In 2017, all Philadelphia City Council offices will be closed on the following holidays:


Holiday Date
New Year’s Day Monday, January 2, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16, 2017
Presidents’ Day Monday, February 20, 2017
Good Friday Friday, April 14, 2017
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day Monday, September 4, 2017
Columbus Day Monday, October 9, 2017
Veterans Day* Saturday, November 11, 2017
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 23, 2017
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2017

Please visit the following sites for more information on holiday observances and adjustments to services.

City of Philadelphia Government

Free Library of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia

Streets Department


*As the legal public holiday for Veterans Day falls on a Saturday in 2017, city employees receive a floating day of leave.