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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington D.C. Image courtesy of

Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 is celebrated as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year.

The accompanying “King Day of Service” is the only federal holiday commemorated as a national day of service, offering an opportunity for Americans to give back to their communities on the Holiday and make an ongoing commitment to service throughout the year.

Jan. 16, 2023 Major Closures

  • Chaffee County Government Offices
  • City of Salida Offices
  • Town of Buena Vista Offices
  • Town of Poncha Springs Offices
  • Banks
  • United States Postal Service
  • Buena Vista and Salida Public Libraries

Other services and commercial businesses may have their own closures, special hours or observe a day of service, so calling ahead is always a good idea.