Arkansas Holidays 2023

Check Arkansas Public Holidays and Observances during the year 2023.

State Holidays:

The following days are the official holidays applicable to state government in Arkansas
Public Holidays
Date Day Holiday
January 2 Monday New Year’s Day  (Observed)
January 16 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday
February 20 Monday George Washington’s Birthday
(Daisy Gatson Bates Day)
May 29 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day
September 4 Monday Labor Day
November 10 Friday Veterans Day  (Observed)
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Eve  (Observed)
December 26 Tuesday Christmas Day  (Observed)
  • An employee's birthday -- an employee is granted one (1) holiday to observe his or her birthday.
  • A holiday falling on a Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday
  • A holiday falling on a Sunday will be observed on the succeeding Monday


Following days are oberved in Arkansas. These are not legal holidays.
Date Day Holiday
January 27 Friday Firefighter Recognition Day
March 3 Friday Arkansas Agriculture Recognition Day
April 9 Sunday Confederate Flag Day
April 9 Sunday Prisoners of War Remembrance Day
May 1 Monday Hemophilia Awareness Day
June 17 Saturday Juneteenth Independence Day
September 15 Friday POW/MIA Recognition Day
October 15 Sunday White Cane Safety Day

Arkansas Holidays Calendar 2023

Arkansas State Holidays 2023 Calendar
Arkansas State Holidays 2023