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U.S. Bond Market Holidays

The United States bond market periodically closes during major U.S. holidays. For trading of U.S. bonds in other countries, such as Japan or the United Kingdom, closures follow a combination of U.S. holidays and holidays in that country. Below, you will find a schedule of holidays for trading of U.S. Bonds for 2020 through 2024. These dates are based on SIFMA recommendations and may not be followed by all entities. All dates after 2020 are estimated on prior history.

U.S. Bond Market Holidays

U.S. Bond Market Holidays20202021202220232024
New Year's DayJanuary 1stJanuary 1stJanuary 3rdJanuary 2ndJanuary 1st
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 20thJanuary 18thJanuary 17thJanuary 16thJanuary 15th
Presidents DayFebruary 17thFebruary 15thFebruary 21stFebruary 20thFebruary 19th
Good FridayApril 10thApril 2ndApril 15thApril 7thMarch 29th
Memorial DayMay 25thMay 31stMay 30thMay 29thMay 27th
Independence DayJuly 3rdJuly 5thJuly 4thJuly 4thJuly 4th
Labor DaySeptember 7thSeptember 6thSeptember 5thSeptember 4thSeptember 2nd
Columbus DayOctober 12thOctober 11thOctober 10thOctober 9thOctober 14th
Veterans DayNovember 11thNovember 11thNovember 11thNovember 10thNovember 11th
ThanksgivingNovember 26thNovember 25thNovember 24thNovember 23rdNovember 28th
Christmas DayDecember 25thDecember 24thDecember 26thDecember 25thDecember 25th

Markets will close at 2:00 PM ET on the following dates:

U.S. Bond Market Partial Holidays
(2:00 p.m. EST Close)
20202021202220232024
Day Before Good FridayApril 9thApril 1stApril 14thApril 6thMarch 28th
Friday Before Memorial DayMay 22ndMay 28thMay 27thMay 26thMay 24th
Day before Independence DayJuly 2ndJuly 2ndJuly 1stJuly 3rdJuly 3rd
Day following ThanksgivingNovember 27thNovember 26thNovember 25thNovember 24thNovember 29th
Christmas EveDecember 24thDecember 23rdDecember 23rdDecember 22ndDecember 24th
New Year's EveDecember 31stDecember 31stDecember 30thDecember 29thDecember 31st

U.K. Bond Market Holidays for U.S. Bond Trading

U.K. Bond Market Holidays20202021202220232024
New Year's DayJanuary 1stJanuary 1stJanuary 3rdJanuary 2ndJanuary 1st
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 20thJanuary 18thJanuary 17thJanuary 16thJanuary 15th
Presidents DayFebruary 17thFebruary 15thFebruary 21stFebruary 20thFebruary 19th
Good FridayApril 10thApril 2ndApril 15thApril 7thMarch 29th
Easter MondayApril 13thApril 5thApril 18thApril 10thApril 1st
U.K. May DayMay 8thMay 3rdMay 2ndMay 1stMay 6th
U.K. Spring Bank Holiday / U.S Memorial DayMay 25thMay 31stMay 30thMay 29thMay 27th
U.S. Independence DayJuly 3rdJuly 5thJuly 4thJuly 4thJuly 4th
U.K. Summer Bank HolidayAugust 31stAugust 30thAugust 29thAugust 28thAugust 26th
Labor DaySeptember 7thSeptember 6thSeptember 5thSeptember 4thSeptember 2nd
U.S. Columbus DayOctober 12thOctober 11thOctober 10thOctober 9thOctober 14th
U.S. Veterans DayNovember 11thNovember 11thNovember 11thNovember 10thNovember 11th
U.S. ThanksgivingNovember 26thNovember 25thNovember 24thNovember 23rdNovember 28th
Christmas DayDecember 25thDecember 27thDecember 26thDecember 25thDecember 25th
US Christmas DayDecember 25thDecember 24thDecember 26thDecember 25thDecember 25th
U.K. Boxing DayDecember 28thDecember 28thDecember 27thDecember 26thDecember 26th

Japanese Holidays for U.S. Bond Trading

Japanese Bond Market Holidays20202021202220232024
New Year's DayJanuary 1stJanuary 1stN/AJanuary 2ndJanuary 1st
Coming of Age DayJanuary 13thJanuary 11thJanuary 10thJanuary 9thJanuary 8th
U.S. Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 20thJanuary 18thJanuary 17thJanuary 16thJanuary 15th
National Foundation DayFebruary 11thFebruary 11thFebruary 11thN/AFebruary 12th
U.S. Presidents DayFebruary 17thFebruary 15thFebruary 21stFebruary 20thFebruary 19th
Spring EquinoxMarch 20thN/AMarch 21stMarch 20thMarch 20th
Good FridayApril 10thApril 2ndApril 15thApril 7thMarch 29th
Showa DayApril 29thApril 29thApril 29thN/AApril 29th
Constitution DayMay 4thMay 3rdMay 3rdMay 3rdMay 3rd
Greenery DayMay 4thMay 4thMay 4thMay 4thN/A
Children's DayMay 5thMay 5thMay 5thMay 5thMay 6th
U.K. Spring Bank Holiday / U.S Memorial DayMay 25thMay 31stMay 30thMay 29thMay 27th
U.S. Independence DayJuly 3rdJuly 5thJuly 4thJuly 4thJuly 4th
Marine DayJuly 20thJuly 19thJuly 18thJuly 17thJuly 15th
Mountain DayAugust 11thAugust 11thAugust 11thAugust 11thAugust 12th
U.S. Labor DaySeptember 7thSeptember 6thSeptember 5thSeptember 4thSeptember 2nd
Respect for the Aged Day Mountain DaySeptember 21stSeptember 20thSeptember 19thSeptember 18thSeptember 16th
Autumn EquinoxSeptember 23rdSeptember 23rdSeptember 23rdN/ASeptember 23rd
Sports Day/ U.S. Columbus DayOctober 12thOctober 11thOctober 10thOctober 9thOctober 14th
Culture DayNovember 3rdNovember 3rdNovember 3rdNovember 3rdNovember 4th
U.S. Veterans DayNovember 11thNovember 11thNovember 11thNovember 10thNovember 11th
Labor Thanksgiving DayNovember 23rdNovember 23rdNovember 23rdNovember 23rdN/A
U.S. Thanksgiving DayNovember 26thNovember 25thNovember 24thNovember 23rdNovember 28th
Emperor's BirthdayDecember 23rdDecember 23rdDecember 23rdN/ADecember 23rd
Christmas DayDecember 25thDecember 24thDecember 26thDecember 25thDecember 25th
Bank HolidayDecember 31stDecember 31stN/AN/ADecember 31st

Japanese Bond Markets will close at 3:00 PM Japan Standard Time on the following dates:

Japanese Bond Market Partial Holidays
(3:00 p.m. EST Close)
20202021202220232024
U.K. Easter MondayApril 13thApril 5thApril 18thApril 10thApril 1st
U.K. May DayMay 8thMay 3rdMay 2ndMay 1stMay 6th
U.K. Summer Bank HolidayAugust 31stAugust 30thAugust 29thAugust 28thAugust 26th
U.K. Boxing DayDecember 28thDecember 28thDecember 27thDecember 26thDecember 26th


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