Holiday and vacation time trump regularly scheduled parenting time.
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Holidays usually supersede parenting schedules when they conflict, unless the agreement or court order say otherwise.
While the specific language of the court order or agreement will govern the dispute, holiday parenting time generally trumps regularly scheduled parenting time.
This is a fairly easy one -- as the others posted, the general rule is that holiday time trumps a regular schedule.
If there's disagreement about it, you'd need to file an "order to show cause" (request for emergent action) with the court. If you're doing it pro se, go to the courthouse and they should have paperwork you can fill out. Remember to bring a copy of the order(s) you're seeking to enforce.
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Unless your order states otherwise, holiday parenting time always takes precedent over normal parenting time.
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