CME Group Holiday Calendar

CME Group observes 11 U.S.-recognized holidays. On these holidays, trading hours may vary depending on markets traded. Opening and closing times may be affected on the holiday, as well as the business days prior to or after a holiday.

View regular trading hours

2019 Holiday Schedules

2019 CME Globex Trading Schedule

CME Globex will observe the following holidays in 2019. Trading times and days affected may vary depending on the holiday. Download the existing files to view altered trading hours.

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: Excel Compact Excel
Thanksgiving 27- 29 November 2019 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2019 Christmas Christmas
New Year’s 31 December 2019 - 2 January 2020 New Year’s New Year’s

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2020 CME Globex Trading Schedule

CME Globex will observe the following holidays in 2020. Trading times and days affected may vary depending on the holiday. Download the existing files to view altered trading hours.

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: Excel Compact Excel
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 17 - 21 January 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 14 - 18 February 2020 President's Day President's Day
Good Friday 9 - 13 April 2020 Good Friday Good Friday
Memorial Day 22 - 26 May 2020 Memorial Day Memorial Day
Independence Day 2 - 6 July 2020 Independence Day Independence Day
Labor Day 4 - 8 September 2020 Labor Day Labor Day
Thanksgiving 25 - 27 November 2020 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 24 - 28 December 2020 Christmas Christmas
New Year’s 31 December 2020 - 4 January 2021 New Year’s New Year’s

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2019 - CME ClearPort Trading Schedule

CME ClearPort will observe the following holidays during the year 2018 - 2019 which may affect the open and close trading times.  All times are Eastern Standard Time*

HOLIDAY DATE ON WHICH CME CLEARPORT DOES NOT OPEN DATE AND TIME CME CLEARPORT OPENS

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Jan 21

  

Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date

Presidents’ Day
Monday, Feb 18

  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date

Good Friday
Friday, April 19

  Friday, April 19, 2019

 Sunday, April 21, 2019
at 1800:ET for the next day’s trade date

Memorial Day
Monday, May 27

  

Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date

Independence Day
Thursday, Jul 4

  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date

Labor Day
Monday, Sep 2

   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 28

  *Friday November 29, 2019 Early Close 13:45 ET* Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date

Christmas Day
Wednesday, Dec 25

  *Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Early Close 13:45 ET*
(does not open at 18:00 ET on Tuesday Dec 24, 2019)

Wednesday, December 25, 2019
at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date

New Year’s Day 2020
Wednesday, Jan 1

  Tuesday, December 31, 2019
(does not open at 18:00 ET on Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019)

Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). CME Globex® holiday hours can be viewed at www.cmegroup.com/holidaycalendar.

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2020 - CME ClearPort Trading Schedule

CME ClearPort will observe the following holidays during the year 2020 which may affect the open and close trading times.  All times are Eastern Standard Time*

HOLIDAY DATE ON WHICH CME CLEARPORT DOES NOT OPEN DATE AND TIME CME CLEARPORT OPENS
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Jan 20
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date
Presidents’ Day
Monday, Feb 17
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date
Good Friday
Friday, April 10
Friday, April 10, 2020 Sunday, April 12, 2020
at 1800:ET for the next day’s trade date
Memorial Day
Monday, May 25
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date
Independence Day
Friday, Jul 3
  The system will run on a modified schedule
for Monday, July 6 trade date
Labor Day
Monday, Sep 7
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 26
*Friday November 27, 2020 Early Close 13:45 ET* Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule
for the next day’s trade date
Christmas Day
Friday, Dec 25
*Thurs, December 24, 2020 Early Close 13:45 ET* (does not open on Fri, Dec 25, 2020) Sunday, December 27, 2020
at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date
New Year’s Day 2021
Friday, Jan 1
Friday, January 1, 2021 Sunday, January 3, 2021
at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). CME Globex® holiday hours can be viewed at www.cmegroup.com/holidaycalendar.

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2019 - Trading Floor Schedule

CME Trading Floor will observe the following holidays during the year 2019 which may affect the open and close trading times.  All times are Central Standard Time*

HOLIDAY DATE AND TIME ON WHICH NOTED CME GROUP TRADING CLOSES EARLY DATE ON WHICH THE CHICAGO TRADING FLOOR IS CLOSED
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Jan 21
  Monday, January 21, 2019
Presidents’ Day
Monday, Feb 18
  Monday, February 18, 2019
Good Friday
Friday, April 19
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Friday, April 19, 2019
Memorial Day
Monday, May 27
Friday, May 24, 2019
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day
Thursday, July 4
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grain, Dairy Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock Options Close at 12:02 CT, Equities Futures andOptions Close at 12:15 CT
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Labor Day
Monday, Sep 2
  Monday, September 2, 2019
Columbus Day
Monday, Oct 14
  Monday, October 14, 2019 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Closed. Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate

Normal Day
Veterans Day
(Observed)
Monday, Nov. 11
  Monday, November 11, 2019
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Closed. Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate

Normal Day
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 28
Friday, November 29, 2019
Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grains, Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock & Lumber Options Close at 12:02 CT, Equities Futures and Options Close at 12:15 CT
Thursday, November 28, 2019
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Friday, November 29, 2019
Dairy closed
Christmas Day
Wednesday, Dec 25
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grains, Dairy, Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock & Lumber Options Close at 12:02 CT.Equities Futures and Options Close at 12:15 CT
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
New Year’s Day 2020
Wednesday, Jan 1
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). CME Globex® holiday hours can be viewed at www.cmegroup.com/holidaycalendar.

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2020 - Trading Floor Schedule

CME Trading Floor will observe the following holidays during the year 2020 which may affect the open and close trading times.  All times are Central Standard Time*

HOLIDAY DATE AND TIME ON WHICH NOTED CME GROUP TRADING CLOSES EARLY DATE ON WHICH THE CHICAGO TRADING FLOOR IS CLOSED
New Year’s Day 2020
Wednesday, Jan 1
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT Wednesday, January 1. 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Jan 20
  Monday, January 20, 2020
Presidents’ Day
Monday, Feb 17
  Monday, February 17, 2020
Good Friday
Friday, April 10
Thursday, April 09, 2020 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT Friday, April 10, 2020
Memorial Day
Monday, May 25
Friday, May 22, 2020 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day
Saturday, July 4
Thursday, July 2, 2020 Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grain, Dairy, Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock Options Close at 12:02 CT Friday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day
Monday, Sep 7
  Monday, September 7, 2020
Columbus Day
Monday, Oct 12
  Monday, October 12, 2020 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Closed. Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate
-
Normal Day
Veterans Day
(Observed)
Wednesday, Nov. 11
  Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Closed. Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate
-
Normal Day

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 26

Friday, November 27, 2020 Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grains, Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT Live Stock Options Close at 12:02 CT, Equities Futures and Options Close at 12:15 CT Thursday, November 26, 2020
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Friday, November 27, 2020 Dairy closed

Christmas Day
Friday, Dec 25

Thursday, December 24, 2020 Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grains, Dairy, Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock Options Close at 12:02 CT. Equities Futures and Options Close at 12:15 CT Friday, December 25, 2020
New Year’s Day 2021
Friday, Jan 1
Thursday, December 31, 2020 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT Friday, January 1, 2021

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). CME Globex® holiday hours can be viewed at www.cmegroup.com/holidaycalendar.

2019 - Clearing Notices

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: Futures and Options OTC
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 18-22 January 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 15- 19 February 2019 President's Day President's Day
Good Friday 18- 22 April 2019 Good Friday Good Friday
Memorial Day 24 - 28 May 2019 Memorial Day Memorial Day
Independence Day 3-5 July 2019 Independence Day Independence Day
Labor Day 30 August - 3 September 2019 Labor Day Labor Day
Columbus Day 14 October 2019 Columbus Day Columbus Day
Veteran's Day 11 November 2019 Veterans Day Veterans Day
Thanksgiving 27- 29 November 2019 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2019 Christmas Christmas
New Year’s 31 December 2019 - 2 January 2020 New Year’s New Year’s

2019 Settlement Notices

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: PDF
Veterans Day 11 November 2019 Veterans Day
Thanksgiving 27-29 November 2019 Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2019 Christmas
New Year’s Eve 31 December 2019 - 2 January 2020 New Year's Eve

2020 Settlement Notices

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: PDF
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 17 - 21 January 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 14 - 18 February 2020 President's Day
Good Friday 9 - 13 April 2020 Good Friday
Memorial Day 22 - 26 May 2020 Memorial Day
Independence Day 2 - 6 July 2020 Independence Day
Labor Day 4 -8 September 2020 Labor Day
Columbus Day 12 October 2020 Columbus Day
Veterans Day 11 November 2020 Veterans Day
Thanksgiving 25 -27 November 2020 Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-28 December 2020 Christmas
New Year’s Eve 31 December 2020 - 4 January 2020 New Year's Eve

2019 CME Globex Freeze Calendar

  • During a CME Globex Freeze weekend customer testing is not allowed.
  • New iLink session IDs can be built and deleted on the Friday before the freeze weekend.
  • Details regarding Saturday testing are available in section 7 Saturday Testing of the iLink Session ID Policy and Operational Guidelines.

Event 

Holiday Date (if applicable)

Freeze Date 

New Year’s Day Tuesday, January 1 Saturday, December 29, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Monday January 21 Saturday, January 19, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, January 26 Saturday, January 26, 2019
President's Day Monday, February 18 Saturday, February 16, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, March 16 Saturday, March 16, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, March 23 Saturday, March 23, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, April 6 Saturday, April 6, 2019
Good Friday / Easter Friday, April 19 & 21 Saturday, April 20, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, May 4 Saturday, May 4, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, May 11 Saturday, May 11, 2019
Memorial Day Monday, May 27 Saturday, May 25, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, June 15 Saturday, June 15, 2019
Independence Day (US) Thursday, July 4 Saturday, July 6, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, July 20 Saturday, July 20, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, August 3 Saturday, August 3, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, August 17 Saturday, August 17, 2019
Labor Day Monday, September 2 Saturday, August 31, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, September 14 Saturday, September 14, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, October 5 Saturday, October 5, 2019
CME Group Internal Disaster Recovery Test  Saturday, October 19 Saturday, October 19, 2019
FIA & Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association  Disaster Recovery Test Saturday, October 26 Saturday, October 26, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, October 26 Saturday, October 26, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, November 9 Saturday, November 9, 2019
Thanksgiving (US) Thursday, November 28 Saturday, November 30, 2019
CME Group Freeze Saturday, December 7 Saturday, December 7, 2019
Christmas Wednesday, December 25 Saturday, December 21, 2019
New Year’s Eve Tuesday, December 31 Saturday, December 28, 2019

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