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2023 Holidays


In accordance with 1 Del. C., Chapter 501 as amended, the following are legal holidays in the State of Delaware for Calendar Year 2023.

Holiday Date Day
New Year’s Day January 2* Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 16 Monday
Good Friday April 7 Friday
Memorial Day May 29 Monday
Juneteenth June 19 Monday
Independence Day July 4 Tuesday
Labor Day September 4 Monday
Veterans Day November 10* Friday
Thanksgiving Day November 23 Thursday
Day After Thanksgiving November 24 Friday
Christmas Day December 25 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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