Pennsylvania Federal and State Holidays 2017Today – 23 September 2017 – is not a holiday in Pennsylvania.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 federal and state holidays for Pennsylvania. 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|
|9 Oct||Mon||Columbus Day|
|10 Nov||Fri||Veterans Day Holiday|
|11 Nov||Sat||Veterans Day|
|23 Nov||Thu||Thanksgiving Day|
|24 Nov||Fri||Thanksgiving Friday|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
Visit budget.pa.gov for the official announcement.
All holidays recognized by the federal government are recognized by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well. On holidays such as Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas, office and businesses are closed in order to allow employees to celebrate with friends and family.
The commonwealth celebrates Lincoln’s birthday on February 12 while President’s Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February. Good Friday is also a holiday in Pennsylvania. The state also recognizes General Election Day on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
Delaware Water Gap
The Delaware Water Gap Reserve covers 70,000 acres on both banks of the middle section of the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Presque Isle State Park
Presque Isle State Park is a 3,000-plus acre peninsula that arches along off the shore of Erie, Pennsylvania, and encloses Presque Isle Bay.