Ringing in the new year with Nowruz
The Persian New Year, also known as Nowruz, begins on the spring equinox. Read on to find out how it's being celebrated in the United States.
What do Americans give their valentines?
Love is in the air! Learn which Valentine's Day tokens are most popular in the U.S., and why they're given to those held dear.
Americans celebrate the Lunar New Year [photo gallery]
Americans will celebrate the Lunar New Year with festivals, parades and visits to temples while also volunteering and preparing special food.
Asian Americans mark Lunar New Year in new ways
Millions of Asian Americans will celebrate the Lunar New Year with an American spin but will still hold on to traditional values.
How Americans welcome the new year [photo gallery]
All across the United States, Americans greet the new year with parties, parades and other festivities, signaling a joyful, fresh start.
‘Auld Lang Syne’: New year, same beloved song
As millions ring in the New Year, they'll be singing "Auld Lang Syne" during the first moments of 2022. Learn about the song's history.
Eat this for good luck in the new year
On New Year's Eve, many people follow traditions and fill up on dishes they hope will bring them wealth and good fortune in the upcoming year.
U.S. towns named for Christmas
Santa Claus, North Pole, Noel and Garland are among the Christmas-themed names of towns across the United States. Learn more about them.
Americans celebrate their African heritage during Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa, a seven-day event in the U.S. based on African festivals, is celebrated through music and dance from December 26 through January 1.