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Holidays in United States in 2011


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6ThursdayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7FridayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 7FridayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 13ThursdayStephen Foster Memorial DayObservance 
Jan 14FridayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 14FridayLee Jackson DayState holidayVirginia
Jan 17MondayMartin Luther King DayNational holiday 
Jan 17MondayRobert E Lee's BirthdayState holidayAL, AR, GA, MS
Jan 17MondayIdaho Human Rights DayState holidayIdaho
Jan 17MondayCivil Rights DayState holidayArizona, New Hampshire
Jan 19WednesdayRobert E Lee's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
Jan 19WednesdayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayTexas
Jan 20ThursdayTu Bishvat/Tu B'ShevatJewish holiday 
Jan 27ThursdayInternational Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustUnited Nations observance 
Jan 27Thursdaye-DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 29SaturdayKansas DayObservance 
Feb 1TuesdayNational Freedom DayObservance 
Feb 2WednesdayWorld Wetlands DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 2WednesdayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 3ThursdayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 4FridayWorld Cancer DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 4FridayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceOhio
Feb 4FridayNational Wear Red DayObservance 
Feb 6SundayInternational Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationUnited Nations observance 
Feb 6SundayWorld Leprosy DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 7Mondaye-DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 11FridayLincoln's Birthday observedState holidayCT, IL, MO, NJ, NY
Feb 12SaturdayLincoln's BirthdayState holidayCT, IL, MO, NJ, NY
Feb 14MondayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15TuesdaySusan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceFL, NY, WI
Feb 16WednesdayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim 
Feb 20SundayWorld Day of Social JusticeUnited Nations observance 
Feb 21MondayInternational Mother Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 21MondayPresidents' Day (Washington's Birthday)National holiday 
Feb 21MondayDaisy Gatson Bates DayState holidayArkansas
Mar 1TuesdaySelf-injury Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 1TuesdaySt. David's DayObservance 
Mar 1TuesdayTown Meeting Day VermontState holiday 
Mar 2WednesdayTexas Independence DayState holidayTexas
Mar 2WednesdayRead Across America DayObservance 
Mar 4FridayEmployee Appreciation DayObservance 
Mar 7MondayCasimir Pulaski DayState holidayIllinois
Mar 8TuesdayInternational Women's DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 8TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasState holidayAlabama, Louisiana
Mar 8TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasObservance 
Mar 9WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Mar 10ThursdayWorld Kidney DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 13SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 14MondayPi DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 17ThursdaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 17ThursdayEvacuation DayState holidayMassachusetts
Mar 20SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 21MondayInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21MondayWorld Poetry DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21MondayInternational Day of NowruzUnited Nations observance 
Mar 22TuesdayWorld Water DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 23WednesdayWorld Meteorological DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 24ThursdayWorld Tuberculosis DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 24ThursdayInternational Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25FridayInternational Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave TradeUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25FridayInternational Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25FridayMaryland DayLocal observanceMaryland
Mar 25FridayPrince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day observedState holidayHawaii
Mar 26SaturdayEarth HourWorldwide observance 
Mar 26SaturdayPrince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole DayState holidayHawaii
Mar 28MondaySeward's DayState holidayAlaska
Mar 31ThursdayCésar Chávez DayState holidayCA, CO*, TX*
Apr 1FridayApril Fool's DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 1FridayPascua Florida Day observedLocal observanceFlorida
Apr 2SaturdayWorld Autism Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 2SaturdayPascua Florida DayLocal observanceFlorida
Apr 4MondayUnited Nations' Mine Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 6WednesdayNational Tartan DayObservance 
Apr 7ThursdayUnited Nations' World Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 7ThursdayDay of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda GenocideUnited Nations observance 
Apr 12TuesdayInternational Day of Human Space FlightUnited Nations observance 
Apr 12TuesdayNational Library Workers' DayObservance 
Apr 15FridayFather Damien DayLocal observanceHawaii
Apr 15FridayEmancipation Day observedState holidayDistrict of Columbia
Apr 16SaturdayEmancipation DayState holidayDistrict of Columbia
Apr 17SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 18MondayTax DayObservance 
Apr 18MondayPatriot's DayState holidayMaine, Massachusetts
Apr 19TuesdayPassover (first day)Jewish holiday 
Apr 20WednesdayChinese Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 21ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 21ThursdaySan Jacinto DayState holidayTexas
Apr 22FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 22FridayEarth DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 22FridayGood FridayState holiday13 states
Apr 22FridayOklahoma DayLocal observanceOklahoma
Apr 23SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 23SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 23SaturdayWorld Book and Copyright DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23SaturdayEnglish Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 24SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 24SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 25MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 25MondayWorld Malaria DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 25MondayEaster MondayChristian 
Apr 25MondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayAL, FL, GA
Apr 25MondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayMississippi
Apr 26TuesdayLast Day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 26TuesdayWorld Intellectual Property DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 27WednesdayAdministrative Professionals DayObservance 
Apr 28ThursdayWorld Day for Safety and Health at WorkUnited Nations observance 
Apr 29FridayDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareUnited Nations observance 
Apr 29FridayArbor DayState holidayNebraska
May 1SundayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
May 1SundayLaw DayObservance 
May 1SundayLoyalty DayObservance 
May 3TuesdayWorld Press Freedom DayUnited Nations observance 
May 4WednesdayRhode Island Independence DayLocal observanceRhode Island
May 5ThursdayCinco de MayoObservance 
May 5ThursdayNational Day of PrayerObservance 
May 6FridayNational Nurses DayObservance 
May 7SaturdayNational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) DayObservance 
May 8SundayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World WarUnited Nations observance 
May 8SundayMothers' DayObservance 
May 8SundayTruman DayState holidayMissouri
May 9MondayTruman Day observedState holidayMissouri
May 10TuesdayYom Ha'atzmautJewish holiday 
May 10TuesdayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayNorth Carolina, South Carolina
May 14SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird DayUnited Nations observance 
May 15SundayInternational Day of FamiliesUnited Nations observance 
May 15SundayPeace Officers Memorial DayObservance 
May 17TuesdayWorld Information Society DayUnited Nations observance 
May 17TuesdayDay of VesakUnited Nations observance 
May 20FridayNational Defense Transportation DayObservance 
May 21SaturdayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
May 21SaturdayArmed Forces DayObservance 
May 22SundayLag BaOmerJewish holiday 
May 22SundayInternational Day for Biological DiversityUnited Nations observance 
May 22SundayNational Maritime DayObservance 
May 22SundayHarvey Milk DayLocal observanceCalifornia
May 25WednesdayAfrican Liberation DayWorldwide observance 
May 25WednesdayTowel DayWorldwide observance 
May 25WednesdayEmergency Medical Services for Children DayObservance 
May 25WednesdayNational Missing Children's DayObservance 
May 29SundayInternational Day of United Nations PeacekeepersUnited Nations observance 
May 30MondayMemorial DayNational holiday 
May 30MondayJefferson Davis BirthdayLocal observanceMississippi
May 31TuesdayWorld No Tobacco DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 1WednesdayStatehood DayLocal observanceKentucky, Tennessee
Jun 2ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
Jun 3FridayJefferson Davis BirthdayLocal observanceFlorida
Jun 4SaturdayInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionUnited Nations observance 
Jun 5SundayWorld Environment DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 6MondayJefferson Davis BirthdayState holidayAlabama
Jun 6MondayD-DayObservance 
Jun 8WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 8WednesdayWorld Oceans DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 10FridayKamehameha Day observedState holidayHawaii
Jun 11SaturdayKamehameha DayState holidayHawaii
Jun 12SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 12SundayWorld Day Against Child LabourUnited Nations observance 
Jun 13MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 14TuesdayWorld Blood Donor DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 14TuesdayFlag DayObservance 
Jun 17FridayWorld Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtUnited Nations observance 
Jun 17FridayBunker Hill DayState holidayMassachusetts
Jun 19SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 19SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 19SundayJuneteenthLocal observanceAll except Am. Samoa, AZ, HI, MD, MP, MT, ND, NH, SD, UT, Virg. Is., Wake Is.
Jun 19SundayEmancipation DayState holidayTexas
Jun 20MondayWorld Refugee DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 20MondayWest Virginia DayState holidayWest Virginia
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 23ThursdayPublic Service DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 23ThursdayInternational Widows' DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 25SaturdayDay of the SeafarerUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26SundayInternational Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26SundayInternational Day in Support of Victims of TortureUnited Nations observance 
Jun 29WednesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Jul 2SaturdayInternational Day of CooperativesUnited Nations observance 
Jul 4MondayIndependence DayNational holiday 
Jul 11MondayWorld Population DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 18MondayNelson Mandela DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 22FridayPi Approximation DayWorldwide observance 
Jul 24SundayPioneer DayState holidayUtah
Jul 24SundayParents' DayObservance 
Jul 25MondayPioneer Day observedState holidayUtah
Jul 28ThursdayWorld Hepatitis DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 30SaturdayInternational Day of FriendshipUnited Nations observance 
Aug 1MondayRamadan startsMuslim 
Aug 1MondayColorado DayLocal observanceColorado
Aug 8MondayVictory DayState holidayRhode Island
Aug 9TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 9TuesdayInternational Day of the World's Indigenous PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Aug 12FridayInternational Youth DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 15MondayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 16TuesdayBennington Battle DayState holidayVermont
Aug 19FridayWorld Humanitarian DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 19FridayStatehood Day in HawaiiState holidayHawaii
Aug 19FridayNational Aviation DayObservance 
Aug 21SundaySenior Citizens DayObservance 
Aug 23TuesdayInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its AbolitionUnited Nations observance 
Aug 26FridayLailat al-QadrMuslim 
Aug 26FridayWomen's Equality DayObservance 
Aug 27SaturdayLyndon Baines Johnson DayState holidayTexas
Aug 29MondayInternational Day against Nuclear TestsUnited Nations observance 
Aug 30TuesdayInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesUnited Nations observance 
Aug 31WednesdayEid al-FitrMuslim 
Aug 31WednesdayInternational Overdose Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 5MondayLabor DayNational holiday 
Sep 8ThursdayInternational Literacy DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 9FridayCalifornia Admission DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Sep 10SaturdayWorld Suicide Prevention DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 10SaturdayCarl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup DayObservance 
Sep 11SundayPatriot DayObservance 
Sep 11SundayNational Grandparents DayObservance 
Sep 13TuesdayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 15ThursdayInternational Day of DemocracyUnited Nations observance 
Sep 16FridayInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerUnited Nations observance 
Sep 16FridayConstitution Day and Citizenship Day observedObservance 
Sep 16FridayNational POW/MIA Recognition DayObservance 
Sep 17SaturdayConstitution Day and Citizenship DayObservance 
Sep 19MondayInternational Talk Like a Pirate DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 21WednesdayInternational Day of PeaceUnited Nations observance 
Sep 22ThursdayWorld Maritime DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 22ThursdayEmancipation DayLocal observanceOhio
Sep 23FridaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 23FridayInternational Celebrate Bisexuality DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 23FridayNative Americans' DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Sep 25SundayWorld Heart DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 25SundayGold Star Mother's DayObservance 
Sep 27TuesdayWorld Tourism DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 28WednesdayWorld Rabies DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 29ThursdayRosh HashanaState holidayTexas
Sep 29ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Oct 1SaturdayInternational Day of Older PersonsUnited Nations observance 
Oct 2SundayInternational Day of Non-ViolenceUnited Nations observance 
Oct 3MondayWorld Habitat DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 3MondayChild Health DayObservance 
Oct 4TuesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5WednesdayWorld Teachers' DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 8SaturdayYom KippurState holidayTexas
Oct 8SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 9SundayWorld Post DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 9SundayLeif Erikson DayObservance 
Oct 10MondayWorld Mental Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 10MondayColumbus DayNational holidayAll except AK, AR, CA, DE, FL, HI, MI, NV, OR, SD, TX, WA
Oct 10MondayNative Americans' DayLocal observanceSouth Dakota
Oct 10MondayIndigenous People's DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Oct 11TuesdayInternational Day of the Girl ChildUnited Nations observance 
Oct 12WednesdayInternational Day for Natural Disaster ReductionUnited Nations observance 
Oct 13ThursdayFirst Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 13ThursdayWorld Sight DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 15SaturdayInternational Day of Rural WomenUnited Nations observance 
Oct 15SaturdayWhite Cane Safety DayObservance 
Oct 16SundayWorld Food DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 17MondayInternational Day for the Eradication of PovertyUnited Nations observance 
Oct 17MondayBoss's DayObservance 
Oct 18TuesdayAlaska DayState holidayAlaska
Oct 19WednesdayLast Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 20ThursdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 21FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 24MondayUnited Nations DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 24MondayWorld Development Information DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 26WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 27ThursdayWorld Day for Audiovisual HeritageUnited Nations observance 
Oct 28FridayNevada DayState holidayNevada
Oct 29SaturdayWorld Stroke DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2WednesdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 6SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 6SundayInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictUnited Nations observance 
Nov 7MondayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Nov 10ThursdayWorld Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Nov 11FridayVeterans DayNational holiday 
Nov 12SaturdayWorld Pneumonia DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 14MondayWorld Diabetes DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 16WednesdayInternational Day for ToleranceUnited Nations observance 
Nov 16WednesdayWorld Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 17ThursdayWorld Philosophy DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 17ThursdayWorld Prematurity DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 19SaturdayInternational Men's DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 20SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Nov 20SundayUniversal Children's DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 20SundayAfrica Industrialization DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 21MondayWorld Television DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 24ThursdayThanksgiving DayNational holiday 
Nov 25FridayInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenUnited Nations observance 
Nov 25FridayLincoln's BirthdayState holidayIndiana
Nov 25FridayPresidents' DayState holidayNew Mexico
Nov 25FridayBlack FridayState holiday24 states
Nov 25FridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState holidayMaryland
Nov 27SundayFirst Sunday of AdventChristian 
Nov 27SundayMuharramMuslim 
Nov 28MondayCyber MondayObservance 
Nov 29TuesdayInternational Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Dec 1ThursdayWorld AIDS DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 2FridayInternational Day for the Abolition of SlaveryUnited Nations observance 
Dec 3SaturdayInternational Day of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations observance 
Dec 5MondayInternational Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Dec 6TuesdaySt Nicholas' DayObservance 
Dec 7WednesdayInternational Civil Aviation DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 7WednesdayPearl Harbor Remembrance DayObservance 
Dec 8ThursdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 9FridayInternational Anti-Corruption DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 10SaturdayHuman Rights DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 11SundayInternational Mountain DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 12MondayFeast of Our Lady of GuadalupeObservance 
Dec 17SaturdayPan American Aviation DayObservance 
Dec 17SaturdayWright Brothers DayObservance 
Dec 18SundayInternational Migrants DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 18SundayArabic Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 19MondayInternational Day for South-South CooperationUnited Nations observance 
Dec 20TuesdayInternational Human Solidarity DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 21WednesdayChanukah/Hanukkah (first day)Jewish holiday 
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 23FridayChristmas Eve observedState holidayTexas
Dec 23FridayWashington's BirthdayState holidayIndiana
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveState holidayTexas
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 26MondayKwanzaa (until Jan 1)Observance 
Dec 26MondayChristmas Day observedNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 26MondayDay After Christmas DayState holidayTexas
Dec 28WednesdayLast Day of ChanukahJewish holiday 
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 
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