Holidays from Various Faiths

January 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
January 5 Parkash Utsav Dasveh Patsha - Sikh
January 6 Epiphany - Christianity
January 7 Orthodox Christmas - Eastern Christianity
January 20 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti - Sikh
January 29 Mahayana New Year begins - Buddhist

February 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
February 12 Lunar New Year - Confucian, Daoist and Buddhist
February 15 Nirvana Day - Buddhist
February 17 Ash Wednesday (beginning of Lent) - Christianity
February 25 Purim - Judaism
February 25 Ayyám-i-Há begins - Bahá'í

March 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
March 11 Maha Shivaratri - Hindu
March 14 Sikh New Year
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
March 17 Holla Mohalla - Sikh
March 20 Naw-Rúz - Bahá'í New Year’s Day
March 20 Spring Equinox
March 27 Passover (Pesach) begins - Judaism
March 28 Palm Sunday - Christianity 
March 29 Holi (Festival of Colors) - Hindu

April 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
April 2 Good Friday - Christianity
April 4 Easter Sunday - Christianity
April 8 Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) - Judaism
April 12 Ramadan begins - Islam
April 13 Vaisakhi - Sikh

May 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
May 2 Orthodox Easter  - Orthodox Christianity
May 12 Eid al-Fitr - Islam
May 16 Shavuot begins - Judaism 
May 23 Pentecost - Christianity

June 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
June 20 Summer Solstice

July 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
July 19 Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) - Islam
July 31 Feast Day of Saint Ignatius - Catholic Christianity

August 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
August 15 Feast of the Assumption - Catholic Christianity
August 29 Sri Krishna Janmashtami - Hindu

September 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
September 1 Pahila Prakash Granth Sahib - Sikh
September 7-8 Rosh Hashanah - Judaism 
September 15-16 Yom Kippur - Judaism
September 20 Sukkot begins - Judaism
September 22 Autumnal Equinox
September 28 Simchat Torah - Judaism

October 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
October 4 Feast Day of St. Francis - Catholic Christianity
October 6 Navatri begins (Hindu)
October 18 Mawlid - (Sunni) Islam

November 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
November 1 Solemnity of All Saints - Christianity
November 2 Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls) - Christianity
November 4 Diwali (Deepavali) - Hindu
November 7 Birth of the Báb - Bahá'í
November 8 Birth of Bahá’u’lláh - Bahá'í 
November 21 Solemnity of Christ the King - Christianity
November 22 Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday - Sikh
November 28 Hanukkah begins - Judaism

December 2021

Date Holiday/Religion
December 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception - Catholic Christianity
December 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe - Catholic Christianity
December 21 Winter Solstice
December 24 Christmas Eve - Christianity
December 25 Christmas - Christianity
December 26 Kwanzaa begins - African-American

 

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