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Observed Holidays in Maryland

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The listed holidays are legal holidays in Maryland.

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)

Maryland Day (March 25)

Good Friday

Independence Day (July 4)

Defenders' Day (September 12)

Veterans Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)

Christmas Day (December 25)

statewide election days

Special Rules

When a legal holiday occurs on a Sunday, the following Monday is a holiday.

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