Do not want to see dozens of holidays in the Calendar for Mac? You can easily turn off the Holiday Calendar in the Mac Calendar app. Turning off the Holiday Calendar, you will no longer see a wide range of religious, cultural, national, political and other holidays in the Calendar application for Mac, this can be useful for some users if they find Dozens of holidays do not apply to them.
How to disable calendar holidays for Mac
If you want to hide a lot of holidays from being displayed on a Mac calendar, here’s how to do it:
- Open Calendar on Mac
- Find the US Holidays or Holidays calendar in the left sidebar, then uncheck the box next to it to hide the Holiday Calendar.
- Repeat if you see multiple instances of holiday calendars in the left sidebar.
- Next, go to the "Calendar" menu and select "Settings"
- In the “General” section in the settings, uncheck the “Show Holiday Calendar” box.
- Close the settings and use the Calendar application as usual.
The nice side effect of disabling Holiday Calendar on Mac is that you also will no longer receive alert notifications for each holiday without having to turn off notifications for the entire Calendar application for Mac.
If you turn off holiday calendars on Mac OS, you may also be interested in hiding holiday calendars on your iPhone and iPad, if you are also an iOS user.
The Mac Holiday Calendar by default includes a large number of holidays for many cultures, in the USA it includes everything from Chinese New Year, Boxing Day, Holi, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Kwanzy, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Cinco de Mayo, New Year's Eve, New Year, Memorial Day, Presidents Day, Flag Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Palm Sunday, Easter, Orthodox Easter, Earth Day, Good Friday, Passover, April Fool's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Groundhog Day, Day Valentine's Day, Eid al-Fitr, Flag Day, Labor Day , Ashura, Rosh Khoshan, Eid al-Adha, Independence Day, Yom Kippur, Columbus Day, Indigenous Day, Halloween, Diwali, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Inauguration Day, and others, you can see them all if you go for each month, and click on the holidays individually, or use the calendars list view on a Mac and move around to view many holidays in this way. This extensive list of holidays is also available on the Holiday Calendar on the iPhone and iPad, and you can also turn off the Holiday Calendar on the iPhone or iPad, if you don't want to have a few dozen holidays on your iOS calendar.
How to remove certain holidays from the calendar?
Since it is likely that most people will not celebrate and celebrate all these holidays, you can remove some specific holidays from the Calendar.
If you need your own holiday calendar for your specific needs, it’s best to hide the default holiday calendar, as shown in this article, and then manually add some holidays that apply to you personally.
There is currently no way to selectively disable or delete some holidays from the Mac Calendar, while others can be either a huge list of holidays or nothing.
Why are there several entries in my calendar with the same holidays?
If you see multiple instances of the same weekend in Calendar for Mac, this may be due to the fact that you have included several weekend calendars. This may mean that some options of iCloud holiday calendars are included, sharing a calendar with someone who has holidays on the calendar, you are subscribed to another calendar, or you may have included a holiday calendar at some previous point, and some was duplicated in some way. how have you updated macOS over the years. The solution to this problem is to turn off duplicate holiday calendars, unsubscribe from duplicate holiday calendars, or delete them completely.
How to remove the US holiday calendar on a Mac?
If you prefer, you can also delete the US Holiday Calendar on the Mac (or the UK Calendar, or any other subscribed or Holiday Calendar). Just open the Calendar app on your Mac, then right-click on the calendar you want to delete and select "Unsubscribe".
Confirm that you want to delete all these holidays from the Calendar on Mac to complete the deletion of this calendar and related holidays.
Do you know any other interesting tips or tricks for the holiday calendar for Mac? Share them with us in the comments below!