Note: Event dates are subject to change due to cancellations


January 1New Year’s Day
January 18Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 2Groundhog Day
February 12Chinese New Year – Year of the Ox
Lincoln’s Birthday
February 14Valentine’s Day
February 15President’s Day
March 8International Women’s Day
March 17St. Patrick’s Day
March 28Daylight Saving Starts in the UK and Europe
April 4Easter Sunday
April 22Earth Day
AprilRamadan starts
May 1Labor Day holiday in many international markets
May 5Cinco de Mayo
May 9Mother’s Day in the US
May 31Memorial Day
June 20Father’s Day in the US
July 4Independence Day in the US
July 14Bastille Day National Holiday in France
September 6Labor Day
September 7Rosh Hashanah
September 16Yom Kippur
October 11Columbus Day
October 31Daylight Savings Time ends in Europe and the UK
November 1Daylight Saving Time ends in the US
November 11Veteran’s Day
November 25Thanksgiving
November 29Hanukkah
December 25Christmas Day
December 31New Year’s Eve

International Events (global events marked in red)

January 1Brexit goes into effect
January 24Presidential elections in Portugal
March 4-5National People’s Congress in Beijing, China
March 17
General elections in The Netherlands
April 6-7Global Technology Governance Summit in Tokyo

April 22

Earth Day

Date TBCSummits of the Americas for OAS countries in the US
May 17-30UN Convention of Biological Diversity COP15 in Kunming, China
June TBAThe Bilderberg Club meeting (planned)
June 10-12G-7 annual summit at Camp David (planned)
June 18Presidential elections in Iran
Summer TBAPresidential elections in Israel
Summer TBAD-10 (Democratic 10) summit in London (planned)
SummerWTO Ministerial Conference in Nur-Sultan, Kazachstan (planned)

July 23 - August 8

Summer Olympics in Tokyo (rescheduled from 2020)

AugustNPT ( Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons) conference, New York (planned)
Sept. 5Hong Kong legislative elections

September 14-30

United Nations General Assembly 76th session in New York

Sept. 19Legislative elections in Russia
Sept. 26Federal election in Germany

November 1-12

COP 26 climate change conference with 200 world leaders in Glasgow, UK  (rescheduled from 2020)

October 1 - March 31,22

World Expo, Dubai, AE

October 22General elections in Japan
October 30-31G20 Summit in Rome
November 21General elections in Chile
December 24Presidential elections in Libia

Key Financial Events

January 1Brunei takes over chairmanship of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)- summits to be held in April and November in Brunei
January 21Bank of Japan meeting report
European Central Bank’s first meeting of the year in Frankfurt, Germany
February 4Bank of England meeting
March 18Bank of England meeting
March 19Swiss National Bank meeting
May 6Bank of England meeting
May 25-28World Economic Forum special meeting in Singapore (instead of Davos in January)
April 6-7World Economic Forum - Global Technology Governance Summit in  Tokyo, Japan
April 9-11Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group in Washington, DC
April 15US Tax deadline
April 22European Central Bank’s meeting
April 27Bank of Japan meeting report
June 18Swiss National Bank meeting
June 24Bank of England meeting
June TBAWorld Trade Organization Ministerial conference in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan (TBC – may be pushed to December)
July 16Bank of Japan meeting report
July 22European Central Bank meeting
July 26-28BIS Annual Conference on Export Control in Washington, DC
July 28-28Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Annual Meeting in Dubai, UAE
July TBAThe Bohemian Grove encampment in Monte Rio, California
August 21Bank of England meeting
August TBCKansas City Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, WY (not yet confirmed if virtual or not)
August TBCSt Petersburg International Economic Forum (date not confirmed)
September 23Bank of England meeting
September 24Swiss National Bank meeting
October 1US government fiscal year 2020-2021 begins
October 14-16IMF and World Bank Group Annual meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco (TBC)
October 15-17IMF and World Bank Group Annual meeting in Washington, DC (TBC)
October 28European Central bank meeting
October 28Bank of Japan meeting report
November 4Bank of England meeting
November TBAThe Bilderberg Club meeting in Philadelphia, PA (not confirmed)
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit was canceled. New Zealand will lead virtual meetings throughout 2021
December 16Bank of England meeting
December 17Swiss National Bank meeting

10K’s Filiing Calendar

Large Accelerated Filers:

  • 10-K: Due Friday, January 29, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 11/30/20
  • 10-Q: Due Tuesday, February 09, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 12/31/20
  • 10-K: Due Monday, March 01, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/20
  • 10-Q: Due Friday, March 12, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 01/31/21
  • 10-K: Due Thursday, April 01, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 01/31/21
  • 10-Q: Due Friday, April 09, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 02/28/21

Accelerated Filers:

  • 10-Q: Due Tuesday, February 09, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 12/31/20
  • 10-K: Due Tuesday, February 16, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 11/30/20
  • 10-Q: Due Friday, March 12, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 01/31/21
  • 10-K: Due Tuesday, March 16, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/20
  • 10-Q: Due Friday, April 09, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 02/28/21
  • 10-K: Due Friday, April 16, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 01/31/21

Non-Accelerated Filers:

  • 10-K: Due Friday, January 29, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 10/31/20
  • 10-Q: Due Tuesday, February 16, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 12/31/20
  • 10-K: Due Monday, March 01, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 11/30/20
  • 10-Q: Due Wednesday, March 17, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 01/31/21
  • 10-K: Due Wednesday, March 31, 2021 for Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/20
  • 10-Q: Due Wednesday, April 14, 2021 for Quarterly Period Ended 02/28/21

Federal Reserve Actions (dates TBC)

January  26-27Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets
March 16-17Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets
April 27-28Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets
June 15-16Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets
July 27-28Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets
September 21-22Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets
November 2-3Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets
December 14-15Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meets

Key Space and Astronomical Events

JanuarySpace X launch of 60 satellites
January 30 - February 21Mercury retrograde
February 9UAE's Hope orbiter arrives at Mars
February 11Venus- Jupiter conjunction
March 9-10"Cosmic huddle" conjunction of Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and the Moon
March 20Spring Equinox (first day of Fall in Southern Hemisphere)
March 29Boeing Starliner departs for the second uncrewed space mission
April 10Russia sends new crew to ISS
May 26Total lunar eclipse
May 29 - June 22Mercury retrograde
MayChina's  Tianwen-1 rover lands on Mars
JuneBoeing Starliner sends crew to ISS
June 10Solar eclipse (northern Canada and Russia)
June 20Summer Solstice
July 12Venus-Mars conjunction
August 12-13Perseid meteor showers
August 18Mars-Mercury conjunction
September 22Autumn Equinox (first day of Fall in Northern Hemisphere)
September 27 - October 23Mercury retrograde
October 8Draconid meteor shower
October 31NASA launch of James Webb Space telescope, a successor to the Hubble Space telescope
November TBANASA launch of Artemis 1 mission to the Moon
November 19Partial lunar eclipse
December 4Total solar eclipse (Antarctica)
December 21Winter Solstice (first day of Winter in Northern Hemisphere)
Dates unknown:
India plans to launch the Chandrayeaan 3 Moon mission
China will begin construction of a space station

Selected Tech Events

January 11-14CES (Consumer Electronics Show) (all-virtual)
March 1-4Mobile World Congress In Barcelona, Spain
April 12-16CEBIT Information technology fair in Hannover, Germany
May xxEuropean Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly in Vienna, Austria
April 17-18AI Conference and Expo in London
April TBATED 2019 in Vancouver, Canada (dates not confirmed, may be virtual)
June 15-17E3 Gaming show in Los Angeles, California (TBC)
July 19-23Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California
July TBASatellite conference in Washington, D.C.
July 31 -August 5Black Hat USA tech security conference in Las Vegas, Nevada
September TBCVR & AR World London in London, UK (not confirmed)
December 2-4Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal

Entertainment and Cultural Events

January 18 - February 3Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (virtual)
January 30 - February 16Carnevale di Venezia in Venice, Italy
February 7Super Bowl of NFL playoffs in Tampa, Florida
February 9-16Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana (canceled, individual home decorations)
February 12-17Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
February 26 - March 7The Lantern Festival in Pingxi, Taiwan
February 28Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles, California and N.Y. (virtual)
MarchArt Basel Hong Kong
March 1-5Berlin International Film Festival (only the virtual EFM market, no festival)
March 16-21South by Southwest Film in Austin, Texas (may be canceled)
April 10Grand National race in Liverpool, UK
April 23 - Nov 27Venice Biennale (art) in Venice, Italy
April 2592nd Academy Awards (Oscars) in Los Angeles, California
April 27Kings’ Day in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
May 1Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky
May 3MET gala in New York
May  17 - June 6Tennis French Open Rolland-Garros (may be canceled)
May 18Night of Museums in all European countries
May 18-22Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
May 18-23Chelsea Flower show in London, UK
May 22 - November 21Venice Biennale (architecture) in Venice, Italy
June 11 - July 11Euro Cup (postponed from 2020, different countries)
June 11-21Bach Festival in Leipzig, Germany
June 17-20Golf US Open, La Jolla, California
June 17-20Art Basel and in Basel, Switzerland
June 23-27Glastonbury Festival in Glastonbury, UK (was canceled)
June 26 - July 18Tour de France
June 28 - July 11Wimbledon Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, UK
JulyBayreuth Wagner Festival in Bayreuth, Germany (TBC)
July 5-25Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France (tentative dates)
July 21 - August 22Bregenz Music and Opera Festival, Austria

July 23- August 8

Summer Olympics in Tokyo (possibly to change)

July 17 - August 31Salzburg Festival of music and drama in Salzburg, Austria (TBC)
July 22-25ComicCon International convention in San Diego, California
August 6-30Edinburgh International Festival in Edinburgh, UK
August 20 – September 12Beethoven Festival in Bonn, Germany
August 30 - September 12US Open Tennis Championship in New York
September 1-11Venice International Film Festival in Venice, Italy
September 9-19Toronto Film Festival (estimated)
September 18 - October 3Octoberfest in Munich, Germany
October TBAMan Booker Prize to be announced in London, UK
November 7NY Marathon
December 2-5Art Basel in Miami, Florida

Selected Opera Premieres Worldwide (to be confirmed)

February 20Boris Godunov, Washington National Opera
February 21Rigoletto, Washington National Opera
March 3Norma, Madrid Opera
March 16Faust, Paris Opera
March 18Der Rosenkavalier, Munich Opera
March 26
Orpheo, Dresden Opera
March 27Le nozze di Figaro, Berlin Opera
March 28Cosi Fan Tutte, Florence Opera
March 30
Parsifal, Geneva Opera
May 15
La Bohème, Washington National Opera
London Opera House (so far closed)
July 22Rigoletto, Bregenz Festival
September 3
Requiem, Verdi - La Scala, Milan
September 59th Symphony, Beethoven - La Scala, Milan
September 27Fire Shut Up in My Bones - Metropolitan Opera, N.Y.

Selected Exhibitions

Now till March 14THE PRADO:  Uninvited Guests. Episodes on Women, Ideology and the Visual Arts in Spain (1833-1931)
Now till June 29MUSEI CAPITOLLINI, ROME: The Torloni marbles
Now till July 25BRANLY MUSEUM, PARIS: The Olmecs
Now till May 30THE MORGAN LIBRARY, N.Y.: David Hockney- Drawing from Life
February 22 - July 25FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON, PARIS: The Morozov Collection
February 23 - May 23, 2022ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS, LONDON: The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler
March 6 - June 13NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON: Albrecht Dürer's Travels (postponed)
March 9 - Aug. 8WHITNEY, N.Y.: Julie Mehretu
Spring - Fall 2021NY CITY BOTANICAL GARDEN: Yaoji Kusama
January 30 - April 18ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS, LONDON: Francis Bacon
March 30 - January 3, 2022THE MET, N.Y.: Making the Met
April 20 - August 8
May 6 - October 10NATIONAL GALLERY LONDON: Rodin (TBC)
May 27- November 28DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY, LONDON: Helen Frankenthaler
May 27 - October 24BRITISH MUSEUM: Nero
June 4- September 12GEMALDE GALLERIE, DRESDEN: Vermeer
June 26 - September 28POZNAN REGIONAL MUSEUM, POLAND: Magdalena Abakanowicz
September 8 - December 6CENTRE POMPIDOU: Georgia O'Keefe (TBC)
September 10 - January 24, 2022MUSÉE JACQUEMART-ANDRÉ, PARIS: Boticelli
September 26 - January 9, 2022NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON: A Superb Baroque: Art in Genoa
September 28 - February 13, 2022PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART and WHITNEY, NY: Jasper Johns simultaneous retrospective
Dates TBC


January 23450 anniversary of the Royal Exchange opening in London
February 13450 anniversary of death of Benvenuto Cellini
May 5200 anniversary of death of Napoleon
May 21550 anniversary of birth of Albrecht Dürer
July 1100 anniversary of founding of China's Communist Party
July 18300 anniversary of death of Antoine Watteau
August 13500 anniversary of the fall of Tenochtitlan (present day Mexico City) to Cortez
September 14700 anniversary of death of Dante Alighieri
October 7450 anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto
December 25200 anniversary of birth of Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross

Solari Report

Date:Solari Report:
JanuarySolari Report 2020 Annual Wrap Up
AprilSolari Report 1st Quarter Wrap Up
JulySolari Report 2nd Quarter Wrap Up
OctoberSolari Report 3rd Quarter Wrap Up