A holiday is a day that is designed as having a special significance according to either a group of individuals, a government or a country. These holidays are just an excuse to celebrate either a festival or a birthday of someone who made a significant contribution. The beauty of holidays is the diversity that is seen in them. Each country and each religious group of individuals have a different set of holidays, according to their traditions or their beliefs. So given below is a list of the various holidays celebrated around the world with a lot of enthusiasm some of the holidays given below may or may not be national holidays.
List of Holidays Around the WorldJanuaryNew Year's DayMartin Luther King Jr. DaySolnalTwelfth NightEpiphanyJulian ChristmasPongalJewish New Year of the TreesChinese New YearBurns NightAustralia DayFebruarySarasvati Puja100th Day of SchoolGroundhog DayBlack History MonthMardi GrasPresident's DayValentine's DayNirvana DayShiva RatriPurimMarchShrove TuesdayAsh WednesdaySt. David's DayInternational Women's DaySt. Patrick's DayJamshedi NavrozNow RuzHoliGreek Independence DaySizdeh BedarAprilApril Fool's DayInternational Children's Book DayChing MingHana MatsuriBaisakhiBon Chol ChhanamSongkranAnzac DayPassoverPalm SundayHoly ThursdayGood FridayHoly SaturdayEaster SundayEaster MondayLow SundayRizvanMahavir JayantiArbor DayEarth DaySt. George's DayMayMay DaySanta Cruzen DayCinco de MayoMemorial DayMother's DayShavuotVesakCitizenship Day - CanadaVictoria DayJuneFather's DayChinese Dragon Boat FestivalFlag DayMidsummer's Day/EveRatha YatraJulyCanada DayFourth of JulyTanabataObonAugustHiroshima DayRaksha BandhanJanmashtamiThe Assumption of MaryGhost FestivalSeptemberLabor DayNational Grandparents DayOnamInternational Day of PeaceOctoberJewish High Holy DaysRosh HashanahYom KippurSukkotOctoberfestCanadian ThanksgivingDia de la RazaColumbus DayHalloweenNovemberAll Soul's/Saint's DayGuy Fawkes DayDiwaliLouis Riel DayRemembrance DayVeteran's DaySt. Martin's DayUS ThanksgivingSt. Lucia DayLas PosadasChristmas EveChristmas DayYuleBoxing DaySt. Stephen's DayKwanzaaMummeringNew Year's EveHoly Innocents DayThere are also a lot of weird holidays around the world, that are celebrated just for fun, like 'Act Happy Day' and 'Dump Your Significant Jerk Day'. However, as is said, a holiday is just an excuse to celebrate!