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How to Show Holidays on Google Calendar (Easiest Way in 2024)

In this article, we will show you how to show holidays on Google Calendar using your desktop and mobile phone. Simply follow the process below.

How to Show Holidays on Google Calendar on a Desktop

Follow the simple steps below to show holidays on Google Calendar and ensure you never miss an important date.

1. Locate 'My Calendars' on the Left Side

Upon opening Google Calendar, look for the 'My Calendars' section on the left side of your screen. Tap the checkbox beside the 'Holiday' calendar to make sure it's visible and enabled so you can manage and view your holiday calendars.

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2. Find the 'Add other calendars' Section

Under the 'Other Calendars,' click the plus (+) icon to add other calendars. Here, you'll find a variety of options to add calendars.

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3. Select 'Browse Calendars of Interest

'Under 'Add calendar', you'll find an option named 'Browse calendars of interest'. Click on it.

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4. Select and Add Your Country's Holiday Calendar

Scroll through the list of available holiday calendars and find the one corresponding to your country. Click the checkbox next to your country's name to add these holidays to your Google Calendar.

5. Navigate Back to Main Calendar View

After selecting your desired holiday calendar, return to your main calendar view. Click the back arrow in the top left corner or select 'Calendar' from the menu to exit the settings.

6. Confirm Holidays Are Visible in Your Calendar

Check your calendar. You should now see the holidays displayed on the appropriate dates.

How to Get Holidays on Google Calendar on a Mobile Phone

Follow the steps below to easily add national and religious holidays to your Google Calendar on your mobile phone.

1. Access the Menu and Enable the 'Holidays' Calendar

Open the Google Calendar app on your phone. Tap the three lines icon to open the sidebar menu.

Locate 'Holidays' and tap the checkbox next to it to enable the calendar.

2. Click 'Settings'

To explore more holiday options, tap on 'Settings' in the sidebar menu. This section lets you customize and add additional holiday calendars to your Google Calendar.

3. Scroll Through Settings and Select 'Holidays'

Scroll through the 'Settings' until you find the 'Holidays' option. Here, you can access a range of national holiday calendars. Tap on 'Holidays' to proceed to the next step.

4. Choose and Add National Holidays by Country

In the 'Holidays' section, tap on the country option.

Select which national holidays you want to show in your calendar. Choose either 'Public and other holidays' or 'Public holidays only' for display.

Choose either 'Public and other holidays' or 'Public holidays only' for display.

5. Add Religious Holidays to Your Calendar

You can also choose to include religious holidays in your calendar. Select the specific religious holidays you wish to add from the provided list.

6. Confirm All Selected Holidays Are Showing in Calendar

Return to your main calendar view. Ensure that all chosen holidays, both national and religious, are correctly displayed on the dates.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to show holidays on Google Calendar using your desktop and mobile phone. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to get rid of holidays on Google Calendar.

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