Cultural Heritage Months and Observances

 

Month

 

Nationally Recognized

Observances

January

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

 

Lunar New Year
(Chinese New Year

February

 

Black History Month

 

Mardi Gras
Lent Begins (Ash Wednesday)

March

gloria

 

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

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Good Friday
Easter Sunday
St. Patricks Day

April  

 

International Week

 

May

 

Asian American &
Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

 

 

(5) Cinco De Mayo

June

gay flag

 

Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Caribbean American Heritage Month

 

 

(19) Juneteenth

July

fireworks

 

(4) Independence Day

 

 

Ramadan Begins

 

August

 

 

 
September

(15) Hispanic Heritage Month Begins

 

 

October

people

 

Disability Awareness Month
Italian American Heritage Month

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

 

Navrati

November

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Native American Heritage Month
(11) Veterans Day

veteran

 

Diwali
Day of the Dead

December

 

(24) Christmas
(31) New Years Eve

 

Kwanzaa

 

 

 

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