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

Special and Occasions and Events at Activity Village

2019


DECEMBER 2019


1st December: Rosa Parks Day (in some US States)

1st December: Advent

15th December: National Cupcake Day (US)

22nd - 30th December: Hanukkah

25th December: Christmas

26th December: Kwanzaa

 

Holidays and Events covered by Activity Village

2020


JANUARY 2020


1st January: New Year

4th January: World Braille Day

20th January: Martin Luther King Day

25th January: Burns Night

25th January: Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat)

26th January: Australia Day


FEBRUARY 2020


All of February: Black History Month (US)

2nd February: Groundhog Day

2nd February: Superbowl

4th February: Rosa Parks Day (in some US States)

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

17th February: Presidents' Day

22nd February: World Thinking Day

25th February: Pancake Day

25th February: Mardi Gras

27th February: National Polar Bear Day


MARCH 2020


March: Women's History Month

1st March: St David's Day

2nd March: Dr Seuss's Birthday

5th March: World Book Day

8th March: International Women's Day

9th March: Commonwealth Day

9th - 10th March: Holi

17th March: St Patrick's Day

20th March: Spring Equinox

20th March: Nowruz

22nd March: Mother's Day (UK)

22nd March: Mothering Sunday

23rd - 27th March TBC: Shakespeare Week


APRIL 2020


April: National Pet Month

5th April: Palm Sunday

8th - 16th April: Passover

9th April: Winston Churchill Day (US)

12th April: Easter

13th April: Vaisakhi

13th April: Thomas Jefferson Day (US)

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: World Penguin Day

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


MAY 2020


1st May: International Space Day

4th May: Star Wars Day

4th - 8th May: Teacher Appreciation Week (US)

5th May: Teacher Appreciation Day (US)

5th May: Children's Day (Japan)

5th May: Cinco de Mayo

5th to 11th May (tbc): Sun Awareness Week

7th May: Vesak

8th May: 75th Anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day)

9th May: Europe Day

10th May: Mother's Day (US)

11th May: International Astronomy Day

12th May: Florence Nightingale's Birthday

15th May: International Day of Families

16th May: Armed Forces Day (US)

18th May: Victoria Day (Canada)

20th May: World Bee Day

21st May: Ascension Day

23rd May: Eid al-Fitr

23rd May: World Turtle Day

25th May: Memorial Day (US)

30th May: World Otter Day


JUNE 2020


1st June: Butterfly Education and Awareness Day

1st June: Dinosaur Day

8th June: World Oceans Day

12th June: Anne Frank's Birthday

12th June - 12th July: Euro 2020

13th June: The Queen's Birthday (official)

13th June: Cupcake Day (Alzheimer's Society) (Date TBC)

20th June: International Surfing Day

21st June: Father's Day (UK, US and Canada)

21st June: Summer Solstice

27th June: Helen Keller Day

27th June - 19th July: Tour de France

[29th June - 12th July]: Wimbledon Championships


JULY 2020


[ 12th June - 12th July: Euro 2020 ]

[ 27th June - 19th July: Tour de France ]

[ 29th June - 12th July: Wimbledon Championships ]

1st July: Canada Day

4th July: Fourth of July

18th July: Mandela Day

21st July: Ice Cream Day

24th July: Amelia Earhart Day

24th July - 9th August: Tokyo Summer Olympics

29th July: International Tiger Day

30th July: Friendship Day

30th July - 3rd August: Eid al-Adha

31st July: JK Rowling's Birthday

31st July: National Tree Day (Australia)


AUGUST 2020


[ 24th July - 9th August: Tokyo Summer Olympics ]

[ 30th July - 3rd August: Eid al-Adha ]

August / September: Back to School

8th August: International Cat Day

10th August: World Lion Day

11th August: Enid Blyton's Birthday

16th August: National Tell a Joke Day

25th August - 6th September: Paralympic Games

 


SEPTEMBER 2020


August / September: Back to School

3rd September: National Flag Day (Australia)

6th September- Father's Day (Australia and New Zealand)

6th September: Read a Book Day

7th September: Labor Day (US and Canada)

12th September (TBC): Are You OK Day? (Australia)

13th September: Grandparent's Day (US)

13th September: Roald Dahl Day

19th September: World Cleanup Day

19th September: Talk Like A Pirate Day

21st September: Peace Day

22nd September: World Rhino Day

22nd September: Autumn Equinox

September / October - Harvest Festival


OCTOBER 2020


September / October - Harvest Festival

October: Black History Month (UK)

3rd October: National Poetry Day (UK)

4th October: World Animal Day

4th October: Grandparent's Day (UK)

TBC 5th - 9th October: National Libraries Week (UK)

TBC 12th - 16th October: National Libraries Week (UK)

12th October: Canadian Thanksgiving

14th October: Columbus Day

16th October: World Food Day

31st October: Halloween


NOVEMBER 2020


2nd November: Day of the Dead

5th November: Bonfire Night

8th November: Remembrance Sunday

11th November: Remembrance Day

14th November: Diwali

15th November: Steve Irwin Day

25th November: National Tree Week

26th November: Thanksgiving

30th November: St Andrew's Day


DECEMBER 2020


1st December: Rosa Parks Day (in some US States)

1st December: Advent

10th - 18th December: Hanukkah

15th December: National Cupcake Day (US)

25th December: Christmas

26th December: Kwanzaa

 

Holidays and Events covered by Activity Village

2021


JANUARY 2021


1st January: New Year

4th January: World Braille Day

20th January: Martin Luther King Day

25th January: Burns Night

26th January: Australia Day


FEBRUARY 2021


All of February: Black History Month (US)

2nd February: Groundhog Day

4th February: Rosa Parks Day (in some US States)

6th February: Waitangi Day (New Zealand Day)

7th February: Superbowl

7th February: Charles Dickens' Birthday

7th February: Send A Card To A Friend Day

12th February: Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox)

14th February: Valentine's Day

15th February: National Flag of Canada Day

15th February: Presidents' Day

16th February: Pancake Day

16th February: Mardi Gras

22nd February: World Thinking Day

27th February: National Polar Bear Day


Special and Occasions and Events at Activity Village

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