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Holidays
 

Below is a list of United States and Canadian holidays which will be observed by the Embassy and constituent posts in 2015-2016.

For more information on American holidays, please visit this overview.

American and Canadian Holidays

New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 2016
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Day After New Year's Day
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Sunday, January 2, 2017
(Observed in Québec City and Montréal only.)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 19, 2015
Monday, January 18, 2016
Presidents' Day
Monday, February 16, 2015
Monday, February 15, 2016
(Always observed the 3rd Monday in February.)
Good Friday
Friday, April 3, 2015
Friday, March 25, 2016
Easter Monday
Monday, April 6, 2015
Monday, March 28, 2016
Victoria Day
Monday, May 18, 2015
Monday, May 23, 2016
Memorial Day
Monday, May 25, 2015
Monday, May 30, 2016
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Friday, June 24, 2015
(Observed in Québec City and Montréal only.)
Canada Day
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Friday, July 1, 2015
Independence Day
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Monday, July 4, 2016
Civic Holiday
Monday, August 3, 2015
Monday, August 1, 2016
(Always observed 1st Monday in August in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver; Natal Day in Halifax and Heritage Day in Calgary.)
Labor Day
Monday, September 7, 2015
Monday, September 5, 2016
(Always observed 1st Monday in September.)
Columbus Day / Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
Monday, October 12, 2015
Monday, October 10, 2016
(Always observed 2nd Monday in October.)
Veterans' Day / Remembrance Day
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Friday, November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Day (United States)
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Thursday, November 24, 2016
(Always observed 4th Thursday in November.)
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2015
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Boxing Day
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Monday, December 26, 2016

In the United States, when a holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed on the Friday. When a holiday falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday.

Canadian holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday are observed the following Monday.