Upcoming Religious Holidays

Ash Wednesday
Feb 10: Ash Wednesday

Marks the beginning of lent. Marking the forehead with ash represents regret for past sins.

Vasant Panchami
Feb 12: Vasant Panchami

4th Day of Magha. On this day Hindus worship Saraswati Devi, the goddess of wisdom, knowledge, art and...

Makha Bucha Day
Feb 22: Makha Bucha Day

Shortly after Buddha began his teachings, 1250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach.

Meak Bochea Day
Feb 22: Meak Bochea Day

Shortly after Buddha began his teachings, 1250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach.

Maha Shivratri
Mar 07: Maha Shivratri

According to Hindu mythology, Shivaratri symbolizes the wedding day of Lord Shiva.

Holi
Mar 24: Holi

A harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology

Maundy Thursday
Mar 24: Maundy Thursday

Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Purim
Mar 24: Purim

Purim remembers the deliverance of the Jewish people from a plot to destroy them as recorded in the Bo...

Good Friday
Mar 25: Good Friday

Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Sunday
Mar 27: Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Jesus Christ after his crucifixion

Ugadi
Apr 08: Ugadi

Ugadi marks the beginning of a new Hindu lunar calendar with a change in the moon's orbit.

Ram Navami
Apr 15: Ram Navami

Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra

Pesach
Apr 24: Pesach

Passover (Pesach), is an 8 day Jewish holiday that remembers the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

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

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

Pentecost Sunday
May 15: Pentecost Sunday

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

Whitmonday
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.