What Holidays Are in January?

There are two official holidays observed in the United States during the month of January: New Year's Day and Martin Luther King Day. New Year's Day is celebrated on the first day of January. Martin Luther King Day is observed on the third Monday of the month.

The Feast of the Epiphany, or Three Kings Day, is on January 6, and marks the official end of the Christmas season for the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic religions. The Chinese New Year also occurs in January. Chinese New Year is a fifteen day celebration that is widely celebrated throughout the United States.