When choosing your dates to visit New York, you might want to take into consideration these public holidays.
On these dates, some major attractions in NYC might be closed or have reduced hours.
On the other hand, some of these holidays make the city extra fun, offering special events and festivities like Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July!
Here is a list of holidays as well as links to related posts.
New Year’s Day: January 1
- Things to do in NYC in January
- Celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC on December 31!
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Third Monday in January
President’s Day: Third Monday of February
Memorial Day: Last Monday of May
Juneteenth: June 19
Though this is only a federal holiday, there are many events, especially in Harlem, that commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans on June 19, 1865.
Independence Day: July 4
Labor Day: First Monday of September
Columbus Day: Second Monday of October
Veterans Day: November 11
Thanksgiving Day: Last Thursday of November
Christmas Day: December 25