Calendar and Dates of Public Holidays in the USA

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York, 2006
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York, 2006 (martha_chapa95 / CC-by)

The United States of America recognizes many holidays, both religious and non-religious, throughout the year. Some are celebrated nationally, while others are recognized in certain states only. In total, there are ten official federal holidays, which means that all non-essential government offices and most private sector businesses are closed1. The two largest globally celebrated days are Christmas Day and New Year's Day2. The two largest secular, uniquely American holidays are the Fourth of July, which celebrates the date America gained independence from the United Kingdom, and Thanksgiving, which is a day to reflect on the founding of America and to give thanks23.

There are many other holidays which are not widely recognized and are specific to certain states, mainly for historical reasons4. In addition, there are many unofficial holidays, where celebrations and traditions may take place, but government offices, schools, and private businesses are still open.

Public Holidays Dates 2022, 2023 and 2024

This page lists all public holidays dates in the USA, click on a holiday to have more informations on its origins. You may also check out the celebrations page:

New Year's Day
  • Saturday, January 1, 2022 (observed Friday, December 31)
  • Sunday, January 1, 2023 (observed Monday, January 2)
  • Monday, January 1, 2024
Martin Luther King's Birthday
  • Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Monday, January 16, 2023
  • Monday, January 15, 2024
Presidents' Day
  • Monday, February 21, 2022
  • Monday, February 20, 2023
  • Monday, February 19, 2024
Memorial Day
  • Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Monday, May 29, 2023
  • Monday, May 27, 2024
Independence Day
  • Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Tuesday, July 4, 2023
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024
Labor Day
  • Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Monday, September 4, 2023
  • Monday, September 2, 2024
Columbus Day
  • Monday, October 10, 2022
  • Monday, October 9, 2023
  • Monday, October 14, 2024
Veterans Day
  • Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Saturday, November 11, 2023 (observed Friday, November 10)
  • Monday, November 11, 2024
Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, November 24, 2022
  • Thursday, November 23, 2023
  • Thursday, November 28, 2024
Christmas
  • Sunday, December 25, 2022 (observed Monday, December 26)
  • Monday, December 25, 2023
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2024

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