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The 2024 U.S. holiday calendar

2024-01-09T21:08:15+00:00
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  • Take a look at the 2024 U.S. holiday calendar
  • We include federal and other holidays.
  • Mark your own calendar!

Although we’re only a few days into the New Year, it’s a good time to take note of the upcoming 2024 U.S. holiday calendar.

In the United States, and practically worldwide, January 1 is a day off to enjoy with family.

Three Kings’ Day is only celebrated in a few countries on January 6.

It is observed in Venezuela, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Argentina and Mexico, among others.

There are 11 federal U.S. holidays

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According to AS, since Juneteenth was officially declared a holiday in 2021, the United States has 11 federal holidays.

As mentioned earlier, the first of them is New Year’s Day, although there is another celebration later in this month.

The birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. is commemorated on the third Monday, which in 2024 falls on January 15.

It’s worth remembering that the renowned activist was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

February to July festivities

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The 2024 U.S. holiday calendar includes George Washington’s birthday, also known as Presidents’ Day.

This celebration takes place every third Monday in February. This year, it will be on the 19th.

On the other hand, May 27 is Memorial Day. It always falls on the last Monday of this month.

There is also Juneteenth (Liberation Day) on June 19 and Independence Day on July 4.

2024 U.S. holiday calendar: Labor Day and more

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Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday in September — this year that’s on the 2nd.

Later, on October 14, Columbus Day is celebrated. This commemoration takes place on the second Monday in October.

Nearing the end of 2024, there are two very important federal holidays.

These are Veterans Day on the 11th and Thanksgiving Day on the fourth Thursday in November. This year, it will be on the 28th.

It’s time to celebrate!

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Of course, we can’t leave Christmas off the 2024 U.S. holidays calendar.

According to AS, government offices are closed and most employers give their workers a paid day off on federal holidays.

On the other hand, there are also some other holidays.

These include: Ground Hog’s Day on February 2, Chinese New Year starting on February 10, and Mardi Gras on February 13.

And there’s more

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Finally, there are a few more days that we celebrate even though they aren’t federal holidays.

According to AS, among these are Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday, both on February 14.

St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17, Good Friday is on March 29 and Easter Sunday is March 31.

We can’t leave out Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May, Flag Day on June 14, Father’s Day  on the third Sunday in June, and Halloween on October 31.

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