Observed Holidays in New Jersey
The listed holidays are legal holidays in New Jersey.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
Washington's Birthday (third Monday in February)
Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
Labor Day (first Monday in September)
Columbus Day (second Monday in October)
New Year's Day (January 1)
Lincoln's Birthday (February 12)
Independence Day (July 4)
Veterans' Day (November 11)
Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)
Christmas Day (December 25)
general election days
When a legal holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is a holiday and when it falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is a holiday.