Wiccan Holiday Calendar - Esbats and Sabbats
Here is a list of Pagan Holidays for the Year for the Northern Hemisphere (all times given are EST). We will be adding more dates and information through the year so be sure to check back.
Dates for the Southern Hemisphere are now shown as well with (SH) next to them.
New Moon - January 6
Egyptian Month of Pamenot begins, Feast of Entering Heaven and the Two Lands - January 15
Egyptian Festival of Lights - January 19
Egyptian Going forth of Yinepu (Anubis), Festival of JubilationforWasir (Osiris) - January 20
Full Moon - January 21
Cold Moon at 12:17 am
Celtic Month of Rowan begins January 21
Egyptian Day of Making Way for Khnum, January 22
Egyptian Day of Het-Hert (Hathor) - January 23
Egyptian Dy of Coming of Tehuti (Thoth) - January 24
Sementivae - January 24
A grain festival
Februalia - January 30-February 2, a Roman celebration
February 2019: A good time to focus on your preparations for spring, determining what new projects you want to start or plans for the future.
Imbolc - February 2, celebrating the Goddess Brighid
Lughnassadh (SH) - February 2 marks the grain harvest at the end of summer.
New Moon - February 4
Parentaia - February 13-21, the Roman festival that honors the ancestors.
Lupercalia - February 15, celebrating fertility and the coming of spring
Celtic Tree Month of the Ash begins - February 18
Full Moon - February 19
Quickening Moon at 10:53 am
March 2019: A time to celebrate balance, rebirth and prepare for the renewal of spring.
Roman New Year - March 1
Matronalia, the Festival of women, held in honor of Juno - March 1
New Moon - March 6
Celtic Tree Month of Alder begins - March 18
Full Moon - March 20
Storm Moon at 9:43 am
Ostara, Spring Equinox - March 20
Mabon, Autumn Equinox (SH) - March 20
April 2019: A month of pending rebirth, as the earth prepares for new life to sprout. This is a great time to get out into nature (especially for those that had a cold, snowy winter) to enjoy the change of the season. Plant herbs and other magical plants to use all year long.
New Moon - April 5
Celtic Tree Month of Willow begins - April 15
Full Moon - April 19
The Wind Moon at 7:09 am.
Earth Day - April 22
Floralia Honors the Goddess of Spring and Flowers - April 28-May 3
Beltane Eve - April 30
Samhain Eve (SH) - April 30
Walpurgisnacht - April 30 (German)
May 2019: A good time to expand your horizons, try something new, or find a new job, career or hobby. Expand your horizons.
Beltane - May 1, a feast of fire and fertility
Samhain (SH) - May 1, the witches' new year and celebration of the ancestors
New Moon - May 4
Celtic Tree Month of the Hawthorn begins - May 13
Frigga Blot - May 27
Full Moon - May 18
Flower Moon at 5:11 pm
June 2019: Celebrate the long, light-filled days of summer. A great time to honor solar deities such as Ra, Horus, and Apollo. The sun nourishes and warms making it a great time for enhancing things already in your life.
Bellona Festival - June 3
New Moon - June 3
Vestalia - the Roman Festival honoring vestal virgins - June 7-15. A great time to celebrate women, especially young maidens.
Celtic Tree Month of Oak begins - June 10
Full Moon - June 17
Strong Sun Moon at 4:31 am
Asatru Alliance Founding Day - June 19
Summanus Festival - June 20
Summer Solstice/Litha - June 21
Winter Solstice/Yule (SH) - June 21
July 2019: The sun continues to burn bright during the long summer days and warm nights. A great time to get into the water at the beach, lake or pool and feel the power of water letting it wash away the old and bring you the new. It is also a great time to slow down, count your blessings and work on divination and meditation.
New Moon - July 2
Celtic Tree Month of Holly begins July 8
Full Moon - July 16
Blessing Moon at 5:39 pm
Lughnassadh Eve - July 31
Imbolc Eve (SH) - July 31
August 2019: Harvest time is time to reap the benefits of what you have been growing all year. Remember though to take some time to save some of the bounty up for the coming winter.
Lughnasadh - August 1
Imbolc (SH) - August 1
New Moon - August 1
Celtic Tree Month of Hazel begins - August 5
Pomona, the Roman festival of the Goddess of Apples and Orchards - August 13
Full Moon - August 15
Corn Moon at 8:31 am
Portunalia - August 17
Vulcanalia, the Roman Festival of the God of Craftsmen. August 23.
New Moon - August 30
September 2019: Fall comes to many areas, a time to prepare for the coming cold and celebrate home and family. Store your harvest, enjoy the cooler days and evenings by getting out into nature for long walks coming home to some comfort food.
Celtic Tree Month of the Vine begins - September 2
Full Moon - September 14
Harvest Moon at 12:35 am
International Day of Peace - September 21
Autumn Equinox/Mabon - September 23
Spring Equinox/Ostara (SH) - September 23
New Moon - September 28
Celtic Tree Mon of Ivy begins - September 30
October 2019: The dark half of the year begins. It is a time of reflection and honoring your ancestors and friends who have crossed over as the veil between the worlds is the thinnest. Divination and psychic messages, meditation and journaling are commonly practiced now.
Roman Festival of Bacchus, the God of vines, vegetation and wine - October 3
Full Moon - October 13
Blood Moon at 5:45 pm
Celtic Tree Month of Reed begins - October 28
New Moon - October 2
Samhain - October 31, witches new year celebrating the ancestors
Beltane (SH) - October 31, a feast of fire and fertiity
Halloween - October 31
November 2019: A time for meditation and reflection as winter sets in. Work to develop and strengthen your connection to the Divine, to let go of things that no longer serve you, and connect with family and friends.
All Saints Day - November 1
Day of the Dead or Dia de los Muertos - November 1
Festival of Woden - November 2
Bonfire Night - November 5
Full Moon - November 12
Mourning Moon at 8:37 am
Celtic Tree Month of Elder begins - November 25
New Moon - November 26
Feast of Ullr - November 27
Festival of Hecate Trivia (Roman) honoring Hecate, the Goddess of magic and sorcery - November 30
December 2019: Enjoy the company of family and friends at the height of winter. It is a good time to reflect on the previous year and look forward to the new one ahead taking stock of things you want to change or improve.
Krampusnacht, celebrating the Bavarian Krampus - December 5
Faunalia - December 5
New Moon - December 7
Day of Egil Skallagrimsson - December 9
Agonalia - December 11
Full Moon - December 12
The Long Nights Moon at 12:14 am
Saturnalia - December 17, a Roman celebration honoring the god Saturn
Winter Solstice/Yule - December 21
Summer Solstice/Litha (SH) - December 21
Yule Feast - December 22
Celtic Tree Month of Birch begins - December 23
Feast of Frau Holle, German Goddess - December 25
Christmas Day - December 25
New Moon - December 26
Yule 12th Night - December 31
Festival of Hogmanay - December 31