Upcoming Religious Holidays

Pentecost
May 20: Pentecost

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

Pentecost Sunday
May 20: Pentecost Sunday

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

Whit Monday
May 21: Whit Monday

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

Wesak Day
May 29: Wesak Day

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

Corpus Christi
May 31: Corpus Christi

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

Nuzul Al-Quran
Jun 02: Nuzul Al-Quran

Commemorates the day when the words of the Qur'an were first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad

Corpus Christi
Jun 04: Corpus Christi

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

Night of Destiny
Jun 12: Night of Destiny

The night that the first verses of the Qu'ran were revealed to the Prophet Mohammad

Eid al-Fitr
Jun 15: Eid al-Fitr

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

Jumatul Bidah
Jun 15: Jumatul Bidah

Jumatul Bidah translates as 'Friday of farewell' and marks the last Friday prayers in the holy month o...

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

Kharchi Puja
Jul 20: Kharchi Puja

Tripura only. A festival to worship the cleansing of the earth and honour 14 gods

Asahna Bucha Day
Jul 27: Asahna Bucha Day

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

Assumption of Mary
Aug 15: Assumption of Mary

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

Arafat (Haj) Day
Aug 20: Arafat (Haj) Day

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

Eid al-Adha
Aug 22: Eid al-Adha

Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Eid al-Adha
Aug 22: Eid al-Adha

Commemorates the Prophet Abrahams willingness to sacrifice everything for God

Raksha Bandhan
Aug 26: Raksha Bandhan

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

Janmashtami
Sep 03: Janmashtami

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

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