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How to calculate the date of Thanksgiving day based on specific years in Excel?

As we all know, Thanksgiving in the United States is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, and it is celebrated on the second Monday in October in Canada. So, how could you get the specific date of the Thanksgiving day based on given years as below screenshot shown in Excel worksheet?

Calculate the date of Thanksgiving day based on specific years with formulas


Calculate the date of Thanksgiving day based on specific years with formulas

To get the specific date of Thanksgiving day in USA or Canada, the following formula can do you a favor.

Calculate the date of Thanksgiving day in USA:

Please enter this formula: =DATE(A3,11,29)-WEEKDAY(DATE(A3,11,3)) into a blank cell where you want to put the result, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells you want to get the Thanksgiving date by the given year, see screenshot:

Calculate the date of Thanksgiving day in Canada:

To get the date of Thanksgiving day in Canada, please apply this formula: =DATE(A3,10,15)-WEEKDAY(DATE(A3,10,6)), and then drag the fill handle down to the cells you want to get the specific date of the Thanksgiving day, see screenshot:

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