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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.

June 2018
May 19-21   Shavuot **(Jewish)
20       Pentecost (Christian)

July 2018
16     Martyrdom of Guru Arjan (Sikh)
21     Litha (Wicca)

August 2018
21     Eid Al Adha* (Islamic)

September 2018
2             Janmashtami (Hindu)
10-11      Rosh Hashanah** (Jewish)
13           Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)
19-20      Yom Kippur** (Jewish)
20           Ashura* (Islamic)
24-30      Sukkot** (Jewish)
31-Oct 2  Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah** (Jewish)

 October 2018
10-17  Navaratri (Hindu)
10-19  Dusshera (Hindu)
31       All Hallows Eve (Christian); Samhain (Pagan/Wicca)

 November 2018
1      All Saints Day (Christian)
7      Diwali (Hindu, Sikh)
9      Birth of the Bab**(Bahai)
10    Birth of Bahá’u'lláh** (Bahá’í)
26    Day of the Covenant (Bahai)
28    Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Bahá **(Bahá’í)

 December 2018
3-10  Hanukkah**(Jewish)
25     Christmas Day (Christian)

 January 2019
1       Gantan-sai [New Years] (Shinto)
5       Guru Gobindh Singh Birthday (Sikh)
7       Feast of the Nativity** (Orthodox Christian)
13     Maghi (Sikh)
13     Bodhi Day (Rohatsu) (Buddhist)

 February 2019
1      Setsubun-sai (Shinto)
5      Chinese New Year (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist)
14    Valentine’s Day (Christian)
15    Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
19    Magha Puja Day** (Buddhist)
26    Maha Shivaratri** (Hindu)

March 2019
5       Shrove Tuesday (Christian)
6       Ash Wednesday - Lent begins (Christian) 
20     Holi** (Hindu)
21     Norooz (Persian/Zoroastrian)
21     Purim*(Jewish)

 April 2019

14     Ramanavami** (Hindu)
14     Palm Sunday (Christian)
18     Maundy Thursday (Christian)   
19     Good Friday (Christian)
20-27 Passover** (Jewish)
21     Easter (Christian)
21     Ridvan Day 1** (Bahá’í)
29     Ridvan Day 9 **(Bahá’í)

May 2019
1      Beltane (Pagan/Wicca)
1      Yom HaShoah**(Jewish)
1      Ridvan Day 12 **(Bahá’í)
6      Ramadan begins* (Islam)
24    Declaration of the Báb** (Bahá’í)

June 2019
9      Pentecost (Christian)
9      Shavuot* (Jewish)
16    Martyrdom of Guru Arjan (Sikh)
21    Litha-Yule* (Wicca/Pagan)

 

 **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.