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When is Juneteenth 2024?

May 29, 2024

Juneteenth, became a federally recognized holiday on June 17th, 2021. While not formally a federal holiday until then, many states and communities across the US have long acknowledged its significance. This year, Juneteenth will be observed on Wednesday, June 19th.

Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865 when Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas to inform enslaved African-Americans of their freedom and that the Civil War had ended. The holiday is also sometimes called "Juneteenth Independence Day," "Freedom Day," or "Emancipation Day."

Federal offices and most banks will be closed June 19th, while many private sector businesses will remain open. See our Federal Holiday Calendar resource page for more information on federal holidays in 2024.

Redcort Hours:
Redcort's offices will remain open on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 to assist with all your TimeClock-related needs. See our Business holiday calendar for more information on our office hours.