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Delaware Department of
Human Resources


2021 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 2021.

Holiday Date Day
New Years' Day January 1 Friday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 18 Monday
Good Friday April 2 Friday
Memorial Day May 31 Monday
Independence Day July 5* Monday
Labor Day September 6 Monday
Veterans Day November 11 Thursday
Thanksgiving Day November 25 Thursday
Day After Thanksgiving November 26 Friday
Christmas Day December 24* Friday
New Years' Day (2022) December 31* Friday

* 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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