If you're thinking of travelling to San Francisco, you should check out the public holidays as some tourist attractions may be closed. On the other hand, you are likely to find a special atmosphere unlike any other time of year.
New Year's Day: 1st January.
Martin Luther King Jr Day: Third Monday of January.
Presidents' Day: Third Monday in February. In honour of the country's ex-presidents, particularly George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
Memorial Day: Last Monday in May. Pays tribute to the military personal who have lost their lives during service.
Independence Day: 4th July. On 4th July 1776, thirteen colonies were declared free from British rule and they formed the first of the country's states.
Labor Day: First Monday in September.
Columbus Day: Second Monday in October.
Veterans' Day: 11th November. In celebration of the end of World War One and in honour of all veterans.