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This article is about the public holiday in Canada. For the holiday in parts of Scotland, see Victoria Day (Scotland). For other uses, see Victoria Day (disambiguation).

Victoria Day (French: Fête de la Reine, lit. 'Celebration of the Queen') is a federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday preceding May 25. Initially in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday, it has since been celebrated as the official birthday of Canada's sovereign. It is informally considered to be the beginning of the summer season in Canada.

  • Victoria Day
  • Fête de la Reine
Official nameVictoria Day
French: Fête de la Reine
Also calledMay Long Weekend, May Long, May Two-Four, May Run, Firecracker Day
Observed byCanadians
TypeHistorical, cultural, nationalist
CelebrationsFireworks, parades
DateLast Monday preceding May 25
2021 dateMay 24, 2021
2022 dateMay 23, 2022
2023 dateMay 22, 2023
2024 dateMay 20, 2024
FrequencyAnnual
Related toQueen's Official Birthday

The holiday has been observed in Canada since at least 1845, originally falling on Victoria's actual birthday (May 24). The holiday has always been a distinctly Canadian observance and continues to be celebrated across the country. It falls on the Monday between the 18th and the 24th (inclusive) and so is always the penultimate Monday of May (May 23 in 2022 and May 22 in 2023).

Victoria Day is a federal statutory holiday, as well as a holiday in six of Canada's ten provinces and all three of its territories. In Quebec, before 2003, the Monday preceding May 25 of each year was unofficially the French: Fête de Dollard, a commemoration of Adam Dollard des Ormeaux initiated in the 1920s to coincide with Victoria Day. In 2003, provincial legislation officially created National Patriots' Day on the same date.

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The birthday of Queen Victoria was a day for celebration in Canada long before Confederation, with the first legislation in this regard being passed in 1845 by the parliament of the Province of Canada to officially recognize May 24 as the Queen's birthday. It was noted that on that date in 1854, the 35th birthday of Queen Victoria, some 5,000 residents of Canada West gathered in front of Government House (near present-day King and Simcoe Streets in Toronto) to "give cheers to their queen". An example of a typical 19th century celebration of the Queen's birthday took place on May 24, 1866, in Omemee, also in Canada West: the town mounted a day-long fête to mark the occasion, including a gun salute at midnight, pre-dawn serenades, picnics, athletic competitions, a display of illuminations, and a torch-light procession; such events were common around the colony and, by the 1890s, the day had become a "patriotic holiday".

Victoria Day, 1854; crowds gather outside Government House in Toronto, Canada West (now Ontario).

Following the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, May 24 was made a legal holiday to be known as "Victoria Day", a date to remember the late queen, who was deemed the "Mother of Confederation", and, in 1904, the same date was by imperial decree made Empire Day throughout the British Empire. Over the ensuing decades, the official date in Canada of the reigning sovereign's birthday changed through various royal proclamations until the haphazard format was abandoned in 1952. That year, both Empire Day and Victoria Day were, by order-in-council and statutory amendment, respectively, moved to the Monday before May 25 and the monarch's official birthday in Canada was by regular viceregal proclamations made to fall on this same date every year between 1953 and January 31, 1957, when the link was made permanent by royal proclamation. The following year, Empire Day was renamed Commonwealth Day and in 1977 it was moved to the second Monday in March, leaving the Monday before May 25 as both Victoria Day and the Queen's Birthday.

Victoria Day celebrations have been marred by major tragedy at least twice: In 1881, the passenger ferry Victoria overturned in the Thames River, near London, Ontario. The boat departed in the evening with 600 to 800 people on board—three times the allowable passenger capacity—and capsized part way across the river, drowning some 182 individuals, including a large number of children who had been with their families for Victoria Day picnics at Springbank Park. The event came to be known as the "Victoria Day disaster". Then, on May 26, 1896, the Point Ellice Bridge disaster occurred in Victoria, British Columbia, when a bridge collapsed under the weight of a streetcar overloaded with passengers on their way to attend Victoria Day celebrations.

In 2013, a group of prominent Canadian actors, authors, and politicians sent a petition to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, requesting that the holiday be renamed "Victoria and First Peoples Day".

Victoria Day 2010 fireworks display from Ontario Place, Toronto

Most workplaces in Canada are regulated by the provincial or territorial governments. Therefore, although Victoria Day is a statutory holiday for federal purposes, whether an employee is entitled to a paid day off generally depends on the province or territory of residence (with the exception of employees in federally regulated workplaces such as banks).

The status of Victoria Day in each of the provinces and territories is as follows: It is a general holiday in Alberta, Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and Yukon and is a statutory holiday in British Columbia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. Victoria Day is not a paid public holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador, but is a government holiday; Nova Scotia, where it is also not a designated retail closing day, but is considered a "non-statutory holiday"; and Prince Edward Island, although provincial legislation defines "holiday" to include Victoria Day.

In Nunavut and New Brunswick, the date is set as a general holiday (for New Brunswick, a prescribed day of rest on which retail businesses must be closed) to mark the reigning sovereign's official birthday. In Quebec, the day was nicknamed the French: Fête de Dollard which commemorated Adam Dollard des Ormeaux. In 2003, the National Assembly of Quebec named it National Patriots' Day, commemorating the patriotes of the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837.

Jurisdiction Paid holiday (for provincially regulated employees)
Alberta Yes
British Columbia Yes
Manitoba Yes
Newfoundland and Labrador No (government employees only)
New Brunswick No (but retail businesses must be closed)
Nova Scotia No
Ontario Yes (except for employees of the Crown and certain public bodies)
Prince Edward Island No
Quebec Yes (equivalent holiday)
Saskatchewan Yes
Northwest Territories Yes
Nunavut Yes
Yukon Yes

Canada is the only country that commemorates Queen Victoria with an official holiday. Federal government protocol dictates that, on Victoria Day, the Royal Union Flag is to be flown from sunrise to sunset at all federal government buildings—including airports, military bases, and other Crown owned property across the country—where physical arrangements allow (i.e. where a second flag pole exists, as the Royal Union Flag can never displace the national flag).

Several cities hold a parade on the holiday, with the most prominent being that which has taken place since 1898 in the monarch's namesake city of Victoria, British Columbia. In nearby New Westminster, the Victoria Day weekend is distinguished by the Hyack Anvil Battery Salute, a tradition created during colonial times as a surrogate for a 21-gun salute: Gunpowder is placed between two anvils, the top one upturned, and the charge is ignited, hurling the upper anvil into the air. Other celebrations include an evening fireworks show, such as that held at Ashbridge's Bay Beach in the east end of Toronto, and at Ontario Place, in the same city.

In Ottawa, the tradition Trooping of the Queen's Colour ceremony takes place on Parliament Hill or at Rideau Hall on occasion. The reviewing officer in the ceremony is the Queen, with members of the Royal Family, the Governor General, the Minister of National Defence and the Chief of the Defence Staff taking her place in her absence. The participating units in the parade include personnel of the Governor General's Foot Guards and The Canadian Grenadier Guards, both of which are part of the ad hoc Ceremonial Guard.

Turkish Canadians march in the 2007 Victoria Day parade in Victoria, British Columbia

Across the country, Victoria Day serves as the unofficial marker of the end of the winter social season, and thus the beginning of the summer social calendar. Banff, Alberta's Sunshine Village ends its lengthy ski season on Victoria Day and, likewise, it is during this long weekend that many summer businesses—such as parks, outdoor restaurants, bicycle rentals, city tour operators, etc.—will open. Victoria Day is also a mark of the beginning of the cottage season, when cottage owners may reverse the winterization of their property. Gardeners in Canada will similarly regard Victoria Day as the beginning of spring, as it falls at a time when one can be fairly certain that frost will not return until the next autumn. There is also a change in fashion: lighter-coloured summer clothing was traditionally worn from Victoria Day through until Labour Day.

The holiday is colloquially known in parts of Canada as "May Two-Four"; a double entendre that refers both to the date around which the holiday falls (May 24) and the Canadian slang for a case of twenty-four beers (a "two-four"), a drink popular during the long weekend. The holiday weekend may also be known as the "May long weekend", "May Long", or "May Run", and the term "Firecracker Day" was once employed in Ontario.

A traditional, short song about Victoria Day went as follows: "The twenty-fourth of May / Is the Queen's birthday; / If they don't give us a holiday / We'll all run away!" The holiday is referenced in the song "Lakeside Park" by Canadian rock band Rush, from their 1975 album Caress of Steel. The song features the line, "everyone would gather on the 24th of May, sitting in the sand to watch the fireworks display".

  • Monarchism in Canada
  • Bermuda Day, a Bermudian holiday. Introduced from Canada and originally known as Victoria Day (subsequently Empire Day, Commonwealth Day and Heritage Day), Bermuda Day is celebrated on the Friday occurring on or nearest May 24 and traditionally marks the unofficial beginning of summer
  • Memorial Day, a U.S. holiday that falls on the final Monday of May also generally treated as the beginning of summer
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Victoria Day Article Talk Language Watch Edit This article is about the public holiday in Canada For the holiday in parts of Scotland see Victoria Day Scotland For other uses see Victoria Day disambiguation Victoria Day French Fete de la Reine lit Celebration of the Queen is a federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday preceding May 25 Initially in honour of Queen Victoria s birthday it has since been celebrated as the official birthday of Canada s sovereign 1 It is informally considered to be the beginning of the summer season in Canada Victoria DayFete de la ReineA portrait in Ottawa City Hall of Queen Victoria first sovereign of a confederated CanadaOfficial nameVictoria Day French Fete de la ReineAlso calledMay Long Weekend May Long May Two Four May Run Firecracker DayObserved byCanadiansTypeHistorical cultural nationalistCelebrationsFireworks paradesDateLast Monday preceding May 252021 dateMay 24 20212022 dateMay 23 20222023 dateMay 22 20232024 dateMay 20 2024FrequencyAnnualRelated toQueen s Official Birthday The holiday has been observed in Canada since at least 1845 originally falling on Victoria s actual birthday May 24 The holiday has always been a distinctly Canadian observance and continues to be celebrated across the country 2 3 It falls on the Monday between the 18th and the 24th inclusive and so is always the penultimate Monday of May May 23 in 2022 and May 22 in 2023 Victoria Day is a federal statutory holiday as well as a holiday in six of Canada s ten provinces and all three of its territories In Quebec before 2003 the Monday preceding May 25 of each year was unofficially the French Fete de Dollard a commemoration of Adam Dollard des Ormeaux initiated in the 1920s to coincide with Victoria Day In 2003 provincial legislation officially created National Patriots Day on the same date Contents 1 History 2 Provincial and territorial legislation 3 Practice 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory EditThe birthday of Queen Victoria was a day for celebration in Canada long before Confederation with the first legislation in this regard being passed in 1845 by the parliament of the Province of Canada to officially recognize May 24 as the Queen s birthday 4 2 3 It was noted that on that date in 1854 the 35th birthday of Queen Victoria some 5 000 residents of Canada West gathered in front of Government House near present day King and Simcoe Streets in Toronto to give cheers to their queen 5 An example of a typical 19th century celebration of the Queen s birthday took place on May 24 1866 in Omemee also in Canada West the town mounted a day long fete to mark the occasion including a gun salute at midnight pre dawn serenades picnics athletic competitions a display of illuminations and a torch light procession 6 such events were common around the colony and 2 by the 1890s the day had become a patriotic holiday 3 Victoria Day 1854 crowds gather outside Government House in Toronto Canada West now Ontario Following the death of Queen Victoria in 1901 May 24 was made a legal holiday to be known as Victoria Day 2 4 a date to remember the late queen who was deemed the Mother of Confederation 7 and in 1904 the same date was by imperial decree made Empire Day throughout the British Empire 2 Over the ensuing decades the official date in Canada of the reigning sovereign s birthday changed through various royal proclamations until the haphazard format was abandoned in 1952 That year both Empire Day and Victoria Day were by order in council and statutory amendment respectively moved to the Monday before May 25 and the monarch s official birthday in Canada was by regular viceregal proclamations made to fall on this same date every year between 1953 and January 31 1957 4 8 when the link was made permanent by royal proclamation 4 9 The following year Empire Day was renamed Commonwealth Day and in 1977 it was moved to the second Monday in March leaving the Monday before May 25 as both Victoria Day and the Queen s Birthday Victoria Day celebrations have been marred by major tragedy at least twice In 1881 the passenger ferry Victoria overturned in the Thames River near London Ontario The boat departed in the evening with 600 to 800 people on board three times the allowable passenger capacity and capsized part way across the river drowning some 182 individuals including a large number of children who had been with their families for Victoria Day picnics at Springbank Park The event came to be known as the Victoria Day disaster 10 Then on May 26 1896 the Point Ellice Bridge disaster occurred in Victoria British Columbia when a bridge collapsed under the weight of a streetcar overloaded with passengers on their way to attend Victoria Day celebrations 11 In 2013 a group of prominent Canadian actors authors and politicians sent a petition to Prime Minister Stephen Harper requesting that the holiday be renamed Victoria and First Peoples Day 12 13 Provincial and territorial legislation Edit Victoria Day 2010 fireworks display from Ontario Place Toronto Most workplaces in Canada are regulated by the provincial or territorial governments Therefore although Victoria Day is a statutory holiday for federal purposes whether an employee is entitled to a paid day off generally depends on the province or territory of residence with the exception of employees in federally regulated workplaces such as banks The status of Victoria Day in each of the provinces and territories is as follows It is a general holiday in Alberta 14 Manitoba 15 the Northwest Territories 16 and Yukon 17 and is a statutory holiday in British Columbia 18 Ontario 19 and Saskatchewan 20 Victoria Day is not a paid public holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador 21 but is a government holiday 22 Nova Scotia where it is also not a designated retail closing day but is considered a non statutory holiday 23 and Prince Edward Island 24 although provincial legislation defines holiday to include Victoria Day 25 In Nunavut 26 and New Brunswick 27 the date is set as a general holiday for New Brunswick a prescribed day of rest on which retail businesses must be closed 28 to mark the reigning sovereign s official birthday In Quebec the day was nicknamed the French Fete de Dollard which commemorated Adam Dollard des Ormeaux In 2003 the National Assembly of Quebec named it National Patriots Day commemorating the patriotes of the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837 Jurisdiction Paid holiday for provincially regulated employees Alberta YesBritish Columbia YesManitoba YesNewfoundland and Labrador No government employees only New Brunswick No 29 but retail businesses must be closed Nova Scotia NoOntario Yes except for employees of the Crown and certain public bodies 30 Prince Edward Island NoQuebec Yes equivalent holiday Saskatchewan YesNorthwest Territories YesNunavut Yes 31 Yukon YesPractice EditCanada is the only country that commemorates Queen Victoria with an official holiday 32 Federal government protocol dictates that on Victoria Day the Royal Union Flag is to be flown from sunrise to sunset at all federal government buildings including airports military bases and other Crown owned property across the country where physical arrangements allow i e where a second flag pole exists as the Royal Union Flag can never displace the national flag 4 Several cities hold a parade on the holiday with the most prominent being that which has taken place since 1898 in the monarch s namesake city of Victoria British Columbia 33 34 In nearby New Westminster the Victoria Day weekend is distinguished by the Hyack Anvil Battery Salute a tradition created during colonial times as a surrogate for a 21 gun salute Gunpowder is placed between two anvils the top one upturned and the charge is ignited hurling the upper anvil into the air Other celebrations include an evening fireworks show such as that held at Ashbridge s Bay Beach in the east end of Toronto and at Ontario Place in the same city In Ottawa the tradition Trooping of the Queen s Colour ceremony takes place on Parliament Hill or at Rideau Hall on occasion The reviewing officer in the ceremony is the Queen with members of the Royal Family the Governor General the Minister of National Defence and the Chief of the Defence Staff taking her place in her absence 35 The participating units in the parade include personnel of the Governor General s Foot Guards and The Canadian Grenadier Guards both of which are part of the ad hoc Ceremonial Guard Turkish Canadians march in the 2007 Victoria Day parade in Victoria British Columbia Across the country Victoria Day serves as the unofficial marker of the end of the winter social season and thus the beginning of the summer social calendar 2 3 36 Banff Alberta s Sunshine Village ends its lengthy ski season on Victoria Day and 37 likewise it is during this long weekend that many summer businesses such as parks outdoor restaurants bicycle rentals city tour operators etc will open Victoria Day is also a mark of the beginning of the cottage season when cottage owners may reverse the winterization of their property 38 39 Gardeners in Canada will similarly regard Victoria Day as the beginning of spring 39 as it falls at a time when one can be fairly certain that frost will not return until the next autumn There is also a change in fashion lighter coloured summer clothing was traditionally worn from Victoria Day through until Labour Day 40 The holiday is colloquially known in parts of Canada as May Two Four 41 42 43 44 45 a double entendre that refers both to the date around which the holiday falls May 24 and the Canadian slang for a case of twenty four beers a two four a drink popular during the long weekend 2 The holiday weekend may also be known as the May long weekend May Long or May Run 44 46 47 and the term Firecracker Day was once employed in Ontario 48 49 A traditional short song about Victoria Day went as follows The twenty fourth of May Is the Queen s birthday If they don t give us a holiday We ll all run away 3 The holiday is referenced in the song Lakeside Park by Canadian rock band Rush from their 1975 album Caress of Steel The song features the line everyone would gather on the 24th of May sitting in the sand to watch the fireworks display See also EditMonarchism in Canada Bermuda Day a Bermudian holiday Introduced from Canada and originally known as Victoria Day subsequently Empire Day Commonwealth Day and Heritage Day Bermuda Day is celebrated on the Friday occurring on or nearest May 24 and traditionally marks the unofficial beginning of summer Memorial Day a U S holiday that falls on the final Monday of May also generally treated as the beginning of summerReferences Edit Government of Canada Canadian Heritage October 16 2017 archived from the original on May 21 2021 retrieved May 18 2020 a b c d e f g Parker Alan May 18 2012 Victoria Day Only in Canada Maclean s Rogers Communications archived from the original on November 3 2013 retrieved May 21 2012 a 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