CalendarHolidays provides you with a list of 2024 statutory holidays in Prince Edward Island that are different from Canada's national holidays. PEI is the most densely populated region in land and species and is one of Canada's three maritime provinces. Its most extensive urban area lies on the southern edge of the island, including the capital city, Charlottetown.
In the 1700s, the British colonized it, but as a province, it was federated into Canada in 1873. This island has distinct names: Birthplace Confederation, Cradle of Confederation, and Garden of the Gulf indicating scenery and agricultural land across PEI. The island economy is based on farming, mainly potatoes production. Also, the seasonal businesses of tourism and lobster fishing composed their economy. Some of the innovation sectors in the island's economic development have grown significantly over the past decade. The emphasis is on aerospace, bioscience, renewable energy, information and communication technology advancement, and diversification.
It is more likely that people are more willing to know about their province of Prince Edward Island's statutory holidays than holidays from other regions. All holidays are described with real facts about the specific festival so that you can understand how and why people celebrate a particular holiday. There are five national statutory holidays and two provincial statutory holidays in Prince Edward Island. Some specific holidays are only observed in Prince Edward Island, like Islander Day, celebrated on the third Monday in February. It's a provincial statutory holiday in Prince Edward Island, but this day is celebrated as Family Day in other Canadian provinces.
These online calendars display all Prince Edward Island holidays, festivals, and other celebrations to make your planning easier. You can use our 2024 Prince Edward Island holiday calendar and customize it to your needs. Download it in a printable online format, including Word, Excel, PDF.