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Observed Holidays in New Jersey

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The listed holidays are legal holidays in New Jersey.

Monday Holidays

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)

Other Holidays



New Year's Day (January 1)

Lincoln's Birthday (February 12)

Good Friday

Independence Day (July 4)

Veterans' Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)

Christmas Day (December 25)

general election days

Special Rules

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.

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