Holidays United States 2017 – Observance and Federal Holidays

Holidays United States 2017. Holidays Celebrations Observances in United States in 2017


Holidays United States 2017.

Federal Hollidays

JANUARY – Holidays and Observances 2017

January 1, 2017 (sunday) New Year’s Day [Jan 1st every year] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017
January 2, 2017 (monday) Federal Employees paid day off for New Year – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

January 5-8, 2017 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) – tradeshow, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

January 8-22, 2017 North American International Auto Show (Detroit Auto Show).

January 9, 2017 (monday) College Football Championship Game. info

January 16, 2017 (monday) Martin Luther King Day. [3rd monday in Jan]- FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

January 24, 2017 (tuesday) Gobal Belly Laugh Day. [Jan 24th every year]


FABRUARY – Holidays and Observances 2017

February 1, 2017 (wednesday) National Freedom Day. [Feb 1st every year]

February 2, 2017 (thursday) Groundhog Day. [Feb 2nd every year]

February 5, 2017 (sunday) Super Bowl LI (51) in Texas.

February 9, 2017 (thursday) National Pizza Day. [Feb 9th every year]. info

February 12, 2017 (sunday) Lincoln’s Birthday. [Feb 12th every year]. Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States.

February 11-20, 2017 Chicago Auto Show.

February 14, 2017 (tuesday) St. Valentine’s Day . [Feb 14th every year]

February 20, 2017 (monday) Washington’s Birthday (Presidents’ Day) (observed). [3rd monday in Feb]- FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

February 28, 2017 (tuesday) Fat Tuesday / Shrove Tuesday, day before Lent starts.

February 28, 2017 (tuesday) Mardi Gras Carnival in New Orleans, LA.


MARCH – Holidays and Observances 2017

March 17, 2017 (friday) St. Patrick’s Day – celebrating Irish culture. [March 17th every year] info

March 25, 2017 (saturday) Earth Hour – starts 8:30 pm (your local time) [3rd sat in March].


APRIL – Holidays and Observances 2017

April 1, 2017 (saturday) April Fool’s Day. a day of practical jokes and gags. [April 1st every year]

April 3, 2017 (monday) Mens College Basketball Tournament Title Game. tournament finals

April 6, 2017 (thursday) National Tartan Day, celebrating Scottish Americans. April 6th every year.

April 13, 2017 (thursday) Thomas Jefferson’s birthday. [April 13 every year]. born April 13, 1743.

April 14, 2017 Good Friday. [the Friday before Easter Sunday] (U.S. stock market is closed).

April 15, 2017 (saturday) Record Store Day. (music record stores). 3rd Saturday every April.

April 16, 2017 Easter Sunday – images Happy Easter ->

April 18, 2017 (tuesday) Tax Day – last day to file federal taxes without penalty. U.S. Debt Per Citizen is now over 60 Thousand Dollars! Debt Per Taxpayer is over 163 Thousand Dollars! U.S. Debt is growing by the second, see → U.S. National Debt Clock

April 22, 2017 (saturday) Earth Day. [April 22nd every year]

April 26, 2017 (wednesday) Administrative Professionals Day (Secretary’s Day). info


MAY – Holidays and Observances 2017

May 1, 2017 (monday) Loyalty Day. [May 1st every year].

May 4, 2017 (thursday) National Day of Prayer. a day for all faiths to pray for our nation and its leaders. [first Thursday in May]

May 5, 2017 (friday) Cinco de Mayo. a celebration of Mexican culture. May 5th every year.

May 6, 2017 (saturday) Kentucky Derby horse race.

May 14, 2017 (sunday) Mother’s Day. [2nd sunday in May]- Mother’s Day Cards and Messages ->

Happy Mother's Day - Little Cat

May 15, 2017 (monday) Peace Officers Memorial Day. [every May 15th] a day in honor of Federal, State, local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty.

May 20, 2017 (saturday) Armed Forces Day [3rd saturday in May]

May 22, 2017 (monday) National Maritime Day [May 22nd every year]

May 29, 2017 (monday) Memorial Day (observed) [last Monday in May] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017


JUNE – Holidays and Observances 2017

June 2, 2017 (friday) National Doughnut Day. [first Friday in June]

June 15-18, 2017 U.S. Open Golf Championship in Erin, Wisconsin.

June 18, 2017 (sunday) Father’s Day. [3rd sunday in June]


JULY – Holidays and Observances 2017

July 4, 2017 (tuesday) Independence Day USA. [July 4th every year] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017
Declaration of Independence was adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776.
see → Why We Celebrate July 4th

July 15, 2017 (saturday) National Ice Cream Day. [July 15 every year] details

July 23, 2017 (sunday) Parents’ Day. [4th Sunday in July]

AUGUST – Holidays and Observances 2017

August 7-13, 2017 (monday-sunday) Sturgis Motorcycle Rally – 77th Annual – in Sturgis, South Dakota.

August 19, 2017 (saturday) National Aviation Day. [Aug 19th every year]

August 19, 2017 (saturday) Woodward Dream Cruise 2017. World famous car cruise in metro Detroit. This is actually a week’s worth of showing classic cars, specialty vehicles, and cruisin. Over one million people attend each year. woodward_dream_cruise.html


SEPTEMBER – Holidays and Observances 2017

September 4, 2017 (monday) Labor Day. [first Monday in Sept] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

September 10, 2017 (sunday) National Grandparents Day. [first sunday after Labor Day]

September 11, 2017 (monday) Patriot Day (a.k.a. 9/11) [September 11th every year] – observance to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist plane attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and other targets on Sept 11, 2001.

September 16, 2017 (saturday) Stepfamily Day. [Sept 16th every year]

September 17, 2017 (sunday) Constitution Day & Citizenship Day. [Sept 17th every year] If on a saturday or sunday, it’s observed on work day closest to the 17th.

September 18, 2017 (monday) Constitution Day & Citizenship Day (Observed)

The United States Constitution signed on September 17, 1787. It was Ratified on March 4, 1789. Read our Constitution:

September 22, 2017 (friday) Native American Day. [4th friday in September] but celebrated, observed many different days.


OCTOBER – Holidays and Observances 2017

October 9, 2017 (monday) Columbus Day (observed). [2nd monday in Oct] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

October 16, 2017 (monday) Boss’s Day (observed) (National Bosses Day). [Oct 16th every year]. If on a saturday or sunday, it is observed on the work day closest to the 16th.

October 21, 2017 (saturday) Sweetest Day. [3rd saturday in Oct]

October 31, 2017 (tuesday) Halloween (Halloween Day) [Oct 31st every year]


NOVEMBER – Holidays and Observances 2017

November 11, 2017 (saturday) Veterans’ Day [Nov 11th every year] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

November 23, 2017 (thursday) Thanksgiving Day. [4th thursday in Nov] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

November 23-24, 2017 Black Friday Christmas Shopping Frenzy – mostly starts on Thanksgiving and the Friday after Thanksgiving.


DECEMBER – Holidays and Observances 2017

December 7, 2017 (thursday) Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day [Dec 7th every year]. USA attacked in 1941, brought us into WWII.

December 12-20, 2017 Hanukkah (Chanukah, Chanukkah)

December 17, 2017 (sunday) Wright Brothers Day. [Dec 17th every year]

December 25, 2017 (monday) Christmas [Christmas Day, Dec 25th every year] – FEDERAL HOLIDAYS UNITED STATES 2017

December 31, 2017 (sunday) New Year’s Eve. [Dec 31st every year]

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