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Columbus Day Dates for 2014-2018: Plan Ahead!

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Here in New England, the three-day weekend around the Columbus Day holiday is often associated with peak fall foliage, particularly in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Even if the leaves don't cooperate, many fall festivals and events are planned for Columbus Day weekend, and it's an ideal time to experience the diverse pleasures of New England in the fall.

Columbus Day is always the second Monday in October. Whether you'll be celebrating Columbus Day by cooking pasta at home or joining the throngs of leaf peepers driving New England's scenic byways, here is a handy guide to Columbus Day dates for the years ahead.

Columbus Day Dates 2014-2018

Monday, October 13, 2014

Monday, October 12, 2015

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 8, 2018

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Past Columbus Day Dates

Monday, October 14, 2013

Monday, October 8, 2012

Monday, October 10, 2011

Monday, October 11, 2010

Monday, October 12, 2009

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