Return Day is held on the Thursday after Election Day in Georgetown, Delaware. It is a post-election tradition that celebrates the announcement of the election results with a unique festival and ceremony. In the table below, you will find when Return Day is official marked and celebrated in United States over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Thursday November 4 Return Day
2012
Thursday November 8 Return Day
2014
Thursday November 6 Return Day
2016
Thursday November 10 Return Day
2018
Thursday November 8 Return Day
2020
Thursday November 5 Return Day
2022
Thursday November 10 Return Day
2024
Thursday November 7 Return Day

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