Rhode Island Holidays 2023

Check Rhode Island State Holidays and Days of Special Observance during the year 2023.

State Holidays:

State Holidays
Date Day Holiday
January 2 Monday New Year’s Day
January 16 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday
May 29 Monday Memorial Day
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day
August 14 Monday Victory Day
September 4 Monday Labor Day
October 9 Monday Columbus Day
(Indigenous People’s Day)
November 13 Monday Veteran's Day  (Observed)
November 23 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Day
  • In the event that holiday is a Saturday or Sunday, then state employees will celebrate the holiday on the following Monday

Days of Special Observance:

Days of Special Observance
Date Day Holiday
January 5 Thursday Dr. George Washington Carver Recognition Day
February 15 Wednesday Founders Day of the Italian-American War Veterans of the United States, Incorporated
February 16 Thursday Lithuanian Independence Day
February 27 Monday Dominican Republic Independence Day
March 5 Sunday Rhode Island Seabees Day
March 8 Wednesday Social Workers' Day
March 15 Wednesday Peter Francisco Day
March 29 Wednesday Viet Nam Veterans' Day
March 31 Friday Cesar Chavez Day
April 5 Wednesday Retired Teachers' Day
April 12 Wednesday RI Patriot Guard Riders Day
April 15 Saturday Combat Veterans' Day
April 21 Friday Dauphine Day
April 28 Friday Arbor Day
April 28 Friday Workers' Memorial Day
May 1 Monday Nurses' Day
May 4 Thursday Rhode Island Independence Day
May 11 Thursday Rhode Island Hero's Day
May 12 Friday Friendship Day
May 15 Monday National Police Memorial Day
June 3 Saturday Italian-American Veterans Daisy Day
June 5 Monday Military Nurses Day
June 10 Saturday Gaspee Days
June 11 Sunday Gaspee Days
June 17 Saturday Destroyer Escort Day
June 24 Saturday Saint Jean-Baptiste Day
July 27 Thursday Korean War Veterans Memorial Day
July 31 Monday Disabled American Veterans Day
August 12 Saturday Narragansett Indian Day
September 11 Monday Firefighters' and Police Officers' Appreciation Day
September 15 Friday POW-MIA's Day
September 24 Sunday American Indian Heritage Day
September 25 Monday Ataxia Awareness Day
October 2 Monday John Clarke Day
October 11 Wednesday General Casimir Pulaski Day
October 15 Sunday White Cane Safety Day
October 15 Sunday Gold Star Parents Day
October 23 Monday The Rhode Island Nine Beirut Marines

Rhode Island Holidays Calendar 2023

Rhode Island State Holidays 2023 Calendar
Rhode Island State Holidays 2023