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2022 Holidays


In accordance with 1 Del. C., Chapter 501 as amended, the following are legal holidays in the State of Delaware for Calendar Year 2022.

Holiday Date Day
New Years' Day (2022) December 31, 2021* Friday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 17 Monday
Good Friday April 15 Friday
Memorial Day May 30 Monday
Juneteenth June 20* Monday
Independence Day July 4 Monday
Labor Day September 5 Monday
Election Day November 8 Tuesday
Return Day (after 12:00 noon Sussex County) November 10 Thursday
Veterans Day November 11 Friday
Thanksgiving Day November 24 Thursday
Day After Thanksgiving November 25 Friday
Christmas Day December 26* Monday

* 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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