City Holidays

2018 Official Metro Government Holiday Schedule

Below is a listing of the official Louisville Metro Government holidays for which eligible employees shall be granted the day off with appropriate pay. Please note that holidays may vary depending on your collective bargaining agreement and also if you are considered an employee working in an emergency operations position that requires a 24/7 schedule.

  • New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday – Monday, January 15
  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 28
  • Independence Day – Wednesday, July 4
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 3
  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 22
  • Friday Following Thanksgiving Day – Friday, November 23
  • Christmas Day – Tuesday, December 25
  • New Year’s Day – Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Some city holidays can alter our sanitation service schedule for garbage, recycling and yard waste pickup.  Please check the Public Works website for alerts at the top of the page for more information during these times.