United States Holidays in 2021

Holiday date Holiday name Specific Location Holiday Type
Fri, January 1 New Year's Day Federal Holiday
Mon, January 4 World Braille Day Worldwide Observance
Wed, January 6 Epiphany Christian
Thu, January 7 Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox
Thu, January 7 International Programmers' Day Worldwide Observance
Wed, January 13 Stephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
Thu, January 14 Orthodox New Year Orthodox
Fri, January 15 Lee-Jackson Day Virginia State Holiday
Sun, January 17 World Religion Day Worldwide Observance
Mon, January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Federal Holiday
Mon, January 18 Robert E. Lee's Birthday Alabama, Mississippi State Holiday
Mon, January 18 Idaho Human Rights Day Idaho State Holiday
Mon, January 18 Civil Rights Day Arizona, new hampshire State Holiday
Tue, January 19 Robert E Lee's Birthday Florida State Holiday
Tue, January 19 Robert E. Lee's Birthday Florida State Holiday
Tue, January 19 Confederate Heroes' Day Texas State Holiday
Wed, January 20 Inauguration Day DC, LA, MD, VA State Holiday
Sun, January 24 World Leprosy Day Worldwide Observance
Tue, January 26 International Customs Day Worldwide Observance
Wed, January 27 International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust United Nations Observance
Thu, January 28 Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jewish Holiday
Fri, January 29 Kansas Day Observance
Mon, February 1 National Freedom Day Observance
Mon, February 1 Black History Month Observance
Tue, February 2 Groundhog Day Observance
Tue, February 2 World Wetlands Day Worldwide Observance
Thu, February 4 Rosa Parks Day California, Missouri Local Observance
Thu, February 4 World Cancer Day United Nations Observance
Fri, February 5 National Wear Red Day Observance
Sat, February 6 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation United Nations Observance
Sun, February 7 Super Bowl Sporting Event
Thu, February 11 International Day of Women and Girls in Science United Nations Observance
Thu, February 11 World Day of the Sick Worldwide Observance
Fri, February 12 Lincoln's Birthday Florida Local Observance
Fri, February 12 Chinese New Year Observance
Sat, February 13 World Radio Day United Nations Observance
Sun, February 14 Valentine's Day Observance
Sun, February 14 Statehood Day in Arizona Arizona Local Observance
Sun, February 14 Statehood Day Arizona Local Observance
Mon, February 15 Susan B Anthony's Birthday Ca , fl , ny , wi Local Observance
Mon, February 15 Presidents' Day All except DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, KY, LA, NC, NM, RI, WI Federal Holiday
Mon, February 15 Daisy Gatson Bates Day Arkansas State Holiday
Mon, February 15 Susan B. Anthony's Birthday CA, FL, NY, WI Local Observance
Tue, February 16 Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras Alabama**, Louisiana State Holiday
Tue, February 16 Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Alaska Local Observance
Wed, February 17 Ash Wednesday Christian
Sat, February 20 World Day of Social Justice United Nations Observance
Sun, February 21 International Mother Language Day United Nations Observance
Fri, February 26 Purim Jewish Holiday
Sun, February 28 Linus Pauling Day Oregon Local Observance
Mon, March 1 St. David's Day Observance
Mon, March 1 Casimir Pulaski Day Illinois* Local Observance
Mon, March 1 Zero Discrimination Day United Nations Observance
Mon, March 1 Self-Injury Awareness Day Worldwide Observance
Tue, March 2 Texas Independence Day Texas State Holiday
Tue, March 2 Read Across America Day Observance
Tue, March 2 Town Meeting Day Vermont State Holiday
Wed, March 3 World Wildlife Day United Nations Observance
Fri, March 5 Employee Appreciation Day Observance
Mon, March 8 International Women's Day United Nations Observance
Thu, March 11 Isra and Mi'raj Muslim
Thu, March 11 World Kidney Day Worldwide Observance
Sun, March 14 Daylight Saving Time starts Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Wed, March 17 St. Patrick's Day Observance
Wed, March 17 Evacuation Day Massachusetts** State Holiday
Sat, March 20 March equinox Season
Sat, March 20 International Day of Happiness United Nations Observance
Sun, March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination United Nations Observance
Sun, March 21 World Poetry Day United Nations Observance
Sun, March 21 International Day of Nowruz United Nations Observance
Sun, March 21 World Down Syndrome Day United Nations Observance
Sun, March 21 International Day of Forests United Nations Observance
Mon, March 22 World Water Day United Nations Observance
Tue, March 23 World Meteorological Day United Nations Observance
Wed, March 24 World Tuberculosis Day United Nations Observance
Wed, March 24 International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims United Nations Observance
Thu, March 25 International Day of Remembrance of Slavery Victims and the Transatlantic Slave Trade United Nations Observance
Thu, March 25 International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members United Nations Observance
Thu, March 25 Maryland Day Maryland Local Observance
Fri, March 26 Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day Hawaii State Holiday
Sat, March 27 Earth Hour Worldwide Observance
Sun, March 28 Palm Sunday Christian
Sun, March 28 Passover (first day) Jewish Holiday
Mon, March 29 National Vietnam War Veterans Day Observance
Mon, March 29 Seward's Day Alaska State Holiday
Wed, March 31 César Chávez Day CA, CO***, TX*** State Holiday
Thu, April 1 Maundy Thursday Christian
Thu, April 1 April Fool's Day Worldwide Observance
Fri, April 2 World Autism Awareness Day United Nations Observance
Fri, April 2 Good Friday CT, DE, HI, IN, KY, LA, NC, ND, NJ, TN, TX*** State Holiday
Fri, April 2 Pascua Florida Day Florida Local Observance
Sat, April 3 Holy Saturday Christian
Sun, April 4 Easter Sunday Observance, Christian
Sun, April 4 Last Day of Passover Jewish Holiday
Sun, April 4 United Nations' Mine Awareness Day United Nations Observance
Mon, April 5 Easter Monday Christian
Tue, April 6 National Tartan Day Observance
Tue, April 6 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace United Nations Observance
Tue, April 6 National Library Workers' Day Observance
Wed, April 7 National Beer Day Multiple Types
Wed, April 7 Yom HaShoah Jewish Commemoration
Wed, April 7 United Nations' World Health Day United Nations Observance
Wed, April 7 Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Rwanda Genocide United Nations Observance
Mon, April 12 International Day of Human Space Flight United Nations Observance
Tue, April 13 Ramadan starts Muslim
Tue, April 13 Thomas Jefferson's Birthday Observance
Thu, April 15 Tax Day Observance
Thu, April 15 Yom Ha'atzmaut Jewish Holiday
Thu, April 15 Father Damien Day Hawaii Local Observance
Fri, April 16 Emancipation Day District of columbia State Holiday
Sun, April 18 International Day for Monuments and Sites Worldwide Observance
Mon, April 19 Patriot's Day Maine, massachusetts State Holiday
Mon, April 19 Boston Marathon Sporting Event
Tue, April 20 Chinese Language Day United Nations Observance
Wed, April 21 San Jacinto Day Texas State Holiday
Wed, April 21 Administrative Professionals Day Observance
Thu, April 22 Earth Day United Nations Observance
Thu, April 22 Oklahoma Day Oklahoma Local Observance
Thu, April 22 Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Observance
Fri, April 23 World Book and Copyright Day United Nations Observance
Fri, April 23 English Language Day United Nations Observance
Sun, April 25 World Malaria Day United Nations Observance
Mon, April 26 World Intellectual Property Day United Nations Observance
Mon, April 26 International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day United Nations Observance
Mon, April 26 Confederate Memorial Day Alabama State Holiday
Mon, April 26 Confederate Heroes' Day Florida Local Observance
Mon, April 26 State Holiday Georgia State Holiday
Wed, April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work United Nations Observance
Thu, April 29 Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare United Nations Observance
Fri, April 30 Lag BaOmer Jewish Holiday
Fri, April 30 Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox
Fri, April 30 International Jazz Day United Nations Observance
Fri, April 30 Arbor Day Nebraska State Holiday
Fri, April 30 Kentucky Oaks Sporting Event
Sat, May 1 Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox
Sat, May 1 Kentucky Derby Sporting Event
Sat, May 1 Law Day Observance
Sat, May 1 Loyalty Day Observance
Sat, May 1 National Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Day Observance
Sat, May 1 Lei Day Hawaii Local Observance
Sun, May 2 Orthodox Easter Orthodox
Sun, May 2 World Tuna Day United Nations Observance
Mon, May 3 Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox
Mon, May 3 World Press Freedom Day United Nations Observance
Tue, May 4 Kent State Shootings Remembrance Ohio Local Observance
Tue, May 4 Rhode Island Independence Day Rhode island Local Observance
Wed, May 5 Cinco de Mayo Observance
Thu, May 6 National Nurses Day Observance
Thu, May 6 National Day of Prayer Observance
Fri, May 7 Truman Day observed Missouri State Holiday
Fri, May 7 Military Spouse Appreciation Day Observance
Sat, May 8 Lailat al-Qadr Muslim
Sat, May 8 Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War United Nations Observance
Sat, May 8 World Migratory Bird Day United Nations Observance
Sat, May 8 World Ovarian Cancer Day Worldwide Observance
Sat, May 8 Truman Day Missouri State Holiday
Sun, May 9 Mother's Day Observance
Mon, May 10 Confederate Memorial Day South carolina State Holiday
Wed, May 12 International Nurses Day Worldwide Observance
Thu, May 13 Ascension Day Christian
Thu, May 13 Eid al-Fitr Muslim
Sat, May 15 Peace Officers Memorial Day Observance
Sat, May 15 International Day of Families United Nations Observance
Sat, May 15 Armed Forces Day Observance
Sat, May 15 Preakness Stakes Sporting Event
Mon, May 17 Shavuot Jewish Holiday
Mon, May 17 World Information Society Day United Nations Observance
Wed, May 19 Emergency Medical Services for Children Day Observance
Thu, May 20 World Autoimmune / Autoinflammatory Arthritis Day Worldwide Observance
Fri, May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development United Nations Observance
Fri, May 21 National Defense Transportation Day Observance
Sat, May 22 National Maritime Day Observance
Sat, May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity United Nations Observance
Sat, May 22 Harvey Milk Day California Local Observance
Sun, May 23 Pentecost Christian
Sun, May 23 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula United Nations Observance
Mon, May 24 Whit Monday Christian
Tue, May 25 African Liberation Day Worldwide Observance
Tue, May 25 National Missing Children's Day Observance
Sat, May 29 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers United Nations Observance
Sun, May 30 Trinity Sunday Christian
Mon, May 31 World No Tobacco Day United Nations Observance
Mon, May 31 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon, May 31 Jefferson Davis' Birthday Mississippi Local Observance
Tue, June 1 Global Day of Parents United Nations Observance
Tue, June 1 Statehood Day Kentucky, tennessee Local Observance
Thu, June 3 Corpus Christi Christian
Thu, June 3 Jefferson Davis' Birthday Florida Local Observance
Fri, June 4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression United Nations Observance
Sat, June 5 World Environment Day United Nations Observance
Sat, June 5 Belmont Stakes Sporting Event
Sun, June 6 D-Day Observance
Mon, June 7 Jefferson Davis' Birthday Alabama State Holiday
Tue, June 8 World Oceans Day United Nations Observance
Fri, June 11 Kamehameha Day Hawaii State Holiday
Sat, June 12 World Day Against Child Labour United Nations Observance
Sun, June 13 International Albinism Awareness Day United Nations Observance
Sun, June 13 Bunker Hill Day Massachusetts Local Observance
Mon, June 14 Army Birthday Observance
Mon, June 14 Flag Day Observance
Mon, June 14 World Blood Donor Day United Nations Observance
Tue, June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day United Nations Observance
Wed, June 16 International Day of Family Remittances United Nations Observance
Thu, June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought United Nations Observance
Sat, June 19 Juneteenth All except HI, MD, MP, MT, ND, NH, SD, TX, UT Local Observance
Sat, June 19 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict United Nations Observance
Sat, June 19 Emancipation Day Texas State Holiday
Sun, June 20 American Eagle Day Observance
Sun, June 20 June Solstice Season
Sun, June 20 World Refugee Day United Nations Observance
Sun, June 20 Father's Day Observance
Sun, June 20 West Virginia Day West virginia State Holiday
Mon, June 21 International Day of Yoga United Nations Observance
Mon, June 21 West Virginia Day observed West virginia State Holiday
Wed, June 23 Public Service Day United Nations Observance
Wed, June 23 International Widows' Day United Nations Observance
Fri, June 25 Day of the Seafarer United Nations Observance
Sat, June 26 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking United Nations Observance
Sat, June 26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture United Nations Observance
Wed, June 30 International Asteroid Day United Nations Observance
Sat, July 3 International Day of Cooperatives United Nations Observance
Sun, July 4 Independence Day Federal Holiday
Mon, July 5 Independence Day observed Federal Holiday
Sun, July 11 World Population Day United Nations Observance
Wed, July 14 Bastille Day Observance
Thu, July 15 World Youth Skills Day United Nations Observance
Sun, July 18 Tisha B'Av Jewish Holiday
Sun, July 18 Nelson Mandela Day United Nations Observance
Tue, July 20 Eid al-Adha Muslim
Fri, July 23 Pioneer Day observed Utah State Holiday
Sat, July 24 Pioneer Day Utah State Holiday
Sun, July 25 Parents' Day Observance
Tue, July 27 National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day Observance
Wed, July 28 Buffalo Soldiers Day Observance
Wed, July 28 World Hepatitis Day United Nations Observance
Fri, July 30 International Day of Friendship United Nations Observance
Fri, July 30 World Day against Trafficking in Persons United Nations Observance
Sun, August 1 Colorado Day Colorado Local Observance
Wed, August 4 Coast Guard Birthday Observance
Sat, August 7 Purple Heart Day Observance
Mon, August 9 International Day of the World's Indigenous People United Nations Observance
Mon, August 9 Victory Day Rhode island State Holiday
Tue, August 10 Muharram Muslim
Thu, August 12 International Youth Day United Nations Observance
Fri, August 13 Friday the 13th Worldwide Observance
Sun, August 15 Assumption of Mary Christian
Mon, August 16 Bennington Battle Day Vermont State Holiday
Thu, August 19 National Aviation Day Observance
Thu, August 19 World Humanitarian Day United Nations Observance
Fri, August 20 Statehood Day in Hawaii Hawaii State Holiday
Sat, August 21 Senior Citizens Day Observance
Mon, August 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition United Nations Observance
Tue, August 24 National Waffle Day Multiple Types
Thu, August 26 Women's Equality Day Observance
Fri, August 27 Lyndon Baines Johnson Day Texas State Holiday
Sun, August 29 International Day against Nuclear Tests United Nations Observance
Mon, August 30 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances United Nations Observance
Tue, August 31 International Overdose Awareness Day Worldwide Observance
Sat, September 4 World Sexual Health Day Worldwide Observance
Sun, September 5 International Day of Charity United Nations Observance
Mon, September 6 Labor Day Federal Holiday
Tue, September 7 Rosh Hashana Texas*** State Holiday
Wed, September 8 International Literacy Day United Nations Observance
Thu, September 9 California Admission Day California Local Observance
Fri, September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day United Nations Observance
Sat, September 11 Patriot Day Observance
Sat, September 11 Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day Observance
Sun, September 12 International Day for South-South Cooperation United Nations Observance
Sun, September 12 National Grandparents Day Observance
Mon, September 13 International Programmers' Day Worldwide Observance
Wed, September 15 International Day of Democracy United Nations Observance
Thu, September 16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer United Nations Observance
Thu, September 16 Yom Kippur Texas*** State Holiday
Fri, September 17 Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Observance
Fri, September 17 National POW/MIA Recognition Day Observance
Sat, September 18 Air Force Birthday Observance
Sat, September 18 National CleanUp Day Observance
Tue, September 21 First Day of Sukkot Jewish Holiday
Tue, September 21 International Day of Peace United Nations Observance
Wed, September 22 September equinox Season
Wed, September 22 Emancipation Day Ohio Local Observance
Thu, September 23 World Maritime Day United Nations Observance
Thu, September 23 International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Worldwide Observance
Fri, September 24 Native American Day California Local Observance
Sun, September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons United Nations Observance
Sun, September 26 Gold Star Mother's Day Observance
Mon, September 27 Last Day of Sukkot Jewish Holiday
Mon, September 27 World Tourism Day United Nations Observance
Tue, September 28 Shmini Atzeret Jewish Holiday
Tue, September 28 World Rabies Day United Nations Observance
Wed, September 29 Simchat Torah Jewish Holiday
Wed, September 29 World Heart Day Worldwide Observance
Fri, October 1 International Day of Older Persons United Nations Observance
Fri, October 1 World Vegetarian Day Worldwide Observance
Sat, October 2 International Day of Non-Violence United Nations Observance
Mon, October 4 Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian
Mon, October 4 World Habitat Day United Nations Observance
Mon, October 4 Child Health Day Observance
Wed, October 6 World Cerebral Palsy Day Worldwide Observance
Sat, October 9 Leif Erikson Day Observance
Sat, October 9 World Post Day United Nations Observance
Sun, October 10 World Mental Health Day United Nations Observance
Mon, October 11 International Day of the Girl Child United Nations Observance
Mon, October 11 Columbus Day All except AK, AR, CA, DE, FL, HI, MI, MN, ND, NV, OR, SD, TX, VT, WA, WY Federal Holiday
Mon, October 11 Native Americans' Day South dakota Local Observance
Mon, October 11 Indigenous People's Day Alaska Local Observance
Wed, October 13 Navy Birthday Observance
Wed, October 13 International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction United Nations Observance
Thu, October 14 World Sight Day Worldwide Observance
Fri, October 15 Boss's Day Observance
Fri, October 15 International Day of Rural Women United Nations Observance
Fri, October 15 White Cane Safety Day Observance
Sat, October 16 World Food Day United Nations Observance
Sat, October 16 Sweetest Day 13 states Observance
Sun, October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty United Nations Observance
Mon, October 18 Alaska Day Alaska State Holiday
Tue, October 19 The Prophet's Birthday Muslim
Sun, October 24 United Nations Day United Nations Observance
Sun, October 24 World Development Information Day United Nations Observance
Wed, October 27 Navy Day Observance
Wed, October 27 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage United Nations Observance
Fri, October 29 World Stroke Day Worldwide Observance
Fri, October 29 Nevada Day Nevada State Holiday
Sat, October 30 Mischief Night Observance
Sun, October 31 Halloween Observance
Sun, October 31 World Cities Day United Nations Observance
Mon, November 1 All Saints' Day Christian
Mon, November 1 World Vegan Day Worldwide Observance
Tue, November 2 All Souls' Day Christian
Tue, November 2 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists United Nations Observance
Thu, November 4 Diwali/Deepavali Observance, Hinduism
Sat, November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict United Nations Observance
Sun, November 7 Daylight Saving Time ends Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Sun, November 7 New York City Marathon Sporting Event
Wed, November 10 Marine Corps Birthday Observance
Wed, November 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development United Nations Observance
Thu, November 11 Veterans Day Federal Holiday
Fri, November 12 World Pneumonia Day Worldwide Observance
Sun, November 14 World Diabetes Day United Nations Observance
Mon, November 15 America Recycles Day Multiple Types
Tue, November 16 International Day for Tolerance United Nations Observance
Wed, November 17 World Prematurity Day Worldwide Observance
Thu, November 18 World Philosophy Day United Nations Observance
Fri, November 19 World Toilet Day United Nations Observance
Fri, November 19 International Men's Day Worldwide Observance
Sat, November 20 Universal Children's Day United Nations Observance
Sat, November 20 Africa Industrialization Day United Nations Observance
Sun, November 21 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims United Nations Observance
Sun, November 21 World Television Day United Nations Observance
Thu, November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women United Nations Observance
Thu, November 25 Thanksgiving Day Federal Holiday
Fri, November 26 Black Friday 24 states State Holiday
Fri, November 26 State Holiday Georgia State Holiday
Fri, November 26 Presidents' Day New mexico State Holiday
Fri, November 26 Lincoln's Birthday/Lincoln's Day Indiana State Holiday
Fri, November 26 Day After Thanksgiving 20 states State Holiday
Fri, November 26 Family Day Nevada State Holiday
Fri, November 26 Acadian Day Louisiana State Holiday
Fri, November 26 American Indian Heritage Day Maryland State Holiday
Sat, November 27 Small Business Saturday Multiple Types
Sun, November 28 First Sunday of Advent Christian
Mon, November 29 Cyber Monday Observance
Mon, November 29 Chanukah/Hanukkah (first day) Jewish Holiday
Mon, November 29 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People United Nations Observance
Wed, December 1 Rosa Parks Day Ohio, Oregon Local Observance
Wed, December 1 World AIDS Day United Nations Observance
Thu, December 2 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery United Nations Observance
Fri, December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities United Nations Observance
Sun, December 5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development United Nations Observance
Sun, December 5 World Soil Day United Nations Observance
Mon, December 6 Last Day of Chanukah Jewish Holiday
Mon, December 6 St Nicholas Day Observance
Tue, December 7 International Civil Aviation Day United Nations Observance
Tue, December 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Observance
Wed, December 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian
Thu, December 9 International Anti-Corruption Day United Nations Observance
Thu, December 9 World Genocide Commemoration Day United Nations Observance
Fri, December 10 Human Rights Day United Nations Observance
Sat, December 11 International Mountain Day United Nations Observance
Sun, December 12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Christian
Mon, December 13 National Guard Birthday Observance
Wed, December 15 Bill of Rights Day Observance
Fri, December 17 Wright Brothers Day Observance
Fri, December 17 Pan American Aviation Day Observance
Sat, December 18 International Migrants Day United Nations Observance
Sat, December 18 Arabic Language Day United Nations Observance
Mon, December 20 International Human Solidarity Day United Nations Observance
Tue, December 21 December Solstice Season
Fri, December 24 Christmas Day observed Federal Holiday
Fri, December 24 Christmas Eve KS**, MI, NC, ND, OK, SC, TX, VA**, WI State Holiday
Sat, December 25 Christmas Day Federal Holiday
Sun, December 26 Kwanzaa (first day) Observance
Sun, December 26 Day After Christmas Day KS, NC, SC, TX State Holiday
Fri, December 31 New Year's Day observed Federal Holiday
Fri, December 31 New Year's Eve LA, MI, WI State Holiday

VJ Day

Friday the 13th

Mabon

Sweetest Day