Legal Holidays and Closings

2016

Friday, January 1, 2016 - New Years Day

Monday, January 18, 2016 - Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - Mardi Gras

Monday, February 15, 2016 - Presidents Day

Friday, March 25, 2016 - Good Friday

Monday, May 30, 2016 - Memorial Day

Monday, July 4, 2016 - Independence Day

Monday, September 5, 2016 - Labor Day

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - All Saints' Day

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - Election Day

Friday, November 11, 2016 - Veteran's Day

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving

Friday, November 25, 2016 - Thanksgiving

Monday, December 26, 2016 - Christmas Day***

2017

Monday, January 2, 2017 - New Years Day***

* 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.