A calendar with the Official U.S. Federal Holidays and other interesting observed days or events in the United States.
Federal Holidays are marked in "Red".
|1||New Year's Day|
Martin Luther King Day
- (3rd Monday)
|2||Groundhog Day (Event: Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, always Feb 2nd)|
|5||Super Bowl 2017|
Fat Tuesday (="Mardi Gras")
Related article: New Orleans' Mardi Gras
|29||Ash Wednesday (="the first day of Lent")|
Birthday Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln Biography...
|14||Valentines Day (always Feb 14)|
* This holiday is designated (by Federal law) as "Washington's Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees.
Commonly this holiday is named as President's Day by private businesses.
|26||OSCAR Night 2017 -- Starts at 4pm (PST)|
|29||2020 is the next Leap Year -- until then there's no 29th day in February.|
|17||St. Patrick's Day|
|1||April's Fools Day (always April 1st)|
|22||International Earth Day|
|16||Easter Sunday (Catholic)|
Administrative Professionals Day
Observed on Wednesday of Administrative Professionals Week which is during the last full (Sunday-Saturday) week of April.
Star Wars Day
(stems from the quote: "May the force ('Fourth') be with you")
Cinco de Mayo
(always May 05)
Armed Forces Day
- (3rd Saturday in May)
- (last Monday)
(always June 14th)
(always 4th of July)
(always Sep 17)
|16||Oktober Fest in Munich Germany: Sep-16 until Oct 3, 2017|
|22||First Day of Autumn/Fall|
Native American Day
(4th Fri in Sep)
(always Oct 6th)
(always Oct 16th)
(always Oct 31st)
|5||New York Marathon|
(always Nov 11th)
|15||Bill of Rights Day (always December 15)|
|31||New Years Eve|