Legal Holidays (as recognized by the state of Massachusetts)

New Year's Day
January First
Jan. 1, Fri.Jan. 1, Sat.Jan. 1, Sun. (3)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Third Monday in January
Jan. 18, Mon.Jan. 17, Mon.Jan. 16, Mon.
Washington's Birthday
Third Monday in February
Feb. 15, Mon.Feb. 21, Mon.Feb. 20, Mon.
Patriots' Day
Third Monday in April
Apr. 19, Mon.Apr. 18, Mon.Apr. 17, Mon.
Memorial Day
Last Monday in May** (1A)
May 31, Mon.** (1A)May 30, Mon.** (1A)May 29, Mon.** (1A)
Juneteenth Independence Day
June 19th
June 19th, Sat. (3)June 19th, Sun. (3)June 19, Mon.
Independence Day
July 4th**
July 4, Sun.** (3)July 4, Mon.**July 4, Tue. **
Labor Day
First Monday in September** 
Sept. 6. Mon.**Sept. 5, Mon.**Sept. 4, Mon.**
Columbus Day
Second Monday in October* (Restrictions until 12 noon) (2) 
Oct. 11, Mon." (2)Oct. 10, Mon (2)Oct. 9, Mon." (2)
Veterans' Day
November 11th" (Restrictions until 1pm) (2)
Nov. 11, Thu." (2)Nov. 11, Fri." (2)Nov. 11, Sat." (2)
Thanksgiving Day
Customarily the fourth Thursday in November (1)
Nov. 25, Thurs.* (1)Nov 24, Thurs." (1)Nov 23, Thurs." (1)
Christmas Day
December 25th* (1)
Dec. 25, Sat." (1)Dec. 25, Sun.* (1)(3)Dec 25, Mon." (1)

* Full restrictions apply for ALL commerce
** Restrictions apply except to retail
(1) Liquor Stores must be closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.
(1A) Liquor stores may not open prior to 12:00 noon Memorial Day.
(2) Many companies operate all day on these holidays, pending obtaining a local permit.
(3) All holidays falling on Sunday must be observed on Monday, under state law. Saturday holidays are observed on Saturday.