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DATE

DAY

HOLIDAY

OBSERVING COUNTRY

January 1  

Monday

New Year’s Day  

(A & G)  

January 15 

Monday  

Martin Luther King’s Birthday  

(A)  

February 19 

Monday  

Washington’s Birthday  

(A)  

March 28

Thursday  

Holy Thursday  

(G)  

March 29

Friday  

Good Friday  

(G)  

May 1

Wednesday

Guatemalan Labor Day

(G)

May 27 

Monday  

Memorial Day  

(A)  

June 19  

Monday 

Juneteenth 

(A)  

July 1 (Observed)**  

Monday

Army Day **June 30  

(G)  

July 4

Thursday

U.S. Independence Day

(A)  

August 15  

Thursday 

Feast of the Assumption  

(G)  

September 2  

Monday

U.S. Labor Day  

(A)  

September 15

Sunday

Guatemalan Independence Day  

(G)  

October 14

Monday

Columbus Day  

(A)  

October 20

Sunday 

Revolution Day  

(G)  

November 1  

Friday

All Saints Day  

(G)  

November 11  

Monday 

Veteran’s Day  

(A)  

November 28

Thursday  

Thanksgiving Day  

(A)  

December 24 

Tuesday

Christmas Eve Half Day

(G)  

December 25 

Wednesday

Christmas Day  

(A & G)  

December 31 

Tuesday 

New Year’s Eve  Half Day 

(G)

 ** When a holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, most employees observed the holiday on the previous Friday or following Monday, respectively (5 U.S.C. 6103(b) and Executive Order 11582 3(a)).
**As per Decree 19-2018, if a Guatemalan holiday falls on a Tuesday or Wednesday, it will be observed the prior Monday, and, if it falls on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, it will be observed on the following Monday. This applies only to Guatemalan Army Day.

 ** Guatemalan Labor Day and Revolution Day have returned to their original days and dates. The previous Decree 19-2018 only will apply to Guatemalan Army Day.