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State of Texas Holiday ScheduleFiscal Year 2020

Holiday Agency Status Date Day of Week
Labor Day Office Closed 09-02-19 Monday
Rosh Hashanah Optional Holiday 09-30-19 Monday
Rosh Hashanah Optional Holiday 10-01-19 Tuesday
Yom Kippur Optional Holiday 10-09-19 Wednesday
Veterans Day Office Closed 11-11-19 Monday
Thanksgiving Day Office Closed 11-28-19 Thursday
Day After Thanksgiving Office Closed 11-29-19 Friday
Christmas Eve Day Office Closed 12-24-19 Tuesday
Christmas Day Office Closed 12-25-19 Wednesday
Day After Christmas Office Closed 12-26-19 Thursday
New Year's Day Office Closed 01-01-20 Wednesday
Confederate Heroes' Day 01-19-20 Sunday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Office Closed 01-20-20 Monday
Presidents' Day Office Closed 02-17-20 Monday
Texas Independence Day Skeleton Crew Required 03-02-20 Monday
Cesar Chavez Day Optional Holiday 03-31-20 Tuesday
Good Friday Optional Holiday 04-10-20 Friday
San Jacinto Day Skeleton Crew Required 04-21-20 Tuesday
Memorial Day Office Closed 05-25-20 Monday
Emancipation Day Skeleton Crew Required 06-19-20 Friday
Independence Day 07-04-20 Saturday
LBJ's Birthday Skeleton Crew Required 08-27-20 Thursday
Weekend Holidays
Offices will not be closed on another day when designated holidays fall on a Saturday or Sunday. Such holidays will not be observed.
Skeleton Crew Holidays
A state agency must have enough state employees on duty to conduct business during the skeleton crew holidays listed. Compensatory time off during the 12-month period following the holiday worked will be allowed for this duty.
Optional Holidays
A state employee is entitled to observe Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Good Friday, and Cesar Chavez Day in lieu of any state holiday where a skeleton crew is required.