Department of Human Resources

2016 Holidays

In accordance with Title 1, Chapter 5, §501, Delaware Code, as amended, the following are legal holidays in the State of Delaware for Calendar Year 2016.

Holiday Date
New Years Day January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 18
Good Friday March 25
Memorial Day May 30
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day September 5
Election Day November 8
Return Day
(after 12:00 noon Sussex County)
November 10
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day November 24
Day After Thanksgiving November 25
Christmas Day December 26 *

* The observed date may be different for employees in 24/7 operations/facilities.

The State of Delaware grants two floating holidays to eligible employees per calendar year.
Please refer to Floating Holiday Policy