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When is Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2024?

Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2024 is on Monday 24th Jun, 2024 (24/06/2024) in 878 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 1242 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2024MondayJun 24th in 878 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2023MondayJun 26th in 514 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2022MondayJun 27th in 150 days
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2021MondayJun 21st 220 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2020MondayJun 22nd 584 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2019MondayJun 24th 948 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2018MondayJun 25th 1312 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2017MondayJun 26th 1676 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2016MondayJun 27th 2040 days ago
Discovery Day (Newfoundland and Labrador) 2015MondayJun 22nd 2411 days ago
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Start DateJun 24, 2024
When? Starts in 878 days
Duration1 Day
Type Canada Holidays

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