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United States of America : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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    Friday june 14, 2024Flag DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Wednesday june 19, 2024Juneteenth National Freedom DayBanks only
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    Thursday july 4, 2024Independence DayNational Day
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    Monday july 8, 2024El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Sunday july 28, 2024Parents' Daycards/flowers
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    Sunday august 4, 2024Sisters' Daycards/flowers
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    Monday september 2, 2024Labor DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday september 8, 2024Grandparents Daycards/flowers
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    Sunday september 15, 2024Constitution DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday september 17, 2024Citizenship DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday october 3, 2024Rosh Hashanahcards/flowers
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    Sunday october 13, 2024Yom Kippurcards/flowers
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    Monday october 14, 2024Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples' DaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday october 16, 2024Boss's DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday october 31, 2024Halloweencards/flowers
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    Friday november 1, 2024Deepavali/Dipabalicards/flowers
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    Sunday november 3, 2024Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Tuesday november 5, 2024Presidential electionSpecial Events
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    Monday november 11, 2024Veteran's DayBanks only
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    Saturday november 23, 2024National Adoption DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday november 28, 2024ThanksgivingSecular holiday
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    Friday november 29, 2024Black FridaySpecial Events
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    Friday december 6, 2024Hanukkahcards/flowers
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    Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas DayCatholic or protestant
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    Thursday december 26, 2024KwanzaaEvents, celebrations...
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    Flag Day

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    Friday june 14, 2024
    Culture : Commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened that day by resolution of the Second Continental Congress in 1777. The United States Army also celebrates the Army Birthday on this date; Congress adopted the American continental army after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775. |Wikipedia]

    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
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    Juneteenth National Freedom Day

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    Wednesday june 19, 2024
    Banks only : To remember and honor the freeing, in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, of the last slaves in the United States from 2019 on

    Independence Day

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    Thursday july 4, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Fourth is traditionally celebrated publicly with parades and pageants, patriotic speeches, and organized firing of guns and cannons and displays of fireworks.

    El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday july 8, 2024
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    Parents' Day

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    Sunday july 28, 2024
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    Sisters' Day

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    Sunday august 4, 2024
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    Labor Day

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    Monday september 2, 2024
    Secular holiday : Celebrated on the first Monday in September with parades. For most Americans, it marks the end of summer holidays, and for many students the beginning of the classes.

    Grandparents Day

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    Sunday september 8, 2024
    cards/flowers : To honor grandparents, to give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children, and to help children become aware of strength, information, and guidance older people can offer The official flower of the Grandparents Day is the forget-me-not

    Constitution Day

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    Sunday september 15, 2024
    Culture : Commemorates the declaration of the Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787

    Citizenship Day

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    Tuesday september 17, 2024
    Culture : Since 2004, celebrates the ratification of the U.S. constitution and persons who have become U.S. citizens.

    Rosh Hashanah

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    Thursday october 3, 2024
    cards/flowers : Jewish New Year

    Yom Kippur

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    Sunday october 13, 2024
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    Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples' Day

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    Monday october 14, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the day explorer Christopher Columbus first landed in the West Indies on October 12, 1492. It is celebrated on October 12 in many American countries, but the United States and Colombia celebrate it on the 2nd Monday of October
    or, in many cities, celebrates and honors the Indigenous peoples of America and commemorates their shared history and culture paid holiday in Samoa, United States of America, Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin

    Boss's Day

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    Wednesday october 16, 2024
    Culture : Employees thank their bosses for being kind and fair throughout the year

    Halloween

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    Thursday october 31, 2024
    cards/flowers : Halloween originated from a Celtic festival called Samhain, which was celebrated 2,000 years ago and revolved around lighting bonfires and wearing costumes to ward off spirits and fairies— yes, Halloween began because people truly believed that it was a time when dead spirits would rise again, and walk among them. Back then, costumes acted as protection, not just an excuse to show off your Pinterest skills. Not much is known about the ancient holiday since there are no written records, though per Encyclopedia Britannica, it was a time fraught with danger, charged with fear, and full of supernatural episodes.

    Deepavali/Dipabali

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    Friday november 1, 2024
    cards/flowers : The Light festival starts with festivities. The week celebrates 1.Dhanteras, 2.Kali Chaudas, 3.Deepavali, 4.Navu-Varsha (new year), 5.Bhai-beej. The Vai cast is mainly concerned. May last several days.

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday november 3, 2024
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    Presidential election

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    Tuesday november 5, 2024
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    Veteran's Day

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    Monday november 11, 2024
    Banks only : Formerly Armistice Day, is a holiday observed in honour of all those, living and dead, who served with U.S. armed forces in wartime. Armistice Day, the forerunner of Veterans Day, was proclaimed to commemorate the termination of World War I Some banks, post office and governement close, but businesses, more and more, remain open, as well as universities.

    National Adoption Day

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    Saturday november 23, 2024
    Culture : National day of celebration of adoptive families and an opportunity for courts to open their doors and finalize the adoptions of children from foster care.

    Thanksgiving

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    Thursday november 28, 2024
    Secular holiday : Many Americans take the following day off and enjoy a four-day holiday. The first formal celebration was held by an English explorer, Martin Frobisher, who attempted to establish a settlement on Baffin Island, after failing to discover a northern passage to the Orient in 1576. The Pilgrims of Plymouth Rock held their Thanksgiving in 1621 as a three-day thank you celebration to the leaders of the Wampanoag Indian tribe and their families for teaching them the survival skills they needed to make it in the New World. The turkey tradition was introduced by Benjamin Franklin who made it a national symbol: quick runner, wary, sharp eyesight... The one-time holiday was declared by George Washington, whereas Abraham Lincoln elected the 4th Thursday in November.

    Black Friday

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    Friday november 29, 2024
    Special Events : Day of sales and bargains

    Hanukkah

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    Friday december 6, 2024
    cards/flowers : Commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem during the Maccabean Revolt (2nd century BC)

    Christmas Day

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    Wednesday december 25, 2024
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    Kwanzaa

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    Thursday december 26, 2024
    Culture : first time in Swahili. A celebration of the African heritage. Observed by part of the African-American community. Lasts a week.