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When is Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2022?

Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2022 is on Monday 27th Jun, 2022 (27/06/2022) in 245 days

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.

Dates for Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) from 2015 to 2025

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Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2025MondayJun 23rd in 1337 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2024MondayJun 24th in 973 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2023MondayJun 26th in 609 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2022MondayJun 27th in 245 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2021MondayJun 21st 125 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2020MondayJun 22nd 489 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2019MondayJun 24th 853 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2018MondayJun 25th 1217 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2017MondayJun 26th 1581 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2016MondayJun 27th 1945 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2015MondayJun 22nd 2316 days ago
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Start DateJun 27, 2022
When? Starts in 245 days
Duration1 Day
Type Canada Holidays

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