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Family Day | Valentines Day | March Break | Easter | Mother’s Day | Victoria Day | Memorial Day
Upcoming public holidays offering long weekends and a week long holiday include Mother’s day (May 8), Victoria Day Long Weekend and Father’s Day. Many resort and accommodation packages are available offering a fun week long or weekend vacation for families or for couples looking for romantic getaways.
June 19, 2016
Friday July 1st, 2016 is the Official Canada Day. Canada Day weekend starts in June in 2016 makes for the perfect summer long weekend. Many Ontario residents and visitors will be heading North to resorts and cottages on an extended three or four night getaway package.
As many will be proudly flying Canadian flags this weekend, you may be interested in Canadian Flag Information and protocol.
Canada Day Quick Links
August Long Weekend
Monday August 1st, 2016
Simcoe Day Civic Day holiday events north of Toronto and more Ontario August Getaways
See a variety of Civic Holiday day trip ideas, events and festivals available north of Toronto over the holiday weekend.
Simcoe Day is generally the accepted name of the Civic Holiday in Ontario Canada. In Canada Civic Holiday is the first Monday of August and was originally a “Toronto only” holiday to celebrate Simcoe Day, in honour of the first Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada. John Graves Simcoe was an early Canadian hero with Lake Simcoe, Simcoe County bearing his name.
The last long weekend of the summer–Labour Day in Canada, and Labor Day in the United States. Labour Day, the first Monday in September, Monday September 5th,, 2016 is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of Canadian workers. Labour Day is the start to the September Fall Fair Season, See Labour Day Weekend Fall Fairs See more Ontario Labour Day events, parades, festivals and more September Events North of Toronto
Labour Day Shopping Traditions
Shoppers can take advantage of back to school bargains in many designated tourist destinations allowed to open over the Labour Day Public Holiday.…check local jurisdictions before heading out. Most banks, liquor stores, and government offices are closed.