Holiday Guide for USA in 2024

USA 2024
USA
2024

USA information

Population: 329.48m
Capital: Washington DC
Calling Code: (1)
Time Zone: -5 UTC
Currency: United States dollar
Language: English

List of Federal Holidays in USA in 2024

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day

USA: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 Long Weekend! 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

USA: Each year on the third Monday of January, America honors the birth, life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

President's Day

 Long Weekend! 
President's Day

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming: The original version of the holiday was in commemoration of George Washington's birthday.

President's Day

 Long Weekend! 
President's Day

USA: The original version of the holiday was in commemoration of George Washington's birthday.

Ulysses S. Grant Day


Ulysses S. Grant Day

Ohio: A state holiday in Ohio to honor the 18th president of the United States of America.

Memorial Day

 Long Weekend! 
Memorial Day

USA: Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for the United States

Juneteenth


Juneteenth

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia: Juneteenth is a federal holiday and state holiday in several states. It commemorates the date in 1865 when news of the emancipation of African American slaves reached Galveston

Juneteenth


Juneteenth

USA: Juneteenth is a federal holiday and state holiday in several states. It commemorates the date in 1865 when news of the emancipation of African American slaves reached Galveston

Independence Day


Independence Day

USA: On July 4th 1776 the United States of America proclaimed its independence from England

Labor Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labor Day

USA: This holiday is most commonly associated with a commemoration of the achievements of the labor movement

Cabrini Day

 Long Weekend! 
Cabrini Day

Colorado: St. Frances Xavier Cabrini founded 67 institutions, including orphanages, schools, and hospitals in the Americas.

Columbus Day

 Long Weekend! 
Columbus Day

Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, West Virginia: This national holiday commemorates the exact date when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas

Columbus Day

 Long Weekend! 
Columbus Day

USA: This national holiday commemorates the exact date when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas

US Indigenous People's Day

 Long Weekend! 
US Indigenous People's Day

District of Columbia, Maine, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia: This state holiday has been adopted on the second Monday in October to replace Columbus Day

Veterans Day

 Long Weekend! 
Veterans Day

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming: Observed on November 11th to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918

Veterans' Day

 Long Weekend! 
Veterans' Day

USA: Observed on November 11th to recall the end of World War I on that date in 1918

Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving

USA: Fourth Thursday in November. Traditionally, this holiday celebrates the giving of thanks for the autumn harvest

Day after Thanksgiving

 Long Weekend! 
Day after Thanksgiving

California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia: Whilst it is not an official holiday, the Day after Thanksgiving is given an a holiday by most employers

Christmas Eve


Christmas Eve

North Carolina: Christmas Eve marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

USA: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Notes

  • If a federal holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is a holiday; if a holiday falls on a Sunday the following Monday is a holiday.
  • State holidays are holidays for the government and public sector in that state and many, but not all, private businesses will give employees the day off.