Upcoming Religious Holidays

Sep 05: Janmashtami

(regional) The birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave the message of the ...

Rosh HaShana
Sep 14: Rosh HaShana

The Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah is generally known as the New Year' s Day of the Jewish calendar

Ganesh Chaturthi
Sep 17: Ganesh Chaturthi

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

Arafat (Haj) Day
Sep 22: Arafat (Haj) Day

Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day before Eid al Adha. Named after the geographical area Arafa

Day of Atonement
Sep 23: Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur is the Jewish day of repentance, considered to be the holiest and most solemn day of the year

Eid al-Adha
Sep 23: Eid al-Adha

Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Sep 28: Sukkot

Sukkot is also known as Succoth, Sukkos, Feast of Booths or Feast of Tabernacles

Simchat Torah
Oct 05: Simchat Torah

Marks the end of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle.

Awal Muharram
Oct 14: Awal Muharram

Marks Islamic New Year and the Prophet Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622AD.

Oct 22: Dussehra

The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana

Oct 23: Ashura

Ashura is the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and marks the climax of the Mourning of Muh...

All Saints Day
Nov 01: All Saints Day

Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs

All Souls Day
Nov 02: All Souls Day

Dedicated to the remembrance of the departed. All Souls' Day follows All Saints' Day.

Nov 10: Diwali

Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Dec 07: Chanukah

Observed for eight days in honour of the historic victory of the Maccabbees against religious oppression

Immaculate Conception Day
Dec 08: Immaculate Conception Day

It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from original sin all...

Maulud Nabi
Dec 24: Maulud Nabi

Celebrated by the Muslims on the twelfth day of the month of Rabiulawal, the third month of the Muslim...

Christmas Day
Dec 25: Christmas Day

The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality) took place on ...

Boxing Day, St. Stephens day
Dec 26: Boxing Day, St. Stephens day

The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Chri...

Jan 06: Epiphany

A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men