Holidays and Cultural Observances

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Holidays and Cultural Observances2022-11-02T16:57:45-06:00

Holidays and Cultural Observances

2022

All Saints’ Day – Tuesday, November 1
All Souls’ Day – Thursday, November 2
Veterans Day – Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 24
Advent – Sunday, November 27

Hanukkah – Sunday, December 18 – Monday, December 26
Christmas Eve – Saturday, December 24
Christmas – Sunday, December 25
Christmas Day Observed – Monday, December 26 (school closure)
Kwanzaa – Monday, December 26 – Sunday, Jan 1
New Year’s Eve – Saturday, December 31

2023

New Year’s Day – Sunday, Jan 1st
Epiphany – Friday, Jan 6
Makar Sankranti – Sunday, Jan 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Monday, Jan 16
Chinese New Year – Sunday, Jan 22
Vasant Panchami – Thursday, Jan 26

Candlemas – Thursday, February 2
St. Valentine’s Day – Tuesday, February 14
Birthday of Ali ibn Abi Talib – Tuesday, February 14 – Wednesday, February 15
Lailat al-Mi’raj – Friday, Feb 17 – Saturday, Feb 18
Maha Shivaratri – Saturday, February 18
Presidents Day – Monday, February 20
Ash Wednesday – February, 22

Purim – Monday, March 6 – Tuesday, March 7
Mid-Sha’ban – Tuesday, March 7 – Wednesday, March 8
Holi – Wednesday, March 8
St. Patrick’s Day – Friday, March 17
Hindu New Year – Wednesday, March 22
Ramadan – Wednesday, March 22
Rama Navmi – Thursday, March 30

Palm Sunday – Sunday, April 2
Passover – Wednesday, April 5
Holy Thursday – Thursday, April 6
Good Friday – Friday, April 7
Easter – Sunday, April 9
Laylat al-Qadr – Tuesday, April 18
End of Ramadan – Friday, April 21
Eid al-Fitr – Friday, April 21 – Saturday, April 22

2023

Shavuot – Thursday, May 25 – Saturday, May 27
Pentecost – Sunday, May 28
Memorial Day – Monday, May 29

Trinity Sunday – Sunday, June 4
Corpus Christi – Thursday, June 8
Juneteenth – Monday, June 19
Hajj – Monday, June 26
Eid al-Adha – Wednesday, June 28

Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4
Eid al-Ghadeer – Thursday, July 6
Eid al-Mubahalah – Wednesday, July 12
Islamic New Year – Tuesday, July 18
Pioneer Day – Monday, July 24
Pioneer Day Observed – Monday, July 24
Ashura – Thursday, July 27 – Friday, July 28
Krishna Janmashtami – Thursday, July 27 – Friday, July 28

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People – Wednesday, August 9

Labor Day – Monday, September 4
Arbaeen – Tuesday, September 5 – Wednesday, September 6
Holy Cross Day – Thursday, September 14
Rosh Hashanah – Friday, September 15 – Sunday, September 17
Yom Kippur – Sunday, September 24 – Monday, September 25
Mawlid – Tuesday, September 26 – Wednesday, September 27
Sukkot – Friday, September 29 – Saturday, September 30

Shemini Atzeret – Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8
Simchat Torah – Saturday, October 7 – Sunday, October 8
Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Monday, October 9
Halloween – Tuesday, October 31

All Saints’ Day – Tuesday, November 1
All Souls’ Day – Thursday, November 2
Veterans Day – Friday, November 10
Diwali – Sunday, November 12
Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23

Advent – Sunday, December 3 – Sunday, December 24
Hanukkah – Thursday, December 7 – Friday, December 15
Christmas Eve – Sunday, December 24
Christmas – Monday, December 25
Christmas Day Observed – Monday, December 25
Kwanzaa – Monday, December 26 – Sunday, Jan 1
New Year’s Eve – Sunday, December 31

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