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


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

28th April: Arbor Day (date varies by country and US state)

1st - 5th May: Teacher Appreciation Week (US)

2nd May: Teacher Appreciation Day (US)

5th May: Children's Day (Japan)

10th May: Vesak

14th May: Mother's Day (US)

8th to 12th May (tbc): Sun Awareness Week

8th June: World Oceans Day

18th June: Father's Day

25th June: Eid al-Fitr

1st July: Canada Day

4th July: Fourth of July

August / September: Back to School

31st August - 1st September: Eid al-Adha

3rd September- Father's Day (Australia and New Zealand)

10th September: Grandparent's Day (US)

13th September: Roald Dahl Day

21st September: Peace Day

September / October - Harvest Festival

1st October: Grandparent's Day (UK)

4th October: World Animal Day

9th October: Canadian Thanksgiving

9th October: Columbus Day

9th - 14th October: National Libraries Day (UK)

19th October: Diwali

31st October: Halloween

5th November: Bonfire Night

11th November: Remembrance Day

12th November: Remembrance Sunday

15th November: Steve Irwin Day

23rd November: Thanksgiving

30th November: St Andrew's Day

1st December: Advent

12th - 20th December: Hanukkah

25th December: Christmas

26th December: Kwanzaa

Holidays and Events covered by Activity Village


1st January: New Year

15th January: Martin Luther King Day

TBC: World Championship of Ping Pong

25th January: Burns Night

26th January: Australia Day

2nd February: Groundhog Day

4th February: Superbowl

6th February: Waitangi Day (New Zealand Day)

7th February: Charles Dickens' Birthday

13th February: Pancake Day

13th February: Mardi Gras

14th February: Valentine's Day

15th February: National Flag of Canada Day

16th February: Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog)

19th February: Presidents' Day

22nd February: World Thinking Day

27th February: National Polar Bear Day

1st March: St David's Day

2nd March: Dr Seuss's Birthday

2nd March: Holi

TBC: World Book Day

11th March: Mother's Day (UK)

11th March: Mothering Sunday

14th March: Commonwealth Day

17th March: St Patrick's Day

TBC: Shakespeare Week

21st March: Nowruz

30th March - 7th April: Passover

1st April: Easter

14th April: Vaisakhi

Special and Occasions and Events at Activity Village

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