Holiday Schedule

 

2020 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 2020.

 


New Year's Day
Wednesday
January 1, 2020

Birthday of
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday
January 20, 2020

Washington's Birthday
Monday
February 17, 2020 *

 

Commonwealth
Covenant Day

Tuesday
March 24, 2020 **

Memorial Day
Monday
May 25, 2020

Independence Day
Friday
July 3, 2020 ***

 

Labor Day
Monday
September 7, 2020

Columbus Day
Monday
October 12, 2020

Veterans Day
Wednesday
November 11, 2020

 

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday
November 26, 2020

Christmas Day
Friday
December 25, 2020


* 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 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 as a holiday in observance of Commonwealth Covenant Day. See General Order No. 19-00012.

*** July 4, 2020 (the legal public holiday for Independence Day), falls on a Saturday. For most Federal employees, Friday, July 3, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See 5 U.S.C. 6103(b).)