Complete List of U.S. & Canada Holidays

If you’re looking for special holiday sales and deals, you need to know about all the holidays! Everyone knows when Black Friday and Columbus Day occur, but what about National Disc Jockey Day or Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day? Stores, restaurants, and shopping malls use any holiday to hold special sales, promotions, and events. This includes the minor, lesser-known holidays. Here’s our complete list of 2019-2020 holidays which are celebrated in the United States and Canada:

Monday, June 24, 2019 – St. Jean Baptiste Day (Canada: Quebec)
Monday, June 24, 2019 – Discovery Day (Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador)
Monday, July 1, 2019 – Canada Day (Memorial Day in Newfoundland and Labrador)
Thursday, July 4, 2019 – Independence Day a/k/a “The Fourth of July”
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 – Nunavut Day (Canada: Nunavut)
Saturday, July 13, 2019 – National French Fry Day
Sunday, July 14, 2019 – Bastille Day
Sunday, July 14, 2019 – National Mac & Cheese Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 – National Tattoo Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 – National Hot Dog Day
Sunday, July 21, 2019 – National Ice Cream Day
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 – National Tequila Day
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 – Pioneer Day (Utah)
Sunday, July 28, 2019 – Parents’ Day
Monday, July 29, 2019 – National Chicken Wing Day
Monday, July 29, 2019 – National Lasagna Day
Monday, July 29, 2019 – National Lipstick Day
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 – National Cheesecake Day
Saturday, August 3, 2019 – National Watermelon Day
Sunday, August 4, 2019 – National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Sunday, August 4, 2019 – Taste of Dorset, MN aka “The Restaurant Capital of the World”
Sunday, August 4, 2019 – National Friendship Day
Monday, August 5, 2019 – Civic Holiday (Canada: Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario)
Monday, August 5, 2019 – Heritage Day (Canada: Alberta)
Monday, August 5, 2019 – Natal Day (Canada: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)
Monday, August 5, 2019 – New Brunswick Day (Canada: New Brunswick)
Monday, August 5, 2019 – Saskatchewan Day (Canada: Saskatchewan)
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 – National Root Beer Float Day
Thursday, August 8, 2019 – International Cat Day
Thursday, August 8, 2019 – National Zucchini Day
Monday, August 12, 2019 – National Vinyl Record Day
Saturday, August 17, 2019 – Black Cat Appreciation Day
Sunday, August 18, 2019 – National Fajita Day
Monday, August 19, 2019 – Discovery Day (Canada: Yukon)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – National Radio Day
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – National Lemonade Day
Saturday, August 24, 2019 – National Waffle Day
Sunday, August 25, 2019 – National Banana Split Day
Monday, August 26, 2019 – National Dog Day
Wednesday, August 29, 2019 – Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
Saturday, August 31, 2019 – International Bacon Day
Monday, September 2, 2019 – Labor Day
Monday, September 2, 2019 – Labour Day (Canada)
Sunday, September 8, 2019 – Grandparents’ Day
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – Patriot Day (9/11)
Monday, September 16, 2019 – Mexican Independence Day (big day for Mexican restaurant deals!)
Monday, September 16, 2019 – Stepfamily Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – Citizenship Day aka Constitution Day
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 – National Cheeseburger Day
Thursday, September 20, 2019 – Talk Like a Pirate Day
Friday, September 20, 2019 – National Pepperoni Pizza Day (big day for pizza deals!)
Thursday, September 26, 2019 – National Dumpling Day
Friday, September 27, 2019 – Native Americans’ Day (California)
Sunday, September 29, 2019 – National Coffee Day
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 – National Black Dog Day
Friday, October 4, 2019 – National Taco Day
Friday, October 4, 2019 – National CB Radio Day (thank you, Jimmy Carter!)
Friday, October 11, 2019 – World Egg Day
Saturday, October 12, 2019 – National Pulled Pork Day
Monday, October 14, 2019 – Columbus Day
Monday, October 14, 2019 – Native Americans’ Day (South Dakota)
Monday, October 14, 2019 – Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – Tax Day II. If you filed an extension, tax returns are due today!
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – Boss’s Day
Thursday, October 17, 2019 – National Pasta Day
Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Sweetest Day
Friday, October 25, 2019 – Nevada Day
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 – National Cat Day
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 – National Candy Corn Day
Thursday, October 31, 2019 – Halloween
Sunday, November 3, 2019 – National Sandwich Day
Sunday, November 3, 2019 – Daylight Saving Time Ends
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 – Election Day
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – National Nacho Day
Monday, November 11, 2019 – Veterans Day
Monday, November 11, 2019 – Remembrance Day (Canada)
Thursday, November 28, 2019 – Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 29, 2019 – Black Friday
Saturday, November 30, 2019 – Small Business Saturday
Monday, December 2, 2019 – Cyber Monday
Sunday, December 22, 2019 – Hanukkah begins at sunset
Saturday, December 7, 2019 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Monday, December 30, 2019 – Hanukkah ends at nightfall
Monday, December 23, 2019 – Festivus. Is Festivus for the rest of us a real holiday? You decide!
Tuesday, December 24, 2019 – Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 25, 2019 – Christmas Day
Thursday, December 26, 2019 – Kwanzaa begins
Thursday, December 26, 2019 – Boxing Day (Canada)
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 – New Year’s Eve

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 – New Year’s Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 – Kwanzaa ends
Saturday, January 4, 2020 – National Spaghetti Day
Thursday, January 9, 2020 – National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 – National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – National Strawberry Ice Cream Day
Monday, January 20, 2020 – National Disc Jockey Day
Monday, January 20, 2020 – National Cheese Lover’s Day
Monday, January 20, 2020 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day aka MLK Day
Thursday, January 23, 2020 – National Pie Day
Sunday, February 2, 2020 – Groundhog Day
Sunday, February 2, 2020 – Super Bowl Sunday
Thursday, February 6, 2020 – National Frozen Yogurt Day
Friday, February 7, 2020 – National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
Sunday, February 10, 2020 – National Pizza Pie Day
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – Abe Lincoln’s Birthday
Friday, February 14, 2020 – Valentine’s Day
Monday, February 17, 2020 – Presidents Day & George Washington’s Birthday
Monday, February 17, 2020 – Family Day (Canada: Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan)
Monday, February 17, 2020 – Islander Day (Canada: Prince Edward Island)
Monday, February 17, 2020 – Louis Riel Day (Canada: Manitoba)
Monday, February 17, 2020 – Nova Scotia Heritage Day (Canada: Nova Scotia)
Saturday, February 22, 2020 – National Margarita Day
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 – Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday (New Orleans & Gulf Coast)
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 – Ash Wednesday
Thursday, February 27, 2020 – National Chili Day
Saturday, February 29, 2020 – Leap Day
Sunday, March 8, 2020 – Daylight Saving Time Begins
Monday, March 9, 2020 – National Meatball Day
Monday, March 9, 2020 – National Crab Meat Day
Monday, March 9, 2020 – National Napping Day
Saturday, March 14, 2020 – Pi Day (3/14, get it?)
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 – St. Patrick’s Day
Thursday, March 19, 2020 – First Day of Spring
Friday, March 20, 2020 – National Ravioli Day
Saturday, March 21, 2020 – National Corn Dog Day
Monday, March 23, 2020 – National Puppy Day
Monday, March 23, 2020 – National Chip and Dip Day
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 – National Cheesesteak Day
Thursday, March 26, 2020 – Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (Hawaii)
Monday, March 30, 2020 – National Doctors’ Day
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – April Fools’ Day
Saturday, April 4, 2020 – National Burrito Day
Sunday, April 5, 2020 – Palm Sunday
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 – National Beer Day
Friday, April 10, 2020 – Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 – National Siblings Day
Saturday, April 11, 2020 – National 8-Track Tape Day
Saturday, April 11, 2020 – National Pet Day
Saturday, April 11, 2020 – National Submarine Day
Saturday, April 11, 2020 – National Barber Shop Quartet Day
Saturday, April 11, 2020 – National Cheese Fondue Day
Sunday, April 12, 2020 – Easter Sunday
Monday, April 13, 2020 – Easter Monday
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – Tax Day (federal and most state tax returns due)
Thursday, April 16, 2020 – Emancipation Day (Washington, DC)
Saturday, April 18, 2020 – Record Store Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 – Earth Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 – Administrative Professionals’ Day aka Secretaries’ Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 – May Day
Saturday, May 2, 2020 – Free Comic Book Day
Monday, May 4, 2020 – Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You!)
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – Cinco de Mayo (big day for Mexican restaurant deals!)
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – National Teacher Appreciation Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 – Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 – National Shrimp Day
Friday, May 15, 2020 – National Chocolate Chip Day
Saturday, May 16, 2020 – Armed Forces Day
Monday, May 18, 2020 – Victoria Day (Canada except Quebec)
Monday, May 18, 2020 – National Patriots’ Day (Canada: Quebec)
Monday, May 25, 2020 – Memorial Day
Thursday, May 28, 2020 – National Hamburger Day
Sunday, May 31, 2020 – Pentecost Sunday
Monday, June 1, 2020 – Pentecost Monday
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 – National Rotisserie Chicken Day
Thursday, June 4, 2020 – National Cheese Day
Friday, June 5, 2020 – National Doughnut Day
Thursday, June 11, 2020 – King Kamehameha Day (Hawaii)
Sunday, June 14, 2020 – Flag Day
Monday, June 15, 2020 – National Lobster Day
Friday, June 19, 2020 – National Martini Day
Saturday, June 20, 2020 – First Day of Summer
Sunday, June 21, 2020 – Father’s Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020 – National Aboriginal Day (Canada: Northwest Territories)

Check around for special sales and promotional events in your area which are held on these holidays. Also, be aware of early/late opening and closing times for stores, restaurants, and shopping malls on specific holidays. Any holiday is an excuse for a sale, often with extended holiday hours of operation. As always, call ahead to confirm open/closed status and hours before heading out.