Maryland's legal holidays include each statewide general election day, and each other day that the President of the United States or the Governor designates for general cessation of business. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday (Chapter 422, Acts of 1994; Code 1957, Art. 1, sec. 27).


January 1 New Year's Day
January 15 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
February 12 Lincoln's Birthday
February 19 (third Monday) Washington's Birthday (Presidents' Day)
March 25 Maryland Day
April 13 Good Friday
May 30 Memorial Day*
July 4 Independence Day
September 3 (first Monday) Labor Day
September 12 Defenders' Day
October 12 Columbus Day*
November 11 Veterans' Day*
November 22 (fourth Thursday) Thanksgiving Day
December 25 Christmas Day

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