2021 Public Holidays on Which Banks May Be Closed

Updated: June 18, 2021

The following days in the year 2021 are legal public holiday observances on which all banking institutions may be closed in accordance with the provisions of the General Construction Law in effect on the date hereof.

NEW YEAR’S DAY

January 1

Friday

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

January 18

Monday

LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY*

February 12

Friday

WASHINGTON’S BIRTHDAY (Presidents’ Day)

February 15

Monday

MEMORIAL DAY

May 31

Monday

JUNETEENTH

June 19

Saturday

INDEPENDENCE DAY**

July 4

Sunday

LABOR DAY

September 6

Monday

COLUMBUS DAY

October 11

Monday

ELECTION DAY*

November 2

Tuesday

VETERANS’ DAY

November 11

Thursday

THANKSGIVING DAY

November 25

Thursday

CHRISTMAS DAY

December 25

Saturday

*Lincoln’s Birthday and Election Day are not holidays on which the New York State Department of Financial Services or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York are closed.

**Holiday falls on a Sunday. Pursuant to General Construction Law §24, the public holiday occurs on the next day thereafter.”