Holidays in New York

There are many holidays in New York; some do correspond to the bank holidays in the UK. If you are going to New York, you’ll want to know if there are any public holidays during your stay. So, here I’ve written about the various important holidays in New York. Read on to find out what the holidays are about and when they are!

New Year’s Day in New York

Spending New Year’s Day in New York? Then you already have a great start to the year! But what does New York have to offer on January 1st? There are…

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Valentine's Day in New York

Valentine’s Day in New York

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in New York? You and your partner are certain to have a romantic time together! Valentine’s Day is the day of love, celebrated annually on the 14th of February….

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Presidents’ Day in New York

Presidents’ Day honours all of the past and present presidents of the United States. The day is celebrated on the third Monday in February around the birthday of the first president…

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Mothers Day in New York

Mother’s Day in New York

Mother’s Day in New York is celebrated on the second Sunday in May (in 2017 it will be on May 14th), which is different than Mother’s Day in the UK…

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St. Patrick’s Day in New York

St. Patrick’s Day in New York is an especially big holiday for the Irish-American community. Celebrations always include the colour green, lots of food and drinks and a big parade….

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Easter in New York

Easter in New York

Easter in New York is not very widely celebrated, the shops are open for business as usual. Also, you should know that in the United States no Easter Monday is…

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Fleet Week in New York

Fleet Week in New York is the annual, week-long tradition that takes place in May and promotes the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. The first Fleet Week was organised…

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Tartan Day in New York

Tartan Week in New York

Tartan Week in New York – a week-long celebration of Scottish heritage. During Tartan Week lots of Scottish-themed events and activities are organised throughout the city, the highlight of which being Tartan Day. Tartan Day is…

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Memorial Day in New York

Memorial Day in New York is the day that honours all the people who died serving in the military. Memorial Day coincides with the start of the summer season, so it is…

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gay pride in new york city

New York Gay Pride

New York Gay Pride is an annual event. A celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGTB) community, culture and pride in New York City. The march is probably…

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4th of July in New York

On the 4th of July it is Independence Day in New York. Independence Day is one of the most important holidays in the United States. New Yorkers definitely know how…

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Labor Day in New York

Labor Day in New York

Labor Day in New York is a national holiday that marks the end of the Summer season. Originally, Labor Day is the day dedicated to the social and economic achievement…

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9/11 in New York

Each year on 9/11 in New York, the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place in the United States on September 11, 2001 are remembered. It is not a national holiday…

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Columbus Day in New York

Columbus Day in New York

Columbus Day in New York is celebrated annually in October. The day was founded as a memorial to Christopher Columbus, the man who discovered America. There is a big parade over Fifth…

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Halloween in New York

Halloween in New York is a big deal! Each year people go all out for Halloween. They put on their most outlandish costumes and kids can go trick or treating, door…

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Veterans Day in New York

Veterans Day is celebrated every year on 11/11. Do you want to know what the Americans do during Veterans Day and what activities take place in the city? Then read…

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Thanksgiving in New York

Thanksgiving in New York

Thanksgiving is America’s most renowned holiday. Dating back to 1621, when it was first celebrated between the American Indians and the Pilgrims. All Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as it is secular. When is…

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Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Macy’s Thanksgiving parade, an annual event held on Thanksgiving Day in November. Attracting more than 3 million visitors each year and 50 million spectators watching live on TV. The parade showcases floats, marching bands,…

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Black Friday in New York

Black Friday in New York is the biggest discount shopping day of the year. This is the time when it is common for shoppers to expect sales of up to…

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Christmas Season in New York

Christmas Season in New York

Christmas season in New York is a really special time, the atmosphere is indescribable; you’ll be amazed by the countless lights and magical decorations. For Americans, Christmas is an important holiday,…

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Christmas in New York

Christmas in New York is enchanting. Americans love to decorate their homes, and the shops extravagantly adorn their window displays with festive decorations. The city is always beautifully illuminated, but during Christmas it is…

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New Year's Eve in New York

New Year’s Eve in New York

Spending New Year’s Eve in New York is a dream for many. New York is famous for it’s parties and the New Year’s Eve ceremony on Times Square. Whether you’re young or…

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New Year's Eve Parties in New York

New Year’s Eve Parties in New York

New Year’s Eve parties in New York are abundant, but which ones are the best? On this website I found a good overview of parties in New York. I selected…

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