From the Masterplanner Editor: What Are the Biggest Threat Dates for 2019 and 2020?

When choosing a date, avoid conflicts with major events such as the Academy Awards, the Super Bowl, or the 2020 Summer Olympics.

The official Grammys after-party in 2018.
The official Grammys after-party in 2018.
Photo: Andre Maier

At BizBash, we often hear horror stories about an event that was scheduled on the wrong date. As a service to event planners, BizBash is sharing the most important “threat dates” from its conflict resolution calendar, Masterplanner, for 2019, along with some key dates for 2020. Pin this to your virtual refrigerator and keep checking Masterplanner for a list of upcoming major events—trade shows, galas, award shows, premieres, conferences, and festivals—in New York and Los Angeles.

Sunday, February 3, 2019: Super Bowl LIII
Tuesday, February 5, 2019: Chinese New Year
Sunday, February 10, 2019: 61st Grammy Awards
Thursday, February 14, 2019: Valentine's Day
Monday, February 18, 2019: President's Day
Sunday, February 24, 2019: 91st Academy Awards
Sunday, March 10, 2019: Daylight Savings Time begins
Sunday, March 17, 2019: St. Patrick's Day
Sunday, March 24, 2019: Los Angeles Marathon
Friday, April 19, 2019: Passover begins
Sunday, April 21, 2019: Easter
Monday, April 22, 2019: Earth Day
Saturday, April 27, 2019: Passover ends
Sunday, May 5, 2019: Ramadan begins
Sunday, May 5, 2019: Cinco De Mayo
Sunday, May 12, 2019: Mother's Day
Monday, May 28, 2018: Memorial Day
Tuesday, June 4, 2019: Ramadan ends
Sunday, June 16, 2019: Father’s Day
Thursday, July 4, 2019: Independence Day
Monday, September 2, 2019: Labor Day
Sunday, September 29, 2019: Rosh Hashanah begins
Tuesday, October 1, 2019: Rosh Hashanah ends
Monday, October 14, 2019: Columbus Day
Thursday, October 31, 2019: Halloween
Sunday, November 3, 2019: New York Marathon
Sunday, November 3, 2019: Daylight Savings Time ends
Monday, November 11, 2019: Veterans Day
Thursday, November 28, 2019: Thanksgiving
Tuesday, December 24, 2019: Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 25, 2019: Christmas Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020: New Years Day
Monday, January 20, 2020: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Saturday, January 25, 2020: Chinese New Year
Sunday February 2, 2020: Super Bowl LIV
Friday, February 14, 2020: Valentine’s Day
Monday, February 17, 2020: President’s Day
Sunday, February 23, 2020: 92nd Academy Awards
Tuesday, March 17, 2020: St. Patrick’s Day
Sunday, April 12, 2020: Easter
Sunday, May 10, 2020: Mother’s Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020: Father’s Day
Saturday, July 4, 2020: Independence Day
Friday, July 24, 2020: Summer Olympics Opening Day
Sunday, August 9, 2020: Summer Olympics Closing Day
Saturday, October 31, 2020: Halloween
Tuesday, November 3, 2020: Election Day
Thursday, November 26, 2020: Thanksgiving
Thursday, December 24, 2020: Christmas Eve
Friday, December 25, 2020: Christmas Day

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