US holidays


Happy Halloween! Pumpkins, costumes, black cats: every year on October 31st, the most horrible night of the year unfolds again.


Everything is bigger and shinier in America - this surely applies to the colorful Christmas world! Read all about US Christmas traditions here!

Independence Day - 4th of July

Independence Day is the most important US holiday and is thus celebrated throughout the USA with spectacular parades and fireworks!

Labor Day

What do Americans celebrate on Labor Day? We take a look at the history of this popular US holiday and provide some interesting facts!

Veterans Day

On November 11, American veterans of all wars are honored for their service to the United States of America. Learn more now!


One of the most important holidays in the USA is Thanksgiving. Find out now how Americans celebrate this popular holiday!

New Year’s Eve

Just like all over the world, New Year's Eve in the USA is a nationwide celebration with fireworks, good food, and the typical New Year's Eve traditions. And the absolute highlight is the legendary Ball Drop at Times Square.

Martin Luther King Day

Every year in mid January the USA celebrate Martin Luther King Day. What is the origin of this holiday and who exactly was Martin Luther King? Learn more now!

Valentine's Day

Nowhere in the world is Valentine's Day celebrated like in the USA. Learn about the rules and traditions for the day of love.


Many emigrants wonder how Easter is celebrated in the US and if there is an Easter bunny as well. Learn everything about the American Easter traditions now!

President´s Day

Der President´s Day ist in den USA auch als Washington´s Birthday bekannt und wird an jedem dritten Montag im Februar gefeiert. Das Highlight dieses Feiertages ist die große Geburtstagsparade.

St. Patrick's Day

Green, greener, St. Patrick's Day! Find out why and how people in the United States celebrate this Irish national holiday every year on March 17th!