Calendar of Major Religious Holidays

Calendar of Major Religious Holidays

Calendar of Major Religious Holidays

(July 2018 - June 2019)

Name of Holiday

Religion

Dates

Days of the Week

Laylat al-Qadr*

Islamic

6/10/18

Sunday 

Eid al-Fitr* (End of Ramadan)

Islamic

6/15/18

Friday

Janmashtami

Hindu

9/2/18

Sunday

Eid-al-Adha*

Islamic

8/22/18

Wednesday

Muharram (Al Hijrah - New Year)*

Islamic

9/12/18

Wednesday

Navaratri/Dassehra

Hindu

10/9/18 - 10/17/18

Tuesday-Wednesday

Rosh Hashanah*

Jewish

9/10/18 - 9/11/18

Monday-Tuesday

Yom Kippur*

Jewish

9/19/18

Wednesday

Sukkoth*

Jewish

9/24/18 - 9/25/18

Monday-Tuesday

Sh'mini Atzeret*

Jewish

10/1/18

Monday

Simchat Torah*

Jewish

10/2/18

Tuesday

Diwali

Hindu

11/6/18

Tuesday

Maulid al-Nabi*

Islamic

11/21/18

Wednesday

Bodhi Day

Buddhist

12/8/18

Saturday

Hanukkah*

Jewish

12/2/18 - 12/10/18

Sunday-Monday

Christmas

Christian

12/25/18

Tuesday

Paranirvana (Nirvana) Day

Buddhist

2/8/19 or 2/15/19

Friday

Maha Shivaratri

Hindu

3/4/19

Monday

Ash Wednesday

Christian

3/6/19

Wednesday

Beginning of Lent (Clean Monday)

Orthodox Christian

3/11/19

Monday

Purim*

Jewish

3/20/19

Wednesday

Holi

Hindu

3/20/19 - 3/21/19

Wednesday-Thursday

Buddha's Birthday

Buddhist

4/8/19

Monday

Ramanavami

Hindu

4/14/19

Sunday

Good Friday

Christian

4/19/19

Friday

Passover*

Jewish

4/19/19 - 4/27/19

Friday-Saturday

Easter

Christian

4/21/19

Sunday

Ramadan (Beginning)*

Islamic

5/5/19

Sunday

Shavout*

Jewish

6/8/19

Saturday

Day of Vesak

Buddhist

5/31/19

Friday

Laylat al-Qadr*

Islamic

5/31/19

Friday

Eid al-Fitr* (End of Ramadan)

Islamic

6/3/19

Monday


* All Jewish and Islamic holidays listed above begin at sundown on the previous day.