Division of Administration - Kristy Nichols, Commissioner - State of LouisianaState of Louisiana - Office of State Purchasing & Travel
Paul A. Holmes, Interim Director

Tel: (225) 342-8010
Fax: (225) 342-8688
Email: Paul.Holmes@la.gov

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

(225) 219-4692

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2014 State Holidays Observed by the Office of State Procurement
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Date Observed in 2014
New Year's Day
January 1
January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
3rd Monday in January
January 20
Mardi Gras
Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
March 4
Good Friday
Friday before Easter
April 18
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May May 26
Independence Day
July 4
July 4
Labor Day
1st Monday in September
September 1
Election Day
1st Tuesday in November,
even-numbered years
November 4
Veterans Day
November 11
November 11
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thursday in November
November 27
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.