Traverse City, the seat of Grand Traverse County, has a population of over 140,000, is the largest city in far northern Michigan.
Holland, Michigan, is a city of around 33,000 that is located on the south-central Lake Michigan coast of the Lower Peninsula.
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