U.S. Holidays

National Holidays and Celebrations

New Year’s – January 1st
Martin Luther King Day – January 15th (since his assassination in 1968)
Valentine’s Day – February 14th
Presidents’ Day – Third Monday in February
St. Patrick’s Day – March 17th
Easter – Sunday in April (Varies)
Memorial Day – Fourth Monday of May
Fourth of July – July 4th (signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776)
Labor Day – First Monday in September
Jewish High Holy Days – Throughout September
Columbus Day – Second Monday in October
Halloween – October 31st
Veterans Day – November 11th
Thanksgiving – The fourth Thursday in November, dates back to 1621!!
Christmas – December 25th

Source: “Portrait of the USA” US Department of State