Holidays in 2018 in the United States

MonthDateHoliday nameHoliday type
January 1 january MoNew Year’s DayFederal Holiday
13 january SaStephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
15 january MoMartin Luther King DayFederal Holiday
February 1 february ThNational Freedom DayObservance
2 february FrNational Wear Red DayObservance
2 february FrGroundhog DayObservance
13 february TuShrove Tuesday/Mardi GrasObservance, state holiday in 2 states
14 february WeValentine’s DayObservance
16 february FrChinese New YearObservance
19 february MoPresidents' DayFederal Holiday (in 38 states)
March 2 march FrRead Across America DayObservance
2 march FrEmployee Appreciation DayObservance
17 march SaSt. Patrick's DayObservance
30 march FrGood FridayObservance, state holiday in 13 states
31 march SaCesar Chavez DayObservance, state holiday in 3 states
April 1 april SuEaster (for Christians, Western Christianity)Observance
6 april FrNational Tartan DayObservance
13 april FrThomas Jefferson's birthdayObservance
22 april SuEarth DayObservance
27 april FrArbor Day (Arbor and Bird Day)Observance, state holiday in Nebraska
May 1 may TuLoyalty DayObservance
1 may TuLaw DayObservance
3 may ThNational Day of PrayerObservance
5 may SaNational Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) DayObservance
5 may SaCinco de MayoObservance
6 may SuNational Nurses DayObservance
13 may SuMother’s DayObservance
15 may TuPeace Officers Memorial DayObservance
18 may FrNational Defense Transportation DayObservance
19 may SaArmed Forces DayObservance
22 may TuNational Maritime Day Observance
25 may FrNational Missing Children's DayObservance
28 may MoMemorial DayFederal Holiday
June 1 june FrNational Doughnut (Donut) DayObservance
6 june WeD-DayObservance
14 june ThU.S. Army BirthdayObservance
14 june ThFlag DayObservance
17 june SuFather’s DayObservance
20 june WeAmerican Eagle DayObservance
July 4 july WeIndependence DayFederal Holiday
22 july SuParents' DayObservance
August 4 august SaU.S. Coast Guard BirthdayObservance
7 august TuPurple Heart DayObservance
19 august SuNational Aviation DayObservance
21 august TuSenior Citizens DayObservance
26 august SuWomen's Equality DayObservance
September 3 september MoLabor DayFederal Holiday
8 september SaCarl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup DayObservance
9 september SuNational Grandparents' DayObservance
11 september TuPatriot DayObservance
17 september MoConstitution Day and Citizenship DayObservance
18 september TuAir Force BirthdayObservance
21 september FrNational POW/MIA Recognition DayObservance
30 september SuGold Star Mother's Day Observance
October 1 october MoChild Health DayObservance
8 october MoColumbus DayFederal Holiday (in 23 states)
9 october TuLeif Erikson DayObservance
13 october SaU.S. Navy BirthdayObservance
15 october MoWhite Cane Safety DayObservance
16 october TuBoss's DayObservance
31 october WeHalloweenObservance
November 6 november TuElection DayObservance, state holiday in 14 states
10 november SaMarine Corps BirthdayObservance
11 november SuVeterans DayFederal Holiday
22 november ThThanksgiving DayFederal Holiday
23 november FrAmerican Indian Heritage DayObservance, state holiday in Maryland
23 november FrBlack FridayObservance, state holiday in 24 states
December 6 december ThSt Nicholas' DayObservance
7 december FrNational Pearl Harbor Remembrance DayObservance
12 december WeFeast of Our Lady of GuadalupeObservance
13 december ThU.S. National Guard BirthdayObservance
17 december MoWright Brothers DayObservance
17 december MoPan American Aviation DayObservance
24 december MoChristmas EveObservance, state holiday in 10 states
25 december TuChristmas DayFederal Holiday
26 december WeDay After Christmas DayObservance, state holiday in 7 states
31 december MoNew Year's EveObservance, state holiday in 3 states