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2019 Holidays Observed by the Office of State Procurement

Holiday
Always falls on...
Date Observed in 2019
New Year's Day
January 1
Tuesday, January 1st
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
3rd Monday in January
Monday, January 21st
Mardi Gras
Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
Tuesday, March 5th
Good Friday
Friday before Easter
Friday, April 19th
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May Monday, May 27th
Independence Day Observed
July 4
Thursday, July 4th
Labor Day
1st Monday in September
Monday, September 2nd
Veterans Day
November 11
Monday, November 11th
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thursday in November
Thursday, November 28th
Christmas Day
December 25
Wednesday, December 25th


Louisiana Revised Statute 1:55 declares days of public rest and legal holidays.
See also:  Dates proclaimed as holidays by the Governor as found in Civil Service "General Circulars."

* 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.