Holiday Calendar

Holidays and one-off events are a great excuse for getting the kids involved in crafts, colouring, projects and themed learning activities. You'll find lots of ideas here for nearly every holiday under the sun! Scroll down for a listing of holidays and events by date...

Activity Village's holiday calendar

Holidays and Events covered by Activity Village

2018

30th July: Friendship Day (UK)

31st July: JK Rowling's Birthday

August / September: Back to School

5th August: Friendship Day (US)

11th August: Enid Blyton's Birthday

21st - 25th August: Eid al-Adha

2nd September- Father's Day (Australia and New Zealand)

9th September: Grandparent's Day (US)

13th September: Roald Dahl Day

19th September: Talk Like A Pirate Day

21st September: Peace Day

September / October - Harvest Festival

4th October: World Animal Day

7th October: Grandparent's Day (UK)

8th October: Canadian Thanksgiving

8th October: Columbus Day

8th - 14th October: National Libraries Week (UK)

31st October: Halloween

5th November: Bonfire Night

7th November: Diwali

11th November: Remembrance Day

11th November: Remembrance Sunday

15th November: Steve Irwin Day

22nd November: Thanksgiving

30th November: St Andrew's Day

1st December: Advent

2nd - 10th December: Hanukkah

25th December: Christmas

26th December: Kwanzaa

Special and Occasions and Events at Activity Village

2019

1st January: New Year

21st January: Martin Luther King Day

TBC: World Championship of Ping Pong

25th January: Burns Night

26th January: Australia Day

2nd February: Groundhog Day

3rd February: Superbowl

5th February: Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig)

6th February: Waitangi Day (New Zealand Day)

7th February: Charles Dickens' Birthday

7th February: Send A Card To A Friend Day

14th February: Valentine's Day

15th February: National Flag of Canada Day

18th February: Presidents' Day

22nd February: World Thinking Day

27th February: National Polar Bear Day

5th March: Pancake Day

5th March: Mardi Gras

1st March: St David's Day

2nd March: Dr Seuss's Birthday

7th March: World Book Day

11th March: Commonwealth Day

17th March: St Patrick's Day

18th - 24th March: Shakespeare Week

20th - 21st March: Holi

20th March: Spring Equinox

21st March: Nowruz

31st March: Mother's Day (UK)

31st March: Mothering Sunday

14th April: Vaisakhi

19th - 27th April: Passover

21st April: Easter

21st April: The Queen's Birthday (actual)

22nd April: Earth Day

23rd April: Shakespeare Day / Shakespeare's Birthday

23rd April: St George's Day

25th April: Anzac Day

26th April: Arbor Day (date varies by country and US state)

5th May: Children's Day (Japan)

6th - 10th May: Teacher Appreciation Week (US)

7th May: Teacher Appreciation Day (US)

12th May: Mother's Day (US)

13th to 19th May (tbc): Sun Awareness Week

15th May: International Day of Families

19th May: Vesak

8th June: World Oceans Day

8th June: The Queen's Birthday (official)

14th June: Eid al-Fitr

16th June: Father's Day (UK, US and Canada)

1st July: Canada Day

1st July - 14th July: Wimbledon Championships

4th July: Fourth of July

Don't forget - you can also explore Activity Village by Seasons!

 

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