Holidays

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.

2017 Holidays 
Date Federal Holidays
Monday, January 2* New Year’s Day
Monday, January 16 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 20** Washington’s Birthday
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 4 Labor Day
Monday, October 9 Columbus Day
Friday, November 10*** Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day
  2017 Observances
Date Observance
 Sunday, January 1, 2017 Last Day of Chanukah
 Monday, January 2, 2017  New Year’s Day observed
 Friday, January 6, 2017  Epiphany
 Saturday, January 7, 2017  Orthodox Christmas Day
 Friday, January 13, 2017  Lee Jackson Day
 Friday, January 13, 2017  Stephen Foster Memorial Day
 Saturday, January 14, 2017  Orthodox New Year
 Monday, January 16, 2017  Martin Luther King Jr. Day
 Monday, January 16, 2017  Robert E Lee’s Birthday
 Monday, January 16, 2017  State Holiday
 Monday, January 16, 2017  Idaho Human Rights Day
 Monday, January 16, 2017  Civil Rights Day
 Thursday, January 19, 2017  Robert E Lee’s Birthday
 Thursday, January 19, 2017  State Holiday
 Friday, January 20, 2017  Inauguration Day
 Saturday, January 28, 2017  Chinese New Year
 Sunday, January 29, 2017  Kansas Day
 Wednesday, February 1, 2017  National Freedom Day
 Thursday, February 2, 2017  Groundhog Day
 Friday, February 3, 2017  National Wear Red Day
 Saturday, February 4, 2017  Rosa Parks Day
 Saturday, February 11, 2017  Tu Bishvat/Tu B’Shevat
 Sunday, February 12, 2017  Lincoln’s Birthday
 Monday, February 13, 2017  Lincoln’s Birthday observed
 Tuesday, February 14, 2017  Valentine’s Day
 Tuesday, February 14, 2017  Statehood Day in Arizona
 Wednesday, February 15, 2017  Susan B Anthony’s Birthday
 Thursday, February 16, 2017  Elizabeth Peratrovich Day
 Monday, February 20, 2017  Presidents’ Day
 Monday, February 20, 2017  Daisy Gatson Bates Day
 Friday, February 24, 2017  Maha Shivaratri
 Tuesday, February 28, 2017  Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras
 Tuesday, February 28, 2017  Linus Pauling Day
 Wednesday, March 1, 2017  Ash Wednesday
 Wednesday, March 1, 2017  St. David’s Day
 Thursday, March 2, 2017  Texas Independence Day
 Thursday, March 2, 2017  Read Across America Day
Friday, March 03, 2017 Employee Appreciation Day
Monday, March 06, 2017 Casimir Pulaski Day
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 Town Meeting Day Vermont
Sunday, March 12, 2017 Purim
Sunday, March 12, 2017 Daylight Saving Time starts
Friday, March 17, 2017 St. Patrick’s Day
Friday, March 17, 2017 Evacuation Day
Monday, March 20, 2017 March equinox
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Maryland Day
Sunday, March 26, 2017 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day
Monday, March 27, 2017 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day observed
Monday, March 27, 2017 Seward’s Day
Friday, March 31, 2017 Cesar Chavez Day
Sunday, April 02, 2017 Pascua Florida Day
Monday, April 03, 2017 Pascua Florida Day observed
Thursday, April 06, 2017 National Tartan Day
Sunday, April 09, 2017 Palm Sunday
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Passover (first day)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 National Library Workers’ Day
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday
Friday, April 14, 2017 Orthodox Good Friday
Friday, April 14, 2017 Good Friday
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Orthodox Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Father Damien Day
Sunday, April 16, 2017 Orthodox Easter
Sunday, April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 16, 2017 Emancipation Day
Monday, April 17, 2017 Orthodox Easter Monday
Monday, April 17, 2017 Easter Monday
Monday, April 17, 2017 Emancipation Day observed
Monday, April 17, 2017 Patriot’s Day
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Last Day of Passover
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Tax Day
Friday, April 21, 2017 San Jacinto Day
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Oklahoma Day
Monday, April 24, 2017 Yom HaShoah
Monday, April 24, 2017 Isra and Mi’raj
Monday, April 24, 2017 Confederate Memorial Day
Monday, April 24, 2017 State Holiday
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 State Holiday
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Administrative Professionals Day
Thursday, April 27, 2017 Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
Friday, April 28, 2017 Arbor Day
Monday, May 01, 2017 Law Day
Monday, May 01, 2017 Loyalty Day
Monday, May 01, 2017 Lei Day
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 Yom Ha’atzmaut
Thursday, May 04, 2017 Kent State Shootings Remembrance
Thursday, May 04, 2017 National Day of Prayer
Thursday, May 04, 2017 Rhode Island Independence Day
Friday, May 05, 2017 Cinco de Mayo
Saturday, May 06, 2017 National Nurses Day
Saturday, May 06, 2017 National Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Day
Monday, May 08, 2017 Truman Day
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Confederate Memorial Day
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 State Holiday
Friday, May 12, 2017 Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Sunday, May 14, 2017 Lag BaOmer
Sunday, May 14, 2017 Mother’s Day
Monday, May 15, 2017 Peace Officers Memorial Day
Friday, May 19, 2017 National Defense Transportation Day
Saturday, May 20, 2017 Armed Forces Day
Monday, May 22, 2017 National Maritime Day
Monday, May 22, 2017 Harvey Milk Day
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Emergency Medical Services for Children Day
Thursday, May 25, 2017 Ascension Day
Thursday, May 25, 2017 National Missing Children’s Day
Saturday, May 27, 2017 Ramadan starts
Monday, May 29, 2017 Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017 Jefferson Davis Birthday
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Shavuot
Thursday, June 01, 2017 Statehood Day
Saturday, June 03, 2017 Jefferson Davis Birthday
Sunday, June 04, 2017 Pentecost
Monday, June 05, 2017 Whit Monday
Monday, June 05, 2017 Jefferson Davis Birthday
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 D-Day
Sunday, June 11, 2017 Trinity Sunday
Sunday, June 11, 2017 Kamehameha Day
Monday, June 12, 2017 Kamehameha Day observed
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Army Birthday
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Flag Day
Thursday, June 15, 2017 Corpus Christi
Friday, June 16, 2017 Bunker Hill Day observed
Saturday, June 17, 2017 Bunker Hill Day
Sunday, June 18, 2017 Father’s Day
Monday, June 19, 2017 Juneteenth
Monday, June 19, 2017 Emancipation Day
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 West Virginia Day
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 American Eagle Day
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Lailat al-Qadr
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 June Solstice
Monday, June 26, 2017 Eid al-Fitr
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 Independence Day
Sunday, July 23, 2017 Parents’ Day
Monday, July 24, 2017 Pioneer Day
Thursday, July 27, 2017 National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Tisha B’Av
Tuesday, August 01, 2017 Colorado Day
Friday, August 04, 2017 Coast Guard Birthday
Monday, August 07, 2017 Raksha Bandhan
Monday, August 07, 2017 Purple Heart Day
Monday, August 14, 2017 Janmashtami
Monday, August 14, 2017 Victory Day
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Assumption of Mary
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Bennington Battle Day
Friday, August 18, 2017 Statehood Day in Hawaii
Saturday, August 19, 2017 National Aviation Day
Monday, August 21, 2017 Senior Citizens Day
Thursday, August 24, 2017 Ganesh Chaturthi
Saturday, August 26, 2017 Women’s Equality Day
Sunday, August 27, 2017 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day
Saturday, September 02, 2017 Eid al-Adha
Monday, September 04, 2017 Labor Day
Saturday, September 09, 2017 Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 09, 2017 California Admission Day
Sunday, September 10, 2017 National Grandparents Day
Monday, September 11, 2017 Patriot Day
Friday, September 15, 2017 National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Sunday, September 17, 2017 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
Monday, September 18, 2017 Air Force Birthday
Monday, September 18, 2017 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day observed
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Navaratri
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Rosh Hashana
Friday, September 22, 2017 Muharram
Friday, September 22, 2017 September equinox
Friday, September 22, 2017 Emancipation Day
Friday, September 22, 2017 Native Americans’ Day
Sunday, September 24, 2017 Gold Star Mother’s Day
Saturday, September 30, 2017 Yom Kippur
Saturday, September 30, 2017 Dussehra
Monday, October 02, 2017 Child Health Day
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Thursday, October 05, 2017 First Day of Sukkot
Monday, October 09, 2017 Leif Erikson Day
Monday, October 09, 2017 Columbus Day
Monday, October 09, 2017 Native Americans’ Day
Monday, October 09, 2017 Indigenous People’s Day
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Last Day of Sukkot
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Shmini Atzeret
Friday, October 13, 2017 Simchat Torah
Friday, October 13, 2017 Navy Birthday
Sunday, October 15, 2017 White Cane Safety Day
Monday, October 16, 2017 Boss’s Day
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Alaska Day
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Diwali/Deepavali
Saturday, October 21, 2017 Sweetest Day
Friday, October 27, 2017 Nevada Day
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Halloween
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 All Saints’ Day
Thursday, November 02, 2017 All Souls’ Day
Sunday, November 05, 2017 Daylight Saving Time ends
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 Election Day
Friday, November 10, 2017 Marine Corps Birthday
Friday, November 10, 2017 Veterans Day (observed)
Saturday, November 11, 2017 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 24, 2017 State Holiday
Friday, November 24, 2017 Presidents’ Day
Friday, November 24, 2017 Lincoln’s Birthday/Lincoln’s Day
Friday, November 24, 2017 Black Friday
Friday, November 24, 2017 American Indian Heritage Day
Monday, November 27, 2017 Cyber Monday
Friday, December 01, 2017 The Prophet’s Birthday
Sunday, December 03, 2017 First Sunday of Advent
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 St Nicholas’ Day
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Friday, December 08, 2017 Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Chanukah/Hanukkah (first day)
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 National Guard Birthday
Sunday, December 17, 2017 Pan American Aviation Day
Sunday, December 17, 2017 Wright Brothers Day
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Last Day of Chanukah
Thursday, December 21, 2017 December Solstice
Sunday, December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve
Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Kwanzaa (until Jan 1)
Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Day After Christmas Day
Sunday, December 31, 2017 New Year’s Eve

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