|English: Tomb of Martin Luther King, Jr. & Coretta Scott King (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
- Eastern (eastern states)
- Central (midwest and central states)
- (southwest and west states)
- and Pacific (west coast states).
- January 1 – New Year’s Day. Starting with the night before (New Year’s Eve on December 31st), this is a celebration to welcome the new year.
- February (3rd Monday of the month) – President’s Day. This is a holiday honoring past US presidents. The month was chosen because of the February birthdays of two famous presidents: George Washington – the and Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary Armies who won independence; and Abraham Lincoln, the 16th US president who held office during the US Civil War and was known for abolishing slavery.
- May (last Monday of the month) – Memorial Day. This is a commemoration of all those who died during a war involving the United States of America.
- September (1st Monday of the month) – . This is a holiday honoring the and efforts of laborers.
- December 25th - Christmas is also a long standing official federal holiday. Although it is a Christian holiday, many Jews and non-religious people have adapted to the holiday with Chanukah and a celebration.