Easter Monday 2022 is almost here, but is April 18th a federal or state holiday in the United States?
During the Easter holiday weekend, many grocery stores, post offices, restaurants and other retail outlets had different opening hours, while some remained closed altogether.
The day after Easter Sunday is also known as the second day of the Easter Flood or the second day of Bright Week. It has a similar religious significance to the Sunday Jesus Christ rose from the dead, as it is his first fresh day on earth.
Is Easter Monday a Public Holiday in the US?
To the disappointment of many people, Easter Monday is not a national holiday.
A list of federal holidays published by the U.S. government. mentioned: New Year (January 1st)Martin Luther King Jr Day (third Monday in January), Presidents’ Day (third Monday in February), memorial day (last Monday in May), June 16th (June 19), independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day (first Monday in September)Day of the Indigenous Peoples or Columbus Day (second Monday in October), Veterans Day (November 11th), Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)and Christmas Day (25 December).
Easter Monday is unfortunately not part of this list.
Although there is no national celebration, America does have some Easter Monday traditions such as the White House Easter Egg Roll hosted by the President and First Lady.
Is it a national holiday?
While Easter Monday is also no holiday Some states, such as North Dakota and some cities in New York, Michigan, and Indiana, celebrate the day informally.
As Monday 18 April is not a federal day, banks are not required by law to remain closed, but opening hours may vary. Therefore we advise you to call your local bank to check if they are open before heading out.
Easter Monday is a bank holiday in the UK
That UK Government website considers Easter Monday a national holiday in the country and many offices remain closed on the day.
It’s best to call your nearby grocery and convenience stores and other retailers before heading out, as they may either remain closed or their hours may vary.
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