Public Holidays in Canada

If you plan to travel to or travel in Canada during peak tourist seasons or holidays, you must plan your trip well in advance. The peak months include the Easter observance (either in March or April); the summer months of June through August; and the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day holidays in November, December, and January.

New Year's Day             Jan. 1

Good Friday                  April 22

Easter Monday               April 25

Victoria Day
(Monday preceding
May 25)  
                       May 23

Canada Day                     July 1

Labour Day
(first Monday
of September)    
             Sept. 5

Thanksgiving Day
(second Monday
of October)  
                   Oct. 10

Remembrance Day           Nov. 11

Christmas                       Dec. 25

Boxing Day                     Dec. 26

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