Days of Significance Listing

Whether you are planning an event, are looking to observe a holiday, or looking to locate a day of significance, it's important to consider religious holidays, cultural events and celebrations, public holidays, and both national and international days of recognition related to equity, diversity, and inclusivity that may be observed by members of the University of Alberta Community.

Dates of significance that are unique to the U of A include:

For international dates of significance, visit the United Nations' website.

For national dates of significance, visit the Government of Canada website.

For holidays in Alberta, visit the Government of Alberta website and/or the Alberta Human Rights Commission website.

Note: the dates listed may be subject to change based on things like the lunar calendar and/or shifts to event planning. Also, if there are dates of significance that are absent from this list, please contact