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

FEBRUARY 2024

All of February: Black History Month (US)

2nd February: Groundhog Day

2nd February: World Hedgehog Day

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

10th February: Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon)

11th February: Superbowl

13th February: Pancake Day

13th February: Mardi Gras

14th February: Valentine's Day

15th February: National Flag of Canada Day

19th February: Presidents' Day

22nd February: World Thinking Day

27th February: National Polar Bear Day

MARCH 2024

March: Women's History Month

1st March: St David's Day

2nd March: Dr Seuss's Birthday

7th March: World Book Day

8th March: International Women's Day

10th March: Mother's Day (UK)

10th March: Mothering Sunday

10th March to 8th April: Ramadan

11th March: Commonwealth Day

17th March: St Patrick's Day

20th March: Spring Equinox

20th March: Nowruz

21st-27th March: Shakespeare Week

24th March: Holi

31st March: Easter Sunday

APRIL 2024

[10th March to 8th April: Ramadan]

April: National Pet Month

3rd April: Jane Goodall's Birthday

4th April: World Rat Day

7th April: World Health Day

7th April: International Beaver Day

8th April: Eid al-Fitr

9th April: National Unicorn Day

9th April: Winston Churchill Day (US)

13th April: Thomas Jefferson Day (US)

13th April: Vaisakhi

14th April: Dolphin Day

17th April: Rama Navami

22nd April: Earth Day

22nd - 30th April: Passover

23rd April: St George's Day

23rd April: Shakespeare Day / Shakespeare's Birthday

23rd - 29th April: National Library Week (US)

25th April: World Penguin Day

25th April: Anzac Day

26th April: Stop Food Waste Day

29th April: Arbor Day (date varies by country and US state)

30th April: Buddha's Birthday

MAY 2024

May: National Share a Story Month

1st May: May Day / Beltane

1st May: International Dawn Chorus Day

1st May: International Space Day

4th May: Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you!)

5th May: Children's Day (Japan)

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

6th to 10th May: Sun Awareness Week

6th May: Teacher Appreciation Day (US)

5th May: Cinco de Mayo

7th May: National Fitness Day (US)

8th May: VE Day

9th May: Europe Day

9th May: National Lost Sock Day

11th May: International Astronomy Day

12th May: Mother's Day (US)

12th May: Florence Nightingale's Birthday

13th May: Mental Health Awareness Week

15th May: International Day of Families

16th May: Armed Forces Day (US)

19th May: National Numeracy Day

20th May: World Bee Day

21st May: Ascension Day

22nd May: Outdoor Classroom Day

23rd May: World Turtle Day

23rd May: Vesak

24th May: Victoria Day (Canada)

29th May: National Biscuit Day (UK)

29th May: Memorial Day (US)

30th May: World Otter Day

JUNE 2024


1st June: Butterfly Education and Awareness Day

1st June: Dinosaur Day

8th June: World Oceans Day

12th June: Anne Frank's Birthday

12th - 17th June: Healthy Eating Week

18th June: Father's Day (UK, US and Canada)

18th June: International Picnic Day

18th - 26th June TBC: National Picnic Week

19th June: Juneteenth

20th June: International Surfing Day

21st June: Summer Solstice

21st June: International Yoga Day

22nd June: Windrush Day

27th June: Helen Keller Day

28th June - 2nd July: Eid al-Adha

JULY 2024

[28th June - 2nd July: Eid al-Adha]

1st - 23rd July: Tour de France

1st July: Canada Day

3rd - 16th July: Wimbledon Championships

4th July: Fourth of July

7th July: World Chocolate Day

16th July: World Snake Day

17th July: World Emoji Day

17th July: Ice Cream Day

18th July: Mandela Day

24th July: Amelia Earhart Day

29th July: International Tiger Day

30th July: Friendship Day

31st July: JK Rowling's Birthday

31st July: National Tree Day (Australia)

AUGUST 2024

August / September: Back to School

6h August: Hiroshima Peace Day

8th August: International Cat Day

10th August: World Lion Day

11th August: Enid Blyton's Birthday

12th August: World Elephant Day

16th August: National Tell a Joke Day

17th August: Cupcake Day (UK)

26th August: International Dog Day

SEPTEMBER 2024

August / September: Back to School

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

2nd September: Labor Day (US and Canada)

3rd September: National Flag Day (Australia)

5th September: International Day of Charity

6th September: Read a Book Day (US)

8th September: International Literacy Day

8th September: Grandparent's Day (US)

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

13th September: Roald Dahl Day

14th September: World First Aid Day

18th September: International Red Panda Day

19th September: Talk Like A Pirate Day

20th September: World Cleanup Day

21st September: Peace Day

22nd September: World Rhino Day

22nd September: World Car Free Day

22nd September: Autumn Equinox

22nd September: World Car Free Day

22nd September: National Fitness Day (UK)

24th September: International Rabbit Day

26th September: European Day of Languages

29th September: World Heart Day

September / October - Harvest Festival

OCTOBER 2024

September / October - Harvest Festival

October: Black History Month (UK)

1st October: Grandparent's Day (UK)

2nd - 8th October: National Libraries Week (UK)

4th October: World Animal Day

5th October: National Poetry Day (UK)

5th October: Teachers' Day (UK)

9th October: Canadian Thanksgiving

9th October: Columbus Day

16th October: World Food Day

21st October: Apple Day

31st October: Halloween

NOVEMBER 2024

2nd November: Day of the Dead

3rd November: World Jellyfish Day

5th November: Bonfire Night

11th November: Remembrance Day

12th November: Diwali

12th November: Remembrance Sunday

15th November: Steve Irwin Day

23rd November: Thanksgiving

26th November - 5th December: National Tree Week

30th November: St Andrew's Day

DECEMBER 2024

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

1st December: Advent

15th December: National Cupcake Day (US)

25th December: Christmas

25th December - 2nd January 2025: Hanukkah

26th December: Kwanzaa

JANUARY 2025

<< 25th December - 2nd January 2025: Hanukkah >>

1st January: New Year

4th January: World Braille Day

20th January: Martin Luther King Day

21st January: Squirrel Appreciation Day

23rd January: National Handwriting Day (UK)

25th January: Burns Night

26th January: Australia Day

29th January: National Puzzle Day

25th January - 1st February (TBC): National Storytelling Week

29th January: Chinese New Year (Year of the Snake)

31st January: National Backward Day

31st January: International Zebra Day

FEBRUARY 2025

All of February: Black History Month (US)

2nd February: Groundhog Day

2nd February: World Hedgehog Day

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

9th February: Superbowl

14th February: Valentine's Day

15th February: National Flag of Canada Day

17th February: Presidents' Day

22nd February: World Thinking Day

27th February: National Polar Bear Day

28th February - 30th March: Ramadan

MARCH 2025

<< 28th February - 30th March: Ramadan >>

March: Women's History Month

1st March: St David's Day

2nd March: Dr Seuss's Birthday

4th March: Pancake Day

4th March: Mardi Gras

6th March: World Book Day

8th March: International Women's Day

10th March: Commonwealth Day

14th March: Holi

17th March: St Patrick's Day

20th March: Spring Equinox

20th March: Nowruz

21st-27th March: Shakespeare Week

30th March: Mother's Day (UK)

30th March: Mothering Sunday

31st March: Easter Sunday

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