Patrick's Day Find out why this holiday is so special to Irish and
non-Irish people alike.
Passover Passover is the Jewish holiday celebrating the Exodus
Easter Easter is both a religious and a commercial holiday. The
religious holiday sees Christians celebrating the
resurrection of Jesus, whom they believe is their Savior.
The commercial holiday sees the coming of the Easter Bunny,
who brings eggs and candy to children and adults.
Golden Week is a weeklong series of holidays in Japan.
Included are Boys' Day, Children's Day, and Constitution
Memorial Day, among others.
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5 (Cinco de Mayo). This
holiday honors a victory by the Mexican Army over invading
French troops at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Vesak is the holiest day on the Buddhist calendar. It
celebrates the birth, the Enlightenment, and the death of
Mother's Day is a day to honor your mother, your
grandmother, and other people who have helped you become the
person you are. These sites tell you the history of the
holiday, how other people celebrate it, and give you new
ideas for how to honor your mother or any special woman in