When Is Victoria Day

What is Victoria Day?

Victoria Day is a legal holiday of Canada. It is a federal holiday in the country to honor for two reasons. The day is celebrated to honor Queen Victoria's birthday and the day also honors the present reigning sovereign's official birthday in Canada.

What is the Importance of Victoria Day?

Victoria Day is measured to mark the beginning of the summer season in Canada. It is a very important day in Canada. Public holiday is observed on this day. Royal salutations are made on this day at noon. Most importantly, 21-gun salutations are fired in each provincial capital and in the national capital as royal salutes. Victoria Day is also considered as the National Patriots' Day.

Canada Observances