Where Can I Find a List of American Holidays?


Quick Answer

The U.S. Government's website, www.usa.gov, has a complete list of American holidays. The list includes federal holidays as well as other celebrations and observances such as Mother's Day and Valentine's Day.

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Where Can I Find a List of American Holidays?
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To pull up the list of American holidays, the user should visit the main page of the U.S. Government's website and search for "holidays". A list of results will appear on the next page, including a link for "American Holidays." This brings up a comprehensive list of American holidays. The website lists a total of 10 federal holidays and 10 other observances. Federal holidays, such as Independence Day, are public holidays established by federal law; while other observances such as Earth Day are not federal holidays but are commonly celebrated in the United States.

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