• Emperor Norton I Day - January 8th
  • In memory of Emperor Norton I, Emperor of the United States and protector of Mexico. The "patron saint" of unrecognized nations. This holiday is traditionally celebrated with a "Cookie Dough Fest" (see also "The Molossian Kitchen")
  • Molossaphone Day - 28 January
  • A day to laud our National Musical Instrument, the Molossaphone!
  • Chinese New Year - Late January to mid-February
  • (see below). Celebrated by eating Chinese food, of course!
  • Chocolate Mint Day - 19 February
  • . The President's favorite flavor, celebrated by eating ice cream, of course!
  • Mardi Gras - Mid-February to mid-March
  • (see below). Celebrated with New Orleans food, a party and maybe even a parade!
  • Day of the Dude - March 6th
  • In honor of The Dude himself, it’s a day of great easy taking as we strive to do as little as possible. Probably celebrated by going bowling and drinking White Russians.
  • Kickassia Invasion Victory Day - April 11th
  • On 9 April 2010 XXXIII the upstart micronation of Kickassia invaded our nation and overthrew Our President, installing a new government. Two days later on 11 April, the invasion imploded and control Molossia was returned to The President, a victory for our country.
  • St. Expeditus' Day - April 19th - Feast Day
  • St. Expeditus is the patron saint of Molossia - even though there are no Catholic Molossians. Because of St. Expeditus' New Orleans connections, this holiday may be a good time to have a muffaletta
  • Heroes Day - April 30th
  • The day on which we recognize the Heroes of Molossia, those individuals that have helped make our nation the great place it is today, and the day upon which we remember the wartime sacrifices made for our nation by all Molossians.
  • Boulder Day - May 1st
  • The day we moved that very large boulder, celebrated with meatball subs!
  • Space Day - 4 May (May the Fourth)
  • A rocket or rockets should be launched on or about this day if possible to celebrate the mighty accomplishments of our great Space Program!
  • Founder's Day - May 26th
  • Founder's Day is Molossia's principal National Holiday. This day remembers the date, in 1977, when Molossia (then known as Vuldstein), first became a nation. Usually celebrated with a general get-together of all Molossians and a barbecue, all in Norton Park.
  • Navy Day - 4 June
  • Celebrates the founding of Molossia's Navy on this date in 2005, likely with submarine sandwiches.
  • VM (Victory Mustachistan) Day - June 8th
  • VM Day commemorates the victory of Molossia over the nation of Mustachistan in the war that took place in May - June 2006 XXIX.
  • St. Swithun's Day - July 15th
  • No particular reason, it just sounds funny. And it never rains in Molossia on St. Swithun's Day.
  • President's Day - July 30th
  • Birthday of His Excellency, the President. Actually celebrated as many times as possible during July, culminating with a trip to the Olive Garden, on or about July 30th.
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Day - 4 August
  • Because who doesn't like chocolate chip cookies? Also as a nod to Molossia's famed monetary standard.
  • The Running of the Dogs - August 26th
  • AKA La Liberigo, our annual celebration of all the canine friends and citizens of Molossia - dog biscuit anyone?
  • Katrina Day - August 29th
  • Remembrance day in honor of the victims of Hurricane Katrina, August 29th, 2005.
  • Flag Day - September 9th
  • Remembers the day the Molossian flag first flew over our sovereign territory, in 1998. It still does.
  • Moonpie Festival - September 15th
  • Adaptation of the Chinese Moon Festival, marking the end of summer and the beginning of autumn. Celebrated by eating Moonpies, of course!
  • Day of Merriment - October 15th
  • Our First Lady's Birthday, a day of happiness and celebration - and presents, cake and ice cream!
  • Halloween - October 31st
  • A huge holiday in Molossia, with all of the usual trappings, including costumes, candy and trick-or-treating.
  • Día De Muertos - 1 & 2 November
  • The Day Of The Dead, the multi-day holiday where family and friends gather to remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. Death is a natural part of the human cycle and it is a not day of sadness but as a day of celebration.
  • East Germany Day - November 2nd
  • Celebrates the anniversary of our never-ending war with that long-defunct nation.
  • Guy Fawkes Day - November 5th
  • A day to have a bonfire, burn the Guy and probably have smores!
  • Utopia Memorial Day - November 17th
  • Utopia Memorial Day recalls the now-defunct nation of the United Provinces of Utopia, of which Molossia was once briefly a province. The original "Cookie Dough Fest" Day.
  • Christmas Day - December 25th
  • The biggest holiday of the year, celebrated with presents, music, Christmas movies, Christmas cookies and lasagna for Christmas Dinner (this is in honor of our Italian heritage). The Christmas Eve meal is a more traditional fare of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, etc.
  • Boxing Day - December 26th
  • No particular reason except that it sounds neat, and is quintessentially British. We tend to be Anglophiles in Molossia. Celebrated with our own version of "Shepherd's Pie".

    Also, the Republic does not officially observe New Year's (January 1st) as a holiday. Rather, we observe the Chinese (Lunar) New Year Day as a holiday, and as our symbolic annual "new beginning".

    The new year will begin on the following dates:
    10 February 2024 (Year of the Dragon)

    29 January 2025 (Year of the Snake)

    17 February 2026 (Year of the Horse)

    6 February 2027 (Year of the Sheep)

    26 January 2028 (Year of the Monkey)

    13 February 2029 (Year of the Rooster)

    Mardi Gras will take place on the following dates:

    13 February 2024

    4 March 2025

    17 February 2026

    9 February 2027

    29 February 2028

    13 February 2029