New Year’s marks the start of a new year (January 1st) according to the Gregorian calendar. The day is a Federal holiday in the United States with government offices, schools and most businesses closed. Many will reflect on their past year accomplishments and set new goals for the New Year.
Most countries around the world celebrate New Year’s on January 1st. Some people around the world will celebrate the civil holiday on the January 1st and celebrate their cultural or religious New Year on another date.