Add or remove holidays in your Calendar

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Holidays for 2008-2012

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 includes country/region holidays through the end of 2007. To add holidays for calendar years 2008 through 2012, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 924423.

Add or remove holidays

Do one of the following:

ShowAdd holidays

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click Calendar Options.
  2. Under Calendar options, click Add Holidays.
  3. Select the check box next to each country/region whose holidays you want to add to your Calendar, and then click OK. Your own country/region is automatically selected.

Notes

  • By default, no holidays are loaded when you begin using Microsoft Outlook.
  • The holiday information provided with Office Outlook 2003 includes calendar years 2003 through 2007. To add holidays for calendar years 2008 through 2012, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 924423.

ShowRemove holidays

  1. In Calendar, on the View menu, point to Arrange By, point to Current View, and then click Events.
  2. Select the holidays you want to remove. To select multiple rows, press the CTRL key and click subsequent rows.
  3. Click Delete Button image on the Standard toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.).

ShowTip

To quickly remove all of the holidays for a country/region, click the Location column heading (column heading: The horizontal bar at the top of one column in a table. There are multiple column headings in the column heading row.) to sort the list of events so that it displays all of the holidays for a country/region together.

 
 
Applies to:
Outlook 2003