Holidays in 2018 in Canada

MonthDateHoliday nameHoliday type
January 1 january MoNew Year's DayNational statutory holiday
6 january SaEpiphanyChristian
11 january ThSir John A. Macdonald DayObservance
17 january WeRaoul Wallenberg DayObservance
21 january SuLincoln Alexander DayObservance
February 2 february FrGroundhog DayObservance
13 february TuCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian
14 february WeValentine’s DayObservance
14 february WeCarnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
15 february ThFlag DayObservance
16 february FrChinese New YearObservance
19 february MoFamily DayCommon local holiday
March 8 march ThInternational Women’s DayObservance
12 march MoCommonwealth DayObservance
25 march SuPalm SundayChristian
29 march ThMaundy ThursdayChristian
30 march FrGood FridayNational statutory holiday
April 1 april SuEaster SundayChristian
1 april SuApril Fools' DayObservance
2 april MoPope John Paul II DayObservance
2 april MoEaster MondayCommon local holiday
6 april FrTartan DayObservance
9 april MoVimy Ridge DayObservance
28 april SaWorkers Mourning DayObservance
May 10 may ThAscension DayChristian
13 may SuMother's DayObservance
20 may SuPentecostChristian
21 may MoVictoria DayCommon local holiday
June 2 june SaNational Health and Fitness DayObservance
3 june SuCanadian Armed Forces DayObservance
17 june SuFather's DayObservance
21 june ThNational Aboriginal DayObservance
23 june SaNational Day of Remembrance for Victims of TerrorismObservance
27 june WeCanadian Multiculturalism DayObservance
July 1 july SuCanada Day (Memorial day in Newfoundland and Labrador)National statutory holiday
27 july FrKorean War Veterans DayObservance
28 july SaA Day of Commemoration of the Great UpheavalObservance
August 6 august MoCivic HolidayCommon local holiday
9 august ThNational Peacekeepers’ DayObservance
15 august WeNational Acadian DayObservance
15 august WeAssumption of MaryChristian
September 3 september MoMerchant Navy Veterans DayObservance
3 september MoLabour DayNational statutory holiday
15 september SaNational Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage DayObservance
October 1 october MoNational Seniors DayObservance
4 october ThFeast of St Francis of Assisi Christian
8 october MoThanksgiving DayStatutory holiday in many regions
18 october ThPersons DayObservance
28 october SuPolice and Peace Officers’ National Memorial DayObservance
31 october WeHalloweenObservance
November 1 november ThAll Saints DayChristian
2 november FrAll Souls DayChristian
11 november SuRemembrance DayStatutory holiday in many regions
20 november TuSir Wilfrid Laurier DayObservance
20 november TuNational Child DayObservance
24 november SaHolodomor Memorial DayObservance
December 6 december ThNational Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against WomenObservance
8 december SaFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian
11 december TuAnniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance
24 december MoChristmas EveObservance
25 december TuChristmas DayNational statutory holiday
26 december WeBoxing DayCommon local holiday
31 december MoNew Year's EveObservance