Canada Holidays 2020 National Holidays and Observances

Canada Holidays 2020 National Holidays and Observances

List of Canada Holidays 2020. All you need to know about Public Holidays and Observances in Canada.

Date
Weekday
Holiday name
Holiday type
Where

Jan 1
Wednesday
New Year’s Day
National holiday

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

Jan 6
Monday
Epiphany
Observance, Christian

Jan 7
Tuesday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox

Jan 14
Tuesday
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox

Jan 25
Saturday
Chinese New Year
Observance

Feb 2
Sunday
Groundhog Day
Observance

Feb 10
Monday
Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday

Feb 10
Monday
Family Day
Common Local holidays
British Columbia

Feb 14
Friday
Valentine’s Day
Observance

Feb 15
Saturday
National Flag of Canada Day
Observance

Feb 17
Monday
Islander Day
Common Local holidays
Prince Edward Island

Feb 17
Monday
Family Day
Common Local holidays
AB, ON, SK

Feb 17
Monday
Nova Scotia Heritage Day
Common Local holidays
Nova Scotia

Feb 17
Monday
Louis Riel Day
Common Local holidays
Manitoba

Feb 21
Friday
Yukon Heritage Day
Local holiday
Yukon

Feb 25
Tuesday
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian

Feb 26
Wednesday
Ash Wednesday
Christian

Mar 1
Sunday
St David’s Day
Observance

Mar 8
Sunday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Mar 9
Monday
Commonwealth Day
Observance

Mar 10
Tuesday
Purim
Jewish holiday

Mar 16
Monday
St. Patrick’s Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Mar 17
Tuesday
St. Patrick’s Day
Observance

Mar 20
Friday
March equinox
Season

Mar 22
Sunday
Isra and Mi’raj
Muslim

Apr 5
Sunday
Palm Sunday
Christian

Apr 6
Monday
National Tartan Day
Observance

Apr 9
Thursday
Maundy Thursday
Christian

Apr 9
Thursday
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 9
Thursday
Vimy Ridge Day
Observance

Apr 10
Friday
Good Friday
National holiday, Christian

Apr 11
Saturday
Holy Saturday
Christian

Apr 12
Sunday
Easter Sunday
Observance, Christian

Apr 13
Monday
Easter Monday
Common Local holidays
AB, AB, BC, NB, PE, QC, YT

Apr 16
Thursday
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 17
Friday
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox

Apr 18
Saturday
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox

Apr 19
Sunday
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox

Apr 20
Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox

Apr 20
Monday
St. George’s Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Apr 21
Tuesday
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday

Apr 24
Friday
Ramadan begins
Muslim

Apr 29
Wednesday
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday

May 10
Sunday
Mother’s Day
Observance

May 12
Tuesday
Lag B’Omer
Jewish holiday

May 18
Monday
Victoria Day
Common Local holidays
All except NS, NU, QC

May 18
Monday
National Patriots’ Day
Local holiday
Quebec

May 19
Tuesday
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim

May 21
Thursday
Ascension Day
Christian

May 24
Sunday
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim

May 29
Friday
Shavuot
Jewish holiday

May 31
Sunday
Pentecost
Christian

Jun 1
Monday
Whit Monday
Christian

Jun 7
Sunday
Trinity Sunday
Christian

Jun 11
Thursday
Corpus Christi
Christian

Jun 20
Saturday
June Solstice
Season

Jun 21
Sunday
Father’s Day
Observance

Jun 21
Sunday
National Aboriginal Day
Local holiday
Northwest Territories

Jun 21
Sunday
National Aboriginal Day
Observance

Jun 22
Monday
Discovery Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Jun 24
Wednesday
St. Jean Baptiste Day
Local holiday
Quebec

Jul 1
Wednesday
Canada Day
National holiday

Jul 1
Wednesday
Memorial Day
Local observance
Newfoundland and Labrador

Jul 9
Thursday
Nunavut Day
Local holiday
Nunavut

Jul 13
Monday
Orangemen’s Day
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Jul 30
Thursday
Tisha B’Av
Jewish holiday

Jul 31
Friday
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim

Aug 3
Monday
Heritage Day in Alberta
Common Local holidays

Aug 3
Monday
Civic/Provincial Day
Common Local holidays
NT, ON, PE, SK

Aug 3
Monday
Terry Fox Day
Common Local holidays
Manitoba

Aug 3
Monday
New Brunswick Day
Common Local holidays
New Brunswick

Aug 3
Monday
British Columbia Day
Common Local holidays
British Columbia

Aug 3
Monday
Natal Day
Common Local holidays
Nova Scotia

Aug 5
Wednesday
The Royal St John’s Regatta (Regatta Day)
Local holiday
Newfoundland and Labrador

Aug 15
Saturday
Assumption of Mary
Christian

Aug 17
Monday
Discovery Day
Local holiday
Yukon

Aug 20
Thursday
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim

Aug 21
Friday
Gold Cup Parade
Local holiday
Prince Edward Island

Sep 7
Monday
Labour Day
National holiday
All

Sep 19
Saturday
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday

Sep 22
Tuesday
September equinox
Season

Sep 28
Monday
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday

Oct 3
Saturday
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Oct 4
Sunday
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian

Oct 9
Friday
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Oct 10
Saturday
Shmini Atzeret
Jewish holiday

Oct 11
Sunday
Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday

Oct 12
Monday
Thanksgiving Day
National holiday
All except NB, NL, NS, PE

Oct 12
Monday
Thanksgiving Day
Observance
NB, NL, NS, PE

Oct 29
Thursday
Prophet’s Birthday
Muslim

Oct 31
Saturday
Halloween
Observance

Nov 1
Sunday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Nov 1
Sunday
All Saints’ Day
Observance

Nov 2
Monday
All Souls’ Day
Christian

Nov 11
Wednesday
Remembrance Day
Observance
Ontario

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

Nov 29
Sunday
First Sunday of Advent
Observance

Dec 8
Tuesday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian

Dec 11
Friday
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Dec 11
Friday
Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster
Observance

Dec 18
Friday
Last day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Dec 21
Monday
December Solstice
Season

Dec 24
Thursday
Christmas Eve
Observance

Dec 25
Friday
Christmas
National holiday, Christian

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

Dec 31
Thursday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

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