A Year of Magick: 2020

Below, you will find a list of Holidays and Lunar Phases for the Year 2020.

JANUARY

1st January: New Year’s Day.

10th January: Full Moon/Wolf Moon visible at 2:23 pm. There will be an eclipse visible in Europe, Asia, Africa, & Australia.

14th January: Thorrablot; A celebration in Norse Paganism to honor Thor. Waning Gibbous Moon.

24th January: Sementivae; a festival of celebrating sowing grain-orientated crops in the Springtime planting. New Moon.

30th January (through 2nd February): Roman celebration for Februalia. Waxing Crescent Moon.

31st January: Disablot; a Norse celebration to honor the land wights and prepare for the upcoming planting season. Waxing Crescent Moon.

FEBRUARY

1st February: Imbolc / Lughnassadh First Quarter Moon.

Northern Hemisphere: Feb. 1, 2020

Southern Hemisphere: Lughnassadh Feb. 1, 2020

2nd February: Groundhog Day

9th February: Full Moon/Cold Moon.

13th February through 21st February: Roman celebration of Parentalia. Waning Gibbous Moon.

14th February: St. Valentine’s Day. Waning Gibbous Moon.

15th February: Lupercalia. Last Quarter Moon.

23rd February: New Moon.

MARCH

1st March: Matronalia. Waxing Gibbous Moon.

9th March: Full Moon/Super Moon.

17th March: St. Patrick’s Day. Waning Gibbous Moon.

19th March: Ostara / Mabon. Waning Crescent Moon.

Northern Hemipshere: Ostara, March 19, 2020;

Southern Hemisphere: Mabon, March 19, 2020

24th March: New Moon.

APRIL

7th April: Full Moon/Wind Moon at 10:35 pm.

15th April: Sigrblot/Sumarsdag; A Norse celebration for the first day of Summer in Scandinavian Countries. Waning Gibbous Moon.

21st April through 22nd April: Lyrid’s Meteor Shower. Waning Crescent Moon.

22nd April: Earth Day. New Moon.

28th April (through 3rd May): Floralia; honoring the Goddesses of Spring Flowers and Vegetation. Waxing Crescent Moon.

30th April: Walpurgisnacht, Celebrated by Germanic Witches. First Quarter Moon.

MAY

1st May: Roman celebration of Bona Dea, Goddess of Fertility. Beltane / Samhain. Waxing Gibbous Moon.

Northern Hemisphere: Beltane, May 1, 2020

Southern Hemisphere: Samhain, May 1, 2020

5th May: Cinco De Mayo. Waxing Gibbous Moon.

7th May: Full Moon/Flower Moon visible at 6:45 pm.

10th May: Mother’s Day. Waning Gibbous Moon.

22nd May: New Moon.

JUNE

5th June: Full Moon/Sun Moon visible at 3:12 pm.

7th June through 15th June: Roman Festival of Vestalia, celebrating the vestal virgins. Waning Gibbous Moon.

20th June: Litha / Yule. Waning Crescent Moon.

Northern Hemisphere: Litha, the Summer Solstice, June 20, 2020

Southern Hemisphere: Yule, the Winter Solstice, June 20, 2020

21st June: Father’s Day. Solar Eclipse visible in Ethiopia, Oman, and Tibet. New Moon.

JULY

4th July: America’s Independence Day. Waxing Gibbous Moon.

5th July: Full Moon/Blessing Moon visible at 12:44 am.

20th July: New Moon.

AUGUST

1st August: Lammas / Imbolc. Waxing Gibbous Moon.

Northern Hemisphere: Lammas, August 1, 2020;

Southern Hemisphere: Imbolc, August 1, 2020

3rd August: Full Moon/Corn Moon at 11:59 am.

13th August: Roman festival of Pomona, Goddess of Apples and Orchards. Waning Crescent Moon.

18th AugustNew Moon.

23rd August: Roman festival of Vulcanalia. Waxing Crescent Moon.

SEPTEMBER

2nd September: Full Moon/Harvest Moon at 1:23 am.

17th September: New Moon.

21st September: International Day of Peace. Waxing Crescent Moon.

21st September (through 29th September): Mabon / Imbolc. Waxing Crescent Moon.

Northern Hemisphere: Mabon, the Fall Equinox, Sep. 22, 2020;

Southern Hemisphere: Ostara, the Spring Equinox, Sep. 22, 2020

OCTOBER

1st October: Full Moon/Blood Moon visible at 5:06 pm.

3rd October: Roman Festival of Bacchus; God of Wine, Vines, and Vegetation. Waning Gibbous Moon.

16th October: New Moon.

31st October: Winter Nights/Vetrablot; a Norse celebration of the beginning of Winter. Full Moon.

31st October (through 1st November): Samhain / Beltane. Full Moon.

Northern Hemisphere: Samhain, Oct. 31, 2020; Full Moon

Southern Hemisphere: Beltane, Oct. 31, 2020; Full Moon

NOVEMBER

1st November: Dia de los Muertos. Full Moon.

11th November: Veteran’s Day. Waning Crescent Moon.

15th November: New Moon.

16th November through 17th November: Leonid’s Meteor Shower. Waxing Crescent Moon.

30th November: Festival of Hecate, Honoring the Goddess of Magick and Sorcery. Full Moon/Mourning Moon visible at 4:32 am. 

DECEMBER

5th December: Krampusnacht, a festival celebrating the Bavarian deity/spirit Krampus. Waning Gibbous Moon.

13th December through 14th December: Griminid’s Meteor Shower. Waning Crescent Moon.

14th December: Solar Eclipse visible in Chile & Argentina. New Moon.

17th December: Beginning of Saturnalia, a celebration honoring the Roman deity Saturn. Waxing Crescent Moon.

21st December: Yule/Litha. Waxing Gibbous Moon.

Northern Hemisphere: Yule, the Winter Solstice, Dec. 21, 2020;

Southern Hemisphere: Litha, the Summer Solstice, Dec. 21 2020

24th December: Christmas Eve.

25th December: Christmas Day. Feast of Frau Holle, Germanic Goddess. Waxing Gibbous Moon.

29th December: Full Moon.

30th December: Festival of Hogmanay. Waning Gibbous Moon.

31st December: New Year’s Eve.