Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

Holidays and Holy Days

Calendar of Holidays and Observances

ObservanceFaith or ReligionDates

 Eid-ul-Adha *

Islam Monday, July 19, 2021 to Friday, July 23, 2021

Al-Hijra (Muharram)

Islam

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Ashura

Islam

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 to Thursday, August 19, 2021

Rosh Hashanah *

Judaism Monday, September 6, 2021 to Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Fast of Gedaliah

Judaism Thursday, September 9, 2021

Yom Kippur *

Judaism Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to Thursday, September 16, 2021

Sukkot

Judaism Monday, September 20, 2021 to Monday, September 27, 2021

Mabon Autumnal Equinox

Pagan Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah *

Judaism Monday, September 27, 2021 to Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Navratri

Hinduism Thursday, October 7, 2021 to Friday, October 15, 2021

Dussehra

Hinduism Friday, October 15, 2021

Maulid al-Nabi

Islam Monday, October 18, 2021 to Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Samhain

Pagan Sunday, October 31, 2021

All Saints Day

Roman Catholic, Unitarian Universalist Monday, November 1, 2021

All Souls Day

Christian, Unitarian Universalist Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Diwali *

Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikh, Jain Thursday, November 4, 2021

Birth of Bahá'u'lláh *

Baha’i Saturday, November 6, 2021 to Sunday, November 7, 2021

First Sunday of Advent

Christian Sunday, November 28, 2021

Hanukkah/Chanukah

Judaism Sunday, November 28, 2021 to Monday, December 6, 2021

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Roman Catholic Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Roman Catholic Sunday, December 12, 2021

 Fast of the 10th of Tevet

Judaism Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Yule

Pagan Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Joseph Smith's Birthday

Mormon (CJCLDS) Thursday, December 23, 2021

Christmas

Christian, Unitarian Universalist Saturday, December 25, 2021

Kwanzaa

African Heritage Sunday, December 26, 2021 to Saturday, January 1, 2022

Gantan-sai *

Shinto Saturday, January 1, 2022

The Solemnity of Mary

Roman Catholic Saturday, January 1, 2022

Epiphany

Christian Thursday, January 6, 2022

Nativity of Jesus Christ

Christian Thursday, January 6, 2022

Christmas *

Orthodox Christian Friday, January 7, 2022

 Bodhi Day

Buddhism Monday, January 10, 2022

Pongal 

Hinduism Friday, January 14, 2022

Tu BiShvat

Judaism Monday, January 17, 2022

Chinese New Year *

Multifaith, Confucian, Taoist, Buddhist Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Imbolc

Pagan Wednesday, February 2, 2022

 Setsubun-sai

Shinto Thursday, February 3, 2022

Shivaratri

Hinduism Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Start of Lent and Ash Wednesday

Christian Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Women's Day of Prayer

Multifaith Friday, March 4, 2022

Clean Monday (Monday of Lent)

Orthodox Christian Monday, March 7, 2022

Fast of Esther

Judaism Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Purim

Judaism Wednesday, March 16, 2022 to Thursday, March 17, 2022

Holi

Hinduism Saturday, March 19, 2022

Spring Equinox

Pagan Sunday, March 20, 2022

Ramadan *

Islam Friday, April 1, 2022 to Saturday, April 30, 2022

Palm Sunday

Christian, Unitarian Universalist Sunday, April 10, 2022

Holy (Maundy) Thursday

Christian, Unitarian Universalist Thursday, April 14, 2022

Fast of the First Born

Judaism Friday, April 15, 2022

Good Friday

Christian, Unitarian Universalist Friday, April 15, 2022

Passover (Pesach)

Judaism

Friday, April 15, 2022 to Friday, March 22, 2022

Easter *

Christian, Unitarian Universalist Sunday, April 17, 2022

Ridvan

Baha'i Thursday, April 21, 2022

Great Friday

Orthodox Christian Friday, April 22, 2022

Yom Ha Shoah

Judaism Wednesday, April 27, 2022 to Thursday, April 28, 2022

Vesak

Buddhism

Friday, May 6, 2022

Visakha Puja

Buddhism Friday, May 27, 2022