Religious Holidays Calendar

Religious Holidays Calendar

The Holy Days listed represent major holiday observations in several traditions. There are additional holidays in these traditions which are not listed.

 **Jewish & Bahá’í holy days begin at sundown on the day before this date and end at sundown on the last.

*Islamic holy days are not fixed to a calendar but based on the actual sighting of the moon, causing some variance in the date.

August 2019

10   Eid Al Adha* (Islamic)
24   Janmashtami (Hindu)

September 2019
2    Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)
10   Ashura* (Islamic)
20   Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah** (Jewish)
29   Rosh Hashanah** (Jewish)
29   Navaratri begins (Hindu)

October 2019
8  Dusshera (Hindu)
9     Yom Kippur** (Jewish)
13-20  Sukkot (Jewish)
27   Diwali
31   All Hallows Eve (Christian);
     Samhain (Pagan/Wicca)

November 2019
1     All Saints Day
25   Day of the Covenant (Bahá’í)
28   Birth of the Bab** (Bahá’í)
28   Ascension of Abdul-Baha** (Bahá’í)
29   Birth of the Bahaullah** (Bahá’í)

 December 2019
22    Hanukkah** (Jewish)
25    Christmas Day (Christian)

 January 2020
1       Gantan-sai [New Years] (Shinto)
7       Feast of the Nativity** (Orthodox Christian)
13     Maghi (Sikh)
13     Guru Gobindh Singh Birthday (Sikh)

 February 2020
3      Setsubun-sai (Shinto)
5      Chinese New Year (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist)
14    St. Valentine’s Day (Christian)
15    Nirvana Day** (Buddhist)
19    Magha Puja Day** (Buddhist)

March 2020

4     Maha Shivaratri** (Hindu)
5     Shrove Tuesday (Christian)
6     Ash Wednesday - Lent begins (Christian) 
20   Holi** (Hindu)
20   Norooz (Persian/Zoroastrian)
20   Purim*(Jewish)

 April 2020

14     Ramanavami** (Hindu)
14     Palm Sunday (Christian)
18     Maundy Thursday (Christian)   
10     Good Friday (Christian)
  8     Passover** (Jewish)
12     Easter (Christian)
20     Ridvan Day 1** (Bahá’í)

May 2020
1      Beltane-Samhain* (Pagan/Wicca)
1      Last Day of Ridvan**(Bahá’í)
5      Ramadan begins* (Islam)
23    Declaration of the Báb** (Bahá’í)

June 2020

3      Ramadan Ends*
5      Shavuot* (Jewish)
9      Pentecost (Christian)
16    Martyrdom of Guru Arjan (Sikh)
21    Litha-Yule* (Wicca/Pagan)