Holidays in the United States
Holidays in the United States vary widely, including federal holidays, state holidays, and cultural or religious observances. Here are some of the most notable holidays celebrated in the United States:
- New Year's Day (January 1st) - The first day of the year is celebrated with parties and fireworks.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Third Monday in January) - A federal holiday honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
- Presidents' Day (Third Monday in February) - Celebrated in honor of George Washington's birthday, and sometimes referred to as Washington's Birthday.
- Memorial Day (Last Monday in May) - A day to remember and honor the men and women who have died in military service to the country.
- Independence Day (July 4th) - Celebrating the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, marked by fireworks and patriotic displays.
- Labor Day (First Monday in September) - Honoring the labor movement and the contributions of workers to the development and achievements of the United States.
- Columbus Day (Second Monday in October) - Commemorating Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas.
- Veterans Day (November 11th) - Honoring all military veterans.
- Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November) - A holiday for expressing gratitude and sharing a feast, traditionally with family and friends.
- Christmas Day (December 25th) - Celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ with religious observances and exchanging of gifts.
Besides these federal holidays, various states and regions may have their own holidays. Furthermore, cultural and religious holidays are celebrated by different communities, such as Hanukkah, Ramadan, Easter, and Chinese New Year, among others. It's important to note that the United States is culturally diverse, with a wide range of holiday celebrations throughout the country.
Upcoming Holidays (next six months)
|Christmas Day||December 25||Monday||Federal Holiday|
|New Year’s Day||January 01||Monday||Federal Holiday|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||January 15||Monday||Federal Holiday|
|Presidents’ Day||February 19||Monday||Federal Holiday|
|Memorial Day||May 27||Monday||Federal Holiday|