Upcoming Religious Holidays

Assumption Day
Aug 15: Assumption Day

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

Janmashtami
Aug 17: Janmashtami

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

Ganesh Chaturthi
Aug 29: Ganesh Chaturthi

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

Rosh HaShana
Sep 25: Rosh HaShana

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

Dussehra
Oct 03: Dussehra

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

Day of Atonement
Oct 04: 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
Oct 04: Eid al-Adha

Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Sukkot
Oct 09: Sukkot

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

Simchat Torah
Oct 16: Simchat Torah

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

Diwali
Oct 23: Diwali

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

Awal Muharram
Oct 25: Awal Muharram

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

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.

Ashura
Nov 03: Ashura

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

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 of her life

Chanukah
Dec 17: Chanukah

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

Christmas Day
Dec 25: Christmas Day

The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality) took place 25 December 1 BC

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 Christian martyr.

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 Christian martyr.

Maulud Nabi
Jan 03: Maulud Nabi

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