The seasons of the year winter, summer, spring, and fall(autumn) are not usually capitalized in English. The only times they are capitalized are when they are at the beginning of sentences, in titles and when they form part of a proper noun.
Let’s look at some examples to make this clearer:
I don’t get home until spring 2025.
This is the first spring that I have been here.
This spring is much colder than last spring.
Spring is coming. (Start of a sentence)
The Spring Games are starting in two weeks. (Part of a proper noun).
Is Spring Break Capitalized?
The phrase “spring break” should not be capitalized when describing a vacation. “Spring Break” should be capitalized when describing an event.
Oh, I really need spring break this year.
I can’t wait for the Spring Break Festival this year.
Is Spring Cleaning Capitalized?
The phrase “spring cleaning” should not be capitalized when describing the yearly cleaning of the house before the summer. “Spring Cleaning” should be capitalized when describing an event.
I always do a spring cleaning to make the place look nice before my parents’ visit.
The local council is hosting “Spring Cleaning 2023”.
Is Spring Semester Capitalized?
The phrase “spring semester” should not be capitalized when describing a term of school. “Spring Semester” should be capitalized when describing an event
Oh, I am studying in Ontario for the spring semester this year.
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