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Holidays in United States in 2013


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 4FridayWorld Braille DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 6SundayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7MondayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 7MondayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 13SundayStephen Foster Memorial DayObservance 
Jan 14MondayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 18FridayLee Jackson DayState holidayVirginia
Jan 19SaturdayRobert E Lee's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
Jan 19SaturdayState HolidayState holidayTexas
Jan 20SundayWorld Religion DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 20SundayInauguration DayState holidayDC, LA, MD, VA
Jan 21MondayMartin Luther King DayNational holiday 
Jan 21MondayRobert E Lee's BirthdayState holidayAlabama, Arkansas
Jan 21MondayState HolidayState holidayMississippi
Jan 21MondayIdaho Human Rights DayState holidayIdaho
Jan 21MondayCivil Rights DayState holidayArizona, New Hampshire
Jan 24ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim 
Jan 26SaturdayTu Bishvat/Tu B'ShevatJewish holiday 
Jan 26SaturdayInternational Customs DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 27SundayInternational Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustUnited Nations observance 
Jan 29TuesdayKansas DayObservance 
Feb 1FridayNational Freedom DayObservance 
Feb 1FridayNational Wear Red DayObservance 
Feb 2SaturdayWorld Wetlands DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 2SaturdayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 3SundayWorld Leprosy DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 4MondayWorld Cancer DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 4MondayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceCalifornia, Ohio
Feb 6WednesdayInternational Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital MutilationUnited Nations observance 
Feb 10SundayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 11MondayWorld Day of the SickWorldwide observance 
Feb 12TuesdayLincoln's BirthdayState holidayCT, IL, MO, NY
Feb 12TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasState holidayAlabama, Louisiana
Feb 12TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasObservance 
Feb 13WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Feb 13WednesdayWorld Radio DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 14ThursdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15FridaySusan B Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceFL, NY, WI
Feb 18MondayWashington's BirthdayNational holiday 
Feb 18MondayDaisy Gatson Bates DayState holidayArkansas
Feb 20WednesdayWorld Day of Social JusticeUnited Nations observance 
Feb 21ThursdayInternational Mother Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 24SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Feb 28ThursdayLinus Pauling DayLocal observanceOregon
Mar 1FridaySelf-injury Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 1FridaySt. David's DayObservance 
Mar 1FridayRead Across America DayObservance 
Mar 1FridayEmployee Appreciation DayObservance 
Mar 2SaturdayTexas Independence DayState holidayTexas
Mar 4MondayCasimir Pulaski DayState holidayIllinois
Mar 5TuesdayTown Meeting Day VermontState holiday 
Mar 8FridayInternational Women's DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 10SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 14ThursdayWorld Kidney DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 17SundaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 17SundayEvacuation DayState holidayMassachusetts
Mar 18MondayEvacuation Day observedState holidayMassachusetts
Mar 20WednesdayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 20WednesdayInternational Day of HappinessUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21ThursdayInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21ThursdayWorld Poetry DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21ThursdayInternational Day of NowruzUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21ThursdayWorld Down Syndrome DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21ThursdayInternational Day of ForestsUnited Nations observance 
Mar 22FridayWorld Water DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 23SaturdayWorld Meteorological DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 23SaturdayEarth HourWorldwide observance 
Mar 24SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Mar 24SundayWorld Tuberculosis DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 24SundayInternational Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25MondayInternational Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave TradeUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25MondayInternational Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25MondayMaryland DayLocal observanceMaryland
Mar 25MondaySeward's DayState holidayAlaska
Mar 26TuesdayPassover (first day)Jewish holiday 
Mar 26TuesdayPrince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole DayState holidayHawaii
Mar 28ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Mar 29FridayGood FridayState holiday13 states
Mar 30SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Mar 31SundayCésar Chávez DayState holidayCA, CO*, TX*
Apr 1MondayApril Fool's DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayChristian 
Apr 1MondayCésar Chávez Day observedState holidayCalifornia
Apr 2TuesdayLast Day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 2TuesdayWorld Autism Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 2TuesdayPascua Florida DayLocal observanceFlorida
Apr 4ThursdayUnited Nations' Mine Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 6SaturdayNational Tartan DayObservance 
Apr 7SundayUnited Nations' World Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 7SundayDay of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda GenocideUnited Nations observance 
Apr 8MondayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
Apr 12FridayInternational Day of Human Space FlightUnited Nations observance 
Apr 15MondayTax DayObservance 
Apr 15MondayFather Damien DayLocal observanceHawaii
Apr 15MondayPatriot's DayState holidayMaine, Massachusetts
Apr 16TuesdayYom Ha'atzmautJewish holiday 
Apr 16TuesdayEmancipation DayState holidayDistrict of Columbia
Apr 16TuesdayNational Library Workers' DayObservance 
Apr 18ThursdayInternational Day for Monuments and SitesWorldwide observance 
Apr 20SaturdayChinese Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 21SundaySan Jacinto DayState holidayTexas
Apr 22MondayEarth DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 22MondayOklahoma DayLocal observanceOklahoma
Apr 22MondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayAL, FL, GA
Apr 23TuesdayWorld Book and Copyright DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23TuesdayEnglish Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 24WednesdayAdministrative Professionals DayObservance 
Apr 25ThursdayWorld Malaria DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 25ThursdayTake our Daughters and Sons to Work DayObservance 
Apr 26FridayWorld Intellectual Property DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 26FridayGlobal Youth Service DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 26FridayArbor DayState holidayNebraska
Apr 28SundayLag BaOmerJewish holiday 
Apr 28SundayWorld Day for Safety and Health at WorkUnited Nations observance 
Apr 29MondayDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareUnited Nations observance 
Apr 29MondayState HolidayState holidayMississippi
Apr 30TuesdayInternational Jazz DayUnited Nations observance 
May 1WednesdayLaw DayObservance 
May 1WednesdayLoyalty DayObservance 
May 2ThursdayNational Day of PrayerObservance 
May 3FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
May 3FridayWorld Press Freedom DayUnited Nations observance 
May 4SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
May 4SaturdayKent State Shootings RemembranceLocal observanceOhio
May 4SaturdayRhode Island Independence DayLocal observanceRhode Island
May 4SaturdayNational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) DayObservance 
May 5SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
May 5SundayCinco de MayoObservance 
May 6MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
May 6MondayNational Nurses DayObservance 
May 8WednesdayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World WarUnited Nations observance 
May 8WednesdayWorld Ovarian Cancer DayWorldwide observance 
May 8WednesdayTruman DayState holidayMissouri
May 9ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 10FridayState HolidayState holidayNorth Carolina, South Carolina
May 10FridayState HolidayState holidayNorth Carolina
May 11SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird DayUnited Nations observance 
May 12SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 15WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 15WednesdayInternational Day of FamiliesUnited Nations observance 
May 15WednesdayPeace Officers Memorial DayObservance 
May 17FridayWorld Information Society DayUnited Nations observance 
May 17FridayNational Defense Transportation DayObservance 
May 18SaturdayArmed Forces DayObservance 
May 19SundayPentecostChristian 
May 20MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 20MondayWorld Autoimmune Arthritis DayWorldwide observance 
May 21TuesdayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
May 22WednesdayInternational Day for Biological DiversityUnited Nations observance 
May 22WednesdayEmergency Medical Services for Children DayObservance 
May 22WednesdayNational Maritime DayObservance 
May 22WednesdayHarvey Milk DayLocal observanceCalifornia
May 23ThursdayInternational Day to End Obstetric FistulaUnited Nations observance 
May 25SaturdayDay of VesakUnited Nations observance 
May 25SaturdayAfrican Liberation DayWorldwide observance 
May 25SaturdayNational Missing Children's DayObservance 
May 26SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
May 27MondayMemorial DayNational holiday 
May 27MondayJefferson Davis BirthdayLocal observanceMississippi
May 29WednesdayInternational Day of United Nations PeacekeepersUnited Nations observance 
May 30ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
May 31FridayWorld No Tobacco DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 1SaturdayGlobal Day of ParentsUnited Nations observance 
Jun 1SaturdayStatehood DayLocal observanceKentucky, Tennessee
Jun 3MondayJefferson Davis BirthdayState holidayAlabama
Jun 3MondayJefferson Davis BirthdayLocal observanceFlorida
Jun 4TuesdayInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionUnited Nations observance 
Jun 5WednesdayWorld Environment DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 5WednesdayDoughnut DayObservance 
Jun 6ThursdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Jun 6ThursdayD-DayObservance 
Jun 8SaturdayWorld Oceans DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 11TuesdayKamehameha DayState holidayHawaii
Jun 12WednesdayWorld Day Against Child LabourUnited Nations observance 
Jun 14FridayWorld Blood Donor DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 14FridayFlag DayObservance 
Jun 15SaturdayWorld Elder Abuse Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 16SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 17MondayWorld Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtUnited Nations observance 
Jun 17MondayBunker Hill DayState holidayMassachusetts
Jun 19WednesdayJuneteenthLocal observanceAll except Am. Samoa, AZ, HI, MD, MP, MT, ND, NH, SD, TX, UT, Virg. Is., Wake Is.
Jun 19WednesdayEmancipation DayState holidayTexas
Jun 20ThursdayWorld Refugee DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 20ThursdayWest Virginia DayState holidayWest Virginia
Jun 20ThursdayAmerican Eagle DayObservance 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23SundayPublic Service DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 23SundayInternational Widows' DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 25TuesdayDay of the SeafarerUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26WednesdayInternational Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26WednesdayInternational Day in Support of Victims of TortureUnited Nations observance 
Jul 4ThursdayIndependence DayNational holiday 
Jul 6SaturdayInternational Day of CooperativesUnited Nations observance 
Jul 9TuesdayRamadan startsMuslim 
Jul 11ThursdayWorld Population DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 16TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Jul 18ThursdayNelson Mandela DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 24WednesdayPioneer DayState holidayUtah
Jul 28SundayWorld Hepatitis DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 28SundayParents' DayObservance 
Jul 30TuesdayInternational Day of FriendshipUnited Nations observance 
Aug 1ThursdayColorado DayLocal observanceColorado
Aug 3SaturdayLailat al-QadrMuslim 
Aug 7WednesdayPurple Heart DayObservance 
Aug 8ThursdayEid al-FitrMuslim 
Aug 9FridayInternational Day of the World's Indigenous PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Aug 12MondayInternational Youth DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 12MondayVictory DayState holidayRhode Island
Aug 15ThursdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 16FridayStatehood Day in HawaiiState holidayHawaii
Aug 16FridayBennington Battle DayState holidayVermont
Aug 19MondayWorld Humanitarian DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 19MondayNational Aviation DayObservance 
Aug 21WednesdaySenior Citizens DayObservance 
Aug 23FridayInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its AbolitionUnited Nations observance 
Aug 26MondayWomen's Equality DayObservance 
Aug 27TuesdayLyndon Baines Johnson DayState holidayTexas
Aug 29ThursdayInternational Day against Nuclear TestsUnited Nations observance 
Aug 30FridayInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesUnited Nations observance 
Aug 31SaturdayInternational Overdose Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 2MondayLabor DayNational holiday 
Sep 4WednesdayWorld Sexual Health DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 5ThursdayRosh HashanaState holidayTexas
Sep 5ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 5ThursdayInternational Day of CharityUnited Nations observance 
Sep 7SaturdayCarl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup DayObservance 
Sep 8SundayInternational Literacy DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 8SundayNational Grandparents DayObservance 
Sep 9MondayCalifornia Admission DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Sep 10TuesdayWorld Suicide Prevention DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 11WednesdayPatriot DayObservance 
Sep 12ThursdayInternational Day for South-South CooperationUnited Nations observance 
Sep 13FridayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Sep 14SaturdayYom KippurState holidayTexas
Sep 14SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 15SundayInternational Day of DemocracyUnited Nations observance 
Sep 16MondayInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerUnited Nations observance 
Sep 17TuesdayConstitution Day and Citizenship DayObservance 
Sep 19ThursdayFirst Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 20FridayNational POW/MIA Recognition DayObservance 
Sep 21SaturdayInternational Day of PeaceUnited Nations observance 
Sep 22SundaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 22SundayEmancipation DayLocal observanceOhio
Sep 23MondayInternational Celebrate Bisexuality DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 25WednesdayLast Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 26ThursdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Sep 26ThursdayWorld Maritime DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 27FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Sep 27FridayWorld Tourism DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 27FridayNative Americans' DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Sep 28SaturdayWorld Rabies DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 29SundayWorld Heart DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 29SundayGold Star Mother's DayObservance 
Oct 1TuesdayInternational Day of Older PersonsUnited Nations observance 
Oct 1TuesdayWorld Vegetarian DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 2WednesdayInternational Day of Non-ViolenceUnited Nations observance 
Oct 2WednesdayWorld Cerebral Palsy DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 4FridayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5SaturdayWorld Teachers' DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 7MondayWorld Habitat DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 7MondayChild Health DayObservance 
Oct 9WednesdayWorld Post DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 9WednesdayInternational Day for Natural Disaster ReductionUnited Nations observance 
Oct 9WednesdayLeif Erikson DayObservance 
Oct 10ThursdayWorld Mental Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 10ThursdayWorld Sight DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 11FridayInternational Day of the Girl ChildUnited Nations observance 
Oct 13SundayNavy BirthdayObservance 
Oct 14MondayColumbus DayNational holidayAll except AK, AR, CA, DE, FL, HI, MI, NV, OR, SD, TX, WA
Oct 14MondayNative Americans' DayLocal observanceSouth Dakota
Oct 14MondayIndigenous People's DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Oct 15TuesdayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Oct 15TuesdayInternational Day of Rural WomenUnited Nations observance 
Oct 15TuesdayWhite Cane Safety DayObservance 
Oct 16WednesdayWorld Food DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 16WednesdayBoss's DayObservance 
Oct 17ThursdayInternational Day for the Eradication of PovertyUnited Nations observance 
Oct 18FridayAlaska DayState holidayAlaska
Oct 24ThursdayUnited Nations DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 24ThursdayWorld Development Information DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 25FridayNevada DayState holidayNevada
Oct 27SundayWorld Day for Audiovisual HeritageUnited Nations observance 
Oct 29TuesdayWorld Stroke DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 31ThursdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1FridayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 1FridayWorld Vegan DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 2SaturdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 3SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 3SundayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Nov 5TuesdayMuharramMuslim 
Nov 6WednesdayInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictUnited Nations observance 
Nov 10SundayWorld Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Nov 10SundayMarine Corps BirthdayObservance 
Nov 11MondayVeterans DayNational holiday 
Nov 12TuesdayWorld Pneumonia DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 14ThursdayWorld Diabetes DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 16SaturdayInternational Day for ToleranceUnited Nations observance 
Nov 17SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Nov 17SundayWorld Prematurity DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 19TuesdayWorld Toilet DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 19TuesdayInternational Men's DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 20WednesdayUniversal Children's DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 20WednesdayAfrica Industrialization DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 20WednesdayWorld Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 21ThursdayWorld Television DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 21ThursdayWorld Philosophy DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 25MondayInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenUnited Nations observance 
Nov 28ThursdayChanukah/Hanukkah (first day)Jewish holiday 
Nov 28ThursdayThanksgiving DayNational holiday 
Nov 29FridayInternational Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Nov 29FridayRobert E Lee's BirthdayState holidayGeorgia
Nov 29FridayPresidents' DayState holidayNew Mexico
Nov 29FridayLincoln's Birthday/Lincoln's DayState holidayIndiana, West Virginia
Nov 29FridayBlack FridayState holiday24 states
Nov 29FridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState holidayMaryland
Dec 1SundayFirst Sunday of AdventChristian 
Dec 1SundayWorld AIDS DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 2MondayInternational Day for the Abolition of SlaveryUnited Nations observance 
Dec 2MondayCyber MondayObservance 
Dec 3TuesdayInternational Day of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations observance 
Dec 5ThursdayLast Day of ChanukahJewish holiday 
Dec 5ThursdayInternational Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Dec 5ThursdayWorld Soil DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 6FridaySt Nicholas' DayObservance 
Dec 7SaturdayInternational Civil Aviation DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 7SaturdayPearl Harbor Remembrance DayObservance 
Dec 8SundayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 9MondayInternational Anti-Corruption DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 10TuesdayHuman Rights DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 11WednesdayInternational Mountain DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 12ThursdayFeast of Our Lady of GuadalupeObservance 
Dec 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Dec 17TuesdayPan American Aviation DayObservance 
Dec 17TuesdayWright Brothers DayObservance 
Dec 18WednesdayInternational Migrants DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 18WednesdayArabic Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 20FridayInternational Human Solidarity DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveState holidayKS*, KY, MI, NC, OK, SC, TX, WI
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 24TuesdayWashington's BirthdayState holidayIndiana
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 26ThursdayKwanzaa (until Jan 1)Observance 
Dec 26ThursdayDay After Christmas DayState holidayKS, NC, NH, SC, TX
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveState holidayKY, MI, WI
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