Calendar

WINTER


 

December

Bodhi Day – 8 (Japanese, Buddhist)

Advent (Christian)

Hannukah or Chanukah (Jewish)

St. Nicholas Day – 6 (Dutch)

St. Lucia Day – 13 (Scandinavian)

Mexican Posadas – 16 to 24 (Mexican)

Winter Solstice – 21

Christmas Eve – 24 (Christian)

Christmas Day – 25 (Christian)

Boxing Day – 26 (Christian)

Mummering – 26 to 6 (Canadian – Newfoundland)

Kwanzaa – 26 (African)

The Twelve Days of Christmas – 26 to 6 (Christian)

New Years Eve – 31 (Christian)

 

January

New Years Day – 1 (Christian)

Solnal – 1 (Korean, Buddhist)

Twelfth Night – 5 (French Canadian, European)

Epiphany – 6 (Greek Orthodox-Ukrainian)

Julian Christmas – 7 (Ukrainian)

Pongal – 13 or 14 (West Indian)

Chamishah Asar bi-Shevat (Jewish)

Sun Nin (Chinese)

Robbie Burns Night – 25 (Scottish)

Greek Day of Education – 30 (Greek)

 

February

Groundhog Day – 2 (Canadian, European)

La Chandeleur – 2 (Canadian – Atlantic)

Lent (Christian)

Pancake Day (Canadian)

Ash Wednesday (Christian)

Valentine’s Day – 14 (American, Canadian)

Saravati Puja (Hindu)

Nirvana – 15 (Japanese, Buddhist)

Shiva Ratri (Hindu)

Purim (Jewish)

Leap Year Day

 

SPRING


 

March

Privi-Mart – 1 (Macedonian, Bulgarian, Welsh)

St. David’s Day – 1 (Welsh)

Haru Matsuri Spring Festival (Japanese)

International Women’s Day – 8 (Canadian)

St. Patrick’s Day – 17 (Irish)

Spring Equinox – 20 or 21

Ohigan – 22 to 29 (Japanese, Buddhist)

Jamshedi Navroz – 21 (Iranian)

Now Ruz – 20 to 2 (Iranian, Iraqi, Afghan)

Holi (East Indian)

Evangelismou – 25 (Greek)

Ram Navami (Hindu)

 

April

April Fool’s Day – 1 (Canadian)

Sizdeh Bedar – 2 (Persian)

International Children’s Book Day – 2 (Canadian)

Ch’ing Ming Festival – 5 (Chinese)

Buddha Day – 8 (Japanese, Buddhist)

Baisakjhi – 13 or 14 (Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh)

Sri Lankan New Year – 14 (Sri Lankan)

Bon Choi Chhnam – around 13 (Cambodian)

Songkran – around 13 (Thai)

Bun-pi-mai-loo – around 13 (Laotian)

Pesach or Passover (Jewish)

Easter – between 22 to 20 (Christian)

Palm Sunday (Christian)

Holy Thursday (Christian)

Good Friday (Christian)

Holy Saturday (Christian)

Easter Monday (Christian)

Toonik Tyme (Inuit)

Rizvan – 21 to 2 (Baha’i)

Mahaver Jayanti (East Indian)

Arbour Day (Canadian, British)

St. George’s Day – 23 (Greek)

Turkish Children’s Day – 23 (Turkish)

 

May

May Day – 1

Carnival Day, Vappu – 1 (Finnish)

Santa Cruzan Day – 3 (Filipino)

Santa Cristo – 3 (Portuguese)

Dia de Nassa Senhora de Fatima – 13 (Portuguese)

Mother’s Day (American, Canadian)

Pentecost or Whitsun (Canadian, Christian)

Shavu’ot or the Feast of Weeks (Jewish)

Wesak, Buddha’s Birthday (Vietnamese, Sri Lanka, Korean)

Citizenship Day (Canadian)

Victoria Day (Canadian)

 

SUMMER


 

June

Father’s Day (American, Canadian)

Dia de Portugal – 10 (Portuguese)

Scandinavian National Days (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish)

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival (Chinese)

Midsummer’s Eve – 23 (Swedish)

 

July

Canada Day – 1 (Canadian)

 

 

August

 

FALL


 

September

The Autumn Equinox – 22 or 23

Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)

Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Trung Tru (Vietnamese)

Onam (East Indian)

 

October

Sukkot (Jewish)

Octoberfest (German)

Dia de la Raza – 12 (Latin)

Thanksgiving (Canadian)

Halloween – 31

Divali (Hindu)

 

November

All Saint Day – 1 and 2  (Christian)

Bonfire Night  – 5 (Canadian, British)

Remembrance Day – 11 (Canadian, British)

St. Martin’s Day – 11 (Italian)

St. Catherine’s Day – 25 (French Canadian)

St. Andrew’s Day – 30 (Scottish, Polish, Russian)

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