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



March: Women's History Month

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)

27th June: Helen Keller Day

1st July: Canada Day

1st July - 14th July: Wimbledon Championships

4th July: Fourth of July

30th July: Friendship Day

31st July: JK Rowling's Birthday

August / September: Back to School

11th August: Enid Blyton's Birthday

11th - 15th August: Eid al-Adha

1st September- Father's Day (Australia and New Zealand)

8th September: Grandparent's Day (US)

13th September: Roald Dahl Day

15th September: World Cleanup Day

19th September: Talk Like A Pirate Day

21st September: Peace Day

September / October - Harvest Festival

All of October: Black History Month (UK)

3rd October: National Poetry Day (UK)

4th October: World Animal Day

6th October: Grandparent's Day (UK)

TBC 14th - 18th October: National Libraries Week (UK)

14th October: Canadian Thanksgiving

14th October: Columbus Day

27th October: Diwali

31st October: Halloween

2nd November: Day of the Dead

5th November: Bonfire Night

10th November: Remembrance Sunday

11th November: Remembrance Day

15th November: Steve Irwin Day

25th November: National Tree Week

28th November: Thanksgiving

30th November: St Andrew's Day

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

1st December: Advent

22nd - 30th December: Hanukkah

25th December: Christmas

26th December: Kwanzaa

Holidays and Events covered by Activity Village


1st January: New Year

20th January: Martin Luther King Day

25th January: Burns Night

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

26th January: Australia Day

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

1st March: St David's Day

2nd March: Dr Seuss's Birthday

5th March: World Book Day

8th March: International Women's Day

Special and Occasions and Events at Activity Village

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