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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.

September 2013
4-6  Rosh Hashanah** (Jewish)
9  Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)
13-14  Yom Kippur** (Jewish)
18-25  Sukkot** (Jewish)
25-27  Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah** (Jewish)

October 2013
5  Navaratri (Hindu)
14  Dussehra (Hindu)
15-16  Eid al Adha* (Islamic)
20  Birth of the Báb (Bahá’í)
31  All Hallows Eve (Christian)

November 2013
1  Samhain (Pagan/Wicca); All Saint’s Day (Christian)
3  Deepavali (Hindu)
3  Diwali (Hindu, Jain, Sikh)
12  Birth of Bahá'u'lláh (Bahá’í)
13-14  Ashura* (Islamic)
27  Dec. 5 Hanukkah** (Jewish)
28  Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Bahá (Bahá’í)

December 2013
Nov.27-  5  Hanukkah** (Jewish)
8  Rohatsu/Bodhi Day (Buddhist)
25  Christmas Day (Christian)

January 2014
1  Gantan-sai [New Years] (Shinto)
5  Guru Gobind Singh Birthday (Sikh)
7  Nativity of Christ (Orthodox Christian)
13  Maghi (Sikh)
31  Chinese New Year (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist)

February 2014
3  Setsubun-sai (Shinto)
14  Valentine’s Day (Christian)
15  Nirvana Day (Buddhist)

March 2014
4  Shrove Tuesday (Christian)
5  Ash Wednesday (Christian)
15-16  Purim** (Jewish)
16  Magha Puja Day (Buddhist)
17  Holi (Hindu); Hola Mohalla (Sikh)
21  Naw Ruz (Bahá’í New Year)
28  Shivaratri (Hindu)

April 2014
8  Rama Navami (Hindu) 
14-22  Passover** (Jewish)
17  Maundy Thursday (Christian)
18  Good Friday (Christian)
20  Easter (Christian); Pascha (Orthodox Christian)
21  Ridvan Day 1 (Bahá’í)
27-28  Yom HaShoah** (Jewish)
29 Ridvan Day 9 (Bahá’í)

May 2014
1    Beltane (Pagan)
2    Ridvan Day 12 (Bahá’í)
14  Buddha Day (Buddhist)
23  Declaration of the Báb (Bahá’í)
29  Ascension of Baha’u’llah (Bahá’í)

June 2014
3-5  Shavuot** (Jewish)
8     Pentecost (Christian)
16   Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib (Sikh)
28   Ramadan begins* (Islamic)

July 2014
9      Martyrdom of the Báb (Bahá’í)
11    Inamat Day* (Islamic)
12    Wassana (Buddhist); Guru Purnima (Hindu)
23    Laylat al-Qadr* (Islamic)
28    Eid-ul-Fitr* (Islamic)

August 2014
17   Jan Mashtami (Hindu)
29   Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)

September 2014
24-26      Rosh Hashanah** (Jewish)
25-Oct 3 Navaratri (Hindu)

October 2014
3-4       Yom Kippur** (Jewish)
4          Dussehra (Hindu)
4-7       Eid al Adha* (Islamic)
8-15     Sukkot** (Jewish)
15-17   Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah** (Jewish)
20       
Birth of the Báb (Bahá’í)
22        Deepavali (Hindu)
23        Diwali (Hindu, Jain, Sikh)
31        All Hallows Eve (Christian); Samhain (Pagan/Wicca)

November 2014
1          All Saints Day (Christian)
3          Ashura* (Islamic)
12        Birth of Bahá'u'lláh (Bahá’í)
28        Ascension of 'Abdu'l-Bahá (Bahá’í)

December 2014
8          Rohatsu/Bodhi Day (Buddhist)
16-24    Hanukkah** (Jewish)
25        Christmas Day (Christian)

 

 



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

**Jewish Holy Days begin at sundown on the first day and end at sundown on the last.