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Holidays and Observances in United States in 2012

Holidays and Observances in United States in 2012

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayFederal Holiday 
Jan 2MondayDay off for New Year's DayFederal Holiday 
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7SaturdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 7SaturdayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Jan 13FridayLee-Jackson DayState holidayVirginia
Jan 13FridayStephen Foster Memorial DayObservance 
Jan 14SaturdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 16MondayMartin Luther King Jr. DayFederal Holiday 
Jan 16MondayRobert E. Lee's BirthdayState holidayArkansas
Jan 16MondayRobert E. Lee's BirthdayState holidayAlabama, Mississippi
Jan 16MondayIdaho Human Rights DayState holidayIdaho
Jan 16MondayCivil Rights DayState holidayArizona, New Hampshire
Jan 19ThursdayRobert E. Lee's BirthdayState holidayFlorida
Jan 19ThursdayConfederate Heroes' DayState holidayTexas
Jan 23MondayChinese New YearObservance 
Jan 27FridayInternational Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustUnited Nations observance 
Jan 29SundayWorld Leprosy DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 29SundayKansas DayObservance 
Feb 1WednesdayNational Freedom DayObservance 
Feb 1WednesdayFirst Day of Black History MonthAnnual monthly observance 
Feb 2ThursdayWorld Wetlands DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 2ThursdayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 3FridayNational Wear Red DayObservance 
Feb 4SaturdayWorld Cancer DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 4SaturdayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Feb 5SundayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim 
Feb 5SundaySuper BowlSporting event 
Feb 6MondayInternational Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital MutilationUnited Nations observance 
Feb 8WednesdayTu Bishvat/Tu B'ShevatJewish holiday 
Feb 12SundayLincoln's BirthdayState holidayCT, IL, MO, NY
Feb 13MondayWorld Radio DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 13MondayLincoln's Birthday observedState holidayCT, IL, MO, NY
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 14TuesdayStatehood DayLocal observanceArizona
Feb 15WednesdaySusan B. Anthony's BirthdayLocal observanceFL, NY, WI
Feb 16ThursdayElizabeth Peratrovich DayLocal observanceAlaska
Feb 19SundayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Feb 20MondayWorld Day of Social JusticeUnited Nations observance 
Feb 20MondayPresidents' DayFederal HolidayAll except DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, KY, LA, NC, NM, RI, WI
Feb 20MondayDaisy Gatson Bates DayState holidayArkansas
Feb 21TuesdayInternational Mother Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 21TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasObservance, Christian 
Feb 21TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasState holidayAlabama*, Louisiana
Feb 22WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Feb 28TuesdayLinus Pauling DayLocal observanceOregon
Feb 29WednesdayLeap DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 1ThursdaySelf-Injury Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 1ThursdaySt. David's DayObservance, Christian 
Mar 1ThursdayFirst Day of Women's History MonthAnnual monthly observance 
Mar 2FridayTexas Independence DayState holidayTexas
Mar 2FridayRead Across America DayObservance 
Mar 2FridayEmployee Appreciation DayObservance 
Mar 5MondayCasimir Pulaski DayLocal observanceIllinois**
Mar 6TuesdayTown Meeting DayState holidayVermont
Mar 8ThursdayHoliHindu Holiday 
Mar 8ThursdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 8ThursdayInternational Women's DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 8ThursdayWorld Kidney DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 11SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 16FridayEvacuation Day observedState holidayMassachusetts*
Mar 17SaturdaySt. Patrick's DayObservance, Christian 
Mar 17SaturdayEvacuation DayState holidayMassachusetts*
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 21WednesdayInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21WednesdayWorld Poetry DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21WednesdayInternational Day of NowruzUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21WednesdayWorld Down Syndrome DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 22ThursdayWorld Water DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 23FridayWorld Meteorological DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 24SaturdayWorld Tuberculosis DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 24SaturdayInternational Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25SundayInternational Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave TradeUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25SundayInternational Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25SundayMaryland DayLocal observanceMaryland
Mar 26MondayMaryland Day observedLocal observanceMaryland
Mar 26MondayPrince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole DayState holidayHawaii
Mar 26MondaySeward's DayState holidayAlaska
Mar 29ThursdayNational Vietnam War Veterans DayObservance 
Mar 31SaturdayEarth HourWorldwide observance 
Mar 31SaturdayCésar Chávez DayState holidayCA*, CO***, TX***
Apr 1SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 1SundayApril Fool's DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 2MondayWorld Autism Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 2MondayPascua Florida DayLocal observanceFlorida
Apr 4WednesdayUnited Nations' Mine Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 5ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 6FridayGood FridayState holidayCT, DE, HI, IN, KY, LA, NC, ND, NJ, TN, TX***
Apr 6FridayNational Tartan DayObservance 
Apr 7SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 7SaturdayPassover (first day)Jewish holiday 
Apr 7SaturdayUnited Nations' World Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 7SaturdayDay of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda GenocideUnited Nations observance 
Apr 8SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 9MondayEaster MondayObservance, Christian 
Apr 12ThursdayInternational Day of Human Space FlightUnited Nations observance 
Apr 13FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Apr 14SaturdayLast Day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 14SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 15SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 15SundayFather Damien DayLocal observanceHawaii
Apr 16MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 16MondayEmancipation DayState holidayDC
Apr 16MondayPatriot's DayState holidayMaine, Massachusetts
Apr 16MondayBoston MarathonSporting event 
Apr 17TuesdayTax DayObservance 
Apr 17TuesdayNational Library Workers' DayObservance 
Apr 18WednesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 20FridayChinese Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 20FridayGlobal Youth Service DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 21SaturdaySan Jacinto DayState holidayTexas
Apr 22SundayEarth DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 22SundayOklahoma DayLocal observanceOklahoma
Apr 23MondayWorld Book and Copyright DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23MondayEnglish Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23MondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayAlabama
Apr 23MondayConfederate Heroes' DayState holidayGeorgia
Apr 25WednesdayWorld Malaria DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 25WednesdayAdministrative Professionals DayObservance 
Apr 26ThursdayYom Ha'atzmautJewish holiday 
Apr 26ThursdayWorld Intellectual Property DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 26ThursdayConfederate Heroes' DayLocal observanceFlorida
Apr 26ThursdayTake our Daughters and Sons to Work DayObservance 
Apr 27FridayArbor DayState holidayNebraska
Apr 28SaturdayWorld Day for Safety and Health at WorkUnited Nations observance 
Apr 29SundayDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareUnited Nations observance 
Apr 30MondayInternational Jazz DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 30MondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayMississippi
May 1TuesdayLaw DayObservance 
May 1TuesdayLoyalty DayObservance 
May 1TuesdayLei DayLocal observanceHawaii
May 3ThursdayWorld Press Freedom DayUnited Nations observance 
May 3ThursdayNational Day of PrayerObservance 
May 4FridayKent State Shootings RemembranceLocal observanceOhio
May 4FridayKentucky OaksSporting event 
May 4FridayRhode Island Independence DayLocal observanceRhode Island
May 5SaturdayCinco de MayoObservance 
May 5SaturdayKentucky DerbySporting event 
May 5SaturdayNational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) DayObservance 
May 6SundayDay of VesakUnited Nations observance 
May 6SundayNational Nurses DayObservance 
May 8TuesdayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World WarUnited Nations observance 
May 8TuesdayTruman DayState holidayMissouri
May 8TuesdayVictory in Europe DayObservance 
May 8TuesdayPrimary Election DayState holidayIndiana
May 8TuesdayPrimary Election DayState holidayWest Virginia
May 10ThursdayLag BaOmerJewish holiday 
May 10ThursdayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayNorth Carolina, South Carolina
May 11FridayNative American DayState ObservationWyoming
May 12SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird DayUnited Nations observance 
May 12SaturdayInternational Nurses DayWorldwide observance 
May 13SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 15TuesdayInternational Day of FamiliesUnited Nations observance 
May 15TuesdayPeace Officers Memorial DayObservance 
May 17ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 17ThursdayWorld Information Society DayUnited Nations observance 
May 18FridayNational Defense Transportation DayObservance 
May 19SaturdayArmed Forces DayObservance 
May 19SaturdayPreakness StakesSporting event 
May 20SundayWorld Autoimmune Arthritis DayWorldwide observance 
May 21MondayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
May 22TuesdayInternational Day for Biological DiversityUnited Nations observance 
May 22TuesdayNational Maritime DayObservance 
May 22TuesdayHarvey Milk DayLocal observanceCalifornia
May 23WednesdayEmergency Medical Services for Children DayObservance 
May 25FridayAfrican Liberation DayWorldwide observance 
May 25FridayNational Missing Children's DayObservance 
May 27SundayPentecostChristian 
May 27SundayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 28MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 28MondayMemorial DayFederal Holiday 
May 28MondayJefferson Davis' BirthdayLocal observanceMississippi
May 29TuesdayInternational Day of United Nations PeacekeepersUnited Nations observance 
May 31ThursdayWorld No Tobacco DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 1FridayStatehood DayLocal observanceKentucky, Tennessee
Jun 3SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 3SundayJefferson Davis' BirthdayLocal observanceFlorida
Jun 4MondayInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionUnited Nations observance 
Jun 4MondayJefferson Davis' BirthdayState holidayAlabama
Jun 5TuesdayWorld Environment DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 6WednesdayD-DayObservance 
Jun 7ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 8FridayWorld Oceans DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 9SaturdayBelmont StakesSporting event 
Jun 11MondayKamehameha DayState holidayHawaii
Jun 12TuesdayWorld Day Against Child LabourUnited Nations observance 
Jun 14ThursdayWorld Blood Donor DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 14ThursdayArmy BirthdayObservance 
Jun 14ThursdayFlag DayObservance 
Jun 15FridayWorld Elder Abuse Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 17SundayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Jun 17SundayWorld Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtUnited Nations observance 
Jun 17SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 17SundayBunker Hill DayLocal observanceMassachusetts
Jun 19TuesdayJuneteenthObservance 
Jun 19TuesdayEmancipation DayState holidayTexas
Jun 20WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 20WednesdayWorld Refugee DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 20WednesdayWest Virginia DayState holidayWest Virginia
Jun 20WednesdayAmerican Eagle DayObservance 
Jun 21ThursdayInternational Day of YogaUnited Nations observance 
Jun 23SaturdayPublic Service DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 23SaturdayInternational Widows' DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 25MondayDay of the SeafarerUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26TuesdayInternational Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26TuesdayInternational Day in Support of Victims of TortureUnited Nations observance 
Jul 4WednesdayIndependence DayFederal Holiday 
Jul 7SaturdayInternational Day of CooperativesUnited Nations observance 
Jul 11WednesdayWorld Population DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Jul 13FridayNathan Bedford Forrest DayLocal observanceTennessee
Jul 14SaturdayBastille DayObservance 
Jul 18WednesdayNelson Mandela DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 20FridayRamadan StartsMuslim 
Jul 22SundayParents' DayObservance 
Jul 24TuesdayPioneer DayState holidayUtah
Jul 27FridayNational Korean War Veterans Armistice DayObservance 
Jul 28SaturdayWorld Hepatitis DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 29SundayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Jul 30MondayInternational Day of FriendshipUnited Nations observance 
Aug 1WednesdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 1WednesdayColorado DayLocal observanceColorado
Aug 4SaturdayCoast Guard BirthdayObservance 
Aug 7TuesdayPurple Heart DayObservance 
Aug 9ThursdayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Aug 9ThursdayInternational Day of the World's Indigenous PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Aug 12SundayInternational Youth DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 13MondayVictory DayState holidayRhode Island
Aug 14TuesdayLailat al-QadrMuslim 
Aug 15WednesdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 16ThursdayBennington Battle DayState holidayVermont
Aug 17FridayHawaii Statehood DayState holidayHawaii
Aug 19SundayEid al-FitrMuslim 
Aug 19SundayWorld Humanitarian DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 19SundayNational Aviation DayObservance 
Aug 21TuesdaySenior Citizens DayObservance 
Aug 23ThursdayInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its AbolitionUnited Nations observance 
Aug 26SundayWomen's Equality DayObservance 
Aug 27MondayLyndon Baines Johnson DayState holidayTexas
Aug 29WednesdayInternational Day against Nuclear TestsUnited Nations observance 
Aug 30ThursdayInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesUnited Nations observance 
Aug 31FridayInternational Overdose Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 3MondayLabor DayFederal Holiday 
Sep 4TuesdayWorld Sexual Health DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 8SaturdayInternational Literacy DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 8SaturdayCarl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup DayObservance 
Sep 9SundayNational Grandparents DayObservance 
Sep 9SundayCalifornia Admission DayLocal observanceCalifornia
Sep 10MondayWorld Suicide Prevention DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 11TuesdayPatriot DayObservance 
Sep 12WednesdayInternational Day for South-South CooperationUnited Nations observance 
Sep 12WednesdayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 15SaturdayInternational Day of DemocracyUnited Nations observance 
Sep 16SundayInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerUnited Nations observance 
Sep 17MondayConstitution Day and Citizenship DayObservance 
Sep 17MondayRosh HashanaState holidayTexas***
Sep 17MondayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 18TuesdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Sep 18TuesdayAir Force BirthdayObservance 
Sep 21FridayInternational Day of PeaceUnited Nations observance 
Sep 21FridayNational POW/MIA Recognition DayObservance 
Sep 22SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 22SaturdayEmancipation DayLocal observanceOhio
Sep 23SundayInternational Celebrate Bisexuality DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 24MondayAmerican Indian DayState ObservationTennessee
Sep 26WednesdayYom KippurState holidayTexas***
Sep 26WednesdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 27ThursdayWorld Maritime DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 27ThursdayWorld Tourism DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 28FridayWorld Rabies DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 28FridayNative American DayState ObservationCalifornia, Nevada
Sep 28FridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState ObservationMontana
Sep 30SundayWorld Heart DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 30SundayGold Star Mother's DayObservance 
Oct 1MondayFirst Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 1MondayInternational Day of Older PersonsUnited Nations observance 
Oct 1MondayWorld Habitat DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 1MondayWorld Vegetarian DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 1MondayChild Health DayObservance 
Oct 2TuesdayInternational Day of Non-ViolenceUnited Nations observance 
Oct 3WednesdayWorld Cerebral Palsy DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 4ThursdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5FridayWorld Teachers' DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 7SundayLast Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 7SundayChicago MarathonSporting event 
Oct 8MondayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 8MondayColumbus DayState holidayAll except AK, AR, CA, DE, FL, HI, MI, NV, OR, SD, TX, WA
Oct 8MondayColumbus DayFederal Holiday 
Oct 8MondayFraternal DayState holidayAlabama
Oct 8MondayNative American DayState holidaySouth Dakota
Oct 8MondayIndigenous People's DayState ObservationCalifornia*
Oct 8MondayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState holidayAlabama
Oct 9TuesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 9TuesdayWorld Post DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 9TuesdayLeif Erikson DayObservance 
Oct 10WednesdayInternational Day for Natural Disaster ReductionUnited Nations observance 
Oct 10WednesdayWorld Mental Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 11ThursdayInternational Day of the Girl ChildUnited Nations observance 
Oct 11ThursdayWorld Sight DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 13SaturdayNavy BirthdayObservance 
Oct 15MondayNavratriHindu Holiday 
Oct 15MondayInternational Day of Rural WomenUnited Nations observance 
Oct 15MondayWhite Cane Safety DayObservance 
Oct 16TuesdayWorld Food DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 16TuesdayBoss's DayObservance 
Oct 17WednesdayInternational Day for the Eradication of PovertyUnited Nations observance 
Oct 18ThursdayAlaska DayState holidayAlaska
Oct 20SaturdaySweetest DayObservance13 states
Oct 23TuesdayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Oct 24WednesdayUnited Nations DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 24WednesdayWorld Development Information DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 26FridayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Oct 26FridayNevada DayState holidayNevada
Oct 27SaturdayWorld Day for Audiovisual HeritageUnited Nations observance 
Oct 29MondayWorld Stroke DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 1ThursdayWorld Vegan DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 2FridayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 4SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 6TuesdayInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictUnited Nations observance 
Nov 6TuesdayElection Day (General Election)Observance 
Nov 6TuesdayElection DayState holiday12 states
Nov 8ThursdayReturn DayState holidayDelaware*
Nov 10SaturdayWorld Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Nov 10SaturdayMarine Corps BirthdayObservance 
Nov 11SundayVeterans DayFederal Holiday 
Nov 12MondayWorld Pneumonia DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 13TuesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance, Hinduism 
Nov 14WednesdayWorld Diabetes DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 15ThursdayMuharramMuslim 
Nov 15ThursdayWorld Philosophy DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 16FridayInternational Day for ToleranceUnited Nations observance 
Nov 16FridayWorld Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 17SaturdayWorld Prematurity DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 18SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Nov 19MondayInternational Men's DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 20TuesdayUniversal Children's DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 20TuesdayAfrica Industrialization DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 21WednesdayWorld Television DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 22ThursdayThanksgiving DayFederal Holiday 
Nov 23FridayPresidents' DayState holidayNew Mexico
Nov 23FridayLincoln's Birthday/Lincoln's DayState holidayIndiana
Nov 23FridayDay After ThanksgivingState holiday20 states
Nov 23FridayFamily DayState holidayNevada
Nov 23FridayAcadian DayState holidayLouisiana
Nov 23FridayBlack FridayObservance 
Nov 23FridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState holidayMaryland
Nov 23FridayNative American Heritage DayObservance 
Nov 25SundayInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenUnited Nations observance 
Nov 25SundayRobert E. Lee's BirthdayState holidayGeorgia
Nov 26MondayCyber MondayObservance 
Nov 29ThursdayInternational Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Dec 1SaturdayWorld AIDS DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 1SaturdayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceOhio
Dec 2SundayFirst Sunday of AdventChristian 
Dec 2SundayInternational Day for the Abolition of SlaveryUnited Nations observance 
Dec 3MondayInternational Day of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations observance 
Dec 5WednesdayInternational Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Dec 5WednesdayWorld Soil DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 6ThursdaySt Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 7FridayInternational Civil Aviation DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 7FridayPearl Harbor Remembrance DayObservance 
Dec 8SaturdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 9SundayChanukah/Hanukkah (first day)Jewish holiday 
Dec 9SundayInternational Anti-Corruption DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 10MondayHuman Rights DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 11TuesdayInternational Mountain DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 12WednesdayFeast of Our Lady of GuadalupeChristian 
Dec 13ThursdayNational Guard BirthdayObservance 
Dec 15SaturdayBill of Rights DayObservance 
Dec 16SundayLast Day of ChanukahJewish holiday 
Dec 17MondayPan American Aviation DayObservance 
Dec 17MondayWright Brothers DayObservance 
Dec 18TuesdayInternational Migrants DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 18TuesdayArabic Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 20ThursdayInternational Human Solidarity DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveState holidayOK, TX, WI
Dec 24MondayWashington's BirthdayState holidayGeorgia, Indiana
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayFederal Holiday 
Dec 26WednesdayKwanzaa (first day)Observance 
Dec 26WednesdayDay After Christmas DayState holidayTexas
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveState holidayWisconsin
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 

* Observed only in part of this state.

** Observed only in some communities of this state.

*** Optional holiday in this state.

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