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Public Holidays 2014

Date Observed

Holiday

Country/State

January 01

New Year's Day

U.S./Australia

January 20

Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday

U.S.

January 27

Australia Day

Australia

February 17

Washington’s Birthday

U.S.

March 03

Labour Day

Australia (WA only)

March 10

Labour Day

Australia (VIC and TAS only)

March 10

Canberra Day

Australia (Canberra only)

April 18

Good Friday

U.S./Australia

April 21

Easter Monday

Australia

April 25

Anzac Day

Australia

May 26

Memorial Day

U.S.

June 02

Foundation Day

Australia (WA only)

June 09

Queen's Birthday

Australia (all except WA)

July 4

Independence Day

U.S.

September 1

Labour day

U.S.

September 29

Queen's Birthday

Australia (WA only)

September 29

Family & Community Day

Australia (Canberra only)

October 6

Labour Day

Australia (NSW, ACT only)

October 13

Columbus Day

U.S.

November 04

Melbourne Cup

Australia (Melbourne only)

November 11

Veterans Day

U.S.

November 27

Thanksgiving Day

U.S.

December 25

Christmas Day

U.S./Australia

December 26

Boxing Day

Australia

Traveling to the USA later than this? Here's how to work out the holidays...

New Year's Day: always January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr's Birthday: 3rd Monday in January
Washington's Birthday: 3rd Monday in February
Memorial Day: Last Monday in May
Independence Day: always July 4
Labor Day: 1st Monday in September
Columbus Day: 2nd Monday in October
Veteran's Day: always November 11
Thanksgiving Day: 4th Thursday in November
Christmas Day: always December 25

** Note: when a holiday falls over a weekend, the holiday usually is observed on Monday (if the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday).