Holidays in March 2018

Holiday Type:Jewish holiday

Where It is Observed:Israel, in USA

Israel, in USA

2018
Thursday
1
March

Purim

Purim marks the Jewish people’s deliverance from a royal death decree around the fourth century BCE, as told in the Book of Esther. Many Jewish Americans celebrate Purim on the 14th day of the month of Adar in the Jewish calendar, which is in February …

Purim 2018
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Holiday Type:Observance

Where It is Observed:in USA

in USA

2018
Thursday
1
March

St. David’s Day

Many Americans of Welsh origin annually celebrate the life of Wales’ patron saint, St David on March 1. It is also a time to people to remember the Welsh culture and to appreciate their Welsh origins. The Welsh flag is often seen during celebrations on …

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Holiday Type:Hindu Holiday

Where It is Observed:India

India

2018
Friday
2
March

Holi

Holi is a Hindu spring festival celebrated in the Indian subcontinent, also known as the “festival of colours”. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play …

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Holiday Type:Observance

Where It is Observed:in USA

in USA

2018
Friday
2
March

Read Across America Day

Many people in the United States, particularly students, parents and teachers, join forces on Read Across America Day, annually held on March 2. This nationwide observance coincides with the birthday of Dr Seuss, who is known for writing children’s boo …

Read Across America Day
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Holiday Type:Observance

Where It is Observed:in USA

in USA

2018
Friday
2
March

Employee Appreciation Day

Bosses across the United States have the chance to support, thank and reward workers on Employee Appreciation Day on the first Friday in March.

Employee Appreciation Day 2018
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Texas

Texas

2018
Friday
2
March

Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day celebrates the adoption of the state’s independence declaration. It is an annual legal holiday in Texas, in the United States, on March 2. March 2 also marks Texas Flag Day and Sam Houston Day, although these are special observan …

Texas Independence Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Illinois

Illinois

2018
Monday
5
March

Casimir Pulaski Day

Casimir Pulaski Day is a legal holiday in Illinois, in the United States, on the first Monday of March. It celebrates the birthday of Casimir Pulaski, a Polish born soldier who contributed to the United States’ independence.

Casimir Pulaski Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Vermont

Vermont

2018
Tuesday
6
March

Town Meeting Day Vermont

Vermont’s Town Meeting Day gives the state’s residents the chance to speak their minds in a public forum on the first Tuesday of March. This event is also the anniversary of Vermont’s admission to the union as the 14th state in 1791.

Town Meeting Day Vermont
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Massachusetts

Massachusetts

2018
Friday
16
March

Evacuation Day

Evacuation Day is a public holiday in Suffolk County (including Boston), Massachusetts, in the United States on March 17 each year. It celebrates the date when the British troops evacuated Boston during the American Revolutionary War. Boston is the sea …

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Holiday Type:Observance

Where It is Observed:in USA

in USA

2018
Saturday
17
March

St. Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day, on March 17, remembers one of Ireland’s patron saints, St Patrick. It largely celebrates Irish-American culture in the United States.

St. Patrick's Day
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Holiday Type:season

Where It is Observed:Most countries of the world

Most countries of the world

2018
Tuesday
20
March

March Equinox – Equal Day and Night, Nearly

There are two equinoxes every year – in March and September – when the Sun shines directly on the equator and the length of night and day are nearly equal. The Sun Crosses the Equator The March equinox marks the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equ …

March Equinox 2018
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Holiday Type:Local observance

Where It is Observed:Maryland

Maryland

2018
Sunday
25
March

Maryland Day

Maryland Day is a legal state holiday in Maryland, the United States. Many people in Maryland commemorate the state’s history and heritage on or around March 25 each year.

Maryland Day 2018
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Holiday Type:Christian

Where It is Observed:Most countries of the world

Most countries of the world

2018
Sunday
25
March

Palm Sunday

Many Christians in the United States remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week. This day is also on the Sunday before Easter Sunday.

Sunday before Easter
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Hawaii

Hawaii

2018
Monday
26
March

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day, also known as Prince Kuhio Day, is a state holiday in Hawaii in the United States. It is observed on March 26 every year and honors Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole, one of the best-known leaders in Hawaii’s history.

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day
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Holiday Type:State holiday

Where It is Observed:Alaska

Alaska

2018
Monday
26
March

Seward’s Day

Seward’s Day is a holiday in Alaska, the United States, to commemorate the US purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867. This state holiday is annually held on the last Monday of March. It should not be confused with Alaska Day.

Seward's Day
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Holiday Type:Christian

Where It is Observed:Most countries of the world

Most countries of the world

2018
Thursday
29
March

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, is a Christian observance in the United States. It is the day before Good Friday and takes place during Holy Week. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s last supper and the initiation of Holy Communion (the Euchar …

Maundy Thursday
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