2022 Religious, Ethnic, and Civil Observances

2022      
 
  January 1 New Year’s Day (U.S., International)
  1 Japanese New Year
  1 Shogatsu/Gantan-sai (New Years) - Shinto
  6 Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day) (Christian)
  6 Epiphany (Christian)
  14 Makar Sankranti (Hindu)
  17 Tu B'Shevat (Jewish)
  20 Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (U.S.)
 
  February 1 Chinese New Year
  2 Imbolc (Candlemas) (Wicca/Neo Pagan)
  11 National Foundation Day (Shinto)
  21 Presidents’ Day (U.S.)
  21 International Mother Language Day (International)
 
 
  March 1 Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
  2  Ash Wednesday/Lent Begins (Christian)
  3 Hinamatsuri (Japan)
  7 Clean Monday/Lent begins (Orthodox Christian)
  16 Ta'anit Esther (Jewish)
  17 St. Patrick's Day (Christian)
  17 Purim (Judaism)
  18 Shushan Purim (Jewish)
  18 Holi (Hindu)
  21 Nowruz (Iranian New Year)
  28 Lailat al Miraj/Shab-E-Miraj (Islamic)
 
  April 1 - 2 Rosh Chodesh Nisan (Jewish)
  3 - May 2 *Ramadan (Islamic)
  10 Palm Sunday (Christian)
  14 Mahavir Jayanti (Jainism)
  15 Good Friday (Christian)
  16 - 23 Passover/Pesach (Jewish)
  17 Easter (Christian)
  17 Palm Sunday (Orthodox Christian)
  18 *Lailat al Bara'a/Shab-E-Barat (Islamic)
  22 Great Friday (Orthodox Christian)
  23 Holy Saturday (Orthodox Christian)
  24 Easter (Pascha) (Orthodox Christian)
  27 Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remebrance Day) (Jewish)
 
  May 1 Beltane (Wicca/Neo Pagan)
  3 Eid al Fitr (Islam)
  4 Yom Ha'atzmaut (Jewish)
  5 Cinco de Mayo (Mexican/Mexican-American)
  5 Tango no Sekku/Kodomo No Hi (Shinto)
 
  19 Lag B'Omer (Judaism)
  24 Declaration of the Bab (Baha'i)
  29 Laylat al Qadr (Islamic)
  29 Yom Yerushalayim (Jewish)
  29 Ascension of the Baha’u’llah (Bahá’í)
  30 Rosh Chodesh Sivan (Jewish)
  30 Memorial Day (U.S.)
 
  June
  5 Pentecost (Christian)
  5 Savuot begins (Judaism)
  21 Litha/Summer Solstice (Wicca/Neo Pagan)
  28 - 30 Rosh Chodesh Tammuz (Jewish)
 
  July 4 Independence Day (U.S.)
  9 Waqf al Arafa (Islamic)
  10 Eid al-Adha (Islamic)
  10 Martyrdom of the Bab (Baha'i)
  17 Fast of Shiva Asar B’Tammuz (Jewish)
  28 Rosh Chodesh Av (Jewish)
  29 Muharram/Islamic New Year
 
  August 1 Lammas (Pagan/Wiccan)
  6 Tisha B'Av (Jewish)
  7 Ashura (Islamic)
  9 Eid al-Adha (Islamic)
  11 Raksha Bandhan (Hindu, Jainism)
  26 Rosh Chodesh Elul (Jewish)
  30 Ganesh Chaturdhi (Hindu)
 
  September 5 Labor Day (U.S.)
  10 Mid-Autumn Festival (China)
  25 - 27 Rosh Hashanah/Jewish New Year
  26 - Oct 4 Devi Navaratri (Hindu)
  28 Tzom Gedaliah (Jewish)
 
  October 4 Vijayadashmi/Dussehra (Hindu)
  4 Chong Yang (China)
  5 Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement (Jewish)
  10 - 16 Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) (Jewish) 
  13 Karva Chauth (Buddhist, Hindu)
  16 Hosha'anah Rabah (Jewish)
  16 Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)
  18 Simchat Torah (Jewish)
  24 Diwali (Buddhist, Hindu, Sikhism, Jainism)
  26 Birth of the Bab (Bahá’í)
  27 Birth of the Baha’u’llah (Bahá’í)
  31 All Hallows Eve/Halloween
  31 Samhain (Pagan/Wiccan)
  31 - Oct 2  Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) (Latin America)
 
  November 1 All Saint’s Day (Christian)
  2 All Soul’s Day (Roman Catholic)
  3 Bunka No Hi (Japan)
  7 Mawlid al-Nabi (Islamic)
  11 Veteran’s Day (U.S.)
  15 Shichigosan Matsuri (Shinto)
  26 Day of the Covenant (Bahá’í)
  24  Thanksgiving (U.S.)
  27 First Sunday of Advent (Christian)
 
  December 8 Bodhi Day (Buddhist, Hindu)
  12 Feast Day – Our Lady of Guadalupe (Latin America)
  16 - 24 Las Posadas (Mexico)
  18 - 26  *Chanukah/Hanukkah (Jewish)
  22 Winter Solstice/Yule (Pagan, International)
  24 Rosh Chodesh Tevet (Jewish)
  25 Christmas (Christian)
  26 - Jan 1  Kwanzaa (African American)