Hindu Holy Days
|Holiday||Fall 2023 Spring 2024||Fall 2024 Spring 2025|
Raksha Bandhan – Hindu
Hindu festival honoring the loving ties between brothers and sisters in a family.
|Aug 30, 2023||Aug 19, 2024|
Krishna Janmashtami – Hindu
Hindu commemoration of the birth of Krishna – the 8th incarnation of the god Vishnu who took the form of Krishna to destroy the evil king Kansa.
|Sept 6, 2023||Aug 26, 2024|
Navaratri – Hindu
Hindu Festival of the divine mother honoring Durga, wife of Shiva, and seeking her blessings. Also observed as a celebration recalling the days of Lord Krishna.
|Oct 15-23, 2023||Oct 3-11, 2024|
Dasara (Dussehra) – Hindu
Hindu celebration of victory and valor. Lord Rama is remembered as winning a victory over evil.
|Oct 24, 2023||Oct 12, 2024|
Diwali – Hindu – Jain – Sikh
Hindu Festival of Lights symbolizing the human urge to move toward the light. Gift exchanges, fireworks and festive meals.
|Nov 12, 2023||Nov 1, 2024|
Holi – Hindu
Spring festival; a carnival occasion featuring bright colors, pilgrimages and bonfires.
|Mar 25, 2024||Mar 14, 2025|
Baisakhi/Vaisakhi – Hindu – Sikh
Anniversary of the creation of the Khalsa (the army of the Pure Ones) in 1699.
|April 13, 2024||April 14, 2025|