Department of Human Resources

2024 Holidays

In accordance with 1 Del. C., Chapter 501 as amended, the following are legal holidays in the State of Delaware for Calendar Year 2024.

Holiday Date Day
New Years' Day January 1 Monday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15 Monday
Good Friday March 29 Friday
Memorial Day May 27 Monday
Juneteenth June 19 Wednesday
Independence Day July 4 Thursday
Labor Day September 2 Monday
Election Day November 5 Tuesday
Return Day** November 7 Thursday
Veterans Day November 11 Monday
Thanksgiving Day November 28 Thursday
Day After Thanksgiving November 29 Friday
Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday

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

**After 12 noon for State employees living and/or working in Sussex County