Key Holidays and Occasions for 2016

Key Occasions 2012

Here’s a list of special occasions coming up in 2016 for New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA.

In addition to the usual holidays, such as New Years, Easter, Christmas etc, we’ve included a few lesser known occasions just for fun. So don’t be alarmed if you give us a call on 19th September and a pirate answers.

 

Holiday / Occasion

New Zealand

Australia

UK

USA

New Years Day

1st January

1st January

1st January

1st January

Day after New Years Day

2nd January

2nd January

2nd January

2nd January

Australia Day

 

26th January

 

 

Chinese New Year

28th January 

 28th January

28th January 

28th January

Waitangi Day

6th February

 

 

 

Groundhog Day

 

 

 

2nd February

Valentine’s Day

14th February

14th February

14th February

14th February

St Patricks Day

17th March

17th March

17th March

17th March

Good Friday

14th April

14th April

14th April

14th April

Easter Sunday

16th April

16th April

16th April

16th April

Easter Monday

17th April

17th April

17th April

17th April

April Fools Day

1st April

1st April

1st April

1st April

Siblings Day

 

 

 

10th April

Earth Day

22nd April

22nd April

22nd April

22nd April

Administrative Professionals (Secretaries) Day

26th April

26th April

26th April

26th April

ANZAC Day

25th April 

25th April 

 

 

Mother’s Day / Mothering Sunday

14th May

14th May

26th March

14th May

Queen's Birthday

5th June

12th June

(excl WA & QLD)

 

 

Best Friends Day

8th June 

 

 

8th June

Independence Day

 

 

 

4th July

International Friendship Day

6th August

6th August

6th August

6th August

Random Acts of Kindness Day

1st September

 

17th February

17th February

Father’s Day

3rd September

3rd September

18th June

18th June

Talk Like a Pirate Day

19th September

19th September

19th September

19th September

UN World Teacher’s Day

5th October

5th October

5th October

5th October

Grandparents Day

 

 

10th September

10th September

Bosses Day

 

 

 

16th October

Labour Day

23rd October

Various

 

4th September

NZ Teacher’s Day

29th October

 

 

 

Halloween

31st October

31st October

31st October

31st October

Guy Fawkes

5th November

 

5th November

 

Melbourne Cup Day

 

7th November

 

 

World Kindness Day

13th November

13th November

13th November

13th November

UN Universal Children’s Day

20th November

20th November

20th November

20th November

Thanksgiving

 

 

 

23rd November

Christmas Day

25th December

25th December

25th December

25th December

Boxing Day

26th December

26th December

26th December

26th December

New Years Eve

31st December

31st December

31st December

31st December