2020 Holiday Social Media Calendar

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Holidays and Observances in United States in 2020


* Observed only in part of this state.
** Observed only in some communities of this state.
*** Optional holiday in this state.
Date Name Type Details
Jan 1 Wednesday New Year’s Day Federal Holiday
Jan 6 Monday Epiphany Christian
Jan 7 Tuesday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox
Jan 13 Monday Stephen Foster Memorial Day Observance
Jan 14 Tuesday Orthodox New Year Orthodox
Jan 17 Friday Lee-Jackson Day State holiday Virginia
Jan 19 Sunday Robert E. Lee’s Birthday State holiday Florida
Jan 19 Sunday Confederate Heroes’ Day State holiday Texas
Jan 20 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day Federal Holiday
Jan 20 Monday Robert E. Lee’s Birthday State holiday Alabama, Mississippi
Jan 20 Monday Idaho Human Rights Day State holiday Idaho
Jan 20 Monday Civil Rights Day State holiday Arizona, New Hampshire
Jan 25 Saturday Chinese New Year Observance
Jan 29 Wednesday Kansas Day Observance
Feb 1 Saturday National Freedom Day Observance
Feb 2 Sunday Groundhog Day Observance
Feb 2 Sunday Super Bowl Sporting event
Feb 4 Tuesday Rosa Parks Day Local observance California, Missouri
Feb 7 Friday National Wear Red Day Observance
Feb 10 Monday Tu Bishvat/Tu B’Shevat Jewish holiday
Feb 12 Wednesday Lincoln’s Birthday State holiday CTILMONY
Feb 12 Wednesday Lincoln’s Birthday Local observance Florida
Feb 14 Friday Valentine’s Day Observance
Feb 14 Friday Statehood Day Local observance Arizona
Feb 15 Saturday Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday Local observance CAFLNYWI
Feb 16 Sunday Elizabeth Peratrovich Day Local observance Alaska
Feb 17 Monday Presidents’ Day Federal Holiday All except DEGAIAINKSKYLANCNMRIWI
Feb 17 Monday Daisy Gatson Bates Day State holiday Arkansas
Feb 21 Friday Maha Shivaratri Hindu Holiday
Feb 25 Tuesday Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras Observance, Christian
Feb 25 Tuesday Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras State holiday Alabama*, Louisiana
Feb 25 Tuesday Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras State holiday Florida**
Feb 26 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian
Feb 28 Friday Linus Pauling Day Local observance Oregon
Mar 1 Sunday St. David’s Day Observance, Christian
Mar 2 Monday Texas Independence Day State holiday Texas
Mar 2 Monday Casimir Pulaski Day Local observance Illinois**
Mar 2 Monday Read Across America Day Observance
Mar 3 Tuesday Super Tuesday Observance 14 states
Mar 3 Tuesday Town Meeting Day State holiday Vermont
Mar 6 Friday Employee Appreciation Day Observance
Mar 8 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Mar 9 Monday Holi Hindu Holiday
Mar 10 Tuesday Purim Jewish holiday
Mar 17 Tuesday St. Patrick’s Day Observance, Christian
Mar 17 Tuesday Evacuation Day State holiday Massachusetts*
Mar 19 Thursday March Equinox Season
Mar 22 Sunday Isra and Mi’raj Muslim
Mar 25 Wednesday Maryland Day Local observance Maryland
Mar 26 Thursday Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day State holiday Hawaii
Mar 29 Sunday National Vietnam War Veterans Day Observance
Mar 30 Monday Seward’s Day State holiday Alaska
Mar 31 Tuesday César Chávez Day State holiday AZ*CA*CO***MI*NM*NV*TX***UT*WA*WI*
Apr 2 Thursday Pascua Florida Day Local observance Florida
Apr 5 Sunday Palm Sunday Christian
Apr 6 Monday National Tartan Day Observance
Apr 9 Thursday Maundy Thursday Christian
Apr 9 Thursday Passover (first day) Jewish holiday
Apr 10 Friday Good Friday State holiday CTDEHIINKYLANCNDNJTNTX***
Apr 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian
Apr 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance, Christian
Apr 13 Monday Easter Monday Observance, Christian
Apr 13 Monday Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday Observance
Apr 15 Wednesday Tax Day Observance
Apr 15 Wednesday Father Damien Day Local observance Hawaii
Apr 16 Thursday Last Day of Passover Jewish holiday
Apr 16 Thursday Emancipation Day State holiday District of Columbia
Apr 17 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox
Apr 18 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox
Apr 19 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox
Apr 20 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox
Apr 20 Monday Patriot’s Day State holiday Maine, Massachusetts
Apr 20 Monday Boston Marathon Sporting event
Apr 21 Tuesday Yom HaShoah Jewish commemoration
Apr 21 Tuesday San Jacinto Day State holiday Texas
Apr 21 Tuesday National Library Workers’ Day Observance
Apr 22 Wednesday Oklahoma Day Local observance Oklahoma
Apr 22 Wednesday Administrative Professionals Day Observance
Apr 23 Thursday Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Observance
Apr 24 Friday Ramadan Starts Muslim
Apr 24 Friday Arbor Day State holiday Nebraska
Apr 26 Sunday Confederate Heroes’ Day Local observance Florida
Apr 27 Monday Confederate Memorial Day State holiday Alabama
Apr 27 Monday Confederate Memorial Day State holiday Mississippi
Apr 27 Monday Confederate Heroes’ Day observed Local observance Florida
Apr 27 Monday State Holiday State holiday Georgia
Apr 29 Wednesday Yom Ha’atzmaut Jewish holiday
May 1 Friday Kentucky Oaks Sporting event
May 1 Friday Law Day Observance
May 1 Friday Loyalty Day Observance
May 1 Friday Lei Day Local observance Hawaii
May 2 Saturday Kentucky Derby Sporting event
May 2 Saturday National Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Day Observance
May 4 Monday Kent State Shootings Remembrance Local observance Ohio
May 4 Monday Rhode Island Independence Day Local observance Rhode Island
May 5 Tuesday Cinco de Mayo Observance
May 6 Wednesday National Nurses Day Observance
May 7 Thursday National Day of Prayer Observance
May 8 Friday Truman Day State holiday Missouri
May 8 Friday Victory in Europe Day Observance
May 8 Friday Military Spouse Appreciation Day Observance
May 10 Sunday Mother’s Day Observance
May 10 Sunday Confederate Memorial Day Local observance North Carolina
May 10 Sunday Confederate Memorial Day State holiday South Carolina
May 11 Monday Confederate Memorial Day observed State holiday South Carolina
May 12 Tuesday Lag BaOmer Jewish holiday
May 12 Tuesday Primary Election Day State holiday West Virginia
May 15 Friday Peace Officers Memorial Day Observance
May 15 Friday National Defense Transportation Day Observance
May 16 Saturday Armed Forces Day Observance
May 16 Saturday Preakness Stakes Sporting event
May 19 Tuesday Lailat al-Qadr Muslim
May 20 Wednesday Emergency Medical Services for Children Day Observance
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day Christian
May 22 Friday National Maritime Day Observance
May 22 Friday Harvey Milk Day Local observance California
May 24 Sunday Eid al-Fitr Muslim
May 25 Monday Memorial Day Federal Holiday
May 25 Monday Jefferson Davis’ Birthday Local observance Mississippi
May 25 Monday National Missing Children’s Day Observance
May 29 Friday Shavuot Jewish holiday
May 31 Sunday Pentecost Christian
Jun 1 Monday Whit Monday Christian
Jun 1 Monday Statehood Day Local observance Kentucky, Tennessee
Jun 1 Monday Jefferson Davis’ Birthday State holiday Alabama
Jun 3 Wednesday Jefferson Davis’ Birthday Local observance Florida
Jun 6 Saturday D-Day Observance
Jun 6 Saturday Belmont Stakes Sporting event
Jun 7 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian
Jun 11 Thursday Corpus Christi Christian
Jun 11 Thursday Kamehameha Day State holiday Hawaii
Jun 14 Sunday Army Birthday Observance
Jun 14 Sunday Flag Day Observance
Jun 14 Sunday Bunker Hill Day Local observance Massachusetts
Jun 19 Friday Emancipation Day State holiday Texas
Jun 19 Friday Juneteenth Local observance All except HIMTNDSDTX
Jun 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
Jun 20 Saturday West Virginia Day State holiday West Virginia
Jun 20 Saturday American Eagle Day Observance
Jun 21 Sunday Father’s Day Observance
Jul 3 Friday Independence Day observed Federal Holiday
Jul 4 Saturday Independence Day Federal Holiday
Jul 13 Monday Nathan Bedford Forrest Day Local observance Tennessee
Jul 14 Tuesday Bastille Day Observance
Jul 24 Friday Pioneer Day State holiday Utah
Jul 26 Sunday Parents’ Day Observance
Jul 27 Monday National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day Observance
Jul 30 Thursday Tisha B’Av Jewish holiday
Jul 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Muslim
Aug 1 Saturday Colorado Day Local observance Colorado
Aug 3 Monday Raksha Bandhan Hindu Holiday
Aug 4 Tuesday Coast Guard Birthday Observance
Aug 7 Friday Purple Heart Day Observance
Aug 10 Monday Janmashtami Hindu Holiday
Aug 10 Monday Victory Day State holiday Rhode Island
Aug 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary Christian
Aug 16 Sunday Bennington Battle Day State holiday Vermont
Aug 17 Monday Bennington Battle Day observed State holiday Vermont
Aug 19 Wednesday National Aviation Day Observance
Aug 20 Thursday Muharram Muslim
Aug 21 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu Holiday
Aug 21 Friday Hawaii Statehood Day State holiday Hawaii
Aug 21 Friday Senior Citizens Day Observance
Aug 26 Wednesday Women’s Equality Day Observance
Aug 27 Thursday Lyndon Baines Johnson Day State holiday Texas
Sep 7 Monday Labor Day Federal Holiday
Sep 9 Wednesday California Admission Day Local observance California
Sep 11 Friday Patriot Day Observance
Sep 12 Saturday Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day Observance
Sep 13 Sunday National Grandparents Day Observance
Sep 17 Thursday Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Observance
Sep 18 Friday Air Force Birthday Observance
Sep 18 Friday National POW/MIA Recognition Day Observance
Sep 19 Saturday Rosh Hashana State holiday Texas***
Sep 19 Saturday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday
Sep 19 Saturday National CleanUp Day Observance
Sep 22 Tuesday September Equinox Season
Sep 22 Tuesday Emancipation Day Local observance Ohio
Sep 25 Friday Native American Day Local observance California
Sep 27 Sunday Gold Star Mother’s Day Observance
Sep 28 Monday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
Sep 28 Monday Yom Kippur State holiday Texas***
Oct 3 Saturday First Day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
Oct 4 Sunday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian
Oct 5 Monday Child Health Day Observance
Oct 9 Friday Last Day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
Oct 9 Friday Leif Erikson Day Observance
Oct 10 Saturday Shmini Atzeret Jewish holiday
Oct 11 Sunday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday
Oct 12 Monday Columbus Day Federal Holiday All except AKARCADEFLHIMIMNNDNMNVORSDTXVTWAWY
Oct 12 Monday Columbus Day Local observance Florida
Oct 12 Monday Native Americans’ Day Local observance South Dakota
Oct 12 Monday Indigenous People’s Day Local observance AKCA*MEMN*NMVTWA*WI
Oct 13 Tuesday Navy Birthday Observance
Oct 15 Thursday White Cane Safety Day Observance
Oct 16 Friday Boss’s Day Observance
Oct 17 Saturday Navratri Hindu Holiday
Oct 17 Saturday Sweetest Day Observance 13 states
Oct 18 Sunday Alaska Day State holiday Alaska
Oct 19 Monday Alaska Day observed State holiday Alaska
Oct 25 Sunday Dussehra Hindu Holiday
Oct 29 Thursday The Prophet’s Birthday Muslim
Oct 30 Friday Nevada Day State holiday Nevada
Oct 31 Saturday Halloween Observance
Nov 1 Sunday All Saints’ Day Christian
Nov 1 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Nov 1 Sunday New York City Marathon Sporting event
Nov 2 Monday All Souls’ Day Christian
Nov 3 Tuesday Election Day State holiday DEHIILINMDMIMTNJNYRIWV
Nov 3 Tuesday Election Day Observance
Nov 5 Thursday Return Day State holiday Delaware*
Nov 10 Tuesday Marine Corps Birthday Observance
Nov 11 Wednesday Veterans Day Federal Holiday
Nov 14 Saturday Diwali/Deepavali Observance, Hinduism
Nov 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day Federal Holiday
Nov 27 Friday State Holiday State holiday Georgia
Nov 27 Friday Presidents’ Day State holiday New Mexico
Nov 27 Friday Lincoln’s Birthday/Lincoln’s Day State holiday Indiana
Nov 27 Friday Day After Thanksgiving State holiday 20 states
Nov 27 Friday Family Day State holiday Nevada
Nov 27 Friday Acadian Day State holiday Louisiana
Nov 27 Friday Black Friday Observance
Nov 27 Friday American Indian Heritage Day State holiday Maryland
Nov 29 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Christian
Nov 30 Monday Cyber Monday Observance
Dec 1 Tuesday Rosa Parks Day Local observance Ohio, Oregon
Dec 6 Sunday St Nicholas Day Observance
Dec 7 Monday Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Observance
Dec 8 Tuesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian
Dec 11 Friday Chanukah/Hanukkah (first day) Jewish holiday
Dec 12 Saturday Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Christian
Dec 13 Sunday National Guard Birthday Observance
Dec 15 Tuesday Bill of Rights Day Observance
Dec 17 Thursday Pan American Aviation Day Observance
Dec 17 Thursday Wright Brothers Day Observance
Dec 18 Friday Last Day of Chanukah Jewish holiday
Dec 21 Monday December Solstice Season
Dec 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Observance, Christian
Dec 24 Thursday Christmas Eve State holiday KS*KYMINCNDOKSCTXVA*WI
Dec 25 Friday Christmas Day Federal Holiday
Dec 26 Saturday Kwanzaa (first day) Observance
Dec 26 Saturday Day After Christmas Day State holiday KSNCSCTX
Dec 31 Thursday New Year’s Eve State holiday LAMIWI
Dec 31 Thursday New Year’s Eve Observance