Key Holidays and Occasions for 2018

 

Here’s a list of special occasions coming up in 2018 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

 

 

Groundhog Day

 

 

 

2nd February

Waitangi Day

6th February

 

 

 

Valentine's Day

14th February 

 14th February

 14th February

14th February

Chinese New Year

16th February

16th February

16th February

16th February

St Patricks Day

17th March

17th March

17th March

17th March

Good Friday

30th March

30th March

30th March

30th March

Easter Sunday

1st April

1st April

1st April

1st April

April Fools Day

1st April

1st April

1st April

1st April

Easter Monday

2nd April

2nd April

2nd April

2nd April

Siblings Day

 

 

 

10th April

Earth Day

22nd April

22nd April

22nd April

22nd April

Administrative Professionals (Secretaries) Day

25th April

25th April

25th April

25th April

ANZAC Day

25th April 

25th April 

 

 

Mother’s Day / Mothering Sunday

13th May

13th May

11th March

13th May

Queen's Birthday

4th June

11th June

(excl WA & QLD)

9th June 

 

Best Friends Day

8th June 

 

 

8th June

Independence Day

 

 

 

4th July

International Friendship Day

30th July

30th July

30th July

30th July

Random Acts of Kindness Day

1st September

 

17th February

17th February

Father’s Day

2rd September

2rd September

17th June

17th June

Grandparents Day

9th September

9th September

9th September

9th September

Talk Like a Pirate Day

19th September

19th September

19th September

19th September

UN World Teachers Day

5th October 

5th October

5th October

5th October

Bosses Day

 

 

 

16th October

Labour Day

22nd October

Various

 

3rd September

NZ Teacher’s Day

29th October

 

 

 

Halloween

31st October

31st October

31st October

31st October

World Kindness Day

3rd November

 3rd November

3rd November

 3rd November

Guy Fawkes 

5th November 

5th November

5th November 

5th November 

 Melbourne Cup Day

 

6th November

 

 

UN Universal Children’s Day

20th November

20th November

20th November

20th November

Thanksgiving

 

 

 

22nd 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