Holidays are a time to kick back and relax.

Below are some of the most popular holidays celebrated in the United States as well as a collection of others observed in the US.


January 1 New Year’s Day 2016 Friday
January 18 Martin Luther King Day 2016 Monday
February 2 Groundhog Day 2016 Tuesday
February 9 Mardi Gras Carnival 2016 Tuesday
February 12 Lincoln’s Birthday 2016 Friday
February 14 Valentine’s Day 2016 Sunday
February 15 Presidents Day and Washington’s Birthday 2016 Monday
March 13 Daylight Saving 2016 Sunday
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day 2016 Thursday
March 25 Good Friday 2016 Friday
March 27 Easter 2016 Sunday
March 28 Easter Monday 2016 Monday
April 1 April Fool’s Day 2016 Friday
April 1 April Fool’s Day 2016 Friday
May 5 Cinco de Mayo 2016 Thursday
May 8 Mother’s Day 2016 Sunday
May 15 Pentecost 2016 Sunday
May 16 Pentecost Monday 2016 Monday
May 21 Armed Forces Day 2016 Saturday
May 30 Memorial Day 2016 Monday
June 14 Flag Day 2016 Tuesday
June 19 Father’s Day 2016 Sunday
July 4 Independence Day 2016 Monday
July 24 Parents’ Day 2016 Sunday
September 5 Labor Day 2016 Monday
September 11 Grandparents’ Day 2016 Sunday
September 11 Patriot Day or September 11th 2016 Sunday
September 16 Stepfamily Day 2016 Friday
September 17 Citizenship Day 2016 Saturday
September 23 Native American Day 2016 Friday
October 10 Columbus Day 2016 Monday
October 15 Sweetest Day 2016 Saturday
October 17 Boss’s Day 2016 Monday
October 31 Halloween 2016 Monday
November 6 Daylight Saving 2016 Sunday
November 11 Veterans’ Day 2016 Friday
November 24 Thanksgiving 2016 Thursday
November 25 Black Friday 2016 Friday
November 28 Cyber Monday 2016 Monday
December 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2016 Wednesday
December 25 Christmas Day 2016 Sunday
December 31 New Year’s Eve 2016 Saturday

National Administrative Professionals’ Day – Wednesday of Last Full Week in April

Kobe Bryant Day

Kobe Bryant Day is an unofficial holiday honoring basketball player Kobe Bryant. The official date for the Kobe Bryant Day is August 24th. This date coincides with the two jersey numbers that Kobe Bryant wore during his career with the Lakers, 8 and 24. Kobe Bryant is an unofficial holiday …

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Women’s Day in Angola

Introduction International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated in many countries all over the world on 8 March and it was originally called International Working Women’s day. This occasion is observed by women’s groups around the world. Women’s day is major occasion for recognizing the accomplishments and gains made by women …

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New Year in Andorra

Andorra is a hidden gem nestled between the French and Spanish borders. It is one of the smallest countries in the world with a rich culture. The Andorran’s are renowned for throwing great parties and their New Year’s celebration doesn’t disappoint. Unlike other countries, in Andorra, New Year isn’t celebrated …

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Good Friday Customs and Celebrations in Angola

Background Good Friday is a day of observation in Christianity that serves as a reminder of the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. It is observed after Maundy Thursday and during Holy Week. Holy Week is defined as the week before Easter. It coincides with the last week of Lent …

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Angola’s Peace and Reconciliation Day

History Angola is located in south-central Africa and is one of the largest countries on the continent. Angola obtained their independence from Portugal in November of 1975, after a Lisbon coup ended the dictatorship in Portugal. These actions started government reforms in Angola and encouraged its neighboring colonies to push …

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Good Friday Celebrations in Antigua and Barbuda

About Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda is a twin island country that’s situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The two islands consist of both Antigua and Barbuda and an assortment of smaller island masses. The population of the region is over 81,000 and provides one of …

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Easter Monday in Antigua and Barbuda

Easter Monday is celebrated after Easter Sunday, and it is a national holiday in some countries.  It is also known as Renewal Monday or Bright Monday, the Monday during which people honor the beginning of a brighter life filled with a new hope and the start of new beginnings. One …

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Independence Day

About Antigua & Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-city situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The country consists of a number of islands. The estimated number of inhabitants of the country is 80 000, most of whom are of African origin. These people are descendants of …

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