When you think about celebrations in March, they most likely revolve around leprechauns, green food & drink, and pots of gold at the end of rainbows. But as it turns out, there’s a lot more to celebrate in the third month of the year! We’ve compiled a list of March holidays so you never miss an opportunity to celebrate.
Read Across America Day
Friday, March 2
Also the birthday of the beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss, Read Across America Day promotes the practice of reading in schools and at home. Read our sister property Adams Crossing’s blog article about how they will be celebrating this holiday!
Employee Appreciation Day
Friday, March 2
The unofficial holiday of Employee Appreciation Day celebrates employees in all industries in an effort to increase employee retention. Employers may treat their staff to lunch, give workers the day off, or throw a company party to celebrate.
Daylight Saving Time Starts
Sunday, March 11
Set your clocks forward! Daylight Saving Time in the spring means that we lose an hour of sleep, but it will stay light later into the evening — a welcomed change!
St. Patrick’s Day
Saturday, March 17
This holiday celebrating the life of St. Patrick brings Irish-themed festivities where participants wear green and consume green food and drinks.
Tuesday, March 20
The March Equinox is when the sun shines directly on the equator, making day and night exactly equal. People often view this holiday as a time of rebirth and new beginnings.
Sunday, March 25
This holiday, only celebrated in our wonderful state of Maryland, remembers Lord Baltimore and the first colonists arriving in Maryland in the 17th century. A focus is put on learning about the state’s heritage.
March offers plenty of reasons to celebrate! Did we miss any? Which March holiday are you most looking forward to?
Live in the center of it all at Center Pointe! Located in Waldorf, MD, our residents have easy access to shopping, entertainment, and great schools. Reach out to us today to schedule a tour.