Public holidays and observances in United States

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Eve observed National holiday
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Thursday World Braille Day Worldwide observance
January 6 Saturday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Sunday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 7 Sunday International Programmers' Day Worldwide observance
January 12 Friday Lee Jackson Day State holiday
January 13 Saturday Stephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
January 14 Sunday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 15 Monday Idaho Human Rights Day State holiday
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King Day Federal Holiday
January 15 Monday Civil Rights Day State holiday
January 15 Monday Robert E Lee's Birthday State holiday
January 15 Monday State Holiday State holiday
January 19 Friday State Holiday State holiday
January 19 Friday Robert E Lee's Birthday State holiday
January 21 Sunday World Religion Day Worldwide observance
January 26 Friday International Customs Day Worldwide observance
January 27 Saturday International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust United Nations observance
January 29 Monday Kansas Day Observance
January 31 Wednesday Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jewish holiday
February 1 Thursday National Freedom Day Observance
February 2 Friday National Wear Red Day Observance
February 2 Friday Groundhog Day Observance
February 2 Friday World Wetlands Day Worldwide observance
February 4 Sunday World Cancer Day United Nations observance
February 4 Sunday Rosa Parks Day Local observance
February 4 Sunday World Leprosy Day Worldwide observance
February 6 Tuesday International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation United Nations observance
February 11 Sunday World Day of the Sick Worldwide observance
February 12 Monday Lincoln's Birthday State holiday
February 13 Tuesday World Radio Day United Nations observance
February 13 Tuesday Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras State holiday
February 14 Wednesday Statehood Day in Arizona Local observance
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 14 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
February 15 Thursday Susan B Anthony's Birthday Local observance
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year Observance
February 19 Monday Presidents' Day Bank or Public Sector Holiday
February 19 Monday Daisy Gatson Bates Day State holiday
February 20 Tuesday World Day of Social Justice United Nations observance
February 21 Wednesday International Mother Language Day United Nations observance
February 28 Wednesday Linus Pauling Day Local observance
March 1 Thursday St. David's Day Observance
March 1 Thursday Purim Jewish holiday
March 1 Thursday Zero Discrimination Day United Nations observance
March 1 Thursday Self-Injury Awareness Day Worldwide observance
March 2 Friday Employee Appreciation Day Observance
March 2 Friday Texas Independence Day State holiday
March 2 Friday Read Across America Day Observance
March 3 Saturday World Wildlife Day United Nations observance
March 5 Monday Casimir Pulaski Day State holiday
March 6 Tuesday Town Meeting Day Vermont State holiday
March 8 Thursday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 8 Thursday World Kidney Day Worldwide observance
March 11 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
March 16 Friday Evacuation Day observed State holiday
March 17 Saturday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 17 Saturday Evacuation Day State holiday
March 20 Tuesday International Day of Happiness United Nations observance
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 21 Wednesday International Day of Forests United Nations observance
March 21 Wednesday International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination United Nations observance
March 21 Wednesday World Poetry Day United Nations observance
March 21 Wednesday International Day of Nowruz United Nations observance
March 21 Wednesday World Down Syndrome Day United Nations observance
March 22 Thursday World Water Day United Nations observance
March 23 Friday World Meteorological Day United Nations observance
March 24 Saturday World Tuberculosis Day United Nations observance
March 24 Saturday International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims United Nations observance
March 25 Sunday International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade United Nations observance
March 25 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
March 25 Sunday International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members United Nations observance
March 25 Sunday Maryland Day Local observance
March 26 Monday Maryland Day observed Local observance
March 26 Monday Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day State holiday
March 26 Monday Seward's Day State holiday
March 29 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 31 Saturday Earth Hour Worldwide observance
March 31 Saturday Passover (first day) Jewish holiday
March 31 Saturday César Chávez Day State holiday
March 31 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 1 Sunday April Fool's Day Worldwide observance
April 2 Monday World Autism Awareness Day United Nations observance
April 2 Monday Pascua Florida Day Local observance
April 2 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 4 Wednesday United Nations' Mine Awareness Day United Nations observance
April 6 Friday International Day of Sport for Development and Peace United Nations observance
April 6 Friday National Tartan Day Observance
April 6 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox holiday
April 7 Saturday United Nations' World Health Day United Nations observance
April 7 Saturday Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide United Nations observance
April 7 Saturday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 7 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox holiday
April 8 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox holiday

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Friday World Braille Day Worldwide observance
January 6 Sunday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Monday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 7 Monday International Programmers' Day Worldwide observance
January 13 Sunday Stephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
January 14 Monday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 18 Friday Lee Jackson Day State holiday
January 19 Saturday State Holiday State holiday
January 19 Saturday Robert E Lee's Birthday State holiday
January 20 Sunday World Religion Day Worldwide observance
January 21 Monday State Holiday State holiday
January 21 Monday Idaho Human Rights Day State holiday
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King Day Federal Holiday
January 21 Monday Civil Rights Day State holiday
January 21 Monday Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jewish holiday
January 21 Monday Robert E Lee's Birthday State holiday
January 26 Saturday International Customs Day Worldwide observance
January 27 Sunday International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust United Nations observance
January 29 Tuesday Kansas Day Observance
February 1 Friday National Wear Red Day Observance
February 1 Friday National Freedom Day Observance
February 2 Saturday Groundhog Day Observance
February 2 Saturday World Wetlands Day Worldwide observance
February 3 Sunday World Leprosy Day Worldwide observance
February 4 Monday World Cancer Day United Nations observance
February 4 Monday Rosa Parks Day Local observance
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 6 Wednesday International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation United Nations observance
February 11 Monday World Day of the Sick Worldwide observance
February 12 Tuesday Lincoln's Birthday State holiday
February 13 Wednesday World Radio Day United Nations observance
February 14 Thursday Statehood Day in Arizona Local observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Friday Susan B Anthony's Birthday Local observance
February 18 Monday Presidents' Day Bank or Public Sector Holiday
February 18 Monday Daisy Gatson Bates Day State holiday
February 20 Wednesday World Day of Social Justice United Nations observance
February 21 Thursday International Mother Language Day United Nations observance
February 28 Thursday Linus Pauling Day Local observance
March 1 Friday Self-Injury Awareness Day Worldwide observance
March 1 Friday Employee Appreciation Day Observance
March 1 Friday St. David's Day Observance
March 1 Friday Read Across America Day Observance
March 1 Friday Zero Discrimination Day United Nations observance
March 2 Saturday Texas Independence Day State holiday
March 3 Sunday World Wildlife Day United Nations observance
March 4 Monday Casimir Pulaski Day State holiday
March 5 Tuesday Town Meeting Day Vermont State holiday
March 5 Tuesday Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras State holiday
March 6 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
March 8 Friday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 10 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
March 14 Thursday World Kidney Day Worldwide observance
March 17 Sunday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 17 Sunday Evacuation Day State holiday
March 18 Monday Evacuation Day observed State holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 20 Wednesday International Day of Happiness United Nations observance
March 21 Thursday World Down Syndrome Day United Nations observance
March 21 Thursday International Day of Forests United Nations observance
March 21 Thursday Purim Jewish holiday
March 21 Thursday International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination United Nations observance
March 21 Thursday World Poetry Day United Nations observance
March 21 Thursday International Day of Nowruz United Nations observance
March 22 Friday World Water Day United Nations observance
March 23 Saturday World Meteorological Day United Nations observance
March 24 Sunday World Tuberculosis Day United Nations observance
March 24 Sunday International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims United Nations observance
March 25 Monday International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade United Nations observance
March 25 Monday International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members United Nations observance
March 25 Monday Maryland Day Local observance
March 25 Monday Seward's Day State holiday
March 26 Tuesday Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day State holiday
March 30 Saturday Earth Hour Worldwide observance
March 31 Sunday César Chávez Day State holiday
April 1 Monday April Fool's Day Worldwide observance
April 1 Monday César Chávez Day observed State holiday
April 2 Tuesday World Autism Awareness Day United Nations observance
April 2 Tuesday Pascua Florida Day Local observance
April 3 Wednesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
April 4 Thursday United Nations' Mine Awareness Day United Nations observance
April 6 Saturday International Day of Sport for Development and Peace United Nations observance
April 6 Saturday National Tartan Day Observance
April 7 Sunday United Nations' World Health Day United Nations observance
April 7 Sunday Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide United Nations observance
April 9 Tuesday National Library Workers' Day Observance
April 12 Friday International Day of Human Space Flight United Nations observance
April 13 Saturday Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Observance
April 14 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 15 Monday Tax Day Observance
April 15 Monday Patriot's Day State holiday
April 15 Monday Father Damien Day Local observance
April 16 Tuesday Emancipation Day Public Holiday
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 18 Thursday International Day for Monuments and Sites Worldwide observance
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Saturday World Braille Day Worldwide observance
January 6 Monday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Tuesday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 7 Tuesday International Programmers' Day Worldwide observance
January 13 Monday Stephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
January 14 Tuesday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 17 Friday Lee Jackson Day State holiday
January 19 Sunday State Holiday State holiday
January 19 Sunday World Religion Day Worldwide observance
January 19 Sunday Robert E Lee's Birthday State holiday
January 20 Monday State Holiday State holiday
January 20 Monday Idaho Human Rights Day State holiday
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King Day Federal Holiday
January 20 Monday Civil Rights Day State holiday
January 20 Monday Robert E Lee's Birthday State holiday
January 25 Saturday Chinese New Year Observance
January 26 Sunday International Customs Day Worldwide observance
January 27 Monday International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust United Nations observance
January 29 Wednesday Kansas Day Observance
February 1 Saturday National Freedom Day Observance
February 2 Sunday World Leprosy Day Worldwide observance
February 2 Sunday Groundhog Day Observance
February 2 Sunday World Wetlands Day Worldwide observance
February 4 Tuesday World Cancer Day United Nations observance
February 4 Tuesday Rosa Parks Day Local observance
February 6 Thursday International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation United Nations observance
February 7 Friday National Wear Red Day Observance
February 10 Monday Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jewish holiday
February 11 Tuesday World Day of the Sick Worldwide observance
February 12 Wednesday Lincoln's Birthday State holiday
February 13 Thursday World Radio Day United Nations observance
February 14 Friday Statehood Day in Arizona Local observance
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Saturday Susan B Anthony's Birthday Local observance
February 17 Monday Presidents' Day Bank or Public Sector Holiday
February 17 Monday Daisy Gatson Bates Day State holiday
February 20 Thursday World Day of Social Justice United Nations observance
February 21 Friday International Mother Language Day United Nations observance
February 25 Tuesday Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras State holiday
February 26 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
February 28 Friday Linus Pauling Day Local observance
February 29 Saturday Leap Day Worldwide observance
March 1 Sunday Self-Injury Awareness Day Worldwide observance
March 1 Sunday St. David's Day Observance
March 1 Sunday Zero Discrimination Day United Nations observance
March 2 Monday Casimir Pulaski Day State holiday
March 2 Monday Texas Independence Day State holiday
March 2 Monday Read Across America Day Observance
March 3 Tuesday World Wildlife Day United Nations observance
March 3 Tuesday Town Meeting Day Vermont State holiday
March 6 Friday Employee Appreciation Day Observance
March 8 Sunday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 8 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
March 10 Tuesday Purim Jewish holiday
March 12 Thursday World Kidney Day Worldwide observance
March 13 Friday Friday the 13th Worldwide observance
March 17 Tuesday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 17 Tuesday Evacuation Day State holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 20 Friday International Day of Happiness United Nations observance
March 21 Saturday World Down Syndrome Day United Nations observance
March 21 Saturday International Day of Forests United Nations observance
March 21 Saturday International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination United Nations observance
March 21 Saturday World Poetry Day United Nations observance
March 21 Saturday International Day of Nowruz United Nations observance
March 22 Sunday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 22 Sunday World Water Day United Nations observance
March 23 Monday World Meteorological Day United Nations observance
March 24 Tuesday International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims United Nations observance
March 24 Tuesday World Tuberculosis Day United Nations observance
March 25 Wednesday International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade United Nations observance
March 25 Wednesday International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members United Nations observance
March 25 Wednesday Maryland Day Local observance
March 26 Thursday Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day State holiday
March 28 Saturday Earth Hour Worldwide observance
March 30 Monday Seward's Day State holiday
March 31 Tuesday César Chávez Day State holiday
April 1 Wednesday April Fool's Day Worldwide observance
April 2 Thursday World Autism Awareness Day United Nations observance
April 2 Thursday Pascua Florida Day Local observance
April 4 Saturday United Nations' Mine Awareness Day United Nations observance
April 5 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 6 Monday International Day of Sport for Development and Peace United Nations observance
April 6 Monday National Tartan Day Observance
April 7 Tuesday United Nations' World Health Day United Nations observance
April 7 Tuesday Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide United Nations observance
April 9 Thursday Passover (first day) Jewish holiday
April 9 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 12 Sunday International Day of Human Space Flight United Nations observance
April 13 Monday Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Observance
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 14 Tuesday National Library Workers' Day Observance
April 15 Wednesday Tax Day Observance