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Observed Holidays in North Carolina

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The listed holidays are legal holidays in North Carolina.

Monday Holidays

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday (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)

Lee's Birthday (January 19)

Greek Independence Day (March 25)

Good Friday

Anniversary of the Halifax Resolves (April 12)

Confederate Memorial Day (May 10)

Anniversary of Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence (May 20)

Yom Kippur

Independence Day (July 4)

Veterans Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)

Christmas Day (December 25)

the Tuesday after the first Monday in November when a general election is held

Memorial Day (only for state and national banks)

Special Rules

Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is the holiday.

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