Holidays To Keep A Look At In January

Every month, there are lots of holidays celebrated. Here are the top holidays celebrated in January 2023 and how people usually celebrate them. I hope this article can help you plan for these holidays and learn more about them. 

Rishi Shah, Staff Writer

 January 1, 2023:  New Year 

On the Gregorian calendar, January 1 marks the start of a new year for many nations throughout the world. People enjoy this holiday by attending parties, eating special New Year’s dishes, making resolutions for New Year’s, and with fireworks.


 January 16, 2023: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed every year on the third Monday of January, close to Dr. King’s birthday on January 15. It commemorates and celebrates Dr. King’s life and legacy. This celebration is usually marked by marches and parades, as well as speeches by politicians and civil rights activists.


January 22, 2023: Lunar New Year

Although  Lunar New Year is commonly referred to as Chinese New Year, many other nations celebrate this holiday, as well. It begins with the first new moon of the lunar calendar. This year, it’s on the January 22. People celebrate this holiday with fireworks, traditional cuisine, giving each other red envelopes, and lighting lanterns.