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21st June 2021, Monday

What is Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador)?

Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador)

The Monday prior to the 24th of June is a public holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador, which marks Discovery Day, also cleped Cabot 500 Day. It commemorates the discovery of Newfoundland in 1947 on the hands of the Italian explorer Giovanni Caboto, also known as John Cabot.

The most popular celebrations of Discovery Day take place in the town of Bonavista, such as talent shows, kids’ parades, and motorcades. Also, some people visit the Ye Matthew Legacy Interpretation Centre to board a replica of the Matthew – the ship of John Cabot.

Around this time of the year, St. John’s Days is celebrated, which commemorates the establishment of the city of St. John’s; the oldest English-founded city in North America. Various festivities take place in the city of St. John’s on that day, including concerts, cultural events, and art activities.

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Dates of Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador)
YearWeekdayDate
2025 Monday23rd Jun
2024 Monday24th Jun
2023 Monday26th Jun
2022 Monday27th Jun
2021 Monday21st Jun
2020 Monday22nd Jun
2019 Monday24th Jun
2018 Monday25th Jun
2017 Monday26th Jun
2016 Monday27th Jun
2015 Monday22nd Jun
Duration
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