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.

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2018 Holiday Schedules

2018 CME Globex Trading Schedule

CME Globex will observe the following holidays in 2018. 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 21-23 November 2018 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2018 Christmas Christmas
New Year’s 31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019 New Year's Day New Year's Day

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

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
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  Labor Day Labor 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

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

2018 - 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
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 22
*Friday November 23, 2018 Early Close 13:45 ET* Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Christmas Day
Tuesday, Dec 25
*Monday, December 24, 2018 Early Close 13:45 ET*
(does not open at 18:00 ET on Monday, Dec 24, 2018)
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date
New Year’s Day 2019
Tuesday, Jan 1
  Monday, December 31, 2018
(does not open at 18:00 ET on Monday, Dec 31, 2018)
Tues, January 1, 2019 at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date

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.

2018 - Trading Floor Schedule

CME Trading Floor will observe the following holidays during the year 2018 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

Veterans Day
(Observed)
Monday, Nov. 12
  Monday, November 12, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Closed.
Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate

Normal Day
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 22
Friday, November 23, 2018
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 22, 2018
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Friday, November 23, 2018
Dairy closed 
Christmas Day
Tuesday, Dec 25
Monday, December 24, 2018
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
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
New Year’s Day 2018
Tuesday, Jan 1
Monday, December 31, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

* 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
New Year’s Day
Tuesday, Jan 1
Monday, December 31, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Tuesday, January 1. 2019
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.

2018 - Clearing Notices

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: Futures and Options OTC
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 12-16 January 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 16-20 February 2018 President's Day President's Day
Good Friday 29 March - 2 April 2018 Good Fridy Good Fridy
Memorial Day 25-29 May 2018 Memorial Day Memorial Day
Independence Day 3-5 July 2018 Independence Day Independence Day
Labor Day 31 August - 4 September 2018 Labor Day Labor Day
Columbus Day 8 October 2018 Columbus Day Columbus Day
Thanksgiving 21-23 November 2018 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2018 Christmas Christmas
New Year’s 31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019 New Year’s Coming Soon

2018 Settlement Notices

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: PDF
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 12-16 January 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 16-20 February 2018 President's Day
Good Friday 29 March - 2 April 2018 Good Friday
Memorial Day 25-29 May 2018 Memorial Day
Independence Day 3-5 July 2018 Independence Day
Labor Day 31 August - 4 September 2018 Labor Day
Columbus Day 8 October 2018 Columbus Day
Veterans Day 12 November 2018 Veterans Day
Thanksgiving 21-23 November 2018 Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2018 Christmas
New Year’s Eve 31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019 New Year's Eve

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