Canada has a total of 31 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Name of Holiday Day Date Type
New Year's Day Monday January 1 public
Family Day Monday February 19 public
Good Friday Friday March 30 public
Easter Sunday Sunday April 1 public
Easter Monday Monday April 2 public
Mother's Day Sunday May 13 observance
Victoria Day Monday May 21 public
Father's Day Sunday June 17 observance
Canada Day Sunday July 1 public
Heritage Day Monday February 19 public
Labor Day Monday September 3 public
Thanksgiving Monday October 8 public
Remembrance Day Sunday November 11 public
Christmas Day Tuesday December 25 public
Boxing Day Wednesday December 26 public
Civic Holiday Monday August 6 public
Louis Riel Day Monday February 19 public
New Brunswick Day Monday August 6 public
Saint Patrick's Day Saturday March 17 optional
Saint George's Day Monday April 23 optional
Discovery Day Monday August 20 public
Orangemen's Day Thursday July 12 optional
Armistice Day Sunday November 11 public
Natal Day Monday August 6 public
National Aboriginal Day Thursday June 21 public
Nunavut Day Monday July 9 bank
Islander Day Monday February 19 public
Gold Cup Parade Day Friday August 17 public
National Patriots' Day Monday May 21 public
National Holiday Sunday June 24 public
Saskatchewan Day Monday August 20 public