Legal Holidays and Closings


Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - New Years Day

Monday, January 20, 2020 - Martin Luther King Day

Monday, February 17, 2020 - Presidents Day

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - Mardi Gras

Friday, April 10, 2020 - Good Friday

Monday, May 25, 2020 - Memorial Day

Friday, July 3, 2020 - Independence Day Eve***

Monday, September 7, 2020 - Labor Day

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - Election Day**

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - Veteran's Day

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Thanksgiving

Friday, November 27, 2020 - Thanksgiving

Thursday, December 24, 2020 - Christmas Eve

Friday, December 25, 2020 - Christmas Day

Thursday, December 31, 2020 - New Year's Eve

* The Clerk of Court shall close his office on any day that the governor proclaims a legal holiday pursuant to R.S. 1:55(B)(3).

** Insofar as may be practicable in the administration of the government, no employee shall work on New Year's Day, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday which shall be observed on the third Monday of January of each year or in conjunction with the day of the federal observance, Mardi Gras Day, Good Friday, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Inauguration Day once in every four years in the city of Baton Rouge, or General Election Day every two years. (R.S. 1:55(B)(1)(a))

*** If New Year's Day, Independence Day, or Christmas Day falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be a holiday.  If they fall on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be a holiday.  THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY OTHER HOLIDAY.