List of Holidays and Special Dates

January  1  New Year's Day
January  17  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (3rd Monday of January, traditionally 15 Jan.)
February  2  Groundhog Day
February  12  Lincoln's Birthday
February  14  Valentine's Day
February  21  Presidents Day (officially George Washington's Birthday; 3rd Monday of February, traditionally 22 Feb.)
March  8  Fat Tuesday (always the day before Lent starts)
March  9  Ash Wednesday (Christian; movable; First day of the 40-day Lent Season ending Palm Sunday)
March  17  St. Patrick's Day (Originating in Ireland)
March  20  Vernal Equinox (based on sun)
March  29  First day of Passover (Jewish; movable based on Jewish calendar)
March  30  National Doctors' Day (always on 30 March)
April  1  April Fools' Day
April  17  Palm Sunday (Christian; Sunday before Easter)
April  22  Good Friday (Christian; Friday before Easter)
April  24  Easter Sunday (Christian; movable; Sunday after first full moon during spring)
April  25  Easter Monday (Christian; Monday after Easter)
April  6  Last Day of Passover (Jewish; moveable, based on Jewish Calendar)
April  18  Patriot's Day/Marathon Monday (New England and Wisconsin only)(3rd Monday of April)
April  22  Earth Day
April  29  Arbor Day (last Friday of April)
May  5  Cinco De Mayo (Mexican holiday often observed in US)
May  5  National Day of Prayer (United States Congress, when people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation". 1st Thursday of May)
May  8  Mother's Day (2nd Sunday of May)
May  15  Armed Forces Day (3rd Saturday in May)
May  30  Memorial Day (last Monday of May, traditionally 30 May)
June  12  Pentecost Sunday (Christian; 49 days after Easter)
June  14  Flag Day
June  19  Father's Day (3rd Sunday of June)
June  21  Summer Solstice (based on sun)
July  4  Independence Day
August 12  First day of Ramadan (Islamic, moveable based on Lunar calendar)
September  5  Labor Day (first Monday of September)
September  8  Rosh Hashanah (Jewish; moveable, based on Jewish calendar)
September  10  Last day of Ramadan (Islamic, moveable based on Lunar calendar)
September  11  Eid-al-Fitr/Day after the end of Ramadan (Islamic, moveable, based on lunar calendar)
September  11  Patriot Day
September  11  Grandparent's Day (Sunday after Labor Day)
September  17  Constitution Day  Celebration of the ratification of the Constitution of the United States.
September  17  Yom Kippur (Jewish, moveable, 9 days after first day of Rosh Hashanah)
September  22  First day of Sukkot (Jewish; moveable, 14 days after Rosh Hashanaah)
September  23  Autumnal equinox (based on sun)
September  29  Last Day of Sukkot (Jewish)
September  30  Simchat Torah (Jewish; moveable, 22 days after Rosh Hashanah)
October  9  Leif Erikson Day
October  10  Columbus Day (2nd Monday of October, traditionally 12 Oct.)
October  31  Halloween
November  1  All Saints Day (Christian)
November  11  Veterans Day
November  24  Thanksgiving (4th Thursday of November)
November  25  Black Friday (Friday after Thanksgiving Day)
November 29 Cyber Monday
December  1  First day of Hanukkah (Jewish; moveable, based on Jewish calendar)
December  7  Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December  9  Last day of Hanukkah (Jewish; moveable, based on Jewish Calendar)
December  17  Free Shipping Day (middle of December, movable based on the last day to guarantee delivery by Christmas)
December  21  Winter Solstice (based on sun)
December  24 Christmas Eve (Christian)
December  25  Christmas Day (Christian)
December  26  First day of Kwanzaa (Kwanzaa is celebrated until 1 January)
December  31  New Year's Eve