A Complete List of 2021 Canadian Holidays & Special Days

Batch preparing your holiday posts saves time and money.

Batch preparing your holiday posts saves time and money.Since the holidays you need to plan your content around don’t change, why don’t you (or your graphic designer) batch prepare your posts in advance? Not only will this be less stressful and save you time and money, but your readers will also appreciate the consistency and look forward to your content.


January is Tamil Heritage Month
January 1st is New Year’s Day
January 6th is Epiphany
January 7th is Orthodox Christmas
January 14th is Orthodox New Year
January 14-17th, 2021 is Thai Pongal
January 18th is Martin Luther King Jr Day
January 21st is Get to Know Your Customers Better
January 27th is Family Literacy Day


February is Black History Month
February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day
February 2nd is Ground Hog Day
February 9th is Safer Internet Day
February 12th is Lunar New Year: Year of the Ox
February 14th is Valentine’s Day
February 15th is National Flag of Canada Day
February 15th is Family Day!
February 17th is Ash Wednesday
February 25th is Purim

MARCH 2021

March 8th is International Women’s Day
March 14th is Daylight’s Savings
March 15th is National Brutus Day
March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day
March 19th is St. Joseph’s Day
March 20th is Nowruz
March 20th is Spring Equinox
March 26th is National Spinach Day
March 27th (8:30-9:30 pm) EST is Earth Hour
March 27-April 4th, 2021 is Passover
March 28th is Palm Sunday

APRIL 2021

April is Sikh Heritage Month
April 12-May 11th is Ramadan
April 2nd is Good Friday
April 4th is Easter
April 5th is Easter Monday
April 11 is National Pet Day
April 15th is Get to Know Your Customers Better Day
April 22nd is Earth Day
April 30th is Orthodox Good Friday

MAY 2021

May is Canadian Jewish Heritage Month
May is Asian Heritage Month
May 2nd is Orthodox Easter
May 3rd is Orthodox Easter Monday
May 9th is Mother’s Day
May 12-13th is Eid-al Fitr
May 24th is Victoria Day

JUNE 2021

June is Seniors’ Month
June is Filipino Heritage Month
June is Italian Heritage Month
June 5th is World Environment Day
June 20th is Summer Solstice
June 20th is Father’s Day
June 21st is National Indigenous People’s Day
June 24th is National Handshake Day
June 27th is Canadian Multiculturalism Day 🇨🇦

JULY 2021

July 1st is Canada Day
July 15th is Get to Know Your Customers Better
July 17th is No regrets Day
July 23rd is Eid al-Adha


August 2nd is a Civic Holiday
August 26th is International Dog Day


September 6th is National Read A Book Day
September 6th is Labour Day
September 6-8th is Rosh Hashanah
September 8th is International Literacy Day
September 9th is FASD Awareness Day
September 15th is Yom Kippur
September 20-27th is Sukkot
September 22th is Fall Equinox
September 29th is Rowan’s Law Day


October is LGBT History Month
October is Hispanic Heritage Month
October is Fire Safety Month
October is Islamic Heritage Month ☪
October 7-14 is Navratri
October 10th is World Mental Health Day
October 11th is Thanksgiving
October 21st is Get to Know Your Customers Better
October 29th is Internet Day
October 31st is Hallowe’en


November is Hindu Heritage Month
November 1st is All Saint’s Day
November 1st is Day of the Dead
November 4th – Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 11th is Remembrance Day
November 13th is World Kindness Day
November 15th is National Philanthropy Day
November 26th is Black Friday
November 28-December 6th is Hanukkah
November 29th is Cyber Monday
November 30th is Giving Tuesday


December 26-January 1st is Kwanzaa
December 21st is Winter Solstice
December 24th is Christmas Eve
December 25th is Christmas!
December 26 is Boxing Day
December 31st is New Year’s Eve

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