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Holidays, Festivals and Events

Nearly every religion celebrates particular events throughout the year. These may honor particular people or notable historical or mythological events, or they may reflect seasonal traditions and divisions of time, such as New Year celebrations.
  1. Baha'i Holidays (7)
  2. Halloween (9)
  3. Zoroastrian Holidays (6)

When is Christmas in 2012?
The date of Christmas in 2012 according to a variety of faiths

Holidays May Through August
Nearly every religion sets aside particular days to celebrate, remember or reflect upon aspects of their faith. Here are some of the holidays that occur in the second third of the year from May through August.

Holidays: January through April
Nearly every religion sets aside particular days to celebrate, remember or reflect upon aspects of their faith. Here are some of the holidays that occur in the first quarter of the year from January through April.

L. Ron Hubbard's Birthday – March 13
Like many religions, Scientology honors the birth of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, every year with a holiday. Formal gatherings may be used to mark the day, but Hubbard himself requested that people celebrate it by providing community service.

Grounation Day - Rastafari Holiday
The second most important holiday to Rastas is Groundation Day, which celebrates Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica in 1966.

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