How to Remove Holidays from the iPhone Calendar

The calendar on your iPhone is something that can get a lot of use if you take advantage of the organization it can bring to your life. You have a lot of flexibility with the types of events that you add to your calendar and, depending on how much you want to use the calendar, you might find that it is helping to plan a large portion of your day.

But you may have noticed that you have some holiday events that are triggering in the calendar, even if you didn’t add them yourself. This is because there is an option in the iPhone calendar where it will alert you to the holidays that are specific to your country. Our tutorial below will show you how to remove these holidays from your calendar if you would prefer not to be alerted to them.

 

How to Take the Holidays Off the Calendar on the iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 11.4. By completing these steps you will be changing a setting on your iPhone’s calendar so that the holidays are no longer displayed automatically on the calendar. Note that this only applies to the default calendar events that are displayed. This won’t affect any manual holiday-related events that you have added to the calendar.

Step 1: Open the Calendar app.

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Step 2: Choose the Calendars option at the bottom of the screen.

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Step 3: Scroll to the bottom of this menu and tap the button to the right of US Holidays (or, if you are in another country, the button to the right of that country’s holidays). You can tap the Done button at the top-right of the screen when you’re finished.

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Does your calendar alert you to events either too far ahead of or too close to the event? Find out how to set the default alert time for calendar events so that you receive those alerts at an interval that you specify.

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