Cultural Heritage Months and Observances

Month

 

Nationally Recognized

Observances

January

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New Years Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day(19)

Lunar New Year (Jan/Feb.)
(Chinese New Year
)

February

African American History Month

Mardi Gras
Lent Begins (Ash Wednesday)

March

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Women's History Month
Irish American Heritage Month
Cesar Chavez Day (21)

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Good Friday
Easter Sunday
St. Patricks Day

April

UTD International Week

 

May

Asian American &
Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

 

Cinco De Mayo

June

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Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Caribbean American Heritage Month

 

 

(19) Juneteenth

July

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USA Independence Day

 

Ramadan Begins

 

August

 

September

Hispanic Heritage Month Begins (15th)

 

Yom Kipper (Sept/Oct)

October

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Disability Awareness Month
Italian American Heritage Month

Filipino American Heritage Month
German American Day (6)
National Coming Out Day (11)
Hispanic Heritage Month Ends (15th)

 

Navrati

November

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Native American Heritage Month
Veterans Day (11)

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Diwali
Day of the Dead

December

 

Christmas
New Years

fireworks

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