Washington Federal and State Holidays 2017Today – 19 August 2017 – is not a holiday in Washington.
This page contains a calendar of all 2017 federal and state holidays for Washington. 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|
|25 Dec||Mon||Christmas Day|
Visit dor.wa.gov for the official announcement.
Holidays that are recognized by the federal government are also recognized in Washington. These include Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. When a legal holiday falls on Sunday, it is observed on Monday while legal holidays falling on Saturday are celebrated on Friday.
On the Friday immediately following the fourth Thursday in November, Washington celebrates Native American Heritage Day. The holiday is designed to recognize the contributions of Native American’s in the United States throughout history.
Bellingham, Washington, is located in the far northern part of the state in Whatcom County, not far from the Canadian border.