Hijiri • July 18-19, 2023
Hijiri is known as Islamic New Year, this is the start of the Islamic lunar calendar, which begins when the crescent moon is sighted

Arbaeen • Sep 5, 2023 –Sep 6, 2023
A day of observance that commemorates the martyrdom of Al-Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Muhammad, who was martyred on the 10th day of the month of Muharram

Paryushana • Sep 11-18, 2023
A Jain festival about forgiveness that is the faith’s most important religious observance

Coptic New Year • September 12, 2023
Orthodox Christian
Feast of El-Nayrouz - it is the day on which the Dog Star, Sirius, rises in the Egyptian sky, announcing the flooding of the Nile and the new planting season

Rosh Hashana • Sep 15- Sep 17, 2023
The Jewish New Year beginning at sundown that encourages reflection

Mabon • Sep 21, 2023 –Sep 29, 2023
Pagan and Wiccan
This day celebrates the Autumal equinox

Yom Kippur • September 24-25, 2023
A Jewish day of atonement to reflect on sins and seek forgiveness from God

Mawlid • September 26-27, 2023
The observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad

Pitru paksha • September 29, 2023 – October 14, 2023
A time when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors

Navaratri • October 15- 24, 2023
A Hindu festival that celebrates the Goddess Durga.

Birthday of Baha'u'llah October 17, 2023
A day honoring the birthday of the prophet-founding of the Baha’i faith

Birthday of Bab • October 20, 2023
One of the central figures of the Baha'I religion that honors the birthday of God’s messenger in the Baha’i faith

Dussehra • October 24, 2023
The tenth and final day of the Hindu festival honoring Asuj Navratras

All Saint's Day • November 1, 2023
Also known as Day of the Dead or Día de los Muertos, this day honors the saints who have attained heaven in the Christian faith, whether they are known or unknown

Diwali • November 12, 2023
Hinduism, Jainism
Diwali is the Indian “festival of lights, a holiday that celebrates the triumph of good over evil

Jain New Year • November 14, 2023
This holiday always following Diwali; Jains celebrate their new year on the first day after the month of Kartika

Feast of St. Andrew • November 30, 2023
Roman Catholic
The feast day of the Apostle Andrew, patron saint of Scotland, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, Barbados, and Romania in the Roman Catholic Church.

Hanukkah • December 7-15, 2023
The 8-day celebration of the “Festival of Lights” that honors the victory of Jews over Syrian Greeks; the recovery of Jerusalem and subsequent rededication of the Second Temple

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe • December 12, 2023
Roman Catholic
The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrates the Virgin Mary – who is the Patron saint of Mexico – and commemorates her appearing to a man in Mexico City twice in 1531

Yule • December 21, 2023
Pagan and Wiccan
A Pagan and Wiccan holiday that begins at sundown at the winter solstice

Christmas • December 25, 2023
The holiday that celebrates the birthday of Jesus

Kwanzaa • Dec 26, 2023- Jan 1, 2024
Kwanzaa is an annual celebration of African-American culture from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu, usually on the sixth day

Gantan-Sai Shinto • January 1, 2024
Celebration of New Year

Feast of the Nativity • January 7, 2024
Orthodox Christian
The date when Christian Orthodox celebrate the birth of Jesus

Mahayana New Year • January 25, 2024
Confucian Taoist, Buddhist
Beginning of the calendar year for those whose months are the moon cycles.

Ash Wednesday • February 14, 2024
The day in the Christian Church that marks the start of Lent, the 40-day period of prayer and fasting before Easter

Magha Puja Day • February 24, 2024
Magha Puja is an important day in Buddha’s life and the second important Buddhist holiday. It is celebrated on the full moon day of the third lunar month

Purim • Mar 23-24, 2024
The Feast of Lots in the Jewish faith that honors the survival of ancient Persian Jews who were marked for death

Holi • Mar 25, 2024
Holi, also called the festival of sharing and love or the festival of colors is a Hindu two day festival in the Spring. It celebrates the eternal and divine love of Radha Krishna

Naw Ruz • Mar 19-20, 2024
The first day of the Baháʼí calendar year and one of eleven holy days for adherents of the Baháʼí Faith

Ramadan • March 10 - April 9, 2024
It is considered one of the holiest Islamic months. It's also one of the Five Pillars of Islam. These are five principles that Muslims believe are compulsory acts ordered by God. It is during the month of Ramadan that Muslims fast. A month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community

Palm Sunday • March 24, 2024
This holiday falls on the Sunday before Easter and commemorates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem

Passover • April 22-30, 2024
Also called the Feast of Unleavened Bread and commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt.

Good Friday • March 29, 2024
Good Friday is a Christian observance held two days before Easter Sunday and it commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ at Calvary (located right outside the walls of Jerusalem)

Easter • March 31, 2024
Easter also called Resurrection Sunday or Pascha is one of the most important days in the Christian faith commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead according to the New Testament.

Holy Friday Orthodox • May 3, 2024
Christian Orthodox
Good Friday also called Great Friday and Holy Friday or just Great Friday is a day of remembrance of Jesus's death on the cross

Pascha • May 5, 2024
Orthodox Christian
The day Orthodox Christians celebrate easter which is the day Jesus rose from the tomb

Yom HaSho'ah • May 6, 2024
Holocaust Remembrance Day

Eid al-Fitr • Apr 9-10, 2024
It marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan

Beltane • May 1, 2024
Pagan and Wiccan
The holiday celebrates spring at its peak, and the coming summer. Beltane also sometimes goes by the name May Day

Twelfth day of Ridvan • May 1- 2, 2024
Twelfth Day of Ridván is the day on which Bahá'u'lláh and His family left the garden to travel to Constantinople.

Declaration of Bab • May 22-23, 2024
It commemorates when the Báb announced in 1844 that he was the new messenger of God

Vasakha • May 23, 2024
The festival commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha in Theravada, Tibetan Buddhism and Navayana

Ascension of Baha'u'llah • May 27-28, 2024
The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the death of Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith.

Eid Al-Adha • June 16-17, 2024
This honours the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son, Ismail, as an act of obedience to God's command

Litha Summer Solstice • June 21, 2024
Pagan and Wiccan
Litha (also known as Midsummer) occurs on the summer solstice, and celebrates the beginning of summer.

Martyrdom of Bab • July 8-9, 2024
A commemoration of the martyrdom of one of the founders of the Bahai religion

St Benedict Day • July 11, 2024
Roman Catholic
The feast day of Saint Benedict of Nursia, the sixth-century abbot who gave Christian monasticism its lasting foundation in Western Europe

Obon • August 13, 2024
Bon Festival, also known as Obon is a holiday in Japan that celebrates ancestors

St Vladimir the Great Day • July 15, 2024
Orthodox Christian
Originally a follower of Slavic paganism, Vladimir converted to Christianity in 988 and Christianized the Kievan Rus'

Pioneer Day • July 24, 2024
Pioneer Day is an official holiday celebrated on July 24 in the American state of Utah, with some celebrations taking place in regions of surrounding states originally settled by Mormon pioneers.

Asalha Puja Day • July 21, 2024
Asalha Puja is a Theravada Buddhist festival which typically takes place in July, on the full moon of the month of Āsādha.


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