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2024–2025 Religious Observance Calendar

Water Festival (Many traditions in most Asian nations) April 13–15, dates may vary.
Ram Navami (Hindu)-Dates may vary.
Passover/Pesach (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on April 22. April 22 to 30.
Orthodox Good Friday (Christian Orthodox)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Pascha/Orthodox Easter (Christian Orthodox)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Yom HaShoah (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown May 5. May 5 to 6.
Weak/Vesak (Buddha Day) (Buddhist)-Observed date may vary.
Shavuot (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on June 11. June 11 to 13
Eid al-Adha (Islamic)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on June 16. June 16 to 17.
Muharram (Al-Hijri New Year-Islamic)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on July 7. July 7 to 8.
Ashura (Islamic)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on July 16. July 16 to 17.
Tisha B'av (Ninth of Av) (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on August 12. August 12–13.
Janmashtami (Hindu)
Mawlid-al-Nabi (Birthday of Muhammad-Islamic)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on September 15. September 15 to 16.
Rosh Hashanah (New Year-Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on October 2. October 2 to 4.
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement-Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on October 11. October 11 to 12.
Dussehra (Hindu)
Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles-Jewish)-October 16–23
Kathin (Theravada Buddhist)-Various dates between October 17 and November 15
Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on October 23. October 23 to 25.
Simchat Torah (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on October 24. October 24 to 25.
Diwali (Hindu)
Hanukkah (Chanukah-Jewish)-Begins sundown on December 25. December 25, 2024, to January 2, 2025.
Christmas Day (Christian)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Feast of the Nativity (Christian Orthodox)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Mahayana New Year (Buddhist)
Lunar New Year (Many traditions in most Asian nations)
Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
Ramadan (Islamic)-Begins at sundown February 28. February 28–March 30, 2025.
Ash Wednesday/Beginning of Lent (Catholic/Protestant Christian)
Purim (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on March 13. March 13 to 14.
Holi (Hindu)
Nowruz (Zoroastrian/Persian)
Laylat al Qadr (Islamic)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on March 27.
Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan-Islamic)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on March 30. March 30 to 31.
Chaitra Navratri (Hindu)-March 30–April 7
Ram Navami (Hindu)-Dates may vary.
Passover/Pesach (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on April 12. April 12 to 20.
Water Festival (Many traditions in most Asian nations)-April 13–15, 2025. Dates may vary.
Good/Holy Friday (Catholic/Protestant Christian)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Orthodox Good Friday (Christian Orthodox)-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.
Pascha/Orthodox Easter (Christian Orthodox)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common.
Yom HaShoah (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on April 23. April 23 to 24.
Weak/Vesak (Buddha Day-Buddhist)-Dates may vary.
Shavuot (Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on June 1. June 1 to 3.
Eid al-Adha (Islamic)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on June 6. June 6 to 7.
Tisha B'av (Ninth of Av-Jewish)-Holy days on which absence from work or school is common. Begins sundown on August 2. August 2 to 3.