Upcoming Religious Holidays

May 24: Pentecost

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

Pentecost Sunday
May 24: Pentecost Sunday

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

The Buddhas Birthday
May 25: The Buddhas Birthday

Lantern parades are held for Buddhas Birthday which is celebrated in late April or early May

May 25: Whitmonday

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

Corpus Christi
Jun 04: Corpus Christi

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

Awal Ramadan
Jun 18: Awal Ramadan

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

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

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

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

Jul 17: Eid-ul-Fitr

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

Asahna Bucha Day
Jul 30: 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 29: Raksha Bandhan

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

Sep 05: Janmashtami

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

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

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.