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Ohio Federal and State Holidays 2017

Today – 23 May 2017 – is not a holiday in Ohio.

This page contains a calendar of all 2017 federal and state holidays for Ohio. 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
1 DecFriRosa Parks Day
25 DecMonChristmas Day

Visit ohio.gov for the official announcement.

Ohio recognizes the same holidays as the federal government, including New Year’s Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day. The state combines Washington and Lincoln’s birthdays on the third Monday in February, celebrating it as President’s Day. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, it is celebrated on the preceding Friday while Sunday holidays are celebrated on the following Monday.

The Governor of Ohio is authorized to recognize any other holiday throughout the year. The afternoon of General Election Day, held the Tuesday after the first Monday in November during even years, has been declared a holiday. Offices and businesses may close between 12 Noon and 5:30 PM in order to allow employees the opportunity to vote. However, state law does not require those hours to be paid. This includes public employees unless they have a collective bargaining agreement in place that grants paid leave during those hours.