Virginia Public Holidays 2018
This page contains a calendar of all 2018 Virginia public holidays. Please scroll down to view.
Virginia’s public holidays in 2018 are an ideal chance to get out an explore the history and scenic beauty of the Old Dominion.
There will be eight long weekends in Virginia in 2018, including the weekend resulting from Lee-Jackson Day (Friday, January 18th), a holiday celebrated only in Virginia. Lee-Jackson Day celebrates the Virginian Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson and, coming just before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it creates a four-day weekend.
Things to see and do in Virginia in 2018
Some things to do in the state of Virginia during your public holidays include:
Tour the capital city of Richmond. Sites to see include: the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Maymont, a 19th-Century, Victorian-style mansion, the extremely large collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the the American Civil War Museum, and the Edgar Allan Poe Museum.
Look out over the Shenandoah Valley from the Blue Ridge Mountains, while traveling the Skyline Drive of Shenandoah National Park. You may also wish to climb Hawksbill Mountain and see the waterfalls of Whiteoak Canyon.
Visit Smith Mountain Lake, the biggest lake in the state and a popular place for boating, fishing, and water sports. Hiking and camping in the surrounding state park and touring the Smith Mountain Lake Dam are also popular activities.
Public Holidays 2018
|1 Jan||Mon||New Year's Day|
|12 Jan||Fri||Lee-Jackson Day|
|15 Jan||Mon||Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday|
|19 Feb||Mon||President's Day|
|28 May||Mon||Memorial Day|
|4 Jul||Wed||Independence Day|
|3 Sep||Mon||Labor Day|
|8 Oct||Mon||Columbus Day|
|11 Nov||Sun||Veterans' Day|
|12 Nov||Mon||Veterans' Day Holiday|
|22 Nov||Thu||Thanksgiving Day|
|23 Nov||Fri||Thanksgiving Friday|
|25 Dec||Tue||Christmas Day|
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Smith Mountain Lake
Smith Mountain Lake is the largest lake in the state of Virginia. It is a man-made reservoir in the central part of the state.
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