Add or remove holidays on your calendar

Holidays are automatically added to your calendar. You can update your calendar settings to:

  • Show public holidays and observances, or public holidays only.
  • Add or remove holidays from other countries or regions.
  • Add or remove religious holidays.
  • Change the color of holiday events.

Show public holidays only

Important: You can’t edit or delete individual holidays on your calendar.

Public holidays and observances appear on your calendar by default. To show public holidays only:

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. At the top right, click Settings  and then Settings.
  3. On the left panel, click Add calendar and then Browse calendars of interest.
  4. Under "Regional holidays," find the holiday calendars you're subscribed to.
  5. Next to your preferred holiday calendar, click the drop-down.
  6. Click Public holidays only.

Change holiday settings

Add or remove country and region holidays

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. At the top right, click Settings  and then Settings.
  3. On the left panel, click Add calendar and then Browse calendars of interest.
  4. Under “Regional holidays,” click Browse all.
  5. To add or remove a calendar, check the box next to it.

Add or remove religious holidays

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. At the top right, click Settings  and then Settings.
  3. On the left panel, click Add calendar and then Browse calendars of interest.
  4. To add or remove a religious holiday, under “Global religious holidays,” check or uncheck the box next to it.

Tip: To preview religious or regional holidays on your calendar, click Preview .

Hide all holidays from your calendar

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. On the left, under "Other calendars," uncheck Holidays.

Tip: Calendars with an empty box are already hidden from your calendar.

Change the color of holiday events

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. On the left, find the holiday calendar.
  3. Click Options More.
  4. Select a new color.

Tips:

  • The color applies to all holiday events on your calendar.
  • You can’t individually change the color of holiday events.

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