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Illinois State Holidays 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 state holidays for Illinois. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanMonNew Year's Day
15 JanMonMartin Luther King Jr. Birthday
12 FebMonLincoln's Birthday
19 FebMonPresident's Day
28 MayMonMemorial Day
4 JulWedIndependence Day
3 SepMonLabor Day
8 OctMonColumbus Day
6 NovTueGeneral Election Day
11 NovSunVeterans Day
12 NovMonVeterans Day Holiday
22 NovThuThanksgiving Day
23 NovFriThanksgiving Friday
25 DecTueChristmas Day
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Illinois will have a total of nine extended weekends in 2018. Besides the usual holidays like New Year’s and Christmas, the “Land of Lincoln” will dutifully observe Lincoln’s Birthday (Friday, February 12th) and Thanksgiving Friday, which is only a holiday in half of U.S. states.