Public holidays and observances in Canada

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Saturday Day After New Year’s Day Local holiday
January 6 Wednesday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Thursday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 14 Thursday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 28 Thursday Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday
February 2 Tuesday Groundhog Day Observance
February 12 Friday Chinese New Year Observance
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Monday Louis Riel Day Common Local holiday
February 15 Monday National Flag of Canada Day Observance
February 15 Monday Islander Day Common Local holiday
February 15 Monday Family Day Common Local holiday
February 15 Monday Nova Scotia Heritage Day Common Local holiday
February 16 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 17 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
February 26 Friday Yukon Heritage Day Local holiday
February 26 Friday Purim Jewish holiday
March 1 Monday St David's Day Observance
March 8 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
March 11 Thursday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 14 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
March 15 Monday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 17 Wednesday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 28 Sunday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
March 28 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 1 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 3 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 4 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 4 Sunday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 6 Tuesday National Tartan Day Observance
April 7 Wednesday Yom HaShoah Jewish holiday
April 9 Friday Vimy Ridge Day Observance
April 13 Tuesday Ramadan Start Public Holiday
April 15 Thursday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday
April 26 Monday St. George's Day Local holiday
April 30 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox holiday
April 30 Friday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 1 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox holiday
May 2 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox holiday
May 3 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox holiday
May 8 Saturday Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) Public Holiday
May 9 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 13 Thursday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 17 Monday Shavuot Jewish holiday
May 23 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
May 24 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
May 24 Monday Victoria Day Common Local holiday
May 24 Monday National Patriots' Day Local holiday
May 30 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian holiday
June 3 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 20 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 20 Sunday June Solstice Season
June 21 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
June 21 Monday National Indigenous Peoples Day Observance
June 24 Thursday St. Jean Baptiste Day Local holiday
July 1 Thursday Canada Day National holiday
July 1 Thursday Memorial Day Local observance
July 9 Friday Nunavut Day Local holiday
July 12 Monday Orangemen's Day Local holiday
July 18 Sunday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
July 20 Tuesday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 2 Monday New Brunswick Day Common Local holiday
August 2 Monday Saskatchewan Day Common Local holiday
August 2 Monday British Columbia Day Common Local holiday
August 2 Monday Heritage Day Public Holiday
August 2 Monday Civic/Provincial Day Common Local holiday
August 2 Monday Natal Day Common Local holiday
August 2 Monday Terry Fox Day Common Local holiday
August 4 Wednesday The Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day) Local holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
August 15 Sunday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
August 16 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
August 20 Friday Gold Cup Parade Local holiday
September 6 Monday Labour Day National holiday
September 7 Tuesday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday
September 16 Thursday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
September 21 Tuesday First day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 27 Monday Hoshana Rabbah Jewish holiday
September 28 Tuesday Shemini Atzeret Jewish holiday
September 29 Wednesday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday
October 4 Monday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian holiday
October 11 Monday Thanksgiving Day National holiday
October 18 Monday Healthcare Aide Day Observance
October 19 Tuesday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
October 31 Sunday Halloween Observance
November 1 Monday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Tuesday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 7 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 11 Thursday Remembrance Day National holiday
November 28 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
November 29 Monday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 6 Monday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 8 Wednesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 11 Saturday Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster Observance
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 24 Friday Christmas observed National holiday, Christian
December 25 Saturday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 26 Sunday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Sunday Day After New Year’s Day Local holiday
January 3 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
January 6 Thursday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Friday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 14 Friday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 17 Monday Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday
February 1 Tuesday Chinese New Year Observance
February 2 Wednesday Groundhog Day Observance
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Tuesday National Flag of Canada Day Observance
February 21 Monday Louis Riel Day Common Local holiday
February 21 Monday Islander Day Common Local holiday
February 21 Monday Family Day Common Local holiday
February 21 Monday Nova Scotia Heritage Day Common Local holiday
February 25 Friday Yukon Heritage Day Local holiday
March 1 Tuesday St David's Day Observance
March 1 Tuesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 1 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
March 2 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
March 13 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
March 14 Monday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 14 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
March 17 Thursday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 17 Thursday Purim Jewish holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 3 Sunday Ramadan Start Public Holiday
April 6 Wednesday National Tartan Day Observance
April 9 Saturday Vimy Ridge Day Observance
April 10 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 14 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 16 Saturday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 16 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 17 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 22 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox holiday
April 23 Saturday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 23 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox holiday
April 24 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox holiday
April 25 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox holiday
April 25 Monday St. George's Day Local holiday
April 27 Wednesday Yom HaShoah Jewish holiday
April 28 Thursday Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 5 Thursday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday
May 8 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 19 Thursday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 23 Monday Victoria Day Common Local holiday
May 23 Monday National Patriots' Day Local holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 5 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
June 5 Sunday Shavuot Jewish holiday
June 6 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 12 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian holiday
June 16 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 19 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Tuesday National Indigenous Peoples Day Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
June 24 Friday St. Jean Baptiste Day Local holiday
June 27 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
July 1 Friday Canada Day National holiday
July 1 Friday Memorial Day Local observance
July 9 Saturday Nunavut Day Local holiday
July 10 Sunday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
July 11 Monday Orangemen's Day Local holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
August 1 Monday New Brunswick Day Common Local holiday
August 1 Monday Saskatchewan Day Common Local holiday
August 1 Monday British Columbia Day Common Local holiday
August 1 Monday Heritage Day Public Holiday
August 1 Monday Civic/Provincial Day Common Local holiday
August 1 Monday Natal Day Common Local holiday
August 1 Monday Terry Fox Day Common Local holiday
August 3 Wednesday The Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day) Local holiday
August 7 Sunday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
August 15 Monday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
August 15 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
August 19 Friday Gold Cup Parade Local holiday
September 5 Monday Labour Day National holiday
September 22 Thursday September equinox Season
September 26 Monday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday
October 4 Tuesday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian holiday
October 5 Wednesday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
October 8 Saturday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
October 10 Monday First day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
October 10 Monday Thanksgiving Day National holiday
October 16 Sunday Hoshana Rabbah Jewish holiday
October 17 Monday Shemini Atzeret Jewish holiday
October 18 Tuesday Healthcare Aide Day Observance
October 18 Tuesday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday
October 31 Monday Halloween Observance
November 1 Tuesday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Wednesday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 6 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 11 Friday Remembrance Day National holiday
November 27 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 8 Thursday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 11 Sunday Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster Observance
December 19 Monday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 26 Monday Boxing Day National holiday
December 26 Monday Christmas observed National holiday, Christian
December 26 Monday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Monday Day After New Year’s Day Local holiday
January 2 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
January 6 Friday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Saturday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 14 Saturday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 22 Sunday Chinese New Year Observance
February 2 Thursday Groundhog Day Observance
February 6 Monday Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday
February 14 Tuesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Wednesday National Flag of Canada Day Observance
February 18 Saturday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
February 20 Monday Louis Riel Day Common Local holiday
February 20 Monday Islander Day Common Local holiday
February 20 Monday Family Day Common Local holiday
February 20 Monday Nova Scotia Heritage Day Common Local holiday
February 21 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 22 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
February 24 Friday Yukon Heritage Day Local holiday
March 1 Wednesday St David's Day Observance
March 7 Tuesday Purim Jewish holiday
March 12 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
March 13 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
March 17 Friday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 20 Monday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 20 Monday March equinox Season
March 23 Thursday Ramadan Start Public Holiday
April 2 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
April 6 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 6 Thursday National Tartan Day Observance
April 6 Thursday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 7 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 8 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
April 9 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 9 Sunday Vimy Ridge Day Observance
April 10 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 13 Thursday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 14 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox holiday
April 15 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox holiday
April 16 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox holiday
April 17 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox holiday
April 17 Monday Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) Public Holiday
April 18 Tuesday Yom HaShoah Jewish holiday
April 22 Saturday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
April 24 Monday St. George's Day Local holiday
April 26 Wednesday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday
May 9 Tuesday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 14 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 18 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 22 Monday Victoria Day Common Local holiday
May 22 Monday National Patriots' Day Local holiday
May 26 Friday Shavuot Jewish holiday
May 28 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
May 29 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
June 4 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian holiday
June 8 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 18 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 21 Wednesday National Indigenous Peoples Day Observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 24 Saturday St. Jean Baptiste Day Local holiday
June 26 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
June 29 Thursday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
July 1 Saturday Memorial Day Local observance
July 1 Saturday Canada Day National holiday
July 9 Sunday Nunavut Day Local holiday
July 10 Monday Nunavut Day observed Local holiday
July 10 Monday Orangemen's Day Local holiday
July 19 Wednesday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
July 27 Thursday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
August 2 Wednesday The Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day) Local holiday
August 7 Monday Terry Fox Day Common Local holiday
August 7 Monday New Brunswick Day Common Local holiday
August 7 Monday Saskatchewan Day Common Local holiday
August 7 Monday British Columbia Day Common Local holiday
August 7 Monday Heritage Day Public Holiday
August 7 Monday Civic/Provincial Day Common Local holiday
August 7 Monday Natal Day Common Local holiday
August 15 Tuesday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
August 18 Friday Gold Cup Parade Local holiday
August 21 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
September 4 Monday Labour Day National holiday
September 16 Saturday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 25 Monday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
September 27 Wednesday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
September 30 Saturday First day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
October 4 Wednesday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian holiday
October 6 Friday Hoshana Rabbah Jewish holiday
October 7 Saturday Shemini Atzeret Jewish holiday
October 8 Sunday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday
October 9 Monday Thanksgiving Day National holiday
October 18 Wednesday Healthcare Aide Day Observance
October 31 Tuesday Halloween Observance
November 1 Wednesday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Thursday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 5 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 11 Saturday Remembrance Day National holiday
December 3 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 8 Friday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 8 Friday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 11 Monday Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster Observance
December 15 Friday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 26 Tuesday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Tuesday Day After New Year’s Day Local holiday
January 6 Saturday Epiphany Common Local holiday
January 7 Sunday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 14 Sunday Orthodox New Year Orthodox holiday
January 25 Thursday Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday
February 2 Friday Groundhog Day Observance
February 7 Wednesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
February 10 Saturday Chinese New Year Observance
February 13 Tuesday Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
February 14 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian holiday
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 15 Thursday National Flag of Canada Day Observance
February 19 Monday Louis Riel Day Common Local holiday
February 19 Monday Islander Day Common Local holiday
February 19 Monday Family Day Common Local holiday
February 19 Monday Nova Scotia Heritage Day Common Local holiday
February 23 Friday Yukon Heritage Day Local holiday
March 1 Friday St David's Day Observance
March 10 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
March 11 Monday Ramadan Start Public Holiday
March 11 Monday Commonwealth Day Observance
March 17 Sunday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 18 Monday St. Patrick's Day Local holiday
March 19 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 24 Sunday Purim Jewish holiday
March 24 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
March 28 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
March 29 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
March 30 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian holiday
March 31 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 1 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 5 Friday Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) Public Holiday
April 6 Saturday National Tartan Day Observance
April 9 Tuesday Vimy Ridge Day Observance
April 10 Wednesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
April 22 Monday St. George's Day Local holiday
April 23 Tuesday First day of Passover Jewish holiday
April 30 Tuesday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday
May 3 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox holiday
May 4 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox holiday
May 5 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox holiday
May 6 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox holiday
May 6 Monday Yom HaShoah Jewish holiday
May 9 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 14 Tuesday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday
May 19 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
May 20 Monday National Patriots' Day Local holiday
May 20 Monday Whit Monday National holiday
May 20 Monday Victoria Day Common Local holiday
May 26 Sunday Lag B'Omer Jewish holiday
May 26 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian holiday
May 30 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 12 Wednesday Shavuot Jewish holiday
June 16 Sunday Father's Day Observance
June 17 Monday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
June 20 Thursday June Solstice Season
June 21 Friday National Indigenous Peoples Day Observance
June 24 Monday St. Jean Baptiste Day Local holiday
June 24 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
July 1 Monday Memorial Day Local observance
July 1 Monday Canada Day National holiday
July 8 Monday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim holiday
July 9 Tuesday Nunavut Day Local holiday
July 15 Monday Orangemen's Day Local holiday
August 5 Monday Terry Fox Day Common Local holiday
August 5 Monday New Brunswick Day Common Local holiday
August 5 Monday Saskatchewan Day Common Local holiday
August 5 Monday British Columbia Day Common Local holiday
August 5 Monday Heritage Day Public Holiday
August 5 Monday Natal Day Common Local holiday
August 5 Monday Civic/Provincial Day Common Local holiday
August 7 Wednesday The Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day) Local holiday
August 13 Tuesday Tisha B'Av Jewish holiday
August 15 Thursday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
August 16 Friday Gold Cup Parade Local holiday
August 19 Monday Discovery Day Local holiday
September 2 Monday Labour Day National holiday
September 16 Monday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
October 3 Thursday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday
October 4 Friday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian holiday
October 12 Saturday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday
October 14 Monday Thanksgiving Day National holiday
October 17 Thursday First day of Sukkot Jewish holiday
October 18 Friday Healthcare Aide Day Observance
October 23 Wednesday Hoshana Rabbah Jewish holiday
October 24 Thursday Shemini Atzeret Jewish holiday
October 25 Friday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
November 1 Friday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Saturday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 3 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 11 Monday Remembrance Day National holiday
December 1 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance
December 8 Sunday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 11 Wednesday Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster Observance
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 26 Thursday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday
December 26 Thursday Boxing Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance