Division of Administration - Paul W. Rainwater, Commissioner - State of LouisianaState of Louisiana - Office of State Purchasing & Travel
Denise Lea

Tel: (225) 342-8010
Fax: (225) 342-8688
Email: Denise.Lea@la.gov

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9095

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2012 Holiday Calendar
Holiday
Always falls on...
Date Observed in 2012
New Year's Day
January 1
January 2
*Inauguration Day
Once every 4 years in the
City of Baton Rouge
January 9
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
(Observed)
3rd Monday in January
January 16
Mardi Gras
Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
February 21
Good Friday
Friday before Easter
April 6
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May May 28
Independence Day
July 4
July 4
Labor Day
1st Monday in September
September 3
Elections Day
1st Tuesday in November
in even-numbered years
November 6
Veterans Day
November 11
November 12
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thursday in November
November 22
Christmas Day
December 25
December 25

Louisiana Revised Statute 1:55 declares days of public rest and legal holidays.
 
* Inauguration Day is a holiday in the City of Baton Rouge once every four years, and Memorial Day shall be annually proclaimed as a legal holiday as specified in R.S.1.55. General Election Day is a state holiday the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years.