How is Columbus Day celebrated?
In some Latin Americans countries, Columbus Day is considered a day of honoring the indigenous resistance.
Today, Columbus Day is celebrated with parades, marches, religious services, and family gathering. Every state and city has its way of celebrating. The most notable events happen in San Francisco and New York where large communities of Italian -
When is Columbus Day celebrated?
Starting with 1971 Columbus Day is celebrated every year in the second Monday of October.
Is Columbus Day a federal holiday?
Columbus Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Columbus Day, and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Many private-sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on Columbus Day.