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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 2013-2014.

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

American and Canadian Holidays

New Year's Day
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Friday, January 1, 2016
Day After New Year's Day
Friday, January 2, 2015
Saturday, January 2, 2016
(Observed in Québec City and Montréal only.)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 19, 2015
Monday, January 18, 2015
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, April 28, 2016
Victoria Day
Monday, May 19, 2014
Monday, May 18, 2015
Memorial Day
Monday, May 26, 2014
Monday, May 25, 2014
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
(Observed in Québec City and Montréal only.)
Canada Day
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Wedneesday, July 1, 2015
Independence Day
Friday, July 4, 2014
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Civic Holiday
Monday, August 4, 2014
Monday, August 3, 2015
(Always observed 1st Monday in August in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver; Natal Day in Halifax and Heritage Day in Calgary.)
Labor Day
Monday, September 1, 2014
Monday, September 7, 2015
(Always observed 1st Monday in September.)
Columbus Day / Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
Monday, October 13, 2014
Monday, October 12, 2015
(Always observed 2nd Monday in October.)
Veterans' Day / Remembrance Day
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day (United States)
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Thursday, November 26, 2015
(Always observed 4th Thursday in November.)
Christmas Day
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Friday, December 25, 2015
Boxing Day
Friday, December 26, 2014
Saturday, December 26, 2015

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.