When is Emancipation Day in the United States?

Emancipation Day falls on Thursday, September 22nd, 2022 (245 days from now) in the United States.

Is Emancipation Day a public holiday?

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Year Date Weekday Name Notes
2018 April 16th Monday Emancipation Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
2019 April 16th Tuesday Emancipation Day Only in certain states.
2020 April 16th Thursday Emancipation Day Only in certain states.
2021 April 16th Friday Emancipation Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
2022 April 15th Friday Emancipation Day (Observed) Only in certain states. Long weekend.
2023 April 17th Monday Emancipation Day (Observed) Only in certain states. Long weekend.
2024 April 16th Tuesday Emancipation Day Only in certain states.
2025 April 16th Wednesday Emancipation Day Only in certain states.
2026 April 16th Thursday Emancipation Day Only in certain states.
2027 April 16th Friday Emancipation Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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$ curl -G -d country="US" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "US",
  "year": "2021",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'US',
  year: '2021',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'US',
  'year' => '2021',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "US"
$Body.year = "2021"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'US',
  'year': '2021',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'US',
  'year': '2021',
})