Government Holidays

If you’re looking for a list of government holidays you’ve reached the right place. At National Today, we have information and fun facts about 28 important government holidays. We even tell you fun ways to celebrate them.

DateHolidayCategoryTagsRegion
Thu Jan 17
Michelle Obama’s Birthday
Mon Jan 21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Sun Jan 27
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Fri Feb 1
National Freedom Day
Tue Feb 12
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
Tue Mar 5
Mardi Gras
Tue Apr 9
National Winston Churchill Day,
Wed May 1
May Day
Sun May 5
Cinco de Mayo,
Wed May 22
Harvey Milk Day
Wed May 22
National Maritime Day
Mon May 27
Memorial Day
Tue Jun 25
International Day of the Seafarer
Tue Jul 2
World UFO Day
Thu Jul 4
Independence Day
Thu Jul 18
Nelson Mandela International Day,
Mon Aug 5
Natal Day, , ,
Mon Aug 5
Provincial Day, , , , ,
Mon Sep 2
Labor Day
Tue Sep 17
Constitution Day
Wed Oct 9
World Post Day
Mon Oct 14
Columbus Day
Thu Oct 24
United Nations Day
Thu Oct 31
Halloween
Mon Nov 11
Remembrance Day,
Mon Nov 11
Veterans Day
Thu Nov 28
Thanksgiving
Sat Dec 7
National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance
Tue Dec 31
New Year's Eve