Check the 2022 statutory and optional Holidays of Alberta, Canada. There are 9 General holidays in Alberta as New Year’s Day, Alberta Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, Christmas.

Alberta General Holidays 2022
DateWeek DayHoliday
January – 01Sunday New Year’s Day
February – 21Monday Alberta Family Day
April – 15Friday Good Friday
May – 23Monday Victoria Day
July – 01Friday Canada Day
September – 05Monday Labour Day
October – 10Monday Thanksgiving Day
November – 11Friday Remembrance Day
December – 25Sunday Christmas

Optional General Holidays : – Here is a table of some of the optional holidays. Many employers have additional general holidays by agreement designated as Follows :

DateWeek DayHoliday
April – 18MondayEaster Monday
August – 01Monday Heritage Day
December – 26MondayBoxing Day



Special Rules for Public Holidays in Alberta –

  • All Alberta government offices are closed on statutory holidays.
  • If an eligible employee is on vacation when a general holiday occurs, the employee can take off with pay the first scheduled working day after their vacation. Or, in agreement with their employer, they can take another day that would otherwise have been a work day before their next annual vacation.