The holiday schedule for State employees is established by the Nevada Legislature.

When January 1, July 4, November 11 or December 25 falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is the observed legal holiday. If these days fall on Sunday, the following Monday is the observed legal holiday.

The following are legal holidays for State employees:

  • January 1: New Year's Day
  • Third Monday in January: Martin Luther King Day
  • Third Monday in February: Washington's Birthday
  • Last Monday in May: Memorial Day
  • July 4: Independence Day
  • First Monday in September: Labor Day
  • Last Friday in October: Nevada Day
  • November 11: Veterans' Day
  • Fourth Thursday in November: Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday following the Fourth Thursday in November: Family Day
  • December 25: Christmas Day