When is Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2023?

Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2023 is on Monday 26th Jun, 2023 (26/06/2023) in 1288 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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When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2025MondayJun 23rd in 2016 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2024MondayJun 24th in 1652 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2023MondayJun 26th in 1288 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2022MondayJun 27th in 924 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2021MondayJun 21st in 553 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2020MondayJun 22nd in 189 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2019MondayJun 24th 174 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2018MondayJun 25th 538 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2017MondayJun 26th 902 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2016MondayJun 27th 1266 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2015MondayJun 22nd 1637 days ago
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Start DateJun 26, 2023
When? Starts in 1288 days
Duration1 Day
Type Canada Holidays

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