Alberta, Canada

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Alberta, Canada for 2019 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 Tuesday New Year's Day
January 17th Thursday Raoul Wallenberg Day
February 2nd Saturday Groundhog Day
February 14th Thursday Valentine's Day
February 15th Friday National Flag of Canada Day
February 18th Monday Family Day Long weekend.
February 25th Monday NHL Trade Deadline
March 3rd Sunday World Wildlife Day
March 11th Monday Commonwealth Day
March 17th Sunday Saint Patrick's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 1st Monday April Fools' Day
April 6th Saturday Tartan Day
April 9th Tuesday Vimy Ridge Day
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday
April 22nd Monday Earth Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
May 20th Monday Victoria Day Long weekend.
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 19th Wednesday Loyalist Day
June 21st Friday National Aboriginal Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
June 27th Thursday Canadian Multiculturalism Day
June 30th Sunday International Asteroid Day
July 1st Monday Canada Day Long weekend.
July 18th Thursday Nelson Mandela International Day
August 5th Monday Heritage Day Long weekend.
August 9th Friday National Peacekeepers' Day
September 2nd Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
September 8th Sunday National Grandparents' Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
October 14th Monday Thanksgiving Day Long weekend.
October 31st Thursday Halloween
November 11th Monday Remembrance Day Long weekend.
December 6th Friday National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday 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="2019" -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": "2019",
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
  country: 'CA-AB',
  year: '2019',
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CA-AB',
  'year' => '2019',
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$ = "CA-AB"
$Body.year = "2019"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CA-AB',
  'year': '2019',
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi =
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CA-AB',
  'year': '2019',