These holidays are consistent with the official holidays of the State Courts System with the exception of our discretionary holiday, which will be observed on Friday, December 22, 2023.
Florida Statute 43.27 prohibits the Clerk of Court from closing the Clerk’s Office without the consent of the Chief Judge of the Circuit who is bound by further legal requirements authorizing closure only under very limited and exceptional circumstances. The courts in the Third Judicial Circuit may close only on the above designated day(s). Prior authorization must be granted by the Chief Judge for any closures other than those listed below.
New Year’s Day, (Observed) Monday, January 2, 2023
Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16, 2023
Good Friday, Friday, April 7, 2023
Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2023
Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023
Yom Kippur, Monday, September 25, 2023
Veterans Day, Friday, November 10, 2023
Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2023
Friday after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 24, 2023
Discretionary Holiday, Friday, December 22, 2023
Christmas Day, (Observed) Monday, December 25, 2023