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* (Monday, January 1, 2024)
  • Martin Luther King Holiday (third Monday of January - January 15, 2024) 
  • Earth Day* (Monday, April 22, 2024)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May - Monday, May 27, 2024)
  • Juneteenth* (Wednesday, June 19, 2024)
  • Independence Day* (Thursday, July 4, 2024)
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September - Monday, September 2, 2024)
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day (second Monday in October - Monday, October 14, 2024)
  • Veterans' Day* (Monday, November 11, 2024)
  • Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November - November 28, 2024)
  • Friday after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 29, 2024)
  • Christmas Eve* (Tuesday, December 24, 2024)
  • Christmas* (Wednesday, December 25, 2024)

* - 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.