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

Tel: (225) 342-8010
Fax: (225) 342-9756
Email: Paul.Holmes@la.gov

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

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2015 State Holidays Observed by the Office of State Procurement
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Date Observed in 2015
New Year's Day
January 1
January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
3rd Monday in January
January 19
Mardi Gras
Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
February 17
Good Friday
Friday before Easter
April 3
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May May 25
Independence Day Observed
July 4
July 3
Labor Day
1st Monday in September
September 7
Veterans Day  
November 11
November 11
Thanksgiving Day  
4th Thursday in November
November 26
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.