Complete List of U.S. & Canada Holidays

May 21, 2024

If you’re looking for special holiday sales and deals, you need to know about all the holidays! Everyone knows when Easter Sunday and Mother’s Day occur, but what about National Brownie Day or Festivus? 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 2024-2025 holidays which are celebrated in the United States and Canada:

Monday, May 27, 2024 – Memorial Day
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 – National Hamburger Day
Wednesday, May 29, 2024 – National Flip Flop Day
Sunday, June 2, 2024 – National Rotisserie Chicken Day
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 – National Cheese Day
Friday, June 7, 2024 – National Doughnut Day
Saturday, June 8, 2024 – National Best Friends Day
Monday, June 10, 2024 – National Iced Tea Day
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 – King Kamehameha Day (Hawaii)
Friday, June 14, 2024 – Flag Day
Saturday, June 15, 2024 – National Lobster Day
Sunday, June 16, 2024 – Father’s Day
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 – Juneteenth
Wednesday, June 19, 2024 – National Martini Day
Thursday, June 20, 2024 – First Day of Summer
Friday, June 21, 2024 – National Indigenous Peoples Day (Canada)
Monday, June 24, 2024 – St. Jean Baptiste Day (Canada: Quebec)
Monday, June 24, 2024 – Discovery Day (Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador)
Monday, July 1, 2024 – Canada Day (Memorial Day in Newfoundland and Labrador)
Thursday, July 4, 2024 – Independence Day a/k/a “The Fourth of July”
Tuesday, July 9, 2024 – Nunavut Day (Canada: Nunavut)
Saturday, July 13, 2024 – National French Fry Day
Sunday, July 14, 2024 – Bastille Day
Sunday, July 14, 2024 – National Mac & Cheese Day
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 – National Ice Cream Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 – National Hot Dog Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 – National Tattoo Day
Sunday, July 28, 2024 – Parents’ Day
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 – National Tequila Day
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 – Pioneer Day (Utah)
Saturday, July 27, 2024 – National Chicken Finger Day
Monday, July 29, 2024 – National Chicken Wing Day
Monday, July 29, 2024 – National Lasagna Day
Monday, July 29, 2024 – National Lipstick Day
Tuesday, July 30, 2024 – National Cheesecake Day
Wednesday, July 31, 2024 – National Avocado Day
Friday, August 2, 2024 – National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
Saturday, August 3, 2024 – National Watermelon Day
Sunday, August 4, 2024 – National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
Sunday, August 4, 2024 – Taste of Dorset, MN aka “The Restaurant Capital of the World”
Monday, August 5, 2024 – Civic Holiday (Canada: Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario)
Monday, August 5, 2024 – Heritage Day (Canada: Alberta)
Monday, August 5, 2024 – Natal Day (Canada: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)
Monday, August 5, 2024 – New Brunswick Day (Canada: New Brunswick)
Monday, August 5, 2024 – Saskatchewan Day (Canada: Saskatchewan)
Tuesday, August 6, 2024 – National Root Beer Float Day
Thursday, August 8, 2024 – International Cat Day
Thursday, August 8, 2024 – National Zucchini Day
Monday, August 12, 2024 – National Vinyl Record Day
Saturday, August 17, 2024 – Black Cat Appreciation Day
Sunday, August 18, 2024 – National Fajita Day
Monday, August 19, 2024 – Discovery Day (Canada: Yukon)
Tuesday, August 20, 2024 – National Radio Day
Tuesday, August 20, 2024 – National Lemonade Day
Saturday, August 24, 2024 – National Waffle Day
Sunday, August 25, 2024 – National Banana Split Day
Monday, August 26, 2024 – National Dog Day
Wednesday, August 28, 2024 – Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
Saturday, August 31, 2024 – International Bacon Day
Monday, September 2, 2024 – Labor Day
Monday, September 2, 2024 – Labour Day (Canada)
Thursday, September 5, 2024 – National Cheese Pizza Day
Sunday, September 8, 2024 – Grandparents’ Day
Wednesday, September 11, 2024 – Patriot Day (9/11)
Monday, September 16, 2024 – Mexican Independence Day (big day for Mexican restaurant deals!)
Monday, September 16, 2024 – Stepfamily Day
Monday, September 16, 2024 – National Guacamole Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 – Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 – Citizenship Day aka Constitution Day
Wednesday, September 19, 2024 – National Cheeseburger Day
Thursday, September 19, 2024 – Talk Like a Pirate Day
Friday, September 20, 2024 – National Pepperoni Pizza Day (big day for pizza deals!)
Sunday, September 22, 2024 – National Ice Cream Cone Day
Friday, September 27, 2024 – Native Americans’ Day (California)
Sunday, September 29, 2024 – National Coffee Day
Tuesday, October 1, 2024 – National Black Dog Day
Friday, October 4, 2024 – National Taco Day
Friday, October 4, 2024 – National CB Radio Day (thank you, Jimmy Carter!)
Sunday, October 6, 2024 – National Noodle Day
Tuesday, October 8, 2024 – National Salmon Day
Friday, October 11, 2024 – National Sausage Pizza Day
Monday, October 14, 2024 – Columbus Day
Monday, October 14, 2024 – Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
Friday, October 11, 2024 – World Egg Day
Saturday, October 12, 2024 – National Pulled Pork Day
Monday, October 14, 2024 – National Dessert Day
Tuesday, October 15, 2024 – Tax Day II. If you filed an extension, tax returns are due today!
Wednesday, October 16, 2024 – Boss’s Day
Thursday, October 17, 2024 – National Pasta Day
Saturday, October 19, 2024 – Sweetest Day
Monday, October 21, 2024 – International Nacho Day
Tuesday, October 22, 2024 – National Make A Dog’s Day
Friday, October 25, 2024 – Nevada Day
Saturday, October 26, 2024 – National Pumpkin Day
Monday, October 28, 2024 – National Chocolate Day
Tuesday, October 29, 2024 – National Cat Day
Wednesday, October 30, 2024 – National Candy Corn Day
Thursday, October 31, 2024 – Halloween
Sunday, November 3, 2024 – National Sandwich Day
Sunday, November 3, 2024 – Daylight Saving Time Ends
Monday, November 4, 2024 – National Candy Day
Tuesday, November 5, 2024 – Election Day
Wednesday, November 6, 2024 – National Nachos Day
Monday, November 11, 2024 – Veterans Day
Monday, November 11, 2024 – Remembrance Day (Canada)
Monday, November 11, 2024 – National Sundae Day
Wednesday, November 13, 2024 – World Kindness Day
Thursday, November 14, 2024 – National Pickle Day
Saturday, November 16, 2024 – National Fast Food Day
Saturday, November 23, 2024 – National Cranberry Day
Thursday, November 28, 2024 – Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 29, 2024 – Black Friday
Saturday, November 30, 2024 – Small Business Saturday

Monday, December 2, 2024 – Cyber Monday
Saturday, December 7, 2024 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Sunday, December 8, 2024 – National Brownie Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 – Hanukkah begins at sunset
Monday, December 23, 2024 – Festivus. Is Festivus for the rest of us a real holiday? You decide!
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 – Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 – Christmas Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 – Boxing Day
Thursday, December 26, 2024 – Kwanzaa begins
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 – New Year’s Eve
Wednesday, January 1, 2025 – New Year’s Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2025 – Kwanzaa ends
Thursday, January 2, 2025 – Hanukkah ends at nightfall
Thursday, January 2, 2025 – National Buffet Day
Saturday, January 4, 2025 – National Spaghetti Day
Thursday, January 9, 2025 – National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Tuesday, January 14, 2025 – National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
Wednesday, January 15, 2025 – National Strawberry Ice Cream Day
Monday, January 20, 2025 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day aka MLK Day
Monday, January 20, 2025 – National Disc Jockey Day
Monday, January 20, 2025 – National Cheese Lover’s Day
Thursday, January 23, 2025 – National Pie Day
Sunday, February 2, 2025 – Groundhog Day
Thursday, February 6, 2025 – National Frozen Yogurt Day
Friday, February 7, 2025 – National Fettuccine Alfredo Day
Sunday, February 9, 2025 – Super Bowl Sunday
Sunday, February 9, 2025 – National Pizza Day
Wednesday, February 12, 2025 – Abe Lincoln’s Birthday
Friday, February 14, 2025 – Valentine’s Day
Monday, February 17, 2025 – Presidents Day & George Washington’s Birthday
Monday, February 17, 2025 – Family Day (Canada: Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan)
Monday, February 17, 2025 – Islander Day (Canada: Prince Edward Island)
Monday, February 17, 2025 – Louis Riel Day (Canada: Manitoba)
Monday, February 17, 2025 – Nova Scotia Heritage Day (Canada: Nova Scotia)
Monday, February 17, 2025 – National Cherry Pie Day
Tuesday, March 4, 2025 – Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday (New Orleans & Gulf Coast)
Wednesday, March 5, 2025 – Ash Wednesday
Saturday, February 22, 2025 – National Margarita Day
Monday, February 24, 2025 – National Tortilla Chip Day
Thursday, February 27, 2025 – National Chili Day
Sunday, March 9, 2025 – Daylight Saving Time Begins
Sunday, March 9, 2025 – National Meatball Day
Sunday, March 9, 2025 – National Crab Meat Day
Monday, March 10, 2025 – National Napping Day
Friday, March 14, 2025 – Pi Day (3/14, get it?)
Saturday, March 15, 2025 – National Corn Dog Day
Monday, March 17, 2025 – St. Patrick’s Day
Thursday, March 20, 2025 – First Day of Spring
Thursday, March 20, 2025 – National Ravioli Day
Sunday, March 23, 2025 – National Puppy Day
Sunday, March 23, 2025 – National Chip and Dip Day
Monday, March 24, 2025 – National Cheesesteak Day
Wednesday, March 26, 2025 – Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (Hawaii)
Sunday, March 30, 2025 – National Doctors’ Day
Sunday, April 13, 2025 – Palm Sunday
Friday, April 18, 2025 – Good Friday
Sunday, April 20, 2025 – Easter Sunday
Monday, April 21, 2025 – Easter Monday
Tuesday, April 1, 2025 – April Fools’ Day
Thursday, April 3, 2025 – National Burrito Day
Monday, April 7, 2025 – National Beer Day
Thursday, April 10, 2025 – National Siblings Day
Friday, April 11, 2025 – National 8-Track Tape Day
Friday, April 11, 2025 – National Pet Day
Friday, April 11, 2025 – National Submarine Day
Friday, April 11, 2025 – National Barber Shop Quartet Day
Friday, April 11, 2025 – National Cheese Fondue Day
Tuesday, April 15, 2025 – Tax Day (federal and most state tax returns due)
Wednesday, April 16, 2025 – Emancipation Day (Washington, DC)
Saturday, April 19, 2025 – Patriots’ Day
Saturday, April 19, 2025 – Record Store Day
Saturday, April 19, 2025 – National Garlic Day
Tuesday, April 22, 2025 – Earth Day
Wednesday, April 23, 2025 – Administrative Professionals’ Day aka Secretaries’ Day
Tuesday, April 29, 2025 – National Shrimp Scampi Day
Thursday, May 1, 2025 – May Day
Saturday, May 3, 2025 – Free Comic Book Day
Sunday, May 4, 2025 – Star Wars Day (May the 4th Be With You!)
Monday, May 5, 2025 – Cinco de Mayo (big day for Mexican restaurant deals!)
Tuesday, May 6, 2025 – National Nurses Day
Tuesday, May 6, 2025 – National Teacher Appreciation Day
Saturday, May 10, 2025 – National Shrimp Day
Sunday, May 11, 2025 – Mother’s Day
Friday, May 15, 2025 – National Chocolate Chip Day
Friday, May 15, 2025 – National Slider Day
Saturday, May 17, 2025 – Armed Forces Day
Monday, May 19, 2025 – Victoria Day (Canada except Quebec)
Monday, May 19, 2025 – National Patriots’ Day (Canada: Quebec)
Sunday, June 8, 2025 – Pentecost Sunday
Monday, June 9, 2025 – Pentecost Monday

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.