Holiday Schedule

 

2017 Federal and Commonwealth Holidays


The following legal public holidays will be observed by the United States District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands in calendar year 2017.

 


New Year's Day
Monday
January 2, 2017 *

Birthday of
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday
January 16, 2017

Washington's Birthday
Monday
February 20, 2017 **

 

Commonwealth
Covenant Day

Friday
March 24, 2017 ***

Memorial Day
Monday
May 29, 2017

Independence Day
Tuesday
July 4, 2017

 

Labor Day
Monday
September 4, 2017

Columbus Day
Monday
October 9, 2017

Veterans Day
Friday
November 10, 2017 ****

 

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday
November 23, 2017

Christmas Day
Monday
December 25, 2017


* January 1, 2017 (the legal public holiday for New Year's Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, January 2, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)

** This holiday is designated as "Washington's Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.

*** U.S. District Court, District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands declares March 24, 2017 as a holiday in observance of Commonwealth Covenant Day. See General Order No. 16-00005.

**** November 11, 2017 (the legal public holiday for Veterans Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, November 10, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)