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State Holidays

About State Office Holiday Hours

When a holiday falls on Saturday, the Friday before the holiday is substituted. When the holiday falls on Sunday, the Monday following the holiday is substituted. 


Tennessee State Government Holiday Office Closures

New Year's Day

Monday, January 2 & Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2017
Third Monday in January
Also called "Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr."

Presidents Day 

Monday, February 20, 2017
Third Monday in February
Also called "Washington's Birthday"

Good Friday

Friday, April 14, 2017
Friday before Easter

Memorial Day

Monday, May 29, 2017
Last Monday in May

Independence Day

Tuesday, July 4, 2017​

Labor Day

Monday, September 4, 2017
First Monday in September

Veterans Day

Friday, November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017*
Fourth Thursday in November

Christmas Day

Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26, 2017**

New Year's Day

Monday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 2, 2018**

*Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 4-4-105(a)(1), the Governor has designated that the Columbus Day holiday shall be substituted for the Friday after Thanksgiving.

**Governor Haslam has approved these additional days as State office closures in addition to the official holidays.