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Holidays and Observances in the United States in 2015

Holidays and Observances in the United States in 2015

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1ThursdayAsarah B'TevetJewish holiday 
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayFederal Holiday 
Jan 3SaturdayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim 
Jan 4SundayWorld Braille DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 6TuesdayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7WednesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 7WednesdayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 8ThursdayBattle of New OrleansState Legal HolidayLouisiana
Jan 13TuesdayStephen Foster Memorial DayObservance 
Jan 14WednesdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 16FridayLee-Jackson DayState HolidayVirginia
Jan 18SundayWorld Religion DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 19MondayMartin Luther King Jr. DayFederal Holiday 
Jan 19MondayRobert E. Lee's BirthdayState HolidayAL, AR, MS
Jan 19MondayRobert E. Lee's BirthdayState Legal HolidayFlorida
Jan 19MondayConfederate Heroes' DayState HolidayTexas
Jan 19MondayIdaho Human Rights DayState HolidayIdaho
Jan 19MondayCivil Rights DayState HolidayArizona, New Hampshire
Jan 25SundayWorld Leprosy DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 26MondayInternational Customs DayWorldwide observance 
Jan 27TuesdayInternational Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the HolocaustUnited Nations observance 
Jan 29ThursdayKansas DayState ObservanceKansas
Feb 1SundayNational Freedom DayObservance 
Feb 1SundaySuper BowlSporting event 
Feb 1SundayFirst Day of Black History MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
Feb 2MondayWorld Wetlands DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 2MondayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 4WednesdayTu Bishvat/Tu B'ShevatJewish holiday 
Feb 4WednesdayWorld Cancer DayWorldwide observance 
Feb 4WednesdayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceCalifornia, Missouri
Feb 4WednesdayRosa Parks DayState ObservanceNew York
Feb 4WednesdayNational Girls and Women in Sports DayObservance 
Feb 6FridayInternational Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital MutilationUnited Nations observance 
Feb 6FridayRonald Reagan DayState ObservanceCalifornia
Feb 6FridayNational Wear Red DayObservance 
Feb 11WednesdayWorld Day of the SickWorldwide observance 
Feb 12ThursdayLincoln's BirthdayState HolidayCT, IL, MO, NY
Feb 12ThursdayLincoln's BirthdayState Legal HolidayFlorida
Feb 12ThursdayGeorgia DayState ObservanceGeorgia
Feb 13FridayWorld Radio DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 14SaturdayStatehood DayLocal observanceArizona
Feb 15SundaySusan B. Anthony's BirthdayState ObservanceFL, NY, WI
Feb 16MondayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Feb 16MondayPresidents' DayFederal Holiday 
Feb 16MondayPresidents' DayState HolidayAll except DE, FL, GA, IA, IN, KS, KY, LA, NC, NM, RI, WI
Feb 16MondayPresidents' DayState Legal HolidayKS, KY, LA, WI
Feb 16MondayDaisy Gatson Bates DayState HolidayArkansas
Feb 16MondayElizabeth Peratrovich DayState ObservanceAlaska
Feb 17TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasState HolidayAL*, FL**, LA, MS**
Feb 17TuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasObservance, Christian 
Feb 18WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Feb 19ThursdayLunar New YearObservance 
Feb 20FridayWorld Day of Social JusticeUnited Nations observance 
Feb 21SaturdayInternational Mother Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Feb 25WednesdayAfrican-American Scientist and Inventor DayState ObservanceVirginia
Feb 25WednesdayGeorge Rogers Clark DayState ObservanceIndiana
Feb 28SaturdayLinus Pauling DayLocal observanceOregon
Mar 1SundayZero Discrimination DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 1SundaySelf-Injury Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 1SundaySt. David's DayObservance, Christian 
Mar 1SundayFirst Day of Women's History MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
Mar 1SundayFirst Day of Irish American Heritage MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
Mar 2MondayTexas Independence DayState HolidayTexas
Mar 2MondayCasimir Pulaski DayState ObservanceIllinois, Indiana
Mar 2MondayRead Across America DayObservance 
Mar 3TuesdayWorld Wildlife DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 3TuesdayTown Meeting DayState HolidayVermont
Mar 4WednesdayCasimir Pulaski DayState ObservanceWisconsin
Mar 5ThursdayHoliHindu Holiday 
Mar 5ThursdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 6FridayEmployee Appreciation DayObservance 
Mar 8SundayInternational Women's DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 8SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 12ThursdayWorld Kidney DayWorldwide observance 
Mar 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Mar 17TuesdaySt. Patrick's DayObservance, Christian 
Mar 17TuesdayEvacuation DayState HolidayMassachusetts*
Mar 20FridayFrench Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 20FridayInternational Day of HappinessUnited Nations observance 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 21SaturdayInternational Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21SaturdayWorld Poetry DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21SaturdayInternational Day of NowruzUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21SaturdayWorld Down Syndrome DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 21SaturdayInternational Day of ForestsUnited Nations observance 
Mar 22SundayWorld Water DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 23MondayWorld Meteorological DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 24TuesdayWorld Tuberculosis DayUnited Nations observance 
Mar 24TuesdayInternational Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25WednesdayInternational Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave TradeUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25WednesdayInternational Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff MembersUnited Nations observance 
Mar 25WednesdayMaryland DayLocal observanceMaryland
Mar 26ThursdayPrince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole DayState HolidayHawaii
Mar 28SaturdayEarth HourWorldwide observance 
Mar 29SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Mar 30MondayWyoming Veterans Welcome Home DayState ObservanceWyoming
Mar 30MondayDoctors' DayObservance 
Mar 30MondaySeward's DayState HolidayAlaska
Mar 30MondayVietnam Veterans DayState ObservanceDelaware, West Virginia
Mar 31TuesdayInternational Transgender Day of VisibilityWorldwide observance 
Mar 31TuesdayCésar Chávez DayState HolidayAZ*, CA, CO***, MI*, NM*, NV*, TX***, UT*, WA*, WI*
Apr 1WednesdayApril Fool's DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 2ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 2ThursdayWorld Autism Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 2ThursdayPascua Florida DayLocal observanceFlorida
Apr 3FridayPassover EveJewish holiday 
Apr 3FridayGood FridayState HolidayCT, DE, HI, IN, KY, LA, NC, ND, NJ, TN, TX***
Apr 4SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 4SaturdayPassover (first day)Jewish holiday 
Apr 4SaturdayUnited Nations' Mine Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 5SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 6MondayInternational Day of Sport for Development and PeaceUnited Nations observance 
Apr 6MondayEaster MondayObservance, Christian 
Apr 6MondayNational Tartan DayObservance 
Apr 7TuesdayUnited Nations' World Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 7TuesdayDay of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda GenocideUnited Nations observance 
Apr 10FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 11SaturdayLast Day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 11SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 12SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 12SundayInternational Day of Human Space FlightUnited Nations observance 
Apr 13MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 13MondayThomas Jefferson's BirthdayObservance 
Apr 14TuesdayNational Library Workers' DayObservance 
Apr 15WednesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 15WednesdayWorld Art DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 15WednesdayTax DayObservance 
Apr 15WednesdayFather Damien DayLocal observanceHawaii
Apr 16ThursdayEmancipation DayState HolidayDC
Apr 17FridayGlobal Youth Service DayWorldwide observance 
Apr 18SaturdayInternational Day for Monuments and SitesWorldwide observance 
Apr 20MondayChinese Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 20MondayPatriots' DayState HolidayMaine, Massachusetts
Apr 20MondayBoston MarathonSporting event 
Apr 21TuesdaySan Jacinto DayState HolidayTexas
Apr 22WednesdayEarth DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 22WednesdayOklahoma DayLocal observanceOklahoma
Apr 22WednesdayAdministrative Professionals DayObservance 
Apr 23ThursdayYom Ha'atzmautJewish holiday 
Apr 23ThursdayWorld Book and Copyright DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23ThursdayInternational Girls in ICT DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23ThursdayWorld Spanish Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23ThursdayEnglish Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 23ThursdayTake our Daughters and Sons to Work DayObservance 
Apr 24FridayArbor DayState HolidayNebraska
Apr 24FridayArbor DayState ObservanceDelaware
Apr 25SaturdayWorld Malaria DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 26SundayWorld Intellectual Property DayUnited Nations observance 
Apr 26SundayConfederate Memorial DayState Legal HolidayFlorida
Apr 27MondayArbor DayState ObservanceWyoming
Apr 27MondayConfederate Memorial DayState HolidayMississippi
Apr 27MondayConfederate Memorial DayState HolidayAlabama, Georgia
Apr 27MondayConfederate Memorial Day observedState Legal HolidayFlorida
Apr 28TuesdayWorld Day for Safety and Health at WorkUnited Nations observance 
Apr 29WednesdayDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareUnited Nations observance 
Apr 30ThursdayInternational Jazz DayUnited Nations observance 
May 1FridayKentucky OaksSporting event 
May 1FridayLaw DayObservance 
May 1FridayLoyalty DayObservance 
May 1FridayLei DayLocal observanceHawaii
May 1FridayFirst Day of Military Appreciation MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
May 1FridayFirst Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
May 1FridayFirst Day of Jewish American Heritage MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
May 2SaturdayKentucky DerbySporting event 
May 2SaturdayNational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) DayObservance 
May 3SundayWorld Press Freedom DayUnited Nations observance 
May 3SundayInternational Family Equality DayWorldwide observance 
May 4MondayKent State Shootings RemembranceLocal observanceOhio
May 4MondayRhode Island Independence DayLocal observanceRhode Island
May 5TuesdayCinco de MayoObservance 
May 5TuesdayPrimary Election DayState HolidayIndiana
May 5TuesdayNational Teacher Appreciation DayObservance 
May 6WednesdayNational Nurses DayObservance 
May 7ThursdayLag BaOmerJewish holiday 
May 7ThursdayNational Day of PrayerObservance 
May 7ThursdayWest Virginia Day of PrayerState ObservanceWest Virginia
May 8FridayTime of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World WarUnited Nations observance 
May 8FridayWorld Ovarian Cancer DayWorldwide observance 
May 8FridayWorld Red Cross and Red Crescent DayWorldwide observance 
May 8FridayTruman DayState HolidayMissouri
May 8FridayVictory in Europe DayObservance 
May 8FridayNative American DayState ObservanceWyoming
May 8FridayMilitary Spouse Appreciation DayObservance 
May 8FridayMilitary Spouse Appreciation DayState ObservanceDelaware
May 9SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird DayUnited Nations observance 
May 10SundayMother's DayState HolidayArizona
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 10SundayConfederate Memorial DayState HolidaySouth Carolina
May 10SundayConfederate Memorial DayLocal observanceNorth Carolina
May 11MondayConfederate Memorial Day observedState HolidaySouth Carolina
May 12TuesdayInternational Nurses DayWorldwide observance 
May 14ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 15FridayInternational Day of FamiliesUnited Nations observance 
May 15FridayPeace Officers Memorial DayObservance 
May 15FridayNational Defense Transportation DayObservance 
May 16SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
May 16SaturdayArmed Forces DayObservance 
May 16SaturdayPreakness StakesSporting event 
May 17SundayWorld Telecommunication and Information Society DayUnited Nations observance 
May 20WednesdayWorld Autoimmune Arthritis DayWorldwide observance 
May 20WednesdayEmergency Medical Services for Children DayObservance 
May 21ThursdayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
May 22FridayInternational Day for Biological DiversityUnited Nations observance 
May 22FridayNational Maritime DayObservance 
May 22FridayHarvey Milk DayLocal observanceCalifornia
May 23SaturdayInternational Day to End Obstetric FistulaUnited Nations observance 
May 24SundayPentecostChristian 
May 24SundayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 25MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 25MondayAfrican Liberation DayWorldwide observance 
May 25MondayMemorial DayFederal Holiday 
May 25MondayDecoration DayState HolidayAK, AL, AR, AZ, CA
May 25MondayJefferson Davis' BirthdayLocal observanceMississippi
May 25MondayNational Missing Children's DayObservance 
May 29FridayInternational Day of United Nations PeacekeepersUnited Nations observance 
May 31SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
May 31SundayWorld No Tobacco DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 1MondayGlobal Day of ParentsUnited Nations observance 
Jun 1MondayDay of VesakUnited Nations observance 
Jun 1MondayFirst Day of Pride MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
Jun 1MondayFirst Day of Caribbean-American Heritage MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
Jun 1MondayStatehood DayLocal observanceKentucky, Tennessee
Jun 1MondayJefferson Davis' BirthdayState HolidayAlabama
Jun 3WednesdayJefferson Davis' BirthdayLocal observanceFlorida
Jun 4ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 4ThursdayInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of AggressionUnited Nations observance 
Jun 5FridayWorld Environment DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 6SaturdayDay of the Russian LanguageUnited Nations observance 
Jun 6SaturdayD-DayObservance 
Jun 6SaturdayBelmont StakesSporting event 
Jun 8MondayWorld Oceans DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 11ThursdayKamehameha DayState HolidayHawaii
Jun 12FridayWorld Day Against Child LabourUnited Nations observance 
Jun 12FridayLoving DayObservance 
Jun 13SaturdayInternational Albinism Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 14SundayWorld Blood Donor DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 14SundayArmy BirthdayObservance 
Jun 14SundayFlag DayObservance 
Jun 15MondayWorld Elder Abuse Awareness DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 16TuesdayInternational Day of Family RemittancesUnited Nations observance 
Jun 17WednesdayWorld Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtUnited Nations observance 
Jun 17WednesdayBunker Hill DayLocal holidayMassachusetts*
Jun 18ThursdayRamadan StartsMuslim 
Jun 19FridayJuneteenthObservance 
Jun 19FridayInternational Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in ConflictUnited Nations observance 
Jun 19FridayJuneteenthState Observance22 states
Jun 19FridayJuneteenth Freedom DayState HolidayNew York
Jun 19FridayJuneteenth Independence DayObservanceRhode Island
Jun 19FridayJuneteenthState ObservanceWest Virginia
Jun 19FridayEmancipation DayState HolidayTexas
Jun 20SaturdayWorld Refugee DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 20SaturdayJuneteenth DayState ObservanceAK, AR, CA, CT, DE, ME, MI, MT, OK, VA, VT
Jun 20SaturdayJuneteenthState ObservanceMinnesota
Jun 20SaturdayWest Virginia DayState HolidayWest Virginia
Jun 20SaturdayAmerican Eagle DayObservance 
Jun 21SundayInternational Day of YogaUnited Nations observance 
Jun 21SundayFather's DayState HolidayArizona
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21SundayJuneteenth Independence DayState ObservanceMassachusetts
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23TuesdayPublic Service DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 23TuesdayInternational Widows' DayUnited Nations observance 
Jun 25ThursdayDay of the SeafarerUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26FridayInternational Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit TraffickingUnited Nations observance 
Jun 26FridayInternational Day in Support of Victims of TortureUnited Nations observance 
Jun 28SundayCarolina DayState ObservanceSouth Carolina
Jul 3FridayIndependence Day (substitute)State HolidayAK, AL, AR, AZ, OK
Jul 3FridayIndependence Day (substitute)Federal Holiday 
Jul 4SaturdayInternational Day of CooperativesUnited Nations observance 
Jul 4SaturdayIndependence DayState HolidayCalifornia
Jul 4SaturdayIndependence DayFederal Holiday 
Jul 4SaturdayIndependence DayState HolidayAK, AL, AR, AZ, OK
Jul 11SaturdayWorld Population DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 13MondayLailat al-QadrMuslim 
Jul 13MondayNathan Bedford Forrest DayLocal observanceTennessee
Jul 14TuesdayBastille DayObservance 
Jul 15WednesdayWorld Youth Skills DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 18SaturdayNelson Mandela DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 24FridayPioneer DayState HolidayUtah
Jul 26SundayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Jul 26SundayParents' DayObservance 
Jul 27MondayKorean War Veteran Recognition DayState ObservanceWest Virginia
Jul 27MondayNational Korean War Veterans Armistice DayObservance 
Jul 28TuesdayWorld Hepatitis DayUnited Nations observance 
Jul 30ThursdayInternational Day of FriendshipUnited Nations observance 
Jul 30ThursdayWorld Day Against Trafficking in PersonsUnited Nations observance 
Aug 1SaturdayColorado DayState ObservanceColorado
Aug 2SundayAmerican Family DayState HolidayArizona
Aug 4TuesdayCoast Guard BirthdayObservance 
Aug 7FridayPurple Heart DayState ObservanceWest Virginia
Aug 7FridayPurple Heart DayObservance 
Aug 9SundayInternational Day of the World's Indigenous PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Aug 10MondayVictory DayState HolidayRhode Island
Aug 12WednesdayInternational Youth DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 16SundayNational Navajo Code Talkers DayState HolidayArizona
Aug 16SundayBennington Battle DayState HolidayVermont
Aug 16SundayNational Senior Citizens DayObservance 
Aug 17MondayBennington Battle Day observedState HolidayVermont
Aug 19WednesdayWorld Humanitarian DayUnited Nations observance 
Aug 19WednesdayNational Aviation DayObservance 
Aug 21FridayHawaii Statehood DayState HolidayHawaii
Aug 23SundayInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its AbolitionUnited Nations observance 
Aug 26WednesdayWomen's Equality DayObservance 
Aug 27ThursdayLyndon Baines Johnson DayState HolidayTexas
Aug 29SaturdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 29SaturdayInternational Day against Nuclear TestsUnited Nations observance 
Aug 30SundayInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced DisappearancesUnited Nations observance 
Aug 31MondayInternational Overdose Awareness DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 4FridayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Sep 4FridayWorld Sexual Health DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 5SaturdayInternational Day of CharityUnited Nations observance 
Sep 7MondayLabor DayFederal Holiday 
Sep 8TuesdayInternational Literacy DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 9WednesdayCalifornia Admission DayState HolidayCalifornia*
Sep 10ThursdayWorld Suicide Prevention DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 11FridayPatriot DayObservance 
Sep 12SaturdayInternational Day for South-South CooperationUnited Nations observance 
Sep 12SaturdayCarl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup DayObservance 
Sep 12SaturdayNative American DayState ObservanceDelaware
Sep 13SundayInternational Programmers' DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 13SundayNational Grandparents DayObservance 
Sep 13SundayConstitution Commemoration DayState HolidayArizona
Sep 14MondayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 14MondayRosh HashanaState HolidayTexas***
Sep 15TuesdayInternational Day of DemocracyUnited Nations observance 
Sep 15TuesdayFirst Day of National Hispanic Heritage MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
Sep 16WednesdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Sep 16WednesdayInternational Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerUnited Nations observance 
Sep 17ThursdayConstitution Day and Citizenship DayObservance 
Sep 18FridayAir Force BirthdayObservance 
Sep 18FridayNational POW/MIA Recognition DayObservance 
Sep 21MondayInternational Day of PeaceUnited Nations observance 
Sep 22TuesdayEmancipation DayLocal observanceOhio
Sep 23WednesdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 23WednesdayInternational Celebrate Bisexuality DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 23WednesdayYom KippurState HolidayTexas***
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 24ThursdayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Sep 24ThursdayWorld Maritime DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 25FridayNative American DayState ObservanceCalifornia, Nevada
Sep 25FridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState ObservanceMontana, Texas
Sep 25FridayMichigan Indian DayState ObservanceMichigan
Sep 26SaturdayInternational Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsUnited Nations observance 
Sep 26SaturdayNational Public Lands DayObservance 
Sep 27SundayWorld Tourism DayUnited Nations observance 
Sep 27SundayGold Star Mother's DayObservance 
Sep 28MondayFirst Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 28MondayWorld Rabies DayWorldwide observance 
Sep 28MondayAmerican Indian DayState ObservanceTennessee
Sep 29TuesdayWorld Heart DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 1ThursdayInternational Day of Older PersonsUnited Nations observance 
Oct 1ThursdayWorld Vegetarian DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 2FridayInternational Day of Non-ViolenceUnited Nations observance 
Oct 4SundayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 4SundayLast Day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 5MondayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 5MondayWorld Teachers' DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 5MondayWorld Habitat DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 5MondayChild Health DayObservance 
Oct 6TuesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 6TuesdayGerman American DayObservance 
Oct 7WednesdayWorld Cerebral Palsy DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 8ThursdayWorld Sight DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 9FridayWorld Post DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 9FridayLeif Erikson DayObservance 
Oct 10SaturdayWorld Mental Health DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 11SundayInternational Day of the Girl ChildUnited Nations observance 
Oct 11SundayCasimir Pulaski DayState ObservanceMichigan, Rhode Island
Oct 11SundayChicago MarathonSporting event 
Oct 12MondayColumbus DayState HolidayAll except AK, AR, CA, DE, FL, HI, MI, MN, ND, NM, NV, OR, SD, TX, VT, WA, WY
Oct 12MondayColumbus DayFederal Holiday 
Oct 12MondayFraternal DayState HolidayAlabama
Oct 12MondayNative American DayState HolidaySouth Dakota
Oct 12MondayIndigenous People's DayState Observance13 states
Oct 12MondayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState HolidayAlabama
Oct 13TuesdayNavratriHindu Holiday 
Oct 13TuesdayNavy BirthdayObservance 
Oct 14WednesdayInternational Day for Natural Disaster ReductionUnited Nations observance 
Oct 15ThursdayMuharramMuslim 
Oct 15ThursdayInternational Day of Rural WomenUnited Nations observance 
Oct 15ThursdayWhite Cane Safety DayObservance 
Oct 16FridayWorld Food DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 16FridayBoss's DayObservance 
Oct 17SaturdayInternational Day for the Eradication of PovertyUnited Nations observance 
Oct 17SaturdaySweetest DayObservance13 states
Oct 18SundayAlaska DayState HolidayAlaska
Oct 19MondayAlaska Day observedState HolidayAlaska
Oct 20TuesdayWorld Statistics DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 22ThursdayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Oct 24SaturdayAshuraMuslim 
Oct 24SaturdayUnited Nations DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 24SaturdayWorld Development Information DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 27TuesdayWorld Day for Audiovisual HeritageUnited Nations observance 
Oct 29ThursdayWorld Stroke DayWorldwide observance 
Oct 30FridayNevada DayState HolidayNevada
Oct 31SaturdayWorld Cities DayUnited Nations observance 
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 1SundayWorld Vegan DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 1SundayFirst Day of Native American Heritage MonthAnnual Monthly Observance 
Nov 1SundayNew York City MarathonSporting event 
Nov 1SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 2MondayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 2MondayInternational Day to End Impunity for Crimes against JournalistsUnited Nations observance 
Nov 3TuesdayElection DayObservance 
Nov 3TuesdayElection DayState HolidayIndiana, New York
Nov 3TuesdayElection DayState HolidayNew Jersey
Nov 6FridayInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed ConflictUnited Nations observance 
Nov 9MondayBarack Obama DayLocal observanceAlabama**
Nov 10TuesdayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday 
Nov 10TuesdayWorld Science Day for Peace and DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Nov 10TuesdayMarine Corps BirthdayObservance 
Nov 11WednesdayVeterans DayFederal Holiday 
Nov 12ThursdayWorld Pneumonia DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 13FridayFriday the 13thWorldwide observance 
Nov 14SaturdayWorld Diabetes DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 15SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic VictimsUnited Nations observance 
Nov 16MondayInternational Day for ToleranceUnited Nations observance 
Nov 17TuesdayWorld Prematurity DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 19ThursdayWorld Philosophy DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 19ThursdayWorld Toilet DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 19ThursdayInternational Men's DayWorldwide observance 
Nov 19ThursdayGeorge Rogers Clark DayState ObservanceOhio
Nov 20FridayUniversal Children's DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 20FridayAfrica Industrialization DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 20FridayTransgender Day of RemembranceWorldwide observance 
Nov 21SaturdayWorld Television DayUnited Nations observance 
Nov 25WednesdayInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against WomenUnited Nations observance 
Nov 26ThursdayThanksgiving DayFederal Holiday 
Nov 27FridayRobert E. Lee's BirthdayState HolidayGeorgia
Nov 27FridayPresidents' DayState HolidayNew Mexico
Nov 27FridayLincoln's Birthday/Lincoln's DayState HolidayIndiana
Nov 27FridayDay After ThanksgivingState Holiday22 states
Nov 27FridayBlack FridayObservance 
Nov 27FridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState HolidayMaryland
Nov 27FridayNative American Heritage DayState HolidayWashington
Nov 27FridayNative American Heritage DayObservance 
Nov 29SundayFirst Sunday of AdventChristian 
Nov 29SundayInternational Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleUnited Nations observance 
Nov 29SundayNellie Tayloe Ross's BirthdayState ObservanceWyoming
Nov 30MondayCyber MondayObservance 
Dec 1TuesdayWorld AIDS DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 1TuesdayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceOhio
Dec 1TuesdayGiving TuesdayObservance 
Dec 2WednesdayInternational Day for the Abolition of SlaveryUnited Nations observance 
Dec 3ThursdayInternational Day of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations observance 
Dec 5SaturdayInternational Volunteer Day for Economic and Social DevelopmentUnited Nations observance 
Dec 5SaturdayWorld Soil DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 6SundaySt Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 7MondayChanukah/Hanukkah (first day)Jewish holiday 
Dec 7MondayInternational Civil Aviation DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 7MondayPearl Harbor Remembrance DayState ObservanceAlaska, Wyoming
Dec 7MondayPearl Harbor Remembrance DayObservance 
Dec 7MondayDelaware DayState ObservanceDelaware
Dec 8TuesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 9WednesdayInternational Anti-Corruption DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 9WednesdayWorld Genocide Commemoration DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 10ThursdayHuman Rights DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 10ThursdayWyoming DayState ObservanceWyoming
Dec 11FridayInternational Mountain DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 12SaturdayFeast of Our Lady of GuadalupeChristian 
Dec 13SundayNational Guard BirthdayObservance 
Dec 14MondayLast Day of ChanukahJewish holiday 
Dec 15TuesdayBill of Rights DayObservance 
Dec 17ThursdayPan American Aviation DayObservance 
Dec 17ThursdayWright Brothers DayObservance 
Dec 18FridayInternational Migrants DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 18FridayArabic Language DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 20SundayInternational Human Solidarity DayUnited Nations observance 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 22TuesdayAsarah B'TevetJewish holiday 
Dec 24ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayMuslim 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveState HolidayAR, KS*, KY, MI, NC, ND, OK, SC, TX, VA*, WI
Dec 24ThursdayWashington's BirthdayState HolidayGeorgia, Indiana
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayState HolidayAll
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayFederal Holiday 
Dec 26SaturdayKwanzaa (first day)Observance 
Dec 26SaturdayDay After Christmas DayObservance 
Dec 26SaturdayDay After Christmas DayState HolidayKS, KY, NC, SC, TX
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveState HolidayLA, MI, WI

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** Observed only in some communities of this state.

*** Optional holiday in this state.

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