In New York State today is a holiday with parades, parties, no work and no school. In other states it is a government holiday.
Here are some other names for October 12:
- Dia de la Raza (Day of the Race)
- Dia de las Culturas (Day of the Cultures)
- Discover Day, Dia de las Americas (Day of the Americas)
- Native American Day
What are you doing for Columbus Day? What are you celebrating?