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Holidays

It is good to know the dates of Ontario public holidays, especially when planning your travel itinerary and making hotel, restaurant and transportation reservations. Many holidays are celebrated with festivals and seasonal events to add to your travel enjoyment. Check the Festivals and Events section of this website.

Ontario 2014 Holidays
New Year's Day, January 1
Family Day, February 17
Good Friday, April 18
Easter Sunday, April 20
Easter Monday, April 21
Victoria Day, May 19
Canada Day, July 1
Civic Holiday, August 4
Labour Day, September 1
Canadian Thanksgiving, October 13
Remembrance Day, November 11
Christmas Day, December 25
Boxing Day, December 26

Most banks, trust companies, credit unions, government services and post offices in Ontario close on holidays; be sure to call ahead. Some shops and restaurants may also be closed during these days. Sunday shopping is permitted in Ontario.