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US Federal Holidays Calendar provides a listing of the date, day and month of holidays and special occasions. This Federal Holiday Calendar will help you plan your vacations for 2021 and 2022.

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Please make sure you check any dates with your own states federal holidays before making any arrangements. All Federal & National Holidays are accurate at the time of publishing but are subject to change depending on what state you live in.

 

2021 Federal Holidays
2021 Federal Holidays

Upcoming listing of the main Federal Holidays and Special Occasions in the United States. Please make sure you check any dates with your own states federal holidays before making any arrangements.

 

January 2021  
New Year’s DayFriday, January 1, 2021Federal Holiday
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.Monday, January 18, 2021Federal Holiday
February 2021  
Valentine’s DaySunday, 14 February 2021Special Occasion
Presidents Day/Washington’s BirthdayMonday, February 15, 2021Federal Holiday
March 2021  
St Patricks DayWednesday, March 17, 2021Special Occasion
April 2021  
EasterGood Friday, April 2, 2021
Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021
Easter Monday, April 5, 2021
 
May 2021  
Mother’s DaySunday, May 9, 2021Special Occasion
Memorial DayMonday, May 31, 2021Federal Holiday
June 2021  
Father’s DaySunday, June 20, 2021Special Occasion
July 2021  
Independence DaySunday, July 4, 2021 (Observed date: Monday, 5 July)Federal Holiday
September 2021  
Labor DayMonday, September 6, 2021Federal Holiday
October 2021  
Columbus DayMonday, October 11, 2021Federal Holiday
HalloweenSunday, October 31, 2021Special Occasion
November 2021 
Veterans DayThursday, 11 November 2021Federal Holiday
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 25, 2021Federal Holiday
December 2021  
Christmas DaySaturday, December 25, 2021Federal Holiday
New Years EveFriday, December 31, 2021 

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The Meaning of Federal Holidays & Special Occasions in the United States

New Years Day
January 1 | New Years Day federal holiday is on the 1st January each year, however many Americans begin celebrating on December 31, New Years Eve.

Birthday of Martin Luther King,Jr.
Third Monday in January | On January 20, 1986, in cities and towns across America people celebrated the first official Martin Luther King Day, the only US federal holiday commemorating an African-American.

St. Valentine’s Day
February 14 | St. Valentine’s Day is not a federal holiday but is a day of love where candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged.

Presidents Day
Third Monday in February | Also known as Washington’s Birthday.

Saint Patrick’s Day
March 17 | Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrates Irish culture.

Mother’s Day
Second Sunday in May | On the second Sunday in May, American families celebrate Mother’s Day. Children ( and adults ) of all ages treat their mothers to something special on Mother’s Day each year.

Memorial Day
Last Monday in May | Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May each year. Memorial Day is a United States Federal holiday and is formerly known as Decoration Day, and commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in military service for their country.

Juneteenth
Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) is usually celebrated on the third Saturday in June and commemorates the end of slavery. Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States. On June 15, 2021, the Senate unanimously passed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act,[86] establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday.

Father’s Day
Third Sunday in June | On the third Sunday in June, fathers all across the United States are given gifts, treated to breakfast in bed, a special dinner or otherwise made to feel special.

Independence Day
July 4 | Independence Day is a federal holiday in the US.  Independence Day, or more commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 4 July 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Labor Day
First Monday in September | The holiday originated on September 5, 1882 as the Central Labor Union of New York City sought to create a day off work for the working citizens. Labor Day is a United States federal holiday which is observed on the first Monday in September each year.

Columbus Day
Second Monday in October | Columbus Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the second Monday in October each year.

Halloween
October 31 | Halloween originated as a celebration connected with evil spirits. On October 31st, children dressed in costumes knock on their neighbors’ doors and yell, “Trick or Treat” when the door opens.

Veterans Day
November 11 | Veterans Day is an annual holiday in America honouring the 24.9 million military veterans in the United States. Veterans Day is both a federal and state holiday and is usually observed on November 11 each year.

Thanksgiving Day
Fourth Thursday in November | Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day as it is called by many is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November each year.

Christmas Day
December 25 | Christmas Day is celebrated in the USA on the 25th December each year. Christmas is a time of getting together with family and friends and the giving and receiving of gifts.

New Years Eve
December 31 | While New Years Eve is not a federal holiday in the USA it is a day to celebrate the end of one year and at the stroke of midnight, the beginning of a new year. To celebrate New Years Eve many Americans conduct parties and invite friends and family to them.

 

 

2022 Federal Holidays
2021 Federal Holidays

Upcoming listing of the main Federal Holidays and Special Occasions in the United States. Please make sure you check any dates with your own states federal holidays before making any arrangements.

 

January 2022  
New Year’s DaySaturday, January 1, 2022Federal Holiday
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.Monday, January 17, 2022Federal Holiday
February 2022  
Valentine’s DayMonday, 14 February 2022Special Occasion
Presidents Day/Washington’s BirthdayMonday, February 21, 2022Federal Holiday
March 2022  
St Patricks DayThursday, March 17, 2022Special Occasion
April 2022  
EasterGood Friday, April 15, 2022
Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022
Easter Monday, April 18, 2022
 
May 2022  
Mother’s DaySunday, May 8, 2022Special Occasion
Memorial DayMonday, May 30, 2022Federal Holiday
June 2022  
Father’s DaySunday, June 19, 2022Special Occasion
JuneteenthSunday, June 19, 2022Federal Holiday
July 2022  
Independence DayMonday, July 4, 2022 Federal Holiday
September 2022  
Labor DayMonday, September 5, 2022Federal Holiday
October 2022  
Columbus DayMonday, October 10, 2022Federal Holiday
HalloweenMonday, October 31, 2022Special Occasion
November 2022 
Veterans DayFriday, 11 November 2022Federal Holiday
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 24, 2022Federal Holiday
December 2022  
Christmas DaySunday, December 25, 2022Federal Holiday
New Years EveSaturday, December 31, 2022 

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