holidays | R Documentation |

Generates a collection of holidays.

holidays(years, type = "USFederal", move = FALSE)

`years` |
the years for which to generate holidays. |

`type` |
the names of holidays to generate. |

`move` |
a logical value. If |

This function calls the `holiday.xxx`

functions,
where `xxx`

takes on the value of each of the strings
in the `type`

argument.
If these functions do not exist, an error occurs.

After calling the `holiday.xxx`

functions,
`holidays`

calls `holiday.nearest.weekday`

if `move`

is `TRUE`

. This moves the holidays so they occur
on weekdays. `move`

can also be given as a logical vector,
in which case each element applies to the corresponding element of `type`

.

returns a time/date object containing the specified holidays, in chronological order.
The time of day in the returned value is midnight in the time zone
given by `timeDateOptions("time.zone")`

.

`holiday.AllSaints`

, `holiday.nearest.weekday`

,
`holiday.fixed`

.

## Generate Christmas, New Years, and Veterans day, moving Christmas ## and New Years to the nearest weekday holidays(1994:2005, c("Christmas", "NewYears", "Veterans"), c(TRUE, TRUE, FALSE))

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