2022 Celebration Calendar

Highlighted holidays have a full-length article with ways to rejoice/honor

January

1: Janus

Celebrate New Year with the Roman God Janus

3 - Pueblo and Apache Deer Dances

Struggle between good and evil, natures balance and celebration of big game

6 - Vodokres

Rodnovery Celebration of Water

18 - Day of Danu

Celtic Mother Goddess

24: Thorrablot

Norse Heathen celebration honoring Thor. A mid-winter feast.

21 - February 17 - Celtic Month Rowan Moon

Associated with Brigid and Imbolc. Power, success, and travel.

24: Sementivae

This grain-oriented festival celebrates the planting of the fields in preparation for new gardens.

31: Disablot

This Norse celebration marks new beginnings honors the land and revitalizes the plow for the upcoming planting season

Powamu Hopi Festival

February

1-2 - Imbolc/Candlemas

Celtic pagan holiday marking the beginning of spring. Christians refer to it as the feast day of Saint Brigid.

1 - 2 - Feburalia

Honoring the God Februus, Roman God of death and purification.

11 - Veles

Rodnovery God

15 - Lupercalia

Festival in Ancient Rome to purify the city, promoting health and fertility.

18 - March 17 - Celtic Month Ash Moon

The ash is strength and power. Learn how to make a besom from ash. Pan’s day.

21: Parentalia

Ancient Roman time to honor the ancestors.

March

1: Matronalia

The original Mother’s Day. This is the Festival of Women which is observed to honor Juno Luciana.

4 - Feast of Rhiannon( Epona)

Celtic Moon Goddess of the underworld

15: Sigrblot/Sumarsdag

Celebrate the first day of summer in Scandinavian countries

March 18 - April 14 - Celtic Month Alder

20 - Ostara/Alban Eilir/Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox

21 - Quetzalcoatl

Aztec celebration of the feathered snake god, Quetzalcoatl at Vernal Equinox

Iroquois Maple Ceremony

April

3 - Iroquois Thunder Ceremony

Honors Sky woman and gives thanks for rain

April 15 to May 12 Celtic Month Willow

Willow is a very magical month, great for drawing down the moon and love spells.

22 - Earth Day

28–May 3: Floralia

This holiday celebrates Floralia, the goddess of spring flowers and vegetation.

30 - Walpurgisnacht - For or Against Witches?

Norse/Germanic celebration of spring

May

1 - Beltane

Beltane is a Celtic/Gaelic festival that celebrates spring

9 - Lemuria

Roman festival to rid the home of dead spirits

May 13 to June 9 - Celtic Month Hawthorn

15 - Mokash

Mokosh is the Mother Goddess in Native Slavic Paganism

Green Corn Dance

The Southern Ute Bear Dance (Memorial Day Weekend)

June

7 - 15 Vestalia

Ancient Roman Goddess Vesta, the goddess of the hearth and sacred fire

June 10 to July 7 - Celtic Month Oak

21 - Litha/Midsomer/Alban Hefin/

Summer Solstice

22 - Aztec Goddess Xilonen/Chicomecoatl

Goddess of Maize

24 - Fortuna

Roman Goddess of luck and good fortune

Sun Dance

Summer - Slavic Nature Transformation Festival

Rodnovery holiday - a phenomenon used as an orientation point for certain jobs and obligations.

July

July 6-7 Kupala in Eastern Slavic Regions

Honor the Slavic Goddess Kupala

July 8 to August 4 - Celtic Month Holly

Apache (Girls Sunrise Ceremony)

17 Marina's Day Romania

23 - Neptunalia

August

1 - Lammas /Lughnasadh/ Freyfaxi

Celebration of harvest and honor God Lugh

Norse celebration of the first harvest and honor Frey

Eagle Dance

Hopi Flute Ceremony

4 - WAG Festival

Egyptian Festival of the Dead: Sunset Ceremony

August 5 to September 1 - Celtic Month Hazel

13: Pomona

Pomona is the Roman goddess of apples and orchards.

17 - National Black Cat Day

22 - Feast of Montu

Egyptian God of War

23: Roman Festival of Vulcanalia

September

September 2 to September 29 - Celtic Month Vine

3: Roman Festival of Bacchus

The God of vines, vegetation, and wine.

7 - Feast Day for Yemaya

The Mother goddess of the Nigerian people

23 - Mabon /Alban Elfed /Autumnal Equinox

One of the eight major annual sabbats in the Wiccan calendar.

25 - Haustblot

Norse Autumn Fest

27 - Festival of Astarte

Mesopotamian Goddess of fertility and healing. Day of Willows

September 30 to October 27 - Celtic Month Ivy

October

7 - Feast Day of Ma'at

Egyptian goddess of harmony, law, and balance.

21 - Feast of Artio

Celtic Bear Goddess

October 28 to November 23 - Celtic Month Reed

The Makahiki

Hawaiian New Years Festival

29 - Mokash

Mokosh is the Mother Goddess in Native Slavic Paganism

31 - Samhain

November

1 - Alfablot

Norse first day of winter

5 - Days of Wolves

Rodnovery celebration of the Cult of the Ancestors.

11 - Dajbog

Rodnovery God - first ancestor of all the Slavic people in the world

November 24 to December 23 - Celtic Month Elder

Navajo Night chant

The Navajo Night Chant also referred to as the Yeibicheii Ceremony, is a healing ceremony that happens in late fall or early winter and extends for nine nights.

16 - Hecate’s Night

The Greek Goddess Hecate/Hekate of crossroads, death often seen with her sacred dogs.

24 - Feast of Sekhmet

Egyptian Goddess of war and healing. A powerful woman.

December

17: Saturnalia

A Roman celebration honoring the god Saturn.

18-26 Heliogenna

Honoring the Greek God Helios

21 - Yule/Midwinter/

Winter Solstice

25: Mithras

Birthday of Mithras, Persian God of light

December 24 - January 20 - Celtic Tree Month Birch

31: Festival of Hogmanay

The festive Scottish New Year