Holidays

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government offices are closed on the following holidays, although some programs may be offered by the Leisure Services Department and other key services may be provided.

  • New Year’s Day* (January 1)
  • Martin Luther King Holiday (third Monday of January)
  • Earth Day* (April 22)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Juneteenth* (June 19)
  • Independence Day*
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day* (October 11)
  • Veterans' Day* (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve* (December 24)
  • Christmas* (December 25)

* - If holiday occurs on a weekend, the observed holiday will be on the Friday before (if holiday falls on a Saturday) or the Monday after (if holiday falls on a Sunday) the actual holiday.