The Holiday integration allows you to create a calendar of holidays in Home Assistant for powering automations.
It uses the Python module holidays to incorporate information about region-specific public holidays.
A calendar entity has a state and attributes that represent the next upcoming event (only). A calendar trigger is a much more flexible way to power automations with fewer limitations than using the entity state.
To add the Holiday integration to your Home Assistant instance, use this My button:
If the above My button doesn’t work, you can also perform the following steps manually:
Individual holiday Events are what powers automations such as:
- Turn on the Christmas lights at the start of Christmas Day.
- Prevent your covers from being opened on public holidays.