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2022-2023 Religious Observance Calendar

Eid al-Adha (Islamic)
Eid al-Adha (Islamic)
Ashura (Islamic) - Holy days on which absence from work or school is common
Ashura (Islamic) - Holy days on which absence from work or school is common
Janmashtami (Hindu)
Janmashtami (Hindu)
Muharram (Al Hijri New Year) (Islamic)
Rosh Hashanah (New Year) (Jewish) - Holy days on which absence from work or school is common Asian
Rosh Hashanah (New Year) (Jewish) - Holy days on which absence from work or school is common Asian
Rosh Hashanah (New Year) (Jewish) - Holy days on which absence from work or school is common Asian
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) (Jewish) - Holy days on which absence from work or school is common
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) (Jewish) - Holy days on which absence from work or school is common
Navrahti/Dussehera (Hindu)
Mawlid-al-Nabi (birthday of Muhammad) (Islamic) Begins at sundown on first day indicated, October 7–8
Kathin (Theravada Buddhist) - Various dates from October 9 to November 8
Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) (Jewish) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Starts at sundown October 9 through 16
Shemini Atzeret (Jewish) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins at sundown on first day indicated. October 16 through 18
Simchat Torah - (Jewish) Begins at sundown on first day indicated. October 17 through 18
Diwali (Hindu) Dates may vary.
Hanukkah (Chanukah) (Jewish) Begins at sundown on first day indicated, December 18–26
Christmas Day (Christian) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Buddhist New Year (Buddhist) Dates may vary.
Feast of the Nativity (Orthodox Christian) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Lunar New Year (many traditions in most Asian nations)
Maha Shivaratri (Hindu) Dates may vary.
Ash Wednesday/Beginning of Lent (Catholic/Protestant Christian)
Purim (Jewish) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown of first day indicated. March 6–7
Holi (Hindu)
Nowruz (Zoroastrian/Persian) March 21–22
Ramadan (Islamic) Begins sundown of the first day indicated. March 22–April 21 (sundown)
Ram Navami (Hindu) Dates may vary.
Water Festival (many traditions in most Asian nations) Various dates in April.
Passover/Pesach (Jewish) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins at sundown on first day indicated. April 5–13
Good/Holy Friday (Catholic/Protestant Christian) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Easter (Catholic/Protestant Christian) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Orthodox Good Friday (Orthodox Christian) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Pascha/Orthodox Easter (Orthodox Christian) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Yom HaShoah (Jewish) April 17–18
Laylat al Qadr (Islamic)
Eid al–Fitr (End of Ramadan) (Islamic) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins at sundown on the first day indicated. April 21–22
Wesak/Vesak (Buddha Day) (Buddhist) Various Dates: April, May, and June
Shavuot (Jewish) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins at sundown in the first day indicated. May 25–27
Eid al-Adha (Islamic) Begins at sundown on the first day indicated. June 28–29
Tisha B’av (Ninth of Av) (Jewish) Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.