It’s been a federal holiday after 1937 and it is always celebrated on the 2nd Monday in October.
Monday, October eight, 2018
Monday, October fourteen, 2019
Monday, October twelve, 2020
Monday, October eleven, 2021
Monday, October ten, 2022
Monday, October nine, 2023
Past Columbus Day dates may include October nine, 2017; October ten, 2016; October twelve, 2015; October thirteen, 2014; October fourteen, 2013; October eight, 2012; October ten, 2011; October eleven, 2010 and October twelve, 2009.
The best occasion of the weekend, although, is actually Columbus Day Monday’s Pumpkin Regatta, in which massive hollowed out pumpkins are actually utilized as boats in a madcap racing – get there earlier for a harborside hold.
A couple of years ago, past was created when a Rhode Island farmer got the prize with the world’s very first one ton pumpkin! This popular fair also has farm animals, grandstand entertainment, rides and carnival games, a petting zoo, crafts and arts, of course, and, fair food.
Held the Sunday and Saturday before Columbus Day, this autumn tradition additionally includes cooking demonstrations, a marketplace, music that is live, paddle boats, children’s rides and plentiful food and activities to sample.