School holiday dates in the ACT

Want to know when are the school holidays are in the Australian Capital Territory? Here’s the complete list of school holidays in the ACT for 2020 - 2022.

When your kids are excited about their school holidays time, it can be a challenge for you to plan and search for school holiday programs and activities to make your kids have the best time.

You can find the official school holiday dates in the ACT in this quick overview so you can begin planning.

Click on a year below to the see the school holiday dates in the ACT.


A simple rule of thumb regarding public holidays:
When New Year’s Day, Anzac Day, or Christmas Day falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the  following Monday is also a public holiday.
Regarding Boxing Day, when it falls on a Saturday, the  following Monday is also a public holiday. When Boxing Day falls on a Sunday or Monday, the coming Tuesday is also a public holiday.

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Activities for kids of all abilities in the ACT

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School holiday dates in the ACT in 2020

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 10 April 2020 - Monday 27 April 2020
Term 2 Saturday 04 July 2020 - Sunday 19 July 2020
Term 3 Saturday 26 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020
Term 4 Friday 18 December 2020 - Monday 01 February 2021

*Official resource

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Find information about school holidays in other states here:

📅 School holiday dates NSW in 2020

📅 School holiday dates NT in 2020

📅 School holiday dates QLD in 2020

📅 School holiday dates SA in 2020

📅 School holiday dates TAS in 2020

📅 School holiday dates VIC in 2020

📅 School holiday dates WA in 2020


School holiday dates in the ACT in 2021

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Friday 2 April 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021
Term 2 Saturday 26 June 2021 - Sunday 11 July 2021
Term 3 Saturday 18 September 2021 - Monday 4 October 2021
Term 4 Saturday 18 December 2021 - Sunday 30 January 2022

*Official resource

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Find information about school holidays in other Australian states here:

📅 School holiday dates NSW in 2021

📅 School holiday dates NT in 2021

📅 School holiday dates QLD in 2021

📅 School holiday dates SA in 2021

📅 School holiday dates TAS in 2021

📅 School holiday dates VIC in 2021

📅 School holiday dates WA in 2021


School holiday dates in the ACT in 2022

School Term School holiday dates*
Term 1 Saturday 9 April 2022 - Monday 25 April 2022
Term 2 Saturday 2 July 2022 - Sunday 17 July 2022
Term 3 Saturday 24 September 2022 - Sunday 9 October 2022
Term 4 Saturday 17 December 2021 - Sunday 29 January 2023

*Official resource

Looking for fun school holidays activities for your kids for the upcoming school holidays?  Look no further! Check out the top school holidays programs and activities in Canberra.

Find school holiday dates in other Australian states here:

📅 School holiday dates NSW in 2022

📅 School holiday dates NT in 2022

📅 School holiday dates QLD in 2022

📅 School holiday dates SA in 2022

📅 School holiday dates TAS in 2022

📅 School holiday dates VIC in 2022

📅 School holiday dates WA in 2022


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