Canada Holidays in 2020

Holiday dateHoliday nameSpecific LocationHoliday Type
Wed, January 1 New Year's DayNational Holiday
Thu, January 2 Day After New Year’s Day QuebecLocal Holiday
Mon, January 6 EpiphanyObservance, Christian
Tue, January 7 Orthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
Tue, January 14 Orthodox New YearOrthodox
Sat, January 25 Chinese New YearObservance
Sat, February 1 Black History MonthObservance
Sun, February 2 Groundhog DayObservance
Mon, February 10 Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish Holiday
Mon, February 10 Family Day British columbiaCommon Local Holidays
Fri, February 14 Valentine's DayObservance
Sat, February 15 National Flag of Canada DayObservance
Mon, February 17 Islander Day Prince edward islandCommon Local Holidays
Mon, February 17 Family Day Ab , on , skCommon Local Holidays
Mon, February 17 Nova Scotia Heritage Day Nova scotiaCommon Local Holidays
Mon, February 17 Louis Riel Day ManitobaCommon Local Holidays
Tue, February 25 Carnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian
Wed, February 26 Ash WednesdayChristian
Fri, February 28 Yukon Heritage Day YukonLocal Holiday
Sun, March 1 St David's DayObservance
Sun, March 8 Daylight Saving Time startsClock Change/daylight Saving Time
Mon, March 9 Commonwealth DayObservance
Tue, March 10 PurimJewish Holiday
Mon, March 16 St. Patrick's Day Newfoundland and labradorLocal Holiday
Tue, March 17 St. Patrick's DayObservance
Fri, March 20 March equinoxSeason
Sun, March 22 Isra and Mi'rajMuslim
Sun, April 5 Palm SundayChristian
Mon, April 6 National Tartan DayObservance
Thu, April 9 Maundy ThursdayChristian
Thu, April 9 First day of PassoverJewish Holiday
Thu, April 9 Vimy Ridge DayObservance
Fri, April 10 Good FridayNational Holiday, Christian
Sat, April 11 Holy SaturdayChristian
Sun, April 12 Easter SundayObservance, Christian
Mon, April 13 Easter Monday AlbertaObservance
Thu, April 16 Last day of PassoverJewish Holiday
Fri, April 17 Orthodox Good FridayOrthodox
Sat, April 18 Orthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox
Sun, April 19 Orthodox EasterOrthodox
Mon, April 20 Orthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
Mon, April 20 St. George's Day Newfoundland and labradorLocal Holiday
Tue, April 21 Yom HaShoahJewish Holiday
Fri, April 24 Ramadan beginsMuslim
Wed, April 29 Yom HaAtzmautJewish Holiday
Sun, May 10 Mother's DayObservance
Tue, May 12 Lag B'OmerJewish Holiday
Mon, May 18 Victoria Day All except ns , nu , qcCommon Local Holidays
Mon, May 18 National Patriots' Day QuebecLocal Holiday
Tue, May 19 Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim
Thu, May 21 Ascension DayChristian
Sun, May 24 Eid-al-FitrMuslim
Fri, May 29 ShavuotJewish Holiday
Sun, May 31 PentecostChristian
Mon, June 1 Whit MondayChristian
Sun, June 7 Trinity SundayChristian
Thu, June 11 Corpus ChristiChristian
Sat, June 20 June SolsticeSeason
Sun, June 21 Father's DayObservance
Sun, June 21 National Aboriginal DayObservance
Mon, June 22 Discovery Day Newfoundland and labradorLocal Holiday
Wed, June 24 St. Jean Baptiste Day QuebecLocal Holiday
Wed, July 1 Canada DayNational Holiday
Wed, July 1 Memorial Day Newfoundland and labradorLocal Observance
Thu, July 9 Nunavut Day NunavutLocal Holiday
Mon, July 13 Orangemen's Day Newfoundland and labradorLocal Holiday
Thu, July 30 Tisha B'AvJewish Holiday
Fri, July 31 Eid-al-AdhaMuslim
Mon, August 3 Heritage Day in AlbertaCommon Local Holidays
Mon, August 3 Civic/Provincial Day Nt , on , pe , skCommon Local Holidays
Mon, August 3 Terry Fox Day ManitobaCommon Local Holidays
Mon, August 3 New Brunswick Day New brunswickCommon Local Holidays
Mon, August 3 British Columbia Day British columbiaCommon Local Holidays
Mon, August 3 Natal Day Nova scotiaCommon Local Holidays
Wed, August 5 The Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day) Newfoundland and labradorLocal Holiday
Sat, August 15 Assumption of MaryChristian
Mon, August 17 Discovery Day YukonLocal Holiday
Thu, August 20 Muharram/Islamic New YearMuslim
Fri, August 21 Gold Cup Parade Prince edward islandLocal Holiday
Mon, September 7 Labour Day AllNational Holiday
Sat, September 19 Rosh HashanaJewish Holiday
Tue, September 22 September equinoxSeason
Mon, September 28 Yom KippurJewish Holiday
Sat, October 3 First day of SukkotJewish Holiday
Sun, October 4 Feast of St Francis of AssisiChristian
Fri, October 9 Last day of SukkotJewish Holiday
Sat, October 10 Shmini AtzeretJewish Holiday
Sun, October 11 Simchat TorahJewish Holiday
Mon, October 12 Thanksgiving Day Nb , nl , ns , peObservance
Sun, October 18 Healthcare Aide Day British columbia, manitobaObservance
Thu, October 29 Prophet's BirthdayMuslim
Sat, October 31 HalloweenObservance
Sun, November 1 Daylight Saving Time endsClock Change/daylight Saving Time
Sun, November 1 All Saints' DayObservance
Mon, November 2 All Souls' DayChristian
Wed, November 11 Remembrance Day All except nl , ns , on , qcNational Holiday
Sun, November 29 First Sunday of AdventObservance
Tue, December 8 Feast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian
Fri, December 11 First Day of HanukkahJewish Holiday
Fri, December 11 Anniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance
Fri, December 18 Last day of HanukkahJewish Holiday
Mon, December 21 December SolsticeSeason
Thu, December 24 Christmas EveObservance
Fri, December 25 ChristmasNational Holiday, Christian
Sat, December 26 Boxing Day Mb , nb , nl , ns , on , pe , ytCommon Local Holidays
Thu, December 31 New Year's EveObservance

Columbus Day

All Saints’ Day

Black Friday

Winter Solstice

Christmas Eve

Boxing Day


Mardi Gras