Public Holidays

Public holidays for Alaskan residents may involve state and federal offices being closed, bus services curtailed, and store hours reduced.

New Year’s Day January 1

Martin Luther King Day Third Monday in January

Presidents’ Day Third Monday in February

Seward’s Day Last Monday in March

Easter Sunday Late March or early April

Memorial Day Last Monday in May

Independence Day (Fourth of July) July 4

Labor Day First Monday in September

Columbus Day Second Monday in October

Alaska Day October 18

Veterans’ Day November 11

Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November

Christmas Day December 25