Kentucky, United States

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Kentucky, United States for 2021 ready to be integrated into your application.

The United States of America is a North American Country, founded on July 4, 1776, after declaring independence from Great Britain. Known as the “melting pot,” people of different nationalities from various regions of the world have immigrated to this land, creating a culturally diverse nation. Commonly referred to as America, many races, ethnic groups and religions are represented, and is known to be the “land of the free and the home of the brave.”

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Friday Seventh Day of Kwanzaa
January 6th Wednesday Epiphany
January 6th Wednesday Orthodox Christmas Eve
January 7th Thursday Orthodox Christmas Day
January 13th Wednesday Stephen Foster Memorial Day
January 14th Thursday Orthodox New Year's Day
January 18th Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Long weekend.
February 1st Monday National Freedom Day
February 2nd Tuesday Groundhog Day
February 5th Friday National Wear Red Day
February 7th Sunday Super Bowl Sunday
February 12th Friday Chinese New Year's Day
February 14th Sunday Valentine's Day
February 16th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday
February 17th Wednesday Ash Wednesday
February 22nd Monday NHL Trade Deadline
March 1st Monday Saint David's Day
March 2nd Tuesday Read Across America Day
March 5th Friday Employee Appreciation Day
March 14th Sunday Start of Daylight Saving Time
March 17th Wednesday Saint Patrick's Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
March 28th Sunday Palm Sunday
March 29th Monday National Vietnam War Veterans Day
April 1st Thursday April Fools' Day
April 1st Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 3rd Saturday Holy Saturday
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday Easter Monday
April 6th Tuesday National Tartan Day
April 13th Tuesday Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
April 15th Thursday Tax Day
April 19th Monday Boston Marathon
April 21st Wednesday Administrative Professionals Day
April 22nd Thursday Earth Day
April 22nd Thursday Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
April 30th Friday Kentucky Oaks
April 30th Friday National Arbor Day
April 30th Friday Orthodox Good Friday
May 1st Saturday Loyalty Day
May 1st Saturday Law Day
May 1st Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday
May 1st Saturday Kentucky Derby
May 1st Saturday National Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Day
May 2nd Sunday Orthodox Easter
May 3rd Monday Orthodox Easter Monday
May 4th Tuesday Star Wars Day
May 5th Wednesday Cinco de Mayo
May 6th Thursday National Day of Prayer
May 6th Thursday National Nurses Day
May 7th Friday Military Spouse Appreciation Day
May 8th Saturday Victory in Europe Day
May 9th Sunday Mother's Day
May 13th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 15th Saturday Preakness Stakes
May 15th Saturday Armed Forces Day
May 15th Saturday Peace Officers Memorial Day
May 19th Wednesday Emergency Medical Services for Children Day
May 21st Friday National Defense Transportation Day
May 22nd Saturday National Maritime Day
May 23rd Sunday Pentecost
May 24th Monday Pentecost Monday
May 25th Tuesday National Missing Children's Day
May 30th Sunday Trinity Sunday
May 31st Monday Memorial Day Long weekend.
June 1st Tuesday Statehood Day
June 3rd Thursday Confederate Memorial Day
June 3rd Thursday Feast of Corpus Christi
June 6th Sunday D-Day
June 14th Monday Flag Day
June 14th Monday Army Birthday
June 18th Friday Juneteenth National Independence Day (Observed) Long weekend.
June 19th Saturday Juneteenth National Independence Day Long weekend.
June 20th Sunday American Eagle Day
June 20th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 27th Sunday Helen Keller Day
July 4th Sunday Independence Day Long weekend.
July 5th Monday Independence Day (Observed) Long weekend.
July 14th Wednesday Bastille Day
July 25th Sunday Parents' Day
July 27th Tuesday National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
August 4th Wednesday Coast Guard Birthday
August 7th Saturday Purple Heart Day
August 15th Sunday Assumption of Mary
August 19th Thursday National Aviation Day
August 21st Saturday Senior Citizens Day
August 26th Thursday Women's Equality Day
September 6th Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
September 7th Tuesday Rosh Hashanah
September 11th Saturday Patriot Day
September 11th Saturday Carl Garner Federal Lands Cleanup Day
September 12th Sunday National Grandparent's Day
September 16th Thursday Yom Kippur
September 17th Friday Citizenship Day
September 17th Friday National POW/MIA Recognition Day
September 18th Saturday Air Force Birthday
September 18th Saturday National CleanUp Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 26th Sunday Gold Star Mother's Day
October 4th Monday Feast of Saint Francis Assisi
October 4th Monday Child Health Day
October 6th Wednesday German-American Day
October 9th Saturday Leif Erikson Day
October 11th Monday Columbus Day Long weekend.
October 13th Wednesday Navy Birthday
October 15th Friday White Cane Safety Day
October 15th Friday Boss's Day (Observed)
October 16th Saturday Boss's Day
October 16th Saturday Sweetest Day
October 31st Sunday Halloween
November 1st Monday All Saints' Day
November 2nd Tuesday Election Day
November 2nd Tuesday All Souls' Day
November 7th Sunday End of Daylight Saving Time
November 7th Sunday New York City Marathon
November 10th Wednesday Marine Corps Birthday
November 11th Thursday Veterans Day
November 25th Thursday Thanksgiving Day
November 26th Friday Black Friday
November 26th Friday Day after Thanksgiving Long weekend.
November 28th Sunday First Sunday of Advent
November 29th Monday Cyber Monday
November 29th Monday Hanukkah
November 30th Tuesday Second Day of Hanukkah
December 1st Wednesday Third Day of Hanukkah
December 2nd Thursday Fourth Day of Hanukkah
December 3rd Friday Fifth Day of Hanukkah
December 4th Saturday Sixth Day of Hanukkah
December 5th Sunday Seventh Day of Hanukkah
December 6th Monday Eighth Day of Hanukkah
December 6th Monday Saint Nicholas' Day
December 7th Tuesday Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 8th Wednesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 12th Sunday Feast of Our Lady Guadalupe
December 13th Monday National Guard Birthday
December 15th Wednesday Bill of Rights Day
December 17th Friday Pan American Aviation Day
December 17th Friday Wright Brothers Day
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve Long weekend.
December 24th Friday Christmas Day (Observed) Long weekend.
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Sunday Kwanzaa
December 27th Monday Second Day of Kwanzaa
December 28th Tuesday Third Day of Kwanzaa
December 29th Wednesday Fourth Day of Kwanzaa
December 30th Thursday Fifth Day of Kwanzaa
December 31st Friday Sixth Day of Kwanzaa
December 31st Friday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="US-KY" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "US-KY",
  "year": "2021",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'US-KY',
  year: '2021',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'US-KY',
  'year' => '2021',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "US-KY"
$Body.year = "2021"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'US-KY',
  'year': '2021',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'US-KY',
  'year': '2021',
})