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Northern Mariana Islands

Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for the Northern Mariana Islands. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
16 JanMonMartin Luther King Jr Day
20 FebMonPresident's Day
24 MarFriCommonwealth Covenant Day
14 AprFriGood Friday
29 MayMonMemorial Day
4 JulTueIndependence Day
4 SepMonLabor Day
9 OctMonCommonwealth Cultural Day
4 NovSatCitizenship Day
11 NovSatVeterans Day
23 NovThuThanksgiving Day
8 DecFriConstitution Day
25 DecMonChristmas Day

The Northern Mariana Islands currently celebrate 14 public holidays. These include the 9 national holidays celebrated in the mainland United States as well as 5 holidays that are specific to the islands.

Public holidays in the Northern Mariana Islands are non-working holidays. Employers are not required to provide pay for these days unless it is specified in the work contract.

Employees who are required to work on a non-working holiday are eligible for a day off in lieu for the holiday unless their work contract provides for premium pay on that day. All public holiday laws are regulated under Commonwealth Law 15-37.

The Governor of the Island of Saipan reserves the right to declare one-time holidays during the year. These holidays are often reserved for special events. Businesses must comply with any one-time holidays that are stated.