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US Holiday On May 4 2017?

The following is a compilation of American federal holidays, federal observances, state holidays and other common patriotic and national observances and commemorations that apply to the United States during Thursday, 2017-05-04:

  • National Day of Prayer:

    [fed-ob][pro] The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May. Each year since its inception, the President has signed a proclamation, encouraging all Americans to "to turn to God in prayer and meditation"at churches, in groups, and as individuals. It has historical origins to a mandate by George Washington, the first president of the United States.
  • Teacher Appreciation Week - Day 4

  • SunFest 2017 - Day 2:

    [fl-sp] SunFest is a 5-days waterfront music and art festival that attracts thousands of people from all over the country and takes place every year in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue.


[fed-ob] United States federal observances are days, weeks, months, or other periods designated by the United States Congress for the commemoration or other observance of various events, activities, or topics. These observances differ from Federal holidays in that Federal employees only receive a day free from work on holidays, not observances. Federal observances that are designated by Congress appear in Title 36 of the United States Code (36 U.S.C. § 101 et seq.).

[pro] This is a special day designated by presidential proclamation.

[fl-sp] An special day of observance in the State of Florida.

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z