2024 International Holidays Calendar

Stay informed and communicate with your customers and colleagues about holidays and cultural events around the world.

To help you plan the year ahead, I've compiled a list of all the major global events of 2024.

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List of international holidays

Date Name of the Holiday Where is it mainly celebrated? Summary
January 1New Year’s DayGlobal
January 4World Braille DayGlobal
January 6National Technology DayGlobal
January 6EpiphanyGlobal
January 8Coming of Age DayJapan
January 13LohriIndiaWinter Solstice
January 14International Kite DayGlobal
January 14Orthodox New YearEastern EuropeReligious Holiday
January 14PongalIndia
January 15Martin Luther King Jr. DayUnited States
January 15National Hat DayUnited States
January 19National Popcorn DayUnited States
January 24International Day of EducationUnited Nations
January 26Australia DayAustralia
January 27UN Holocaust Memorial DayGlobal
January 31The Grammy AwardsUnited States
January 31National Backward DayUnited States
January 31Jaipur Literature FestivalIndia
February 1National Cherry MonthUnited States
February 2Groundhog DayUnited States
February 3SetsubunJapan
February 6Waitangi DayNew Zealand
February 8Opera DayGlobal
February 9Carnival startsBrazil
February 9Mother’s DayIsrael
February 9World Pizza DayGlobal
February 10Chinese New YearChina
February 10Tết Lunar New YearVietnam
February 11Super BowlUnited States
February 11International Day of Women and Girls in ScienceGlobal
February 13Mardi GrasGlobal
February 13Pancake DayGlobal
February 14Valentine’s DayGlobal
February 14Carnival endsBrazil
February 14Ash WednesdayInternationalReligious Holiday
February 15Kamakura FestivalJapan
February 19President’s DayUnited States
February 19Family DayCanada
February 21International Mother Language DayGlobal
February 21National Sticky Bun DayUnited States
February 24Chinese Lantern FestivalChina
February 26Carnival DayEurope
February 27Dominican Independence DayDominican Republic
March 1Global Employee Appreciation DayGlobal
March 3HinamatsuriJapan
March 3World Wildlife DayGlobal
March 8International Women’s DayGlobal
March 10Daylight Savings startsUnited States
March 10Ramadan startsInternationalReligious Holiday
March 10The Academy AwardsGlobal
March 14White DayJapan
March 14White DaySouth Korea
March 14White DayTaiwan
March 15Red Nose DayUnited Kingdom
March 15Consumer’s DayBrazil
March 17St. Patrick’s DayGlobal
March 19Start of SpringNorthern Hemisphere
March 20International Day of HappinessGlobal
March 23PurimInternationalReligious Holiday
March 24Holi startsInternationalReligious Holiday
March 24Palm SundayInternationalReligious Holiday
March 25Holi endsInternationalReligious Holiday
March 25Greek Independence DayGreece
March 25Daylight SavingsIsrael
March 25Waffle DaySweden
March 27HanamiJapanFrom the end of March to early May, cherry trees bloom all over Japan.
March 29Good FridayInternationalReligious Holiday
March 31EasterInternationalReligious Holiday
April 1April Fool’s DayGlobal
April 4Qingming FestivalChina
April 8Ramadan endsInternationalReligious Holiday
April 12Coachella startsUnited States
April 13Songkran Festival startsThailand
April 15Songkran Festival endsThailand
April 21Coachella endsUnited States
April 22Earth DayGlobal
April 22Passover startsInternationalReligious Holiday
April 25Festa della LiberazioneItaly
April 29Golden Week startsJapan
April 30Passover endsInternationalReligious Holiday
April 30Children’s DayMexico
April 25Anzac Remembrance DayNew Zealand
May 1International Worker’s DayUnited States
May 1Met GalaUnited States
May 4Star Wars DayGlobal
May 5Cinco de MayoMexico
May 5Cinco de MayoUnited States
May 5Golden Week endsJapan
May 7Eurovision startsEurope
May 8Parent’s DaySouth Korea
May 9Europe DayEurope
May 12Mother’s DayUnited States
May 13Memorial DayIsrael
May 14Independence DayIsrael
May 15International Day of FamiliesGlobal
May 17National Bike to Work DayUnited States
May 17Vyshyvanka DayUkraine
May 26Kyiv DayUkraine
May 27Memorial DayUnited States
June 2Festa della RepubblicaItaly
June 5Global Running DayGlobal
June 6National Day of SwedenSweden
June 10Dragon Boat FestivalChina
June 10Portugal DayPortugal
June 11Shavuot startsIsrael
June 12Shavuot endsInternationalReligious Holiday
June 14National Flag DayUnited States
June 16Father’s DayUnited States
June 16Eid al-Adha startsInternationalReligious Holiday
June 17Winter SaleAustralia
June 18JD Shopping DayChina
June 19JuneteenthUnited States
June 20Summer SolsticeGlobal
June 21Take Your Dog to Work DayGlobal
June 29Tour de France startsFrance
June 30End of Fiscal YearAustralia
July 1Canada DayCanada
July 1Wimbledon Championships startUK
July 4Fourth of JulyUnited States
July 5Independence DayVenezuela
July 5Independence DayAlgeria
July 6Islamic New Year startsInternationalReligious Holiday
July 7Islamic New Year endsInternationalReligious Holiday
July 7World Chocolate DayGlobal
July 8National Video Game DayUnited States
July 9Independence DayArgentina
July 14Bastille DayFrance
July 14Wimbledon Championships endUK
July 17Constitution DaySouth Korea
July 17World Emoji DayGlobal
July 17Comic-Con International startsUnited States
July 20Independence DayColombia
July 21Independence DayBelgium
July 21Tour de France endsFrance
July 24Comic-Con International endsUnited States
July 26Paris Summer Olympics startGlobal
August 1Swiss National DaySwitzerland
August 2International Beer DayGlobal
August 5Commerce DayIceland
August 9National Book Lovers DayUnited States
August 9National DaySingapore
August 10Qixi FestivalChinaValentine’s Day
August 11Paris Summer Olympics endGlobal
August 11Father’s DayBrazil
August 15Independence DayIndia
August 15National Liberation DaySouth Korea
August 16National Tell a Joke DayUnited States
August 17Independence DayIndonesia
August 24Independence DayUkraine
August 26International Dog DayGlobal
August 26National Heroes’ DayPhilippines
August 31Independence DayMalaysia
September 1Father’s DayAustralia
September 2Independence DayVietnam
September 2Labor DayUnited States
September 11Patriot DayUnited States9/11 Memorial
September 16Respect for the Aged DayJapan
September 16 Chuseok startsSouth Korea
September 17Mid-Autumn FestivalVietnam
September 18Chuseok endsSouth Korea
September 21Oktoberfest startsGermany
September 22Autumn EquinoxNorthern Hemisphere
September 30International Translation DayInternational
October 1National DayChina
October 1International Coffee DayGlobal
October 1Defender’s DayUkraine
October 2Rosh Hashanah startsInternationalJewish New Year (Religious Holiday)
October 2Gandhi JayantiIndiaGandhi’s birthday
October 4Rosh Hashanah endsInternationalJewish New Year (Religious Holiday)
October 4World Animal DayGlobal
October 5World Teachers DayGlobal
October 6Oktoberfest endsGermany
October 10World Mental Health DayGlobal
October 11Yom Kippur startsInternationalReligious Holiday
October 11Chung Yeung FestivalChina
October 12Yom Kippur endsInternationalReligious Holiday
October 14Indigenous Peoples’ DayUnited States
October 16Sukkot startsInternationalReligious Holiday
October 23Sukkot endsInternationalReligious Holiday
October 24United Nations Day #UNDayInternational
October 28Labour DayNew Zealand
October 31HalloweenInternational
October 31Día de los Muertos startsMexico
October 31DiwaliIndia
November 1All Saint’s DayInternationalReligious Holiday
November 2Día de los Muertos endsMexico
November 3Culture DayJapan
November 3Daylight Savings Time EndsUnited States
November 11Singles’ DayChina
November 11Veteran’s DayUnited States
November 13World Kindness DayGlobal
November 15El Buen Fin startsMexico
November 18El Buen Fin startsMexico
November 19International Men’s DayGlobal
November 19National Entrepreneurs DayUnited States
November 23Labour Thanksgiving DayJapan
November 28Thanksgiving DayUnited States
November 29Black FridayGlobal
November 30Bonifacio DayPhilippines
November 30Small Business SaturdayUnited States
December 2Cyber MondayGlobal
December 3International Day of Persons with DisabilitiesGlobal
December 4National Cookie DayUnited States
December 9Green MondayInternationalShopping Holiday
December 11International Mountain DayGlobal
December 14Free Shipping DayGlobal
December 21Winter SolsticeNorthern Hemisphere
December 24Christmas EveInternationalReligious Holiday
December 25Christmas DayInternationalReligious Holiday
December 25Hanukkah startsInternationalReligious Holiday
December 26Boxing DayUKShopping Holiday
December 26Boxing DayCanadaShopping Holiday
December 26Boxing DayAustraliaShopping Holiday
December 26Boxing DayNew ZealandShopping Holiday
December 26Kwanzaa startsUnited StatesCultural Holiday
December 31New Year’s EveGlobal