West Virginia observes the following as official holidays (WV Code Sec. 2-2-1):
|January 1 ||New Year's Day |
|Third Monday in January ||Martin Luther King's Birthday |
|Third Monday in February ||Presidents' Day |
|Last Monday in May ||Memorial Day |
|June 20 ||West Virginia Day |
|July 4 ||Independence Day |
|First Monday in September ||Labor Day |
|Second Monday in October ||Columbus Day |
|November 11 ||Veterans Day |
|Fourth Thursday in November ||Thanksgiving Day |
|Friday after Thanksgiving ||Lincoln's Day |
|December 25 ||Christmas Day |
Any general, primary, or special election day and any day appointed by the president of the United States or governor of the state will be a holiday. Additionally, the governor or president of the United States may proclaim additional holidays.
If a holiday falls on a Sunday, it is observed on the following Monday; if a holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed on the preceding Friday.