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Delaware Department of
Human Resources


2020 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 2020.

Holiday Date
New Years Day January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 20
Good Friday April 10
Memorial Day May 25
Independence Day July 3*
Labor Day September 7
Election Day November 3
Return Day (after 12:00 noon Sussex County) November 5
Veterans Day November 11
Thanksgiving Day November 26
Day After Thanksgiving November 27
Christmas Day December 25

* 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





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