Alberta, Canada

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Alberta, Canada for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

Canada is a North American Country, where early Indigenous people lived off the land. Later colonized by the British and French, Canada was founded as a country on July 1, 1867. Canada’s landscape is vast and is the second largest country by total area. Known today to be one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse countries. The word Canada has been translated to mean “village” or “settlement” in St. Lawrence Iroquoians’ language.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 17th Wednesday Raoul Wallenberg Day
February 2nd Friday Groundhog Day
February 14th Wednesday Valentine's Day
February 15th Thursday National Flag of Canada Day
February 19th Monday Family Day Long weekend.
February 26th Monday NHL Trade Deadline
March 3rd Saturday World Wildlife Day
March 12th Monday Commonwealth Day
March 17th Saturday Saint Patrick's Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 1st Sunday April Fools' Day
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday
April 6th Friday Tartan Day
April 9th Monday Vimy Ridge Day
April 22nd Sunday Earth Day
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
May 21st Monday Victoria Day Long weekend.
June 17th Sunday Father's Day
June 19th Tuesday Loyalist Day
June 21st Thursday National Aboriginal Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 27th Wednesday Canadian Multiculturalism Day
June 30th Saturday International Asteroid Day
July 1st Sunday Canada Day
July 18th Wednesday Nelson Mandela International Day
August 6th Monday Heritage Day Long weekend.
August 9th Thursday National Peacekeepers' Day
September 3rd Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
September 9th Sunday National Grandparents' Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 8th Monday Thanksgiving Day Long weekend.
October 31st Wednesday Halloween
November 11th Sunday Remembrance Day
December 6th Thursday National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
December 31st Monday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
$ curl -G -d country="CA-AB" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
import ""
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "CA-AB",
  "year": "2018",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'CA-AB',
  year: '2018',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CA-AB',
  'year' => '2018',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$ = "CA-AB"
$Body.year = "2018"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CA-AB',
  'year': '2018',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi =
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CA-AB',
  'year': '2018',