Official City Holidays

Date Observed Holiday
Friday, December 31, 2021* New Year's Day Observed
Monday, January 17 Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday, February 21 Presidents' Day
Friday, April 15 Good Friday
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day 
Monday, June 20 Juneteenth Observed **
Monday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 5 Labor Day
Monday, October 10 Indigenous Peoples' Day
(formerly Columbus Day)
Tuesday, November 8 General Election
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 26* Christmas Day Observed
Monday, January 2, 2023* New Year's Day Observed

Modified Observance

* A holiday that falls on Saturday will be observed the preceding Friday; a holiday that falls on a Sunday will be observed the following Monday.

NOTE: Employees represented by the City Union of Baltimore (CUB) who work a non-conventional work schedule, please refer to ARTICLE 23: HOLIDAYS: ¶ C.3 of the MOU. 

** Subject to collective bargaining.


Unless changed by the Board of Directors, the Municipal Employees Credit Union (MECU) will observe the City holidays.


In addition to the holidays listed above, employees represented by the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #3 (FOP) also observe the following holidays:

Friday, February 11: Lincoln's Birthday (Observed)
Monday, September 12: Defender's Day (Observed)