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Updated California Court Holidays

Updated California Court Holidays

It’s a tough job keeping track of every single date on which the California Courts are closed for certain holidays. So, we created this snapshot of the state’s court-observed holidays through 2024 as a quick reference you can use without leaving your web browser.

Speaking of tough jobs, many of the hard-working legal professionals in your own networks have demanding schedules. They’ll probably appreciate this handy reference, too, so feel free to share the URL and lighten their loads a bit.


MonJuly 4Independence Day
MonSeptember 5Labor Day
FriSeptember 23Native American Day
FriNovember 11Veterans Day
ThursNovember 24Thanksgiving Day
FriNovember 25Day After Thanksgiving
MonDecember 26Christmas Day*



MonJanuary 2New Year’s Day
MonJanuary 16Martin Luther King, Jr.
MonFebruary 13Lincoln’s Birthday*
MonFebruary 20Presidents Day
FriMarch 31Cesar Chavez Day
MonMay 29Memorial Day
MonJune 19Juneteenth
TueJuly 4Independence Day
MonSeptember 4Labor Day
FriSeptember 22Native American Day
FriNovember 10Veterans Day
ThursNovember 23Thanksgiving Day
FriNovember 24Day After Thanksgiving
MonDecember 25Christmas Day



MonJanuary 1New Year’s Day
MonJanuary 15Martin Luther King, Jr.
MonFebruary 12Lincoln’s Birthday
MonFebruary 19Presidents Day
MonApril 1Cesar Chavez Day*
MonMay 27Memorial Day
ThursJuly 4Independence Day
MonSeptember 2Labor Day
FriSeptember 27Native American Day
MonNovember 11Veterans Day
ThursNovember 28Thanksgiving Day
FriNovember 29Day After Thanksgiving
WedDecember 25Christmas Day


* If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the Court is closed the preceding Friday. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the Court is closed the following Monday. (See CCP ” 133-136; Government Code” 6700 – 6701, California Rules of Court, Rule 1.11)