CalendarHolidays provides you with a list of 2024 statutory holidays in Alberta that are distinct from national holidays observed across Canada. Alberta is the fourth most populous region and one of the ten provinces of Canada. Alberta's borders lie to British Columbia to the west, Saskatchewan to the east, the Northwest Territories to the north, and Montana's US state to the south. The largest city in Alberta is Calgary, located south of its capital Edmonton. Edmonton has a significant service center of Athabasca oil sands, Canadian crude oil, and other northern resource enterprises.
Originally, Alberta and Saskatchewan were districts in the Northwest Territory but developed as a province on 1 September 1905. The leading economic businesses in Alberta entail energy, agriculture, and petrochemical. Alberta's popular tourist destinations are Banff, Canmore, Drumheller, Jasper, Sylvan Lake, and Lake Louise, where they go for adventures and take pleasure in their holidays. Many festivals fall in the summer season, particularly in Edmonton. Calgary city is well-known for its Stampede named The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, where many races and competitions occur, for example, calf roping and bull riding.
It is more likely that Albertans are more willing to know about their province Alberta's statutory holidays than holidays from the other areas. All holidays are described with real facts about the specific festival so that you can understand how and why Albertans celebrate the holiday. There are five federal statutory holidays, four provincial statutory holidays, and three optional holidays in Alberta.
Some specific holidays are only observed in Alberta, such as Alberta Family Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February every year. Albertans enjoy Family Day to spend time with their families.
These online calendars display all Alberta holidays, festivals, and other celebrations to make your planning easier. You can use our 2024 Alberta holiday calendar and customize it to your needs. Download it in a printable online format, including Word, Excel, PDF.