U.S. Holidays

Below is a list of important holidays in the United States. All banks and federal government offices are closed and mail is not delivered on any of the days listed below. Edgewood College is closed only on those holidays marked with an *. Refer to Edgewood’s academic calendar in the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogues for a comprehensive schedule.

*New Year’s Day January 1
*Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday closest to January 15
Presidents’ Day Third Monday in February
*Easter Sunday Varying date
*Memorial Day Last Monday in May
*Independence Day July 4
*Labor Day First Monday in September
Columbus Day Second Monday in October
Veterans’ Day November 11
*Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
*Christmas Day December 25

Listed below are other holidays that do not affect college, business, or government schedules, but are commonly celebrated in the United States.

  • Valentine’s Day February 14
  • Saint Patrick’s Day March 17
  • Mother’s Day Second Sunday in May
  • Father’s Day Third Sunday in June
  • Halloween October 31