## Excel Formula: List Holidays Between Two Dates

There is a table of holidays and the corresponding dates, how can you list all holidays between a given date range in Excel? Here introduces an array formula to achieve this goal.

Generic formula

{TEXTJOIN(", ",TRUE,IF(dates>=start_date,IF(dates<=end_date,holidays,""),""))}

Syntaxt and arguments

 Start_date, End_date: the two dates that you want to list holidays between. Date: a range refers to the dates of holidays. Holidays: a range refers to the holidays.

Return value

The formula returns to blank if there is no holiday found in the given date range, or it returns corresponding holidays.

Remark

The TEXTJOIN function is only available in Office 365, Excel 2019 and later versions.

How this formula works

Data list as this:
B3:B6, listing holidays;
C3:C6, listing dates of holidays;
F2: placing the start date;
F3: placing the end date;
E4: listing holidays between start date and end date.

Please use the formula as this:

=TEXTJOIN(", ",TRUE,IF(C3:C6>=F2,IF(C3:C6<=F3,\$B\$3:\$B\$6,""),""))

Hold Shift and Ctrl keys to get the correct result.

Explanation

IF function: to test a condition and return TRUE or FALSE, or you can specify specific texts to display instead of TRUE and FALSE.

TEXTJOIN function: join two or more values together with delimiters.

The formula can be analyzed by three parts:

{IF(C3:C6<=F3,\$B\$3:\$B\$6,""): finds which dates of holidays are earlier or equal to the end date, In this array, you can see the result is {"New Year";"Independence Day";"Tanksgiving";""}.

{IF(C3:C6>=F2,IF(C3:C6<=F3,\$B\$3:\$B\$6,""),"")}, according to above formula, this part can be seen as this:

{IF(C3:C6>=F2,{"New Year";"Independence Day";"Tanksgiving";""},"")}: finds which dates of holidays are later or equal to the start date. In this array, you can see the result is {"";"Independence Day";"Tanksgiving";""}.

{TEXTJOIN(", ",TRUE,IF(C3:C6>=F2,IF(C3:C6<=F3,\$B\$3:\$B\$6,""),""))}, now the whole formula can be seen as this:

{TEXTJOIN(", ",TRUE, {"";"Independence Day";"Tanksgiving";""}), it joins the values together with commas, and ignore the empty values.

### The Best Office Productivity Tools

#### Kutools for Excel - Helps You To Stand Out From Crowd

 🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions… Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates  |  Delete Blank Rows  |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data  |  Round without Formula ... Super VLookup: Multiple Criteria  |  Multiple Value  |  Across Multi-Sheets  |  Fuzzy Lookup... Adv. Drop-down List: Easy Drop Down List  |  Dependent Drop Down List  |  Multi-select Drop Down List... Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  |  Compare Columns to Select Same & Different Cells ... Featured Features: Grid Focus  |  Design View  |  Big Formula Bar  |  Workbook & Sheet Manager | Resource Library (Auto Text)  |  Date Picker  |  Combine Worksheets  |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells  |  Send Emails by List  |  Super Filter  |  Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ... Top 15 Toolsets:  12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters ...)  |  50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart ...)  |  40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday ...)  |  19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path ...)  |  12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion ...)  |  7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Excel Cells ...)  |  ... and more

Kutools for Excel Boasts Over 300 Features, Ensuring That What You Need is Just A Click Away...

#### Office Tab - Enable Tabbed Reading and Editing in Microsoft Office (include Excel)

• One second to switch between dozens of open documents!
• Reduce hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day, say goodbye to mouse hand.
• Increases your productivity by 50% when viewing and editing multiple documents.
• Brings Efficient Tabs to Office (include Excel), Just Like Chrome, Edge and Firefox.