Holiday Travel Guide Calendar 2012

by Jessica

February 8th, 2010


Need an excuse to travel? Here’s a list of 2012 holidays and events — in case you needed a reason to take off. You’ll find US National holidays in bold, along with non federally-approved holidays, holidays in other parts of the world, concerts, festivals, and sporting events to help keep life interesting.

2012-2013 Holiday Travel Guide

January Travel Deals – 2013

1 – New Year’s Day
2-9 – BCS Bowl Games
21 – MLK Jr Day
26 – Australia Day
Where to Go in January

February Travel Deals

3 – Chinese New Year
5 – Super Bowl
24-27 – NBA All-Star Weekend
14 – Valentine’s Day
20 – Presidents’ Day
21 – Family Day (Canada)
Feb 11-21 – Venice Carnival
Where to Go in February

March Travel Deals (Spring Travel Deals)

18-21 – Brazil Carnival
21 – Mardi Gras
(varies) – Spring Break
17 – St Patrick’s Day
Mar 13- Apr 2 – March Madness NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship
Where to Go in March

April Travel Deals

13-15 – Coachella Music Festival
8 – Easter
25 – Anzac Day (Australia & New Zealand)
Apr 27-May 6 – New Orleans Jazz Fest
Where to Go in April

May Travel Deals

Apr 27-May 6 – New Orleans Jazz Fest
5 – Cinco de Mayo
5 – Kentucky Derby
13 – Mother’s Day
19 – Champions League Final (Munich)
25-29 – Sasquatch Music Festival
28 – Memorial Day
Where to Go in May

June Travel Deals (Summer Travel Deals)

7-12 – Bonnaroo Music Festival
11-17 – U.S. Open (golf)
17 – Father’s Day
Jun 25-Jul 8 – Wimbledon Championships (London)
no festival this year – Glastonbury Festival
Jun 27 – Jul 8 – Milwaukee Summerfest
Where to Go in June

July Travel Deals

Jun 25-Jul 8 – Wimbledon Championships (London)
4 – Independence Day
6-14 – San Fermin Festival (Running of the Bulls – Pamplona, Spain)
14 – Bastille Day (France)
19 – Ramadan (begins at sundown)
Where to Go in July

August Travel Deals

3-5 – Lollapalooza Music Festival
3-27 – Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Aug 29-Sep 5 – Burning Man
Aug 27-Sep 9 – U.S. Open (tennis)
Where to Go in August

September Travel Deals (Fall Travel Deals)

1-3 – Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival
3 – Labor Day
Sep 22-Oct7 – Oktoberfest
Where to Go in September

October Travel Deals

8 – Columbus Day
31 – Halloween
Where to Go in October

November Travel Deals

11 – Veterans Day
22 – Thanksgiving

Where to Go in November

December Travel Deals (Winter Travel Deals)

25 – Christmas
31 – New Year’s Eve
Where to Go in December

Anytime Holidays

Not every holiday is attached to a specific date or event – and sometimes you’ve just gotta get away. So here are a few more travel deals you may want to learn more about, for holidays you can create any time you want to.
Weekend Travel Deals
Family Travel Deals
Honeymoon Travel Deals
Romantic Travel Deals
International Travel Deals
Girls Weekend Travel Deals
Disney World Travel Deals
Cruise Travel Deals
Ski Travel Deals
Military Travel Deals

photo: sun dazed

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