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Religious Holidays

See a list of 2020-21 religious holidays across different faiths and worldviews.

Sep. 02: Hungry Ghost Festival [Buddhism]

Sep. 18–20: Rosh Hashanah (New Year) [Judaism]

Sep. 27: Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) [Judaism]

Oct. 02–09: Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) [Judaism]

Nov. 14: Diwali (Festival of Lights/Hindu New Year) [Hinduism]

Nov. 14: Bandi Chhor Divas (Day of Liberation) [Sikhism]

Dec. 25 / Jan. 07: The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) [Christianity]

Jan. 06 / 19: The Epiphany/Theophany of the Lord [Christianity]

Jan. 16: National Religious Freedom Day [United States]

March 25 / April 07: The Annunciation of the Lord [Christianity]

March 27 – April 04: Pesach (Passover) [Judaism]

March 29: Holi (Festival of Colours) [Hinduism]

March 30: Hola Mohalla [Sikhism]

March 31: Avalokitesvara's Birthday [Buddhism]

April 04 / May 02: The Resurrection of the Lord (Easter/Pascha) [Christianity]

April 14: Vaisakhi [Sikhism]

May 06: National Day of Prayer [United States]

May 13: Eid al-Fitr (end of Ramadan) [Islam]

May 13 / June 10: The Ascension of the Lord [Christianity]

May 16–18: Shavuot (Feast of Weeks/Pentecost) [Judaism]

May 23 / June 20: Pentecost [Christianity]

May 26: Vesakha (Buddha’s Birthday) [Buddhism]

July 12: Rath Yatra (Festival of Chariots) [Hinduism]

July 20– 23: Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) [Islam]

Aug. 15 / 28: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary/ The Dormition of the Theotokos [Christianity]

Aug. 30: Janmashtami (Birth of Krishna) [Hinduism]