United States Holiday&Event

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  • United States Holiday&Event

• January

January 1 - New Year's Day

3rd Monday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Chinese New Year(January/February, varies based on the Chinese lunar calendar)

• February

3rd Monday: Presidents Day

Black History Month

February 14: Valentine’s Day

Mardi Gras

1st Sunday: Super Bowl Sunday

• March

March 17: St Patrick’s Day

Easter(a Sunday in March or April)

• April

Easter Monday: White House Easter Egg Roll

Passover(varies based on the Jewish calendar, eight days around Easter)

• May

May 2-3: National Cathedral Flower Mart

May 17-18: Dragon Boat Festival

Last Monday in May: Memorial Day

May 5: Cinco de Mayo

2nd Sunday: Mother's Day


June 25-29: Smithsonian Folklife Festival

3rd Sunday: Father’s Day

Gay Pride Month


July 2-6: Smithsonian Folklife Festival

July 4: Independence Day

• September

1st Monday: Labor Day

• October

2nd Monday: Columbus Day

October 31: Halloween

• November

November 11: Veterans Day

4th Thursday: Thanksgiving Day

November 2: Day of the Dead

• December

December 25: Christmas

Hanukkah / Chanukah(varies based on the Jewish calendar, eight days usually in December)

December 26th to January 1st: Kwanzaa

December 31: New Year's Eve