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Observed Holidays in California

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The listed holidays are legal holidays in California.

Monday Holidays

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)

Other Holidays


New Year's Day (January 1)

Lincoln's Birthday (February 12)

Cesar Chavez Day (March 31)

Good Friday (noon to 3 p.m.)

Independence Day (July 4)

Admission Day (September 9)

Veterans' Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Special Rules

When any legal holiday falls upon a Sunday, the following Monday is a holiday.

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