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Emancipation Day in the United States

Is Emancipation Day a Public Holiday?

Emancipation Day is a public holiday in Texas. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Emancipation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015FriJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2016SunJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2017MonJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2018TueJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2019WedJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2020FriJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2021SatJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2022SunJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2023MonJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2024WedJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas
2025ThuJun 19Emancipation DayState holidayTexas

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