2 A public holiday, national holiday, legal holiday is a holiday set by law and is usually a non-working day during the yearPublic holiday = Federal holiday (in the USA)
3 Federal holidays in the USA July 4th – Independence DayNovember 11th – Veterans DayFourth Thursday in November – Thanksgiving DayDecember 25th – Christmas Day
4 Independence Dayalso known as the Fourth of July, is a holiday in the celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. It is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, political speeches and ceremonies and various other public and private events
8 Thanksgiving Day is a harvest festival Traditionally, it has been a time to give thanks for a bountiful harvest.The event that Americans call the "First Thanksgiving" was celebrated to give thanks to God for helping the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony survive their first brutal winter in New England.
10 Thanksgiving dinner traditionally features turkey, playing a central role in the celebration At home, it is a holiday tradition in many families to begin the Thanksgiving dinner by saying grace (a prayer before or after a meal).
12 Christmas Dayfor Christians, the holiday commemorates the birth of Jesus ChristIn the days or even weeks before Christmas Day, many people decorate their homes and gardens with lights, Christmas trees and much more.Children often receive a lot of gifts from their parents and other relatives (Santa Claus).
14 Other holidays First Sunday in February – Super Bowl Sunday March 17th – St. Patrick’s DayFirst Sunday after the first full moon after the March equinox – EasterOctober 31st – Haloween
15 Super Bowl SundayThe Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League, the premier association of professional American football.It is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption, after Thanksgiving Day. In most years, the Super Bowl is the most-watched American television broadcast
17 St. Patrick’s DaySaint Patrick's Day is a religious holiday on the 17th of March. It is named after Saint Patrick (387–461), the patron of Ireland.Today, Saint Patrick's Day is widely celebrated in America by Irish and non-Irish alikeIt is one of the leading days for consumption of alcohol in the United StatesSeattle and other cities paint the traffic stripe of their parade routes green.Chicago dyes its river green
21 EasterMany churches hold special services on Easter Sunday, which celebrate the Jesus Christ's resurrection after his crucifixion.It is also common to organize Easter egg hunts. Eggs of some form are hidden, supposedly by a rabbit. People, especially children, then search for them.
23 HaloweenHalloween is an annual holiday, which commonly includes activities such as trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, carving jack-o'-lanterns, bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.