Canada Holidays 2018 National Holidays and Observances

Canada Holidays 2018 National Holidays and Observances

List of Canada Holidays 2018. All you need to know about Public Holidays and Observances in Canada.

Date
Weekday
Holiday name
Holiday type
Where

Jan 1
Monday
New Year’s Day
National holiday

Jan 2
Tuesday
Day After New Year’s Day
Local holiday
Quebec

Jan 6
Saturday
Epiphany
Observance, Christian

Jan 7
Sunday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox

Jan 14
Sunday
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox

Jan 31
Wednesday
Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday

Feb 2
Friday
Groundhog Day
Observance

Feb 12
Monday
Family Day
Common Local holidays
British Columbia

Feb 13
Tuesday
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian

Feb 14
Wednesday
Ash Wednesday
Christian

Feb 14
Wednesday
Valentine’s Day
Observance

Feb 15
Thursday
National Flag of Canada Day
Observance

Feb 16
Friday
Yukon Heritage Day
Local holiday
Yukon

Feb 16
Friday
Chinese New Year
Observance

Feb 19
Monday
Islander Day
Common Local holidays
Prince Edward Island

Feb 19
Monday
Family Day
Common Local holidays
AB, ON, SK

Feb 19
Monday
Nova Scotia Heritage Day
Common Local holidays
Nova Scotia

Feb 19
Monday
Louis Riel Day
Common Local holidays
Manitoba

Mar 1
Thursday
Purim
Jewish holiday

Mar 1
Thursday
St David’s Day
Observance

Mar 11
Sunday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Mar 12
Monday
Commonwealth Day
Observance

Mar 17
Saturday
St. Patrick’s Day
Observance

Mar 19
Monday
St. Patrick’s Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Mar 20
Tuesday
March equinox
Season

Mar 25
Sunday
Palm Sunday
Christian

Mar 29
Thursday
Maundy Thursday
Christian

Mar 30
Friday
Good Friday
National holiday, Christian

Mar 31
Saturday
Holy Saturday
Christian

Mar 31
Saturday
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 1
Sunday
Easter Sunday
Observance, Christian

Apr 2
Monday
Easter Monday
Common Local holidays
AB, AB, BC, NB, PE, QC, YT

Apr 6
Friday
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox

Apr 6
Friday
National Tartan Day
Observance

Apr 7
Saturday
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 7
Saturday
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox

Apr 8
Sunday
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox

Apr 9
Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox

Apr 9
Monday
Vimy Ridge Day
Observance

Apr 11
Wednesday
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday

Apr 13
Friday
Isra and Mi’raj
Muslim

Apr 19
Thursday
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday

Apr 23
Monday
St. George’s Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

May 3
Thursday
Lag B’Omer
Jewish holiday

May 10
Thursday
Ascension Day
Christian

May 13
Sunday
Mother’s Day
Observance

May 16
Wednesday
Ramadan begins
Muslim

May 20
Sunday
Pentecost
Christian

May 20
Sunday
Shavuot
Jewish holiday

May 21
Monday
Whit Monday
Christian

May 21
Monday
Victoria Day
Common Local holidays
All except NS, NU, QC

May 21
Monday
National Patriots’ Day
Local holiday
Quebec

May 27
Sunday
Trinity Sunday
Christian

May 31
Thursday
Corpus Christi
Christian

Jun 10
Sunday
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim

Jun 15
Friday
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim

Jun 17
Sunday
Father’s Day
Observance

Jun 21
Thursday
June Solstice
Season

Jun 21
Thursday
National Aboriginal Day
Local holiday
Northwest Territories

Jun 21
Thursday
National Aboriginal Day
Observance

Jun 24
Sunday
St. Jean Baptiste Day
Local holiday
Quebec

Jun 25
Monday
St. Jean Baptiste Day observed
Local holiday
Quebec

Jun 25
Monday
Discovery Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Jul 1
Sunday
Canada Day
National holiday

Jul 1
Sunday
Memorial Day
Local observance
Newfoundland and Labrador

Jul 2
Monday
Canada Day – additional statutory holiday
National holiday

Jul 9
Monday
Orangemen’s Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Jul 9
Monday
Nunavut Day
Local holiday
Nunavut

Jul 22
Sunday
Tisha B’Av
Jewish holiday

Aug 1
Wednesday
The Royal St John’s Regatta (Regatta Day)
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Aug 6
Monday
Heritage Day in Alberta
Common Local holidays

Aug 6
Monday
Civic/Provincial Day
Common Local holidays
NT, ON, PE, SK

Aug 6
Monday
Terry Fox Day
Common Local holidays
Manitoba

Aug 6
Monday
New Brunswick Day
Common Local holidays
New Brunswick

Aug 6
Monday
British Columbia Day
Common Local holidays
British Columbia

Aug 6
Monday
Natal Day
Common Local holidays
Nova Scotia

Aug 15
Wednesday
Assumption of Mary
Christian

Aug 17
Friday
Gold Cup Parade
Local holiday
Prince Edward Island

Aug 20
Monday
Discovery Day
Local holiday
Yukon

Aug 22
Wednesday
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim

Sep 3
Monday
Labour Day
National holiday
All

Sep 10
Monday
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday

Sep 12
Wednesday
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim

Sep 19
Wednesday
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday

Sep 23
Sunday
September equinox
Season

Sep 24
Monday
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Sep 30
Sunday
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Oct 1
Monday
Shmini Atzeret
Jewish holiday

Oct 2
Tuesday
Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday

Oct 4
Thursday
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian

Oct 8
Monday
Thanksgiving Day
National holiday
All except NB, NL, NS, PE

Oct 8
Monday
Thanksgiving Day
Observance
NB, NL, NS, PE

Oct 31
Wednesday
Halloween
Observance

Nov 1
Thursday
All Saints’ Day
Observance

Nov 2
Friday
All Souls’ Day
Christian

Nov 4
Sunday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Nov 5
Monday
Diwali/Deepavali
Observance

Nov 11
Sunday
Remembrance Day
Observance
Ontario

Nov 11
Sunday
Remembrance Day
National holiday
All except NL, NS, ON, QC

Nov 12
Monday
Remembrance Day observed
Observance
Ontario

Nov 12
Monday
Remembrance Day observed
National holiday
All except NL, NS, ON, QC

Nov 21
Wednesday
Prophet’s Birthday
Muslim

Dec 2
Sunday
First Sunday of Advent
Observance

Dec 3
Monday
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Dec 8
Saturday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian

Dec 10
Monday
Last day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Dec 11
Tuesday
Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster
Observance

Dec 21
Friday
December Solstice
Season

Dec 24
Monday
Christmas Eve
Observance

Dec 25
Tuesday
Christmas
National holiday, Christian

Dec 26
Wednesday
Boxing Day
Common Local holidays
MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, YT

Dec 31
Monday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

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