1: New Year's Day
1: New Moon
1 - 3: Kalends of January
2: Advent of Isis
3: Festival of Pax the Roman goddess of peace.
3: Snow Day
4: Evergreen Day
5: Festival of Lares Compitales - Roman guardian deities of crossroads.
5: Twelfth Night
6: Festival of Kore
7: Feast of Sekhmet, the Egyptian New Year's Day.
7: Distaff Day
8: It's Midwives' Day
9: The Agonium, festival of Janus, the Roman god of gates and doors,
beginnings and endings.
11 and 15: The Carmentalia, festival of Carmenta, the Roman goddess of
13: Plough Monday
16: Festival of Concordia, the Roman goddess of harmonious relations
16: Full moon - Wolf Moon
17: Good Luck Day, the festival of Felicitas, the Roman goddess of good
19: Blessing of the Waters
21: Sun enters Aquarius
24: Feriae Sementivae - blessing the seeds
24: Gold Rush Day
25: Up Helly Aa - Scottish Viking celebration
25: St Paul's Day
30 - Feb. 2: Roman celebration of Februalia
30: New Moon
31: Hecate's Feast
31: Chinese New Year - Year of the Horse
1: Festival of Brigit, the Celtic goddess of healing, fertility, and
patroness of smiths.
2: Imbolc - the Celtic festival marking the period of lactation of the
2: Lammas or Lughnasadh (Southern Hemisphere)
3: Setsubun, celebration - Japan
4: Disting - The Charming of the Plow
4: King Frost Day
5: St Agatha's Day
5 thru 17: Fornacalia - The Day of the Ovens
6: The Aphrodesia, feast day of the goddess Aphrodite
7: Day of Selene
8: Festival for the Broken Needles
10: Chinese New Year (Year of the Snake begins) dates vary from year to
12: Festival of Artemis, the Greek goddess of the hunt
13-21: The Parentalis - festival to honor the spirits of the ancestors.
14: Valentine's Day
14: Full moon -- Quickening Moon
15: Lupercalia - the festival of Lupercus, the Roman god of flocks and
17: Festival of Quirinus, god of war, storms and thunder.
21: Feralia - an ancient Roman Day of the Dead
21: Sun enters Pisces
22: Caristia - Roman holiday of family reunions
23: Festival of Terminus, the Roman god of boundaries and border
24: Flight of the King - Regifugium
24: Russian Butter Festival
28: The epic poem, Kalevala, is celebrated by the Finns with parades and
readings from the poem.
1: Matronalia, the Festival of Women
1: New Year's Day in the old Roman calendar.
1: Saint David's Day
1: Mother March
1: New Moon
2: Holy Wells Day, the day of Ceadda, the Celtic goddess of healing
springs and holy wells.
4: The Anestheria - Greek festival of flowers
4: Feast of Rhiannon (Welsh)
4: Pancake Day
4: Shrove Tuesday
5: Lent Begins
5: Ash Wednesday
5: Ascent Of The Christ Of The Gypsies - Holy Wednesday
8: Birthday of Mother Earth (Chinese)
10: The Daedala
11: Hercules' Day (Greek)
12: Marduk's Feast Day
13: Purification Feast (Balinese)
14: Feriae Marti - Festival of Mars
14: The Diasia to ward off poverty - Greece.
15 Ides of March (Roman)
16: Whale Festival
16: Full Moon - Crow Moon
16 - 17 : Bacchanalia - The festival of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine
17: Liberalia, the festival of Liber and Libera, a Roman fertility god and
17: St Patrick's Day
17: Damballah's Day
19: Ides of March
19: Festival of Anna Perenna, the Roman goddess of the circle of the
19: Day of Aganyu (Santeria)
19 - 23: The Mivervalia and Quinquatria, main festivals of Minerva, the
Roman goddess of war, wisdom arts and trades.
20: Ostara - the Vernal Equinox
20: Festival of Isis
20: Mabon (Southern Hemisphere)
21: Tea and Tephi Day (Irish)
21: Festival of Salii
21: Sun enters Aries
23: Summer Finding (Norse)
23: The Tubilustrium (also celebrated May 23)
26: Plowing Day (Slavic)
28: Birthday of Kwan Yin
29: The Delphinia, or Artemis Soteira, of Artemis in Greece
29: Expulsion of the Demons of Bad Luck
29: Festival of Ishtar
30: The Festival of Salus, the Roman goddess of public safety and
30: Day of Bau (Babylonian)
30: Mothering Sunday - 4th Sunday in Lent
30: New Moon
31: Festival of Luna, the Roman goddess of the moon.
1: April Fool's Day / Loki's Day
1: The Veneralia, the festival of Venus, the Roman goddess of love and
4: Ching Ming - Tomb Sweeping Day (China) - sometimes falls on April 5
4 - 10: Megalesia - Celebrates the accuracy of the Sibylline oracles
5: Lady Luck Day, the festival Fortuna, the goddess of good fortune
6: National Tartan Day
6: Daffodil Sunday. In victorian times people picked daffodils and took
them to local hospitals for the sick
8: Hana-Matsuri - Japanese Flower Festival to honor the Buddha's
8: Geranium Day - England
9: A-ma Festival - Portugal and China
12: Chhau Festival - India
12 - 19: Ludi Cereales
13: Songkran - Thailand
14: Passover begins at sundown (date varies)
15: Fordicia, the festival of Tellus, the Roman earth goddess
15: Full moon -- Wind Moon - Lunar Eclipse
16: The feast day of St. Bernadette.
19: Festival of Ceres, a Roman corn goddess.
20: Furukawa Matsuri - Japan
20: Easter Sunday
21: Dyngus Day - Easter Monday (date varies)
21: Egg Rolling Day (England) - Easter Monday (date varies)
21: Palilia (Parilia), the festival of Pales, the Roman goddess of sheperds
and flocks. This is also the legendary founding date of Rome.
21: Sun enters Taurus
22: Festival of Ishtar
22: Earth Day
23: St George's Day
23: Peppercorn Ceremony - Bermuda (date varies year to year)
25: The Robigalia, the festival of Robigus, a Roman corn god.
28 - May 1 The Floralia, the festival of Flora, Roman goddess of
fruitfulness and flowers.
29: Tako-Age - Japan - Kite Flying Day
29: New Moon - Solar Eclipse
30: May Day Eve - Walpurgisnacht
1: Beltane - Mayday
1: Festival of Belenus, the Celtic god of fire and the sun.
1: Samhain (Southern Hemisphere)
1: Bona Dea
4: Humane Day - United States - 1st Sunday in May
5: Cinco de Mayo
6: Durdevan - Feast of St. George
8: The festival of Mens, the Roman goddess of mind and consciousness.
8: The Furry Dance
9, 11, 13: Roman festival - Feast of the Lemures - in honor of the
Lemures, the spirits of dead family members who wander the earth on
these three spring nights.
11: Mother's Day
13: Hawthorn Moon begins - 6th month of the Celtic Calendar
13: Festival of Cats
14: Full moon - Hare's Moon
15: Festival of Mercury, the Roman god of merchants and travellers.
20: Sun enters Gemini
23: The Tubilustrium
24: The Thargalia
25: Festival of the Holy Marys - Gypsy festival and pilgrimage
27: Frigga Blot
28: New Moon
30: Memorial Day - Einherjar Day
31: Flores de Mayo
1: The festival of Carna, the Roman goddess of bodily organs.
2: Festival of Juno
3: The festival of Bellona the Roman goddess of war.
4: The Rosalia
9: Festival of Vesta, the Roman goddess of the hearth.
10: Oak Moon begins - 7th month of the Celtic calendar
11: Festival of Mater Matuta, old Italian goddess of the dawn.
12: Zeus' Day
13: Full moon - Honey Moon
13: Friday the 13th
14: Birthday of the Muse
14: Vidar's Day
15: Father's Day
16: Night of a Teardrop
17: Ludi Piscatari
21: Summer Solstice - Litha
21: Yule (Southern Hemisphere)
21: Sun enters Cancer
23: Day of Bad Omens
24: The festival of Fata, the Roman goddesses of fate and chance.
24: Saint John's Day - Feast of the Dews
24: Sânziene - A Romanian Midsummer Festival
29: Feoh - First day of the Rune Cycle
2: Feast of Expectant Mothers
3 thru Aug 11: Dog Days of Summer
3: Festival of Cerridwen
4: Independence Day
7: Festival of the Handmaidens - Nonae Caprotinae ("the nones of the
7: Rumilia Festival
8: Holly Moon begins - 8th month of the Celtic Calendar
9: Day of Unn the Wise Person
10: Day of Hel
10: Festival of Knut the Reaper
10: Lady Godiva Day
11: Naadam Festival
12: Full moon - Buck Moon
13: O-Bon Festival - welcoming the spirits of the dead
14: Uruz - The second rune cycle begins
15: St. Swithin's Day
15: Day of Rauni
16: Feast of Our Lady of Carmel
17: Festival of Amaterasu - Shinto Sun Goddess
17: The Maidens Fair on Hen Mountain
18: Day of Bad Omens
19: Feast of Kuan Yin
20: Moon Day
21: Sun enters Leo
22: Feast of Mary Magdalene
23: Neptunalia - the festival of Neptune, the Roman god of the sea.
23: Sign of the Sunflower Begins
23: Saint Anne's Eve
26: New Moon
27 - 31: The Five Epagomenal Days
27: Birthday of Osiris
28: Birthday of Horus
29: Birthday of Set
30: Birthday of Isis
31: Birthday of Nephthys
1: Lammas or Lughnasadh
1: Festival of Lugh, the Celtic hero god.
1: Imbolc (Southern Hemisphere)
4: Festival of the Tooth
5: Hazel Moon begins - 9th moon of the Celtic Calendar
6: Festival of Thoth
7: Blessing of the Sea
9: Festival of Sol Indigis, the Roman sun god.
10: Full moon - Corn Moon
12: Blessing of the Boats
13: The Vertumnalia, the festival of Vertumnus, the Roman god of
seasons, gardens and orchards.
13: Day of Hecate
15: Festival of Torches - Nemoralia
15: Herbal Holy Day
17: The Portunalia, the festival of Portunes, the Roman god of gates,
doors and harbours.
19: The Vinalia Rustica
19: Primrose Day
21: Festival of Consus, the Roman god of good council.
21: Sun enters Virgo
22: Sign of the Morning Glory begins
23: The Volcanalia, the festival of Vulcan, the Roman god of fire.
25: The Opiconsivia, the harvest festival of Ops, the Roman goddess of
25: New Moon
2: The Sign of the Vine begins - 10th moon of the Celtic Calendar
5: Labor Day
9: Double Ninth Day
9: Chrysanthemum Day
9: Full moon - Harvest Moon
9: Chinese Moon Festival -The Festival of Chang O, on the full moon
nearest the autumnal equinox, the Chinese people pay homage to the moon
goddess Chang O. Some Chinese celebrate this day as the moon's
19: The Fast of Thoth, this day-long fast honors the Egyptian god of
wisdom and magic.
21: International Day of Peace
21: The feast of the Divine Life, this ancient Egyptian feast honored the
great goddess in her three-fold aspect as mother (creator), daughter
(renewer), and dark mother (the absolute).
21: Sun enters Libra
23: Fall Equinox or Mabon
23: Ostara (Southern Hemisphere)
24: New Moon
1: Festival of Fides, the Roman goddess of good faith, honesty and oaths.
3: The festival of Dionysus, the Greek god of wine and revelry, also
known as Bacchus to the Romans.
4: Feast of Ceres
6: Day of Bad Omens
8: Full moon -- Blood Moon - Lunar Eclipse
9: The festival of Felicitas, the Roman goddess of good luck and joy.
11: Winter Nights - Sacred to Freya
11: The Meditrinalia, the festival of Meditrina, the Roman goddess of
12: The festival of Fortuna Redux, the Roman goddess of successful
journeys and safe returns from those journeys.
13: The festival of Fontus, the Roman god of springs.
19: The Armilustrium, the second festival of Mars, the Roman god of war.
On this day, military arms were ritually purified and put in storage for
21: Sun enters Scorpio
23: New Moon - Solar Eclipse (partial)
Oct 31 - Nov 1 Samhain, the Celtic festival marking the beginning of the
winter and the Celtic New Year. Also the rebirth of Caileach Beara, the
Celtic goddess who turned to stone on May 1 (Beltane).
1: Beltane (Southern Hemisphere)
1: Day of the Dead
1: Pomona's Day
1: La Mas Ubhal - Day of the Apple Fruit
2: Festival of Woden
5: Bonfire Night
6: Full moon - Mourning Moon
11: Veteran's Day - Hero's Day
11: Lunantishees Day - Celtic Faery Day
13: Epulum Jovis
15: Feronia Festival
16: Night of Hekate
21: Sun enters Sagittarius
23: Stir Up Sunday
24: The feast of Baba Yaga. On the full moon of November, the supreme
crone goddess of old Russia is honored with a feast day. Once honored
as an important old goddess, she is now often portrayed as a wicked old
27: Feast of Ullr
27: Thanksgiving day (United States)
30: Festival of Hecate Trivia (The night of the crossroads.)
30: Advent Sunday
1: The festival of Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea. Poseidon is also the
god of rebirth.
4: Bona Dea, a Roman fertility goddess
9;: The festival of Ops, the Roman goddess of harvest.
13: The Sementivae, the second festival of Tellus, the Roman earth
15: The second festival of Consus, the Roman god of good council.
17: Beginning of Saturnalia - festival of Saturn, the Roman god of
agriculture. The most popular Roman festival, for on this day the roles of
master and slave were reverted.
21: Winter Solstice
21: Divalia - Angeronalia, festival of Angerona, the Roman goddess of
22: New Moon
22: Litha (Southern Hemisphere)
22: Sun enters Capricorn
23: The Larentalia (Larentinalia), festival of Acca Larentia the Roman
goddess who gave the early Romans their land.
25: The birthday of Mithra, the Persian god of light and wisdom.
25: Festival of the Invincible Sun God
25: Feast of Frau Halle, Germanic goddess
26: Boxing Day
31: New Year's Eve
31: Festival of Hogmanay
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