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Washington State Holidays

Discover upcoming public holiday dates for Washington and start planning to make the most of your time off.

Holidays that are recognized by the federal government are also recognized in Washington. These include Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. When a legal holiday falls on Sunday, it is observed on Monday while legal holidays falling on Saturday are celebrated on Friday.

On the Friday immediately following the fourth Thursday in November, Washington celebrates Native American Heritage Day. The holiday is designed to recognize the contributions of Native American’s in the United States throughout history.

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