Here is a listing of the major public holidays celebrated across the USA.

  • January 1st : New Year's Day 
  • January ( Third Monday ) : Martin Luther King Day
  • February ( Third Monday ) : Washington's Birthday aka President's Day
  • March / April : Easter Sunday 
  • May ( Last Monday ) : Memorial Day
  • July 4th : Independence Day
  • September ( First Monday ) : Labor Day
  • October ( Second Monday ) : Columbus Day
  • November 11th  : Veterans Day
  • November ( Fourth Thursday ) : Thanksgiving Day
  • December 25th : Christmas Day

Other Dates:

  • January 20th : Inauguration Day ( Washington DC only ) - New President ( Every Four Years ). 
  • November ( First Tuesday ) : Presidential Election Day - Every Four Years ( 2008 )
For more general information related to public holidays in the United States, visit the USA Gov Website.