2010 Bank Holidays
New Years Day – January 1, 2010
Martin Luther King Day – January 18, 2010: Celebrates the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It is generally observed on the third Monday of January (the real date for Martin Luther King’s Birthday is on January 15th).
President’s Day – February 15, 2010: Celebrates two of the US Presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
Memorial Day – May 31, 2010: Celebrates US military personnel who died during military service. It always occurs on the last Monday of May.
Independence Day – July 4, 2010: Celebrates the birth of America as an independent state and a sovereign nation.
Labor Day – September 6, 2010: Always occuring on the first Monday of September, it is the equivalent of 1st of May in Europe and others countries who celebrate their workers.
Columbus Day – October 11, 2010: Celebrates Columbus’s arrival on the new continent. It always occurs every second Monday of October.
Veteran’s Day – November 11, 2010: Celebrates the end of World War I and is always observed on the 11th of November.
Thanksgiving Day – November 25, 2009: It always occurs on fourth Thursday of November. This holiday celebrates the Thanksgiving from 1621 that gathered the first pilgrims from Plymouth and Native Americans from the area.
Christmas Day – December 25, 2009: Celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ.
2011 Bank Holidays
New Years Day – January 1, 2011
Martin Luther King Day – January 17, 2011
President’s Day – February 21, 2011
Memorial Day – May 30, 2011
Independence Day – July 4, 2011
Labor Day – September 5, 2011
Columbus Day – October 10, 2011
Veteran’s Day – November 11, 2011
Thanksgiving Day – November 24, 2010
Christmas Day – December 25, 2011
Be aware that if a federal public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, many Federal, State, City, Postal, Bank employees, and other workers might take an extra day off of work. For example, when a holiday falls on Saturday, they might not work on the preceding Friday. When a holiday falls on Sunday, they might not work on the following Monday.