May Long Weekend – Victoria Day 2016

Queen_Victoria_-_Winterhalter_1859This long weekend, all of Canada, except Quebec, will celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday. Victoria. Day is a statutory holiday, also known as “May Long Weekend”. EC Vancouver will be closed on Monday 23rd so you can enjoy the long weekend with lots of activities. The weather won’t be as good as it has been in the last 2 weeks, but it will be good enough to go outside.

Here are two special events that you can enjoy this long weekend:

Cloverdale Rodeo – taking place in Surrey , this 4 day event includes cowboys competitions, amusement rides and other activities. More info at

Whistler Go Fest – Running from Friday to Monday, Whistler is full of outdoor recreation. Experience some music, sports, arts & culture, clinics and much more in this great outdoor festival. More info at


If you’re interested in getting to know more about Canadian culture, you can learn English in Vancouver with EC!