Pennsylvania Holidays 2023

Check Pennsylvania Public Holidays and Local Holidays for the year 2023.

Public Holidays:

List of State Public holidays observed in Pennsylvania for the year 2023. The following holidays are paid holidays observed by all state branches and agencies in Pennsylvania state of US.
Public Holidays
Date Day Holiday
January 2 Monday New Year's Day  (Observed)
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King Day
February 20 Monday Presidents' Day
May 29 Monday Memorial Day
June 19 Monday Juneteenth
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day
September 4 Monday Labor Day
October 9 Monday Columbus Day
November 10 Friday Veterans Day  (Observed)
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 24 Friday Day After Thanksgiving
December 25 Monday Christmas Day
  • January 1, 2023 (the legal public holiday for New Year's Day), falls on a Sunday. For most State employees, Monday, January 2, 2023 will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.
  • Veterans Day (Nov 11) falls on a Saturday. For most State employees, Friday, November 10, 2023 will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.
  • When any federal holiday fall on Saturday, then that holiday was observed on preceding Friday.
  • When any federal holiday falls on Sunday, then that holiday is observed on following Monday.

Special Days:

List of Special Days observed in Pennsylvania for the year 2023. The following special days are not paid holidays in Pennsylvania state.
Special Days
Date Day Holiday
January 30 Monday Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Day
February 4 Saturday Rosa Parks Remembrance Day
February 16 Thursday Lithuanian Independence Day
February 21 Tuesday Election Day
(Half Day)
March 14 Tuesday Charter Day
March 21 Tuesday Bird Day
April 15 Saturday Local Government Day
April 22 Saturday Earth Day
April 28 Friday Arbor Day
May 1 Monday American Loyalty Day
May 4 Thursday Commonwealth Day of Prayer and Celebration of Religious Freedom
May 15 Monday Peace Officers Memorial Day
May 27 Saturday Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. Day
May 27 Saturday Rachel Carson Day
June 28 Wednesday Pennsylvania German Day
September 13 Wednesday Commodore John Barry Day
September 14 Thursday National Anthem Day
September 15 Friday Pennsylvania POW/MIA Recognition Day
October 12 Thursday Columbus Day
October 15 Sunday Shut-in Day
October 24 Tuesday Birthday of William Penn
November 7 Tuesday Election Day
(Half Day)
December 15 Friday Bill of Rights Day

Pennsylvania Holiday Calendar 2023:

Pennsylvania Holiday Calendar 2023
Pennsylvania Holidays 2023