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 2021

1                      Religious Year Begins  Orthodox Christian
4-11                 Paryushana Parva              Jain     
6-8** Rosh Hashanah Jewish
8                      Nativity of Virgin Mary Christian         
10-21               Ganesh Chaturthi              Hindu
14                    Elevation of the Cross   Orthodox Christian
15-16**           Yom Kippur                         Jewish
20-27**           Sukkot                         Jewish
22                    Mabon-Imbolc             Wiccan/Pagan
27-29**           Shemini Atzeret             Jewish
28-29**           Simchat Torah              Jewish

October 2021

7-9                   Navaratri                                  Hindu
15                    Dussehra                                 Hindu
18-19**           Mawlid al-Nabi            Muslim
31                   Reformation Day                      Christian
31                   All Hallows Eve                       Christian
31-1** Samhain                                  Wiccan/Pagan
                                   

November 2021

1                      All Saints Day              Christian
2                      All Souls Day               Christian
4                      Diwali                          Hindu/Jain/Sikh/Buddhist
5                      Gujarat New year                     Jain
6                      Birth of the Báb            Bahá’í
7                      Birth of Bahá’u’lláh       Bahá’í
24                    Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib     Sikh
24-25**           Day of the Covenant     Bahá’í
27-28**           Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha Bahá’í
28-6**             Hannukah                                Jewish

December 2021

8                      Bodhi Day                                           Buddhist
8                      Feast of the Immaculate Conception   Christian
12                    Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe          Christian
21                    Yule                                                     Pagan
25                    Christmas                                             Christian
26                    Feast of the Holy Family                       Christian
26                    Zartosht No-Diso                                  Zoroastrian

January 2022

1                      Gantan-sai                                           Shinto
7                      Feast of the Nativity                 Orthodox Christian
9                      Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti       Jain
14                    Maghi/Lohri                                         Sikh

February 2022

1                      Chinese New Year                                Confusion/Daoist/Buddhist
3                      Setsuban Sai                                         Shinto
14                    Nirvana Day                                         Buddhist
16                    Māgha Pūjā                                          Buddhist

March 2022

1                      Shivaratri                                             Hindu
2                      Ash Wednesday                        Christian
16-17**           Purim                                                   Jewish
19                    Holi                                                     Hindu
21-22**           Nawruz                                    Persian traditions

April 2022

1-30** Ramadan                                              Muslim
10                    Rama Navami                          Hindu
10                    Palm Sunday                            Christian
14                    Maundy Thursday                     Christian
15                    Good Friday                              Christian
15-23**           Passover                                    Jewish
17                    Easter/Resurrection Sunday     Christian
21-2                 Ridvan                                     Bahá’í

May 2022

1                      Beltane                                    Wiccan/Pagan
2-3**               Eid al Fitr                                   Muslim
24                    Declaration of the Báb              Bahá’í
29                    Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh           Bahá’í

June 2022

4-6**               Shavuot                                     Jewish 
5                      Pentecost                                 Christian
16                    Martyrdom of Guru Arjan         Sikh
21                    Litha                                         Wiccan/Pagan

** observance begins at sundown on the first date and ends at sundown on the last. Islamic holidays are not fixed to a calendar but based on the actual sighting of the moon, causing some variance in the date.