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Montana State Holidays 2017

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

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
2 JanMonNew Year Holiday
16 JanMonMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
20 FebMonPresident's Day
16 AprSunEaster Sunday
29 MayMonMemorial Day
4 JulTueIndependence Day
4 SepMonLabor Day
9 OctMonColumbus Day
10 NovFriVeterans' Day Holiday
11 NovSatVeterans' Day
23 NovThuThanksgiving Day
25 DecMonChristmas Day

Visit mtcounties.org for the official announcement.

Montana recognizes federal holidays including Memorial Day, Columbus Day and Veteran’s Day. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, it is celebrated the following day. In addition, the state has determined that all Sundays are a legal holiday.

During even-numbered years, the Tuesday after the first Monday in November is declared a holiday for the General Election in Montana. Offices and some businesses are closed to allow employees the opportunity to vote. The third Monday in February is celebrated as President’s Day, combining Lincoln and Washington’s birthday into one holiday.

Montana law does not require any private employer to provide paid holidays to any employee. However, most employers allow at least six paid holidays to employees as a benefit. Some also offer higher rates of pay on holidays or time off at another time of the year to encourage employees to work on holidays.