Upcoming Religious Holidays

Ascension Day
May 05: Ascension Day

Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Israa & Miaraj Night
May 05: Israa & Miaraj Night

Isra and Mi'raj marks the Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and the ascent into heaven

Ascension Day
May 05: Ascension Day

Ascension day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven 39 days af...

Pentecost Sunday
May 15: Pentecost Sunday

Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the Sunday 50 days after Easter

May 16: Whitmonday

Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

The Buddhas Birthday
May 21: The Buddhas Birthday

Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

Corpus Christi
May 26: Corpus Christi

The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun

Awal Ramadan
Jun 06: Awal Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar. It is during this month that Muslims fast.

Jun 12: Pentecost

Shavuot is one of the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals. Also known as the Feast of Weeks

St. John' s Day
Jun 24: St. John' s Day

The feast day of St John the Baptist, who by tradition was born six months before Jesus, marks Midsummer

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
Jun 29: Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

The day commemorates the martyrdom of two saints, the two great Apostles, Saint Peter and St. Paul

Eid ul-Fitr
Jul 07: Eid ul-Fitr

The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Asahna Bucha Day
Jul 19: Asahna Bucha Day

Marks the day when the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in India over 2500 years ago

Assumption Day
Aug 15: Assumption Day

The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Raksha Bandhan
Aug 18: Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters.

Aug 25: Janmashtami

The birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave the message of the Bhagwat Gita

Sep 04: Teej

Teej is a festival, celebrated in Northern India and Nepal to welcome the monsoon season

Ganesh Chaturthi
Sep 05: Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesh

Arafat (Haj) Day
Sep 10: Arafat (Haj) Day

Second day of the Hajj. Named after the geographical area Arafa where the Prophet gave his farewell Se...

Eid al-Adha
Sep 12: Eid al-Adha

Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God