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Holiday Schedule

The holidays listed below are observed by the City and County of Denver, and shall be granted to all employees regularly scheduled to work except for on-call employees and employees in the short range classes (Park Seasonal Laborer, Pool Supervisor, Recreation Aide, Recreation Facility Asst., and Ushers). Some employees may be required to work on a holiday(s) in order to maintain essential services to the city.



 2016 Holidays

 New Year's Day 
 Friday, January 1, 2016

 Martin Luther King Day
 Monday, January 18, 2016

 Presidents' Day
 Monday, February 15, 2016

 Cesar Chavez Day
 Monday, March 28, 2016 (observed)

 Memorial Day
 Monday, May 30, 2016 

 Independence Day
 Monday, July 4, 2016

 Labor Day
 Monday, September 5, 2016 

 Veterans Day
 Friday, November 11, 2016 

 Thanksgiving Day
 Thursday, November 24, 2016 

 Christmas Day
 Monday, December 26, 2016 (observed) 

 Personal Holiday*


*Personal Holiday - A time agreed upon by the employee and supervisor. Personal holidays can not be carried over to the next year.
Holidays that holidays fall on the weekend, will be observed on the dates indicated, pursuant to Career Service Rule 10-50.  
If any of the holidays falls on a Sunday, then the Monday following shall be considered as the holiday. If any of these holidays falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be considered as the holiday. Section 10-50 Holidays

Holiday Out of Office Messages

Employees have the option to copy and paste the following text into their Out of Office Assistant in Outlook for upcoming holidays.


I will be out of the office on __________ in observance of the _____________ holiday. I apologize for any inconvenience and will respond to your message when our offices reopen _____________.  

Optional Addition:

If you have an urgent matter, please contact ____________ at______________.

Holiday Closure Posters

2016 Holiday Closure Posters
All 2016 posters are in English and Spanish. To print the 11" x 17" Holiday posters for your agency, please click the links below:

New Year's Day
English & Spanish
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents' Day
Cesar Chavez Day
  Memorial Day


Independence Day
  Labor Day
  Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day









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