January 1- New Year's Day
April 23-Queen's Birthday
June 14-Liberation Day
October 1-Peat Cutting Day (Spring Holiday)
December 10-Battle Day
December 25-Christmas Day
December 26-Boxing Day
December 27-Christmas Holiday
December 28-Government Cristmas Holidays
The Stanley sports are after Christmas and feature horse racing (with betting) and bull riding. A competitive horticultural show held in March displays all that are grown in Stanley’s kitchen gardens and camp - there is also an existing auction.
The July Crafts fair is the time when local leather workers, photographers and artists present their work.