Pagan Holidays September 2021

As the leaves shift their colors to store food for the coming winter, we too must store our own energy for the darkness ahead. Take time to enjoy the changing of the season by spending time in nature.

6: New Moon at 7:51 pm

20: Full Moon – Harvest Moon at 7:55 pm

21: International Day of Peace

22: Mabon 38 – autumn equinox
(Southern Hemisphere: Ostara – the spring equinox)

Free Witch/Pagan/Wiccan 2021 Calendar – Printable Part 1

To kick off the New Year, here is Part 1 of a quick and simple list-style guide to witchy days to remember for the first half of 2021. FREE PDF printable 2021 Witch-Pagan-Wiccan Calendar at the end of the post!

All dates are based on Northern Hemisphere, pacific standard time and reference holidays in the United States (Federal holidays), Canada (Public holidays), and the United Kingdom (Bank holidays). If you enjoy this, maybe share it with someone!

January 2021

January 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Capricorn to Aquarius on the 19th
  • January 6 – Last Quarter in Libra
  • January 12 – New Moon in Capricorn
  • January 20 – First Quarter in Taurus
  • January 28 – Full Moon in Leo

January 2021 Days to Know

  • January 1 – New Years Day (Federal/Public/Bank holiday)
  • January 2-3 – Quadrantids Meteor Shower – above average shower, up to 40 meteors per hour at peak
  • January 17 – World Religion Day
  • January 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Federal holiday)
  • January 24 – Mercury at greatest eastern elongation
  • January 27 – Holocaust Remembrance Day/The International Day of Commemoration

February 2021

February 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Aquarius to Pisces on the 18th
  • February 4 – Last Quarter in Scorpio
  • February 11 – New Moon in Aquarius
  • February 19 – First Quarter in Gemini
  • February 27 – Full Moon in Virgo

February 2021 Days to Know

  • February is Black History Month
  • February 1 – National Freedom Day
  • February 1-2 – Imbolc/Candlemas [Greater Sabbat] (Lammas/Lughnasadh in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • February 2 – Groundhog Day
  • February 11 – Asian-American Women’s Equal Pay Day
  • February 12 – Lunar/Chinese New Year (Chinese)
  • February 14 – Valentine’s Day
  • February 15 – Presidents Day/Washington’s Birthday (Federal holiday)
  • February 15 – National Flag Day (Public holiday)
  • February 15 – Islander Day/Family Day/Nova Scotia Heritage Day
  • February 26 – Yukon Heritage Day

March 2021

March 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Pisces to Aries on the 20th
  • March 5 – Last Quarter in Sagittarius
  • March 13 – New Moon in Pisces
  • March 21 – First Quarter in Cancer
  • March 28 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Libra

March 2021 Days to Know

  • March is Women’s History Month
  • March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
  • March 13 – April 15 is Deaf History Month
  • March 1 – St. David’s Day
  • March 6 – Mercury at greatest western elongation
  • March 8 – International Women’s Day
  • March 14 – Daylight Savings Time Starts (US and Canada)
  • March 15,17 – St. Patrick’s Day (Bank holiday)
  • March 19,20 – Ostara/Spring Equinox [Greater Sabbat] (Mabon/Autumn (Vernal) Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • March 20 – Venus at greatest western elongation
  • March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • March 25 – International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • March 28 – Daylight Savings Time Starts (UK)
  • March 31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility
  • March 31 – Cesar Chavez Day (Federal holiday)

April 2021

April 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Aries to Taurus on the 19th
  • April 4 – Last Quarter in Capricorn
  • April 11 – New Moon in Aries
  • April 19 – First Quarter in Leo
  • April 26 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Scorpio

April 2021 Days to Know

  • April is Celebrate Diversity Month
  • April is Autism Awareness Month
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 2 – Good Friday (Public/Bank holiday)
  • April 5 – Easter Monday (Public holiday)
  • April 12 – Hindi New Year
  • April 13 – Equal Pay Day
  • April 22,23 – Lyrids Meteor Shower – average shower, up to 20 meteors per hour at peak, but obstructed by the light of the almost full moon
  • April 22 – Earth Day
  • April 23 – The Day of Silence
  • April 23 – Shakespeare Day

May 2021

May 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Taurus to Gemini on the 20th
  • May 3 – Last Quarter in Aquarius
  • May 11 – New Moon in Taurus
  • May 19 – First Quarter in Leo
  • May 26 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Sagittarius

May 2021 Days to Know

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month
  • May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • May is Older Americans Month
  • May is Jewish American Heritage Month
  • May 1 – Beltane/May Day [Greater Sabbat] (Samhain in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • May 3 – Early may Bank Holiday (Bank holiday)
  • May 5 – Cinco de Mayo
  • May 6 – National Day of Prayer
  • May 6,7 – Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower – above average shower, up to 60 meteors per hour at peak in Southern Hemisphere, 30 in Northern Hemisphere
  • May 9 – Mother’s Day
  • May 17 – Mercury at greatest eastern elongation
  • May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
  • May 21 – World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
  • May 24 – Victoria Day (Public holiday)
  • May 26 – Total Lunar Eclipse – visible through the Pacific Ocean and parts of eastern Asia, Japan, Australia and western North America
  • May 31 – Memorial Day (Federal holiday)
  • May 31 – Spring Bank Holiday (Bank holiday)

June 2021

June 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun staring in Gemini to Cancer on the 21st
  • June 2 – Last Quarter in Pisces
  • June 10 – New Moon in Gemini
  • June 17 – First Quarter in Virgo
  • June 24 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Capricorn

June 2021 Days to Know

  • June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
  • June is Immigrant Heritage Month
  • June 10 – Annular Solar Eclipse – visible to extreme eastern Russia, the Arctic Ocean, western Greenland, and Canada. Partial eclipse is visible in the northeastern United States, Europe, and most of Russia
  • June 15 – Native American Citizenship Day
  • June 19 – Juneteenth/Freedom Day/Emancipation Day
  • June 20 – Father’s Day
  • June 20,21 – Litha/Midsummer/Summer Solstice [Greater Sabbat] (Yule/Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day
  • June 28 – Stonewall Riots 1969
  • June 30 – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Day

So, so, so much more coming soon, including the second half of the year and a calendar page per month! Do you know of a date or event that should be included? Leave a comment letting me know!

I hope your 2021 brings so much more than you can even imagine!

Click here to be able to print part 1 of the Pagan Calendar for 2021

Pagan Calendar of Observances


JAN. 1: Hag’s Day – honoring the goddess as She Who Transforms
Day of Ishtar ( Inanna, Ashtart, Ashtaroth, Ashtoreth, Anat, Astarte, Anaitgis, Atar, Isis): Goddess of Love & Battle.

JAN. 2-3: Feast of Old to Greek Goddess Hekate – who guides all through transitions and crisis.

JAN. 6: Triple Goddess Day—honoring the Goddess as the Three-In-One;
Day of the Lord of the Dance – honoring Shiva, seeking his aid for prosperity and wisdom in the New Year, and for prosperity and wisdom in the New Year, and also for a spouse if desired.

JAN. 9: Festival of Isis: Mother Goddess, Great Goddess, Throne of Egypt

JAN. 16: Festival of Ganesh: God of Success

JAN. 17-18 Tu B’Shevat – Jewish Festival of Trees, celebrated with tree plantings and orchard blessings. Originally honored Old Canaanite-Hebrew Goddess Asherah.

JAN. 17-19 Feast of Fate – Ruler of Past, present, and Future, honoring Goddess as Moirai (old Greek), Norns (Old Norse), Coatlicue (Aztec), Pachamama (Inca), Manat (Old Arabic-Sufi) & Providence (Christian).

JAN. 18: Day of Danu – Celebrating the Great Mother Goddess who Shows the Way.

JAN. 23: Egyptian Day of Hathor: Goddess of Love, Tombs and the Sky.

JAN. 24-Feb 1 Sementivae – Old Roman festival of sowing, honoring Earth Goddess Terra (Greek Gaia), Grain Goddess Ceres (Greek Demeter), and Seed Goddess Proserpina (Greek Persephone).

To see entire year

Pagan Calendar of Observances


DEC. 1: – Greek / Roman Day of Pallas Athena / Minerva.
– Day for Meditation on Tantric Bodhisattva Goddess Red Tara – Protector against evil and harm.

DEC. 3: – Roman Day of Cybele / Rhea – The Great Mother.

DEC. 4: – Feast of Shango – Orisha who defends against evil.

DEC. 6: – Mindfulness Day – Zen Buddhist day for mindfully seeing and acting with compassion for the poor and oppressed.

DEC. 7: – Haloia of Demeter.

DEC. 7 – 9: Feast of the Immanent Feminine Divine Spirit – Honoring Goddess as Maha Devi Shakti (Hindu), Holy Spirit Wisdom (Christian).

DEC. 8: Rohatsu – Zen Buddhist celebration of the Buddha’s enlightenment.

DEC. 11: – Sacred to Arianrhod.

DEC. 12: – Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe – Mother of God and Mother of the Oppressed.

DEC. 13: – Feast of the Light-bringer – Honoring Goddess as Juno Lucina (Old Roman).

DEC. 14 – 28: Halcyon Days: time of tranquility.

DEC. 17: – Yoruba / Santeria feast of Orisha Babalu Aye – Healer of deadly diseases.
– Roman/Greek: Saturnalia begins festival to Saturn/Kronos as Harvest and Father Time with His scythe

DEC. 18: – Sacred to Epona.

DEC. 19: – Modresnact: Norse Mothers Night Festival.

DEC. 21: – thru 25 – Old Egyptian festival of Isis, the Magna Mater (Mother of God and Mother of All) giving birth to God Horus.
– YULE SABBAT: Winter Solstice; Return of the Sun God.

DEC. 23: – Sacred to Hathor.

DEC. 24: – Celtic Tree Month – Month of Reed ends, Tree Month of Elder begins.
– Celtic / German Nodlaig Eve/Modresnach: Night of the Great Mother

DEC. 25: – European Feasts of Herne, Frey, Dionysus – Birth of the God, the Light of the World.

DEC. 25: thru Jan 5: Old Norse festival honoring Saturn, Dionysus, Frey and Freya (Deities of Fertility) and the birth of the new-born Baldur (God of Light) with evergreens, fires, and feasting.

DEC. 28: – Sacred to Freya.

DEC. 31: Hogmanay—New Year’s Eve; Crone preparing to depart, winter at its height; Crone, old and withered year changes at midnight into young and fresh New Year. Hag’s Eve.
– Egyptian Lucky Day of Sekmet – Sekmet, the ravaging lioness, with her burning solar eye, is the destroyer/devourer aspect of the goddess.

From The New York City Wiccan Family Temple

Pagan Calendar of Observances for November

NOVEMBERNOV. 1: Cailleach’s Reign—Day of the Banshees; honoring the Riders of the Wild Hunt who search for souls to transport to the Land of Shadows. Reign of Celtic Cailleach, Crone Goddess.

NOV. 2: – White Tara Day. Day for meditation on Tantric Bodhisattva Goddess, White Tara, who guides the dead to Buddha Amitabha’s Pure Land, where all will find salvation.
– Egyptian Festival of Hathor: Mother of the Gods

NOV. 7 – 9: Feast of Divine Justice – Source of just law, honoring Goddess-God as Maat-Thoth (Egyptian); Goddess as Themis (Greek), Justice (Christian), and God as Forseti (Norse).

NOV. 11: Feast of Dionysus – Greek God whom Yeshua was “connected to” as the Cosmic Gnosis.
– Celtic Lunatishees—Day of the Fairy Sidhe; honoring the Other People in whom is held the immortal life force; Old November Eve [Samhain on old calendar].

NOV. 13: Festival of Jupiter – Roman deity associated with rain and agriculture, prime protector of the state, and concerned with all aspects of life.
– Roman Fontinalia – Feast of Fons, God of Springs.

NOV. 14: Feast of Musicians and Bards – Druid celebration of the Celtic musical arts.

NOV. 16: – Thracian Night of Hecate, Greek Goddess of the Hags or Wisewomen, (later called Witches), her name comes from Heqa-ma’at, a goddess in the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead who later became Hekmah or Hokmah (also spelled Chokmah) meaning wisdom in the ancient Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). From Heqa-ma’at / Hecate / Hokmah we get the Greek word for wisewoman or holywoman, “hag”. Honoring Hecate – Thracian Goddess of the Moon, Magick, and Witches as the Teacher of the Craft.

NOV. 22: NIGHT OF SHIVA—family feast day honoring Shiva as the Pillar of Light/the life-force as the Infinite Light, with oil lamps and candlelight.
– Roman Festival of Diana: Goddess of Moon, Hunt, Wilderness, Birth.

NOV. 27: Uma/Parvati Day—honoring the Goddess as Queen and Mother of the Universe.

NOV. 29: Egyptian Feast of Hathor—honoring the Goddess as Horned Mother, and also as Sekhmet, the Lion Goddess of the Sun, and as Bastet, the Cat Goddess of Fertility and Life—Triple Goddess Bast-Hathor-Sekhmet.

From The New York City Wiccan Family Temple