Holidays & Observances

Holidays and Observances in United States in 2021

DateNameTypeDetails
1 JanFridayNew Year’s DayState holidayAll
1 JanFridayNew Year’s DayFederal Holiday
6 JanWednesdayEpiphanyChristian
7 JanThursdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
13 JanWednesdayStephen Foster Memorial DayObservance
14 JanThursdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox
18 JanMondayMartin Luther King Jr. DayFederal Holiday
18 JanMondayMartin Luther King Jr. DayState holidayAll
18 JanMondayRobert E. Lee’s BirthdayState holidayMississippi
18 JanMondayRobert E. Lee’s BirthdayState holidayAlabama
18 JanMondayIdaho Human Rights DayState holidayIdaho
18 JanMondayCivil Rights DayState holidayArizona, New Hampshire
19 JanTuesdayRobert E. Lee’s BirthdayState holidayFlorida
19 JanTuesdayConfederate Heroes’ DayState holidayTexas
20 JanWednesdayInauguration DayFederal HolidayDCMD*VA*
20 JanWednesdayInauguration DayState holidayDC
28 JanThursdayTu Bishvat/Tu B’ShevatJewish holiday
29 JanFridayKansas DayState ObservationKansas
1 FebMondayNational Freedom DayObservance
1 FebMondayFirst Day of Black History MonthAnnual monthly observance
2 FebTuesdayGroundhog DayObservance
4 FebThursdayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceCalifornia, Missouri
5 FebFridayNational Wear Red DayObservance
7 FebSundaySuper BowlSporting event
12 FebFridayLincoln’s BirthdayState holidayCTILMONY
12 FebFridayLincoln’s BirthdayLocal observanceFlorida
12 FebFridayChinese New YearObservance
14 FebSundayValentine’s DayObservance
14 FebSundayStatehood DayLocal observanceArizona
15 FebMondayPresidents’ DayFederal Holiday
15 FebMondayPresidents’ DayState holidayAll except DEFLGAIAKSKYLANCRIWI
15 FebMondayPresidents’ DayState Legal HolidayKSKYLANCRIWI
15 FebMondayDaisy Gatson Bates DayState holidayArkansas
15 FebMondaySusan B. Anthony’s BirthdayLocal observanceCAFLNYWI
16 FebTuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasState holidayAL*FL**LAMS**
16 FebTuesdayShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasObservance, Christian
16 FebTuesdayElizabeth Peratrovich DayLocal observanceAlaska
17 FebWednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian
25 FebThursdayGeorge Rogers Clark DayLocal observanceIndiana
26 FebFridayPurimJewish holiday
28 FebSundayLinus Pauling DayLocal observanceOregon
1 MarMondaySt. David’s DayObservance, Christian
1 MarMondayCasimir Pulaski DayLocal observanceIllinois**
1 MarMondayFirst Day of Women’s History MonthAnnual monthly observance
1 MarMondayFirst Day of Irish American Heritage MonthAnnual monthly observance
2 MarTuesdayTexas Independence DayState holidayTexas
2 MarTuesdayRead Across America DayObservance
2 MarTuesdayTown Meeting DayState holidayVermont
5 MarFridayEmployee Appreciation DayObservance
11 MarThursdayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday
11 MarThursdayIsra and Mi’rajMuslim
14 MarSundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
17 MarWednesdaySt. Patrick’s DayObservance, Christian
17 MarWednesdayEvacuation DayState holidayMassachusetts*
20 MarSaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
25 MarThursdayMaryland DayLocal observanceMaryland
26 MarFridayPrince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole DayState holidayHawaii
27 MarSaturdayPassover EveJewish holiday
28 MarSundayPalm SundayChristian
28 MarSundayHoliHindu Holiday
28 MarSundayPassover (first day)Jewish holiday
29 MarMondaySeward’s DayState holidayAlaska
29 MarMondayNational Vietnam War Veterans DayObservance
30 MarTuesdayDoctors’ DayObservance
31 MarWednesdayCésar Chávez DayState holidayAZ*CA*CO***MI*NM*NV*TX***UT*WA*WI*
1 AprThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian
2 AprFridayGood FridayState holidayCTDEHIINKYLANCNDNJTNTX***
2 AprFridayPascua Florida DayLocal observanceFlorida
3 AprSaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian
4 AprSundayLast Day of PassoverJewish holiday
4 AprSundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian
5 AprMondayEaster MondayObservance, Christian
6 AprTuesdayNational Tartan DayObservance
6 AprTuesdayNational Library Workers’ DayObservance
8 AprThursdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration
13 AprTuesdayRamadan StartsMuslim
13 AprTuesdayThomas Jefferson’s BirthdayObservance
15 AprThursdayYom Ha’atzmautJewish holiday
15 AprThursdayFather Damien DayLocal observanceHawaii
16 AprFridayEmancipation DayState holidayDC
19 AprMondayPatriots’ DayState holidayMaine, Massachusetts
21 AprWednesdaySan Jacinto DayState holidayTexas
21 AprWednesdayAdministrative Professionals DayObservance
22 AprThursdayOklahoma DayLocal observanceOklahoma
22 AprThursdayTake our Daughters and Sons to Work DayObservance
26 AprMondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayMississippi
26 AprMondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidayAlabama, Georgia
26 AprMondayConfederate Heroes’ DayLocal observanceFlorida
30 AprFridayLag BaOmerJewish holiday
30 AprFridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox
30 AprFridayArbor DayState holidayNebraska
30 AprFridayKentucky OaksSporting event
1 MaySaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox
1 MaySaturdayKentucky DerbySporting event
1 MaySaturdayLaw DayObservance
1 MaySaturdayLoyalty DayObservance
1 MaySaturdayNational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) DayObservance
1 MaySaturdayLei DayLocal observanceHawaii
1 MaySaturdayFirst Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage MonthAnnual monthly observance
1 MaySaturdayFirst Day of Jewish American Heritage MonthAnnual monthly observance
2 MaySundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox
3 MayMondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
4 MayTuesdayKent State Shootings RemembranceLocal observanceOhio
4 MayTuesdayRhode Island Independence DayLocal observanceRhode Island
5 MayWednesdayCinco de MayoObservance
6 MayThursdayNational Nurses DayObservance
6 MayThursdayNational Day of PrayerObservance
7 MayFridayTruman Day observedState holidayMissouri
7 MayFridayMilitary Spouse Appreciation DayObservance
8 MaySaturdayLailat al-QadrMuslim
8 MaySaturdayTruman DayState holidayMissouri
8 MaySaturdayVictory in Europe DayObservance
9 MaySundayMother’s DayObservance
10 MayMondayConfederate Memorial DayState holidaySouth Carolina
10 MayMondayConfederate Memorial DayLocal observanceNorth Carolina
13 MayThursdayAscension DayChristian
13 MayThursdayEid al-FitrMuslim
14 MayFridayNative American DayState ObservationWyoming
15 MaySaturdayPeace Officers Memorial DayObservance
15 MaySaturdayArmed Forces DayObservance
15 MaySaturdayPreakness StakesSporting event
17 MayMondayShavuotJewish holiday
17 MayMondayTax DayObservance
19 MayWednesdayEmergency Medical Services for Children DayObservance
21 MayFridayNational Defense Transportation DayObservance
22 MaySaturdayNational Maritime DayObservance
22 MaySaturdayHarvey Milk DayLocal observanceCalifornia
23 MaySundayPentecostChristian
24 MayMondayWhit MondayChristian
25 MayTuesdayNational Missing Children’s DayObservance
30 MaySundayTrinity SundayChristian
31 MayMondayMemorial DayFederal Holiday
31 MayMondayJefferson Davis’ BirthdayLocal observanceMississippi
1 JunTuesdayFirst Day of Pride MonthAnnual monthly observance
1 JunTuesdayFirst Day of Caribbean-American Heritage MonthAnnual monthly observance
1 JunTuesdayStatehood DayLocal observanceKentucky, Tennessee
2 JunWednesdayNative American DayState ObservationArizona
3 JunThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian
3 JunThursdayJefferson Davis’ BirthdayLocal observanceFlorida
5 JunSaturdayBelmont StakesSporting event
6 JunSundayD-DayObservance
7 JunMondayJefferson Davis’ BirthdayState holidayAlabama
11 JunFridayKamehameha DayState holidayHawaii
12 JunSaturdayLoving DayObservance
13 JunSundayBunker Hill DayLocal observanceMassachusetts
14 JunMondayArmy BirthdayObservance
14 JunMondayFlag DayObservance
18 JunFridayDay off for JuneteenthFederal Holiday
18 JunFridayDay off for Juneteenth National Freedom DayState holiday17 states
18 JunFridayDay off for JuneteenthHalf DayLouisiana
19 JunSaturdayJuneteenthFederal Holiday
19 JunSaturdayJuneteenthState Observation15 states
19 JunSaturdayJuneteenth DayState ObservationAKARCACTMEMIMNMTOKUTVT
19 JunSaturdayJuneteenth National Freedom DayState holiday17 states
19 JunSaturdayJuneteenthHalf DayLouisiana
19 JunSaturdayJuneteenth National Independence DayState holidayDCMAMDNY
19 JunSaturdayEmancipation DayState holidayTexas
20 JunSundayFather’s DayObservance
20 JunSundayWest Virginia DayState holidayWest Virginia
20 JunSundayAmerican Eagle DayObservance
20 JunSundayJune SolsticeSeason
21 JunMondayWest Virginia Day observedState holidayWest Virginia
4 JulSundayIndependence DayFederal Holiday
5 JulMondayIndependence Day observedFederal Holiday
13 JulTuesdayNathan Bedford Forrest DayLocal observanceTennessee
14 JulWednesdayBastille DayObservance
16 JulFridayRural Transit DayObservance
18 JulSundayTisha B’AvJewish holiday
20 JulTuesdayEid al-AdhaMuslim
23 JulFridayPioneer Day observedState holidayUtah
24 JulSaturdayPioneer DayState holidayUtah
25 JulSundayParents’ DayObservance
27 JulTuesdayNational Korean War Veterans Armistice DayObservance
1 AugSundayColorado DayLocal observanceColorado
4 AugWednesdayCoast Guard BirthdayObservance
4 AugWednesdayBarack Obama DayObservanceIllinois
7 AugSaturdayPurple Heart DayObservance
9 AugMondayVictory DayState holidayRhode Island
10 AugTuesdayMuharramMuslim
15 AugSundayAssumption of MaryChristian
15 AugSundayNational Senior Citizens DayObservance
16 AugMondayBennington Battle DayState holidayVermont
19 AugThursdayAshuraMuslim
19 AugThursdayNational Aviation DayObservance
20 AugFridayHawaii Statehood DayState holidayHawaii
21 AugSaturdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
26 AugThursdayWomen’s Equality DayObservance
27 AugFridayLyndon Baines Johnson DayState holidayTexas
6 SepMondayLabor DayState holidayAll
6 SepMondayLabor DayFederal Holiday
7 SepTuesdayRosh HashanaState holidayTexas***
7 SepTuesdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday
9 SepThursdayCalifornia Admission DayLocal observanceCalifornia
10 SepFridayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
11 SepSaturdayFirst Responders DayState ObservationNorth Carolina
11 SepSaturdayPatriot DayObservance
11 SepSaturdayCarl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup DayObservance
12 SepSundayNational Grandparents DayObservance
16 SepThursdayYom KippurState holidayTexas***
16 SepThursdayYom KippurJewish holiday
17 SepFridayConstitution Day and Citizenship DayObservance
17 SepFridayNational POW/MIA Recognition DayObservance
18 SepSaturdayAir Force BirthdayObservance
18 SepSaturdayNational CleanUp DayObservance
21 SepTuesdayFirst Day of SukkotJewish holiday
22 SepWednesdayEmancipation DayLocal observanceOhio
22 SepWednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
24 SepFridayNative American DayState ObservationCalifornia, Nevada
24 SepFridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState ObservationMontana, Texas
24 SepFridayMichigan Indian DayState ObservationMichigan
26 SepSundayGold Star Mother’s DayObservance
27 SepMondayLast Day of SukkotJewish holiday
27 SepMondayAmerican Indian DayState ObservationTennessee
28 SepTuesdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday
29 SepWednesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday
4 OctMondayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian
4 OctMondayFrances Xavier Cabrini DayState holidayColorado
4 OctMondayChild Health DayObservance
9 OctSaturdayLeif Erikson DayObservance
10 OctSundayChicago MarathonSporting event
11 OctMondayColumbus DayState Legal HolidayTennessee
11 OctMondayColumbus DayState holiday22 states
11 OctMondayColumbus DayFederal Holiday
11 OctMondayFraternal DayState holidayAlabama
11 OctMondayYorktown Victory DayState holidayVirginia
11 OctMondayDiscoverers’ DayState ObservationHawaii
11 OctMondayNative American DayState ObservationOklahoma
11 OctMondayNative American DayState holidaySouth Dakota
11 OctMondayIndigenous People’s Day (Tentative Date)State ObservationCAIDLAMIMNOR
11 OctMondayIndigenous People’s DayState Observation28 states
11 OctMondayIndigenous People’s DayState holidayDCMENM
11 OctMondayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState holidayAlabama
11 OctMondayBoston Marathon (Tentative Date)Sporting event
13 OctWednesdayNavy BirthdayObservance
14 OctThursdayDussehraHindu Holiday
15 OctFridayWhite Cane Safety DayObservance
15 OctFridayBoss’s DayObservance
16 OctSaturdaySweetest DayObservance13 states
18 OctMondayAlaska DayState holidayAlaska
19 OctTuesdayThe Prophet’s BirthdayMuslim
29 OctFridayNevada DayState holidayNevada
31 OctSundayHalloweenObservance
1 NovMondayAll Saints’ DayChristian
1 NovMondayFirst Day of Native American Heritage MonthAnnual monthly observance
2 NovTuesdayAll Souls’ DayChristian
2 NovTuesdayElection DayObservance
2 NovTuesdayElection DayState holidayVirginia
4 NovThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday
7 NovSundayNew York City MarathonSporting event
7 NovSundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time
8 NovMondayBarack Obama DayLocal observanceAlabama**
10 NovWednesdayMarine Corps BirthdayObservance
11 NovThursdayVeterans DayFederal Holiday
11 NovThursdayVeterans DayState holidayAll except MAWY
25 NovThursdayThanksgiving DayFederal Holiday
25 NovThursdayThanksgiving DayState holidayAll
26 NovFridayState HolidayState holidayGeorgia
26 NovFridayPresidents’ DayState holidayNew Mexico
26 NovFridayLincoln’s Birthday/Lincoln’s DayState holidayIndiana
26 NovFridayDay After ThanksgivingState holiday22 states
26 NovFridayBlack FridayObservance
26 NovFridayAmerican Indian Heritage DayState holidayMaryland
26 NovFridayNative American Heritage DayState holidayWashington
26 NovFridayNative American Heritage DayObservance
28 NovSundayFirst Sunday of AdventChristian
29 NovMondayChanukah/Hanukkah (first day)Jewish holiday
29 NovMondayCyber MondayObservance
1 DecWednesdayRosa Parks DayState ObservationAlabama
1 DecWednesdayRosa Parks DayLocal observanceOhio, Oregon
6 DecMondayLast Day of ChanukahJewish holiday
6 DecMondaySt Nicholas DayObservance
7 DecTuesdayPearl Harbor Remembrance DayObservance
8 DecWednesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian
12 DecSundayFeast of Our Lady of GuadalupeChristian
13 DecMondayNational Guard BirthdayObservance
15 DecWednesdayBill of Rights DayObservance
17 DecFridayPan American Aviation DayObservance
17 DecFridayWright Brothers DayObservance
21 DecTuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
23 DecThursdayWashington’s BirthdayState holidayGeorgia, Indiana
24 DecFridayDay off for Christmas DayFederal Holiday
24 DecFridayChristmas EveObservance, Christian
24 DecFridayChristmas EveState holidayKS*KYMINCNDOKSCTXVA*WI
25 DecSaturdayChristmas DayFederal Holiday
26 DecSundayKwanzaa (first day)Observance
26 DecSundayDay After Christmas DayState holidayKSNCSCTX
31 DecFridayDay off for New Year’s DayFederal Holiday
31 DecFridayDay off for New Year’s DayState holidayAll except MAMSNYRITXWI
31 DecFridayNew Year’s EveObservance
31 DecFridayNew Year’s EveState holidayLAMIWI