Holidays in San Francisco
If you are thinking of travelling to San Francisco in the following dates, you are likely to find some attractions closed. On the other hand, you will enjoy a special atmosphere.
- New year: January 1.
- Martin Luther King Day: Third Monday in January. A day in honour of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and defender of racial equality.
- President's Day: Third Monday in February. It honours the former presidents of the US, especially George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
- Memorial Day: Last Monday in May. A day to remember those in the armed forces who have died in battle.
- Independence Day: July 4. On 4 July, 1776 thirteen colonies declared themselves free from English control and formed the country’s first states.
- Labor Day: First Monday in September.
- Columbus Day: Second Monday in October. A day to celebrate the arrival of Christopher Columbus in America.
- Veteran's Day: November 11. A day in celebration of the end of World War I and in honour of war veterans.
- Thanksgiving Day: Last Thursday in November.
- Christmas: December 25.