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Michigan Federal and State Holidays 2017

Today – 22 November 2017 – is not a holiday in Michigan.

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 federal and state holidays for Michigan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanSunNew Year's Day
2 JanMonNew Year Holiday
16 JanMonMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
20 FebMonPresident's Day
29 MayMonMemorial Day
4 JulTueIndependence Day
4 SepMonLabor Day
10 NovFriVeterans Day Holiday
11 NovSatVeterans Day
23 NovThuThanksgiving Day
24 NovFriThanksgiving Friday
22 DecFriChristmas Eve Holiday
24 DecSunChristmas Eve
25 DecMonChristmas Day
29 DecFriNew Year Holiday
31 DecSunNew Year's Eve

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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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