The following holidays are observed by the City of Bristol Virginia:
New Years Day, January 1
Martin Luther King Day, third Monday in January
Presidents' Day, third Monday in February
Memorial Day, last Monday in May
Independence Day, July 4
Labor Day, first Monday in September
Columbus Day, second Monday in October
Veterans Day, November 11
Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November
The day following Thanksgiving, fourth Friday in November
Christmas Eve Day, December 24
Christmas Day, December 25
Holidays falling on Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday and those holidays falling on Sunday will be observed on the following Monday.
If Christmas Day falls on Saturday, Christmas Eve will be observed on the preceding Thursday. If Christmas Day falls on Sunday or Monday, Christmas Eve will be observed on the preceding Friday, unless some other day is specified by the governor of the commonwealth for observation of Christmas Eve by state employees, in which event, such other day as so designated by the governor shall be observed as the Christmas Eve holiday by the city also.