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2021 State Holidays Observed by the Office of State Procurement

Always falls on...
Date Observed in 2021
New Year's Day
January 1
                  Friday, January 1st
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
3rd Monday in January
Monday, January 18th
Mardi Gras
Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
               Tuesday, February 16th
Good Friday
Friday before Easter
              Friday, April 2nd
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May             Monday, May 31st
Independence Day (observed)
July 4
                             Monday, July 5th
Labor Day
1st Monday in September
Monday, September 6th
Veterans Day
November 11th
                          Thursday, November 11th
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thursday in November
              Thursday, November 25th
Christmas Day
December 25
               Friday, December 24th

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.