August 2017 Calendar Holidays: The eighth month in the Gregorian Calendar is approaching so you should start your planning. Today, we are going to talk about the holidays in the month of August 2017 in countries like United States [USA], United Kingdom [UK / England / Great Britain], New Zealand, India and Australia. If you are living in any of these counties and wants to know the holidays of August 2017, then this article is for you. In Latin, it was named as Sextilis and was 6th month in Roman Calendar. In order to honor Augustus Caesar, the name was changed to August in 8 BCE for his greatest triumphs in this month. Now let’s back to the topic for which you visited this page.
August 2017 Calendar With Holidays In United States [USA]
August month will start on Tuesday in United States. With 31 total days, this month will have 5 Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays. There will be total of three observances in the month of August 2017 for United States. These three holidays are Purple Heart Day, National Aviation Day and Women’s Equality Day. The dates and days for holidays are mentioned as:
|Holidays [United States]||Date||Day||Holiday type|
|Tisha B’Av||1 Aug||Tuesday||Jewish Holiday|
|Colorado Day||1 Aug||Tuesday||Local Observance|
|Purple Heart Day||7 Aug||Monday||Observance|
|Victory Day||14 Aug||Monday||State Holiday|
|Assumption of Mary||15 Aug||Tuesday||Christian|
|National Aviation Day||19 Aug||Saturday||Observance|
|Women’s Equality Day||26 Aug||Saturday||Observance|
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Now check out holiday calendar of United Kingdom.
UK August 2017 Calendar With Holidays
All England citizens, brace yourselves for more than 3 holidays in the month of August. This is also the month in which England’s top flight Football League [Premier League] kicks off. Although it is not a holiday, but still it is a big day for England Football fans. August 2017 holidays includes Friendship Day, Civic Holiday and more. Take a look on the complete list of England holidays falling in August.
|Holidays [United Kingdom]||Date||Day||Holiday type|
|Summer Bank Holiday||7 Aug||Monday||Local|
|Janmashtami||14 Aug||Monday||Hindu Holiday|
|Assumption of Mary||15 Aug||Tuesday||Christian|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||25 Aug||Friday||Hindu Holiday|
|Summer Bank Holiday||28 Aug||Monday||Local|
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Now check out holiday calendar of Canada.
August 2017 Calendar With Holidays In Canada
In Canada, two most famous festivals of August month falls every year. The first one is Civic holiday that falls on seventh. It will be celebrated on first Monday of this month. The second one is Discovery Day which comes on 21st [third Monday of 2017]. Along with these two holidays, one more festival i.e. National Acadian Day.
|Holidays [Canada]||Date||Day||Holiday type|
|Regatta Day||2 Aug||Wednesday||Local|
|Civic Holiday||7 Aug||Monday||Local|
|Gold Cup Parade||18 Aug||Friday||Local|
|Discovery Day||21 Aug||Monday||Local|
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Now check out holiday calendar of India.
Indian Holidays Calendar For August Month 2017
The nation is known for celebrating festivals. In the month of August, Indians will celebrate six festivals including the Independence Day. The first festival is Friendship Day which is an observance. Three festivals – Independence Day, Janmashtami and Thanksgiving Day falls on same day [15 August 2017]. India will celebrate Raksha Bandhan [Rakhi] before these three festivals. Another popular festival i.e. Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi will be celebrated on this month. Check out the dates and days for these Indian events.
|Friendship Day||6 Aug 2017||Sunday||Observance|
|Raksha Bandhan [Rakhi]||7 Aug 2017||Monday||Restricted Holiday|
|Independence Day||15 Aug 2017||Tuesday||Gazetted Holiday|
|Janmashtami||15 Aug 2017||Tuesday||Gazetted Holiday|
|Thanksgiving Day||15 Aug 2017||Tuesday||Observance|
|Ganesh Chaturthi||25 Aug 2017||Friday||Restricted Holiday|
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Australia Holidays In August 2017 Calendar
Australian people will celebrate two festivals in this month. Plan something excitement as Picnic Day is coming in this month on 7th of August. Nine days later, Ekka People’s Day will fall on 16th August 2017.
|Holidays [Australia]||Date||Day||Holiday type|
|New South Wales Bank Holiday||7 Aug||Monday||State Holiday|
|Northern Territory Picnic Day||7 Aug||Monday||State Holiday|
|Royal National Agricultural Show Day Queensland||16 Aug||Wednesday||State Holiday|
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August 2017 Calendar With Holidays in Ireland
There is only one Irish holiday in August month and it’s a national holiday on 7th for August Bank holiday. It falls on first Monday of this month and is intended to provide a three day weekend holidays for students and for workers.
|August Bank Holiday||7 Aug||Monday||National Holiday|
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