Despite the fact that there are countries who have their own holidays to celebrate, there are some common holidays that are being observed on an international scale. Since these special holidays are celebrated in different countries, they are most likely commemorated on dissimilar days and practiced in varied manner. The following are some of these kinds of holidays.

Independence Day is definitely one that is dated and celebrated differently depending on the country involved. It pertains to the day the country has officially declared its independence. It is when the nation declared that it is no longer under the rule of another.

Labor Day is another national holiday being celebrated all over the world. It was originally practiced as a labor union celebration and eventually evolved into a festival. It originated when the Knights of Labor performed a parade in order to honor the working class and is now celebrated by nations that are industrialized.

Valentines Day is a holiday associated with romance and couples on February 14. It is a day when people express their love towards another person by sending letters of appreciation, candies, chocolates or flowers.

Halloween is a holiday celebrated around the world at around the last days of October or the first few days of November. This is considered the 'Day of the Dead' and is usually attributed to visiting dead relatives or wearing scary costumes. This day is believed to be the day when the line between the world of the living and the spirit world begins to blur.

Christmas might be the holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ but it is nonetheless being celebrated in non-Christian populated countries. The season is usually connected with gift giving, merry making and being with the whole family. It has also been combined with other winter festivals when there is less work due to snow being abundant.