A Year of Magick: 2021

Below, you will find a list of Holidays, Lunar Phases, and Planetary and Celestial Events for the Year 2021.


1st January: New Year’s Day. Shogatsu (Shinto).

2nd/3rd January: Quadrantids’ Meteor Shower.

6th January: Three Kings Day (Catholic).

6th/7th January: Little Christmas

13th January: New Moon in Capricorn. Maghi (Sikh).

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

24th January: Mercury at the Greatest Eastern Elongation. Sementivae – a festival of celebrating sowing grain-orientated crops in the Springtime planting.

27th January (through 28th January): Tu B’Shevat (Jewish)

28th January: Full Moon (Cold Moon / Wolf Moon).

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

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


1st/2nd February: Imbolc (Northern Hemisphere) / Lughnasadh (Southern Hemisphere)

2nd February: Groundhog Day

3rd February: Setsebun (Shinto)

8th February: Nirvana Day (Buddhism)

11th February: New Moon in Aquarius.

12th February: Chinese New Year.

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

14th February: St. Valentine’s Day.

15th February: Lupercalia. 

16th February: Vasant Panchami (Hindu).

17th February: Ash Wednesday (Catholic).

25th February (through 26th February): Purim (Jewish).

27th February: Full Moon (Quickening Moon / Snow Moon).


1st March: Matronalia. 

6th March: Mercury at the Greatest Western Elongation.

12th March: Maha Shivaratri (Hindu).

13th March: New Moon in Pisces.

17th March: St. Patrick’s Day.

20th March: Venus at the Greatest Western Elongation. Ostara (Nothern Hemisphere) / Mabon (Southern Hemisphere).

27th March (through 4th April): Passover (Jewish).


1st April: Maundy Thursday

2nd April: Good Friday.

4th April: Easter.

8th April (through 9th April): Yom HaShoah (Jewish).

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

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

22nd April: Earth Day. 

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

30th April: Walpurgisnacht, Celebrated by Germanic Witches.


1st May: Roman celebration of Bona Dea, Goddess of Fertility. Beltane (Northern Hemisphere) / Samhain (Southern Hemisphere).

5th May: Cinco De Mayo. 

10th May: Mother’s Day.


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

20th June: Litha (Northern Hemisphere) / Yule (Southern Hemisphere).

21st June: Father’s Day.


4th July: Independence Day in the United States of America.


1st August: Lughnasadh (Northern Hemisphere) / Imbolc (Southern Hemisphere). 

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

23rd August: Roman festival of Vulcanalia. 


21st September: International Day of Peace. 

21st September (through the 29th of September): Mabon (Northern Hemisphere) / Ostara (Southern Hemisphere).


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

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

31st October (through 1st November): Samhain (Northern Hemisphere) / Beltane (Southern Hemisphere).


1st November: Dia de los Muertos. 

11th November: Veteran’s Day. 

25th November: Thanksgiving in the United States of America.

28th November (through the 6th of December): Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights (Jewish).

30th November: Festival of Hecate, Honoring the Goddess of Magick and Sorcery.


4th December: New Moon in Sagittarius. Total Solar Eclipse visible in South Africa.

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

13th/14th December: Geminids Meteor Shower.

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

18th December: Full Moon (Long Night’s Moon / Cold Moon).

21st December: Yule (Northern Hemisphere) / Litha (Southern Hemisphere).

21st/22nd December: Ursids Meteor Shower.

24th December: Christmas Eve.

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

30th December: Festival of Hogmanay.

31st December: New Year’s Eve.