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2016 State Holidays Observed by the Office of State Procurement

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Date Observed in 2016

New Year's Day
January 1
January 1st
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
3rd Monday in January
January 18th
Mardi Gras
Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
February 9th
Good Friday
Friday before Easter
March 25th
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May May 30th
Independence Day Observed
July 4
July 4th
Labor Day
1st Monday in September
September 5th
Election Day
November 8
November 8th
Veterans Day
November 11
November 11th
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thursday in November
November 24th
Christmas Day
December 25
December 26th

Louisiana Revised Statute 1:55 declares days of public rest and legal holidays.

* Inauguration Day is a holiday in the City of Baton Rouge once every four years, and Memorial Day shall be annually proclaimed as a legal holiday as specified in R.S.1.55. General Election Day is a state holiday the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years.