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Calendar Of United States Holidays Year 2012

Americans celebrate a variety of federal holidays and other national observances throughout the year. American holidays can be secular,religious,international,or uniquely American. With the wide variety of federal holidays,and the many levels of American government,it can be confusing to determine what public and private facilities are open on or around a given federal holiday. You can usually find such information in the daily newspaper or by calling the office you wish to visit.

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 2012:

The week starts on:
 
January 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 52
26 Monday
 
27 Tuesday
 
28 Wednesday
 
29 Thursday
 
30 Friday
 
31 Saturday
 
1Sunday
New Year's Day moved to 2012-01-02.
Week 1
Week 2
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
Week 3
17Tuesday
 
18Wednesday
 
20Friday
 
21Saturday
 
22Sunday
 
Week 4
23Monday
 
24Tuesday
 
25Wednesday
 
26Thursday
 
27Friday
 
28Saturday
 
29Sunday
 
Week 5
30Monday
 
31Tuesday
 
1 Wednesday
 
2 Thursday
 
3 Friday
 
4 Saturday
 
5 Sunday
 
6 Monday
 
7 Tuesday
 
8 Wednesday
 
9 Thursday
 
10 Friday
 
11 Saturday
 
12 Sunday
 
 
February 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 5
30 Monday
 
31 Tuesday
 
2Thursday
 
4Saturday
 
Week 6
6Monday
 
8Wednesday
 
9Thursday
 
10Friday
 
11Saturday
 
Week 7
13Monday
 
16Thursday
 
17Friday
 
18Saturday
 
19Sunday
 
Week 8
22Wednesday
 
23Thursday
 
24Friday
 
25Saturday
 
26Sunday
 
Week 9
27Monday
 
28Tuesday
 
29Wednesday
 
1 Thursday
 
2 Friday
 
3 Saturday
 
4 Sunday
 
5 Monday
 
6 Tuesday
 
7 Wednesday
 
8 Thursday
 
9 Friday
 
10 Saturday
 
11 Sunday
 
12 Monday
 
13 Tuesday
 
14 Wednesday
 
15 Thursday
 
16 Friday
 
17 Saturday
 
18 Sunday
 
 
March 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 9
27 Monday
 
28 Tuesday
 
29 Wednesday
 
3Saturday
 
Week 10
11Sunday
 
Week 11
12Monday
 
13Tuesday
 
14Wednesday
15Thursday
 
17Saturday
Evacuation Day moved to 2012-03-19.
Week 12
Week 13
27Tuesday
 
28Wednesday
 
29Thursday
 
1 Sunday
 
2 Monday
 
3 Tuesday
 
4 Wednesday
 
5 Thursday
 
6 Friday
 
7 Saturday
 
8 Sunday
 
9 Monday
 
10 Tuesday
 
11 Wednesday
 
12 Thursday
 
13 Friday
 
14 Saturday
 
15 Sunday
 
 
April 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 13
26 Monday
 
27 Tuesday
 
28 Wednesday
 
29 Thursday
 
30 Friday
 
31 Saturday
 
Week 14
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
7Saturday
 
Week 15
15Sunday
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
1 Tuesday
 
2 Wednesday
 
3 Thursday
 
4 Friday
 
5 Saturday
 
6 Sunday
 
7 Monday
 
8 Tuesday
 
9 Wednesday
 
10 Thursday
 
11 Friday
 
12 Saturday
 
13 Sunday
 
 
May 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 18
30 Monday
 
Week 19
Week 20
Week 21
Week 22
1 Friday
 
2 Saturday
 
3 Sunday
 
4 Monday
 
5 Tuesday
 
6 Wednesday
 
7 Thursday
 
8 Friday
 
9 Saturday
 
10 Sunday
 
11 Monday
 
12 Tuesday
 
13 Wednesday
 
14 Thursday
 
15 Friday
 
16 Saturday
 
17 Sunday
 
 
June 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 22
28 Monday
 
29 Tuesday
 
30 Wednesday
 
31 Thursday
 
Week 23
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
9Saturday
 
Week 24
Week 25
Week 26
1 Sunday
 
2 Monday
 
3 Tuesday
 
4 Wednesday
 
5 Thursday
 
6 Friday
 
7 Saturday
 
8 Sunday
 
9 Monday
 
10 Tuesday
 
11 Wednesday
 
12 Thursday
 
13 Friday
 
14 Saturday
 
15 Sunday
 
 
July 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 26
25 Monday
 
26 Tuesday
 
27 Wednesday
 
28 Thursday
 
29 Friday
 
30 Saturday
 
Week 27
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
Week 28
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
Week 29
Week 30
23Monday
 
26Thursday
 
29Sunday
 
Week 31
30Monday
 
31Tuesday
 
1 Wednesday
 
2 Thursday
 
3 Friday
 
4 Saturday
 
5 Sunday
 
6 Monday
 
7 Tuesday
 
8 Wednesday
 
9 Thursday
 
10 Friday
 
11 Saturday
 
12 Sunday
 
 
August 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 31
30 Monday
 
31 Tuesday
 
1Wednesday
 
2Thursday
 
3Friday
 
Week 32
6Monday
 
7Tuesday
 
8Wednesday
 
9Thursday
 
11Saturday
 
Week 33
Week 34
20Monday
 
21Tuesday
 
22Wednesday
 
23Thursday
 
24Friday
 
25Saturday
 
Week 35
28Tuesday
 
29Wednesday
 
30Thursday
 
31Friday
 
1 Saturday
 
2 Sunday
 
3 Monday
 
4 Tuesday
 
5 Wednesday
 
6 Thursday
 
7 Friday
 
8 Saturday
 
9 Sunday
 
10 Monday
 
11 Tuesday
 
12 Wednesday
 
13 Thursday
 
14 Friday
 
15 Saturday
 
16 Sunday
 
 
September 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 35
27 Monday
 
28 Tuesday
 
29 Wednesday
 
30 Thursday
 
31 Friday
 
1Saturday
 
2Sunday
 
Week 36
4Tuesday
 
5Wednesday
 
6Thursday
 
7Friday
 
Week 37
Week 38
Week 39
1 Monday
 
2 Tuesday
 
3 Wednesday
 
4 Thursday
 
5 Friday
 
6 Saturday
 
7 Sunday
 
8 Monday
 
9 Tuesday
 
10 Wednesday
 
11 Thursday
 
12 Friday
 
13 Saturday
 
14 Sunday
 
 
October 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 40
2Tuesday
 
3Wednesday
 
4Thursday
 
5Friday
 
Week 41
Week 42
Week 43
28Sunday
 
Week 44
29Monday
 
30Tuesday
 
31Wednesday
1 Thursday
 
2 Friday
 
3 Saturday
 
4 Sunday
 
5 Monday
 
6 Tuesday
 
7 Wednesday
 
8 Thursday
 
9 Friday
 
10 Saturday
 
11 Sunday
 
12 Monday
 
13 Tuesday
 
14 Wednesday
 
15 Thursday
 
16 Friday
 
17 Saturday
 
18 Sunday
 
 
November 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 44
29 Monday
 
30 Tuesday
 
31 Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
2Friday
 
3Saturday
 
4Sunday
 
Week 45
5Monday
 
7Wednesday
 
8Thursday
 
11Sunday
Veterans' Day moved to 2012-11-12.
Week 46
Week 47
25Sunday
 
Week 48
27Tuesday
 
28Wednesday
 
29Thursday
 
30Friday
 
1 Saturday
 
2 Sunday
 
3 Monday
 
4 Tuesday
 
5 Wednesday
 
6 Thursday
 
7 Friday
 
8 Saturday
 
9 Sunday
 
10 Monday
 
11 Tuesday
 
12 Wednesday
 
13 Thursday
 
14 Friday
 
15 Saturday
 
16 Sunday
 
 
December 2012 US Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 48
26 Monday
 
27 Tuesday
 
28 Wednesday
 
29 Thursday
 
30 Friday
 
2Sunday
 
Week 49
4Tuesday
 
5Wednesday
 
6Thursday
 
8Saturday
 
9Sunday
 
Week 50
Week 51
23Sunday
 
Week 52
Week 1
1 Tuesday
 
2 Wednesday
 
3 Thursday
 
4 Friday
 
5 Saturday
 
6 Sunday
 
7 Monday
 
8 Tuesday
 
9 Wednesday
 
10 Thursday
 
11 Friday
 
12 Saturday
 
13 Sunday
 

Notes:

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

[other] This is a religious, traditional, or informal observance celebrated in the United States.

[oh-sp] This is a special day, week or month by Statutory Designation in the State of Ohio.

[fed] This is a federal holiday. Most Federal employees work schedule is Monday through Friday. For these Federal employees, when a holiday falls on a nonworkday, that is to say, Saturday or Sunday, then, the holiday usually is observed on Monday (in case the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (in case the holiday falls on Saturday).

[ca] This is a State Holiday in the State of California.

[ca-le] This is a Legal Holiday in the State of California.

[tx] This is a State Holiday in the State of Texas.State offices are scheduled to be open on partial staffing holidays and optional holidays. Please call ahead to confirm hours. Offices will not be closed on another day when designated holidays fall on a Saturday or Sunday. An employee is entitled to observe optional holidays in lieu of any partial staffing holiday on which state offices are required to be open to conduct public business.

[ny] This is a State Holiday in the State of New York.

[fl] This is a State holiday in the State of Florida. If the actual holiday falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed as a holiday. When a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday is observed as a holiday.

[il-le] This is a Legal Holiday in the State of Illinois, upon which day a bank may, but is not required to, remain closed.

[pa] This is a State Holiday in the State of Pennsylvania.

[hi] This is a State Holiday in the State of Hawaii.

[ut] This is a State Holiday in the State of Utah. According to Title 63G, Section 301, Legal holidays: if any of the holidays fall on Sunday, then the following Monday shall be the holiday. Moreover, if any of the holidays fall on Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be the holiday.

[az] This is a State Holiday in the State of Arizona.

[al] This is an official holiday in the State of Alabama. In Alabama, Saturday holidays are observed on Fridays and Sunday holidays are observed on Mondays.

[ok] This is a State Holiday in the State of Oklahoma.

[ms-le] This is a Legal Holiday in the State of Mississippi. Pursuant to Mississippi code ANN. 3-3-7, in the event any holiday declared legal shall fall on Sunday, the next following day shall be a legal holiday.

[substitute_11] This is a substitute day. New Year's Day moved from 2012-01-01.

[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.).

[ms] This is a State Holiday in Mississippi.

[par] Partial staffing holiday

[fl-le] This is a Legal Holiday in the State of Florida. If a holiday falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be observed as a holiday and if a holidays falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be observed as a holiday.

[non] This is a non-holiday notable day

[nhas] Part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Awareness Days.

[il] This is a State Holiday in the State of Illinois.

[pa-le-op] This is an optional Legal Holiday in the State of Pennsylvania.

[va] This is a State Holiday in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

[suffolk] Legal Holiday in Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

[substitute_31] This is a substitute day. Evacuation Day moved from 2012-03-17.

[md] This is a State Holiday in the State of Maryland.

[ak] This is a State Holiday in the State of Alaska.

[tx-op] This is an optional holiday in the State of Texas.

[substitute_41] This is a substitute day. Tax Day moved from 2012-04-15.

[ok-sp] An special day of observance in the State of Oklahoma.

[festival]

[ky-sp] An special day of observance in the State of Kentucky.

[unofficial] This is a unofficial holiday.

[ga] This is a State Holiday in the State of Georgia.

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

[md-ob] This is a special day of observance in the State of Maryland.

[pa-sp] An special day of observance in the State of Pennsylvania.

[sd] This is a State Holiday in the State of South Dakota.

[hi-ob] This is a special day of observance in the State of Hawaii.

[substitute_111] This is a substitute day. Veterans' Day moved from 2012-11-11.

[mi] This is a State Holiday in the State of Michigan.

[nc] This is a State Holiday in the State of North Carolina.

[wa] This is a State Holiday in the State of Washington.