Us Holidays 2021

Here is list of Us Holidays 2021 with exact dates and national holidays in america.

January 1, New Year

On January 1st, we celebrate the New Year (New Year Day), where families celebrate at home with large parties and toasts; it is especially young people who stay up late to celebrate with friends.

Americans look forward to this day to celebrate the start of the year at home with relatives and close friends. In New York, celebrations are a little less intimate, given that the appointment is in Times Square where more than a million people meet.

Third Monday in January, Martin Luther King’s Day

Martin Luther King’s Day is celebrated on January 20, 2021 , which gave so much in the struggle for the civil rights of African Americans and who died murdered on April 4, 1968.

January 6, New Orleans Carnival

In January, the New Orleans Carnival also begins which begins on January 6 and ends on Shrove Tuesday, the only day in which you dress up and parade through the streets.

January 25, Chinese New Year

Given the numerous Chinatowns found in American cities, it is also a must to list the Chinese New Year , which is celebrated with parties, parades and fireworks, on a different date each year between January and February, in 2021 it will be 25 January.

February

February 2, Groundhog Day

On 2 February is celebrated, especially in Pennsylvania on Groundhog Day, ie Groundhog Day , made famous by the movie Groundhog Day again.

February 12, Lincoln’s Birthday

Lincoln’s birthday is celebrated on February 12, in memory of President Lincoln.

Valentine’s day

On February 14th, as we do here, we celebrate the feast of lovers, St. Valentine’s Day .

Carnival

In February there is also Carnival, with the culmination of Shrove Tuesday; the most famous parade is certainly that of New Orleans. In 2021 Shrove Tuesday, or Mardì Gràs will be February 25th.

Washington’s Birthday

On the third Monday of February (February 17, 2021), another President is remembered with Washington’s Birthday , also known as President’s Day.

March

March 17, St. Patrick

On March 17th there is the feast of St. Patrick (St. Patrick’s Day), patron saint of Ireland which is celebrated on Fifth Avenue in New York.

March 25, Greek Independence

On the 25th, the party belongs to the Greeks, who commemorate their independence on New York’s Fifth Avenue with parades and typical Greek dances (the Sirtaki).

April

April 21: Easter

The Passover (Easter Day) is celebrated on the same our day, in 2021 will be on 21 April.

In the United States, processions are replaced by parades. The most important parade, needless to say, is on New York’s Fifth Avenue starting from St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

May

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday (May 27, 2021) , a day to commemorate all Americans who fell in wars.

Originally born to honor fallen Union soldiers during the Civil War , it was extended after World War I.

Mother’s Day

The second Sunday of May (12 May 2021) is Mother’s Day .

June

The month of Jazz

In New York since the beginning of the month we celebrate the month of jazz . The Newport Jazz Festival includes a series of concerts on the streets and theaters of the city, with many singers in the Rockefeller Center area.

Central Park is the right place for classical music lovers, where the Metropolitan Opera Company performs the works of the great classics.

June 14, Flag Day

On June 14 we celebrate Flag Day , the Day of the flag to remember that on that date in 1777, thanks to a resolution of the Second Continental Congress, the flag was adopted. It is not a federal holiday, only Pennsylvania has adopted it as a state holiday.

Father’s Day

The third Sunday in June (June 16, 2021) , on the other hand, is Father’s Day , which corresponds to our Father’s Day . One way to celebrate this day in the United States includes giving away chocolate, flowers, ties, or pampering your dad with breakfast in bed.

July

4th of July, Independence Day

On July 4th we celebrate one of the most important holidays and feel for Americans: Independence Day, to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from Britain.

All the streets of the cities, the whole country dresses (even more!) With the colors of the American flag; large parades celebrate this day, to finish it all off with exceptional fireworks.

August

Numerous open-air concerts can be enjoyed in August with the New York Philharmonic in Central Park or the Washington Square Music Festival. Also in August and also in New York, the Greenwich Village Jazz Festival is held, while in New York there is La Fete, a delicious food festival.

September

First Sunday, Caribbean Carnival

In Brooklyn, on the first Sunday of September, its inhabitants go to the streets to enjoy a fun Caribbean carnival .

First Monday, Labor Day

On September 2, 2019 we celebrate Labor Day , Labor Day, with a parade along Fifth Avenue in New York.

September 11 (9/11 or Nine Eleven)

Anniversary of the terrorist attack that took place on 11 September 2001 . It is recognized by the US government as the official day of remembrance of this tragic event. Every year on this day, flags are raised in half to honor and commemorate the people who lost their lives in the attack.

The US President also asks American citizens to observe a minute of silence at 8:46 am, the time of the first plane impact against the north tower of the World Trade Center.

San Gennaro

After mid-September, New York celebrates a recurrence typical of Neapolitan culture, namely the feast of San Gennaro, patron saint of the city of Naples; in fact, on 19 September in the Little Italy district  the streets welcome lines of Italian-Americans and tourists curious to know this tradition, carried by a procession, parades and above all by good Italian food, with an indisputable reputation.

 

October

Second Monday, Columbus Day

Columbus Day is celebrated on 14 October 2019 , to commemorate the discovery of America which took place on 12 October 1492. For Italian-Americans it is something more, it is the day of Italian-American pride.

October 31, Halloween

On October 31 there is Halloween , a party that has now become popular in Italy and in many other countries around the world. Masked children go around asking for trick-or-treating.

November

November 11, Veteran’s Day

Veteran military honors are honored on Veteran’s Day .

Fourth Thursday, Thanksgiving

The fourth Thursday of the month (28 November 2019) is the Thanksgiving (Thanksgiving Day), the most important festival after the 4th of July.

While not an official holiday, the day after Thanksgiving is called Black Friday : it is the official start of traditional Christmas shopping, where many employees – with the exception of those in shops and banks – receive the day off to increase the potential number of buyers.

Many shops open very early (even at 5am) and offer huge discounts on merchandise. The name Black Friday, which refers to something negative, originated in Philadelphia and referred to the heavy traffic that day.

December

December 25, Christmas

On December 25th, as here, Christmas is celebrated (Christmas Day)

 

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