Cultural Days in September


Sept – 1 Installation of the Holy Scriptures of Guru Granth Sahib Ji [Sikhism]

Sept – 4 Paryushan Parva [Jainism]
Sept – 6 Labour Day [Canadian Government]
Sept - 7-8 Rosh Hashanah* [Judaism]
Sept - 8 International Day for Literacy [United Nations]
Sept – 8 Nativity of Mary [Christianity: Eastern Orthodox & Western]
Sept - 11 Coptic New Year [Christianity - Eastern Orthodox]
Sept - 11 Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist [Christianity: Eastern Orthodox & Western]
Sept - 14 Holy Cross Day [Christianity Western]
Sept - 15 International Day of Democracy [United Nations]
Sept - 15 Terry Fox Run [Terry Fox Foundation]
Sept - 16 Yom Kippur* [Judaism]
Sept - 19 Anant Chaturdashi [Jainism]
Sept - 19 Powley Day [First Nation, Métis]
Sept - 21 International Day of Peace [United Nations]
Sept - 21 Ohigan (Autumn Equinox) [Buddhism/Shintoism]
Sept - 21-27 Sukkot* [Judaism]
Sept - 21-29 Mabon [Wicca/Pagan]
Sept - 25 Franco-Ontarian Day [Government of Ontario]
Sept - 27 Holy Cross Day [Christianity Eastern Orthodox]
Sept - 28 - 29 Shemini Atzeret* [Judaism]
Sept - 29 Simchat Torah* [Judaism]
Sept- 30 Orange Shirt Day [First Nation, Métis, Inuit]
* Denotes Days of Significance/Holy Days that begin the evening before the indicated date

September Heritage & Awareness Months

Throughout the year, the TDSB celebrates Heritage and Awareness Months. However in August, July, September and December no such celebrations take place. Please check back in October to see what the Toronto District School Board is celebrating!