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Holiday
2012
New Year's Day - FEDERAL HOLIDAY
Always January 1. If January 1 falls on a Saturday, the Federal Holiday is usually observed the Friday before, if it falls on a Sunday, the Federal holiday is usually observed the Monday after.
January 1, 2012
Sunday
Federal Holiday
Inauguration Day
Occurs on January 20th of each 4th year starting from 1965. Federal Holiday in District of Columbia and parts of Maryland & Virginia
n/a
Martin L. King, Jr. Day
Third Monday in January
Federal Holiday
January 16, 2012
Groundhog Day
Always February 2
Feb 2, 2012
Thursday
Valentine's Day
(Always Feb. 14th)
February 14, 2012
Tuesday
President's Day
Federal Holiday - Observed third Monday in Feb.
Lincoln's Birthday Feb. 12
Washington's Birthday, Feb. 22
February 20, 2012
Monday
Mardi GrasFebruary 21, 2012
Tuesday
Ash Wednesday
(46 days before Easter)
February 22, 2012
Wednesday
Daylight Savings Time BeginsMarch 11, 2012
Sunday
St. Patrick's Day
(Always March 17th)
March 17, 2012
Saturday
Spring EquinoxMarch 20, 2012
Tuesday
April Fool's Day
Always April 1st
April 1, 2012
Sunday
Palm SundayApril 1, 2012
Sunday
PassoverApril 6, 2012
Friday
Good FridayApril 6, 2012
Friday
Earth Day
Usually observed April 22nd
April 22, 2012
Sunday
Easter SundayApril 8, 2012
Sunday
Administrative Professionals' Day (formerly Secretaries Day) - observed Wednesday of the last full week of AprilApril 25, 2012
Wednesday
National Day of Prayer
1st Thursday in May
May 3, 2012
Thursday
Mother's Day
Second Sunday in May
May 13, 2012
Sunday
Armed Forces Day
Third Saturday in May
May 19, 2012
Saturday
Memorial Day
Federal Holiday - Observed last Monday in May (Actual Date May 30th)
May 28, 2012
Monday
Flag Day/Army Day
(Always June 14th)
June 14, 2012
Thursday
Father's Day
(Third Sunday in June)
June 17, 2012
Sunday
Juneteenth (Liberation of Slaves)
Always June 19th
June 19, 2012
Tuesday
Summer SolsticeJune 20, 2012
Wednesday
Independence Day
(4th of July)
Federal Holiday
July 4, 2012
Wednesday
Parents Day
4th Sunday in July
July 28, 2012
Sunday
Air Force Day
Always August 1st
August 1, 2012
Wednesday
Coast Guard Day
Always August 4th
August 4, 2012
Saturday
Friendship Day
1st Sunday in August
August 5, 2012
Sunday
Labor Day
First Monday in September
Federal Holiday
Sept. 3, 2012
Monday
Grandparents Day
Sunday after Labor Day
Sept. 9, 2012
Sunday
Constitution Day/Citizenship Day
Always September 17th
Sept. 17, 2012
Monday
Fall EquinoxSept. 22, 2012
Saturday
Rosh HashanahSept. 16, 2012
Sunday
Yom KippurSept. 25, 2012
Tuesday
National Children's Day
2nd Sunday in October
Oct. 14, 2012
Sunday
Columbus Day
Second Monday in October
Federal Holiday
Oct. 8, 2012
Saturday
Navy Day
Always October 13th
Oct. 13, 2012
Thursday
Sweetest Day
Third Saturday in October
Oct. 20, 2012
Saturday
Bosses' Day
Always October 16th
Oct. 16, 2012
Tuesday
Mother-In-Law's Day
Fourth Sunday in October

Oct. 27, 2012
Saturday

Halloween - Oct. 31 but Trick or Trick Night can vary in different communities.Oct. 31, 2012
Wednesday
Election Day
Tuesday on or after Nov. 2 (or the first Tuesday after the 1st of November)
Nov. 6, 2012
Tuesday
Daylight Savings Time EndsNov. 4, 2012
Sunday
Marine Corps Day
November 10th
Nov. 10, 2012
Saturday
Veteran's Day
Always November 11th
Federal Holiday
Nov. 11, 2012
Sunday
Thanksgiving Day
Observed 4th Thursday in November
Federal Holiday
Nov. 22, 2012
Thursday
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Always December 7th
Dec. 7, 2012
Friday
HanukkahDec. 8, 2012
Saturday
Winter Solstice
For info: see candlegrove.com/solstice.html
Dec. 21, 2012
Friday
Christmas Eve
Always December 24th
Dec. 24, 2012
Monday
Christmas Day
Always December 25th
Federal Holiday
If the 25th is Saturday, the Federal Holiday is Friday before. If the 25th is Sunday, the Federal Holiday is the Monday after.
Dec. 25, 2012
Tuesday
Federal Holiday
Kwanzaa
December 26th - Jan. 1
Dec. 26, 2012 -
Jan 1, 2012
New Year's Eve
(Always Dec. 31)
Dec. 31 2012
Monday

 

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