Although we remember most holidays by the date, there are some religious holidays that depend on the lunar calendar. So, here is a list of religious holidays in 2022.

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Christian holidays 2022:

January  6, Thursday: Epiphany

January 9, Sunday: Baptism of Jesus

February 2, Wednesday: Candlemas

February 14, Monday: St. Valentine’s Day

March 2, Wednesday: Ash Wednesday

March 17, Thursday: St. Patrick’s Day

March 19, Saturday: St. Joseph’s Day

April 10, Sunday: Palm Sunday

April 14, Thursday: Maundy Thursday

April 15, Friday: Good Friday

April 17, Sunday: Easter

April 18, Monday: Easter Monday

April 23, Saturday: St. George’s Day

May 26, Thursday: Ascension of Jesus

June 5, Sunday: Pentecost

June 12, Sunday: Trinity Sunday

June 16, Thursday: Corpus Christi

June 29, Wednesday: Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

July 25, Monday: St. James the Great Day

August 1, Monday: Lammas

August 15, Monday: The Assumption of Mary

September 14, Wednesday: Holy Cross Day

September 29, Thursday: Michaelmas

October 31, Monday: All Hallows Eve

November 1, Tuesday: All Saints’ Day

November 2, Wednesday: All Souls’ Day

November 27, Sunday: Advent

November 30, Wednesday: St. Andrew’s Day

December 6, Tuesday: St. Nicholas Day

December 24, Saturday: Christmas Eve

December 25, Sunday: Christmas

December 28, Wednesday: Holy Innocents

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Jewish holidays 2022:

Jan. 16, Sunday: Tu B’Shevat

March 16, Wednesday: Purim

April 15, Friday: Passover

April 23, Saturday: Passover – Final Day

April 27, Wednesday: Yom Hashoah

May 3, Tuesday: Yom HaZikaron

May 4, Wednesday: Yom HaAtzma’ut

May 18, Wednesday: Lag B’Omer

May 28, Saturday: Yom Yerushalayim

June 4, Saturday: Shavuot

August 5, Saturday: Tish’a B’Av

September 25-27: Rosh Hashanah

September 28, Wednesday: Fast of Gedaliah

October 4, Tuesday: Yom Kippur

October 9, Sunday: Sukkot

December 18-26: Chanukah or Hanukkah

Islamic holidays 2022:

March 1, Tuesday: Lailat al Miraj

March 18, Friday: Lailat al Bara’ah

April 2, Saturday: Start of Ramadan

April 29, Friday: Laylat al Qadr

May 2, Monday: Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)

July 8, Friday: Waqf al Arafa – Hajj

July 9, Saturday: Eid al-Adha

August 2, Tuesday: Ashura/Muharram

August 19, Thursday: Hijra (Islamic New Year)

October 7, Friday: Milad un Nabi

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Buddhist holidays 2022:

January 10, Monday – Bodhi Day

January 18, Tuesday: Mahayana New Year

February 1, Tuesday: Chinese New Year

February 15, Tuesday: Nirvana Day

February 16, Wednesday: Magha Puja/Sangha Day

April 16, Saturday: Theravada New Year

May 16, Monday: Wesak or Buddha Day

August 13, Saturday: Obon

Sikh holidays 2022:

January 13, Thursday: Maghi – Lohri

March 18-20: Hola Mohalla

April 14, Thursday: Vaisakhi

November 8, Tuesday: Guru Nanak Birthday

November 24, Thursday: Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib

Hindu holidays 2022:

January 14, Friday: Makar Sankranti/Pongal

January 18, Tuesday: Thaipusam

February 16, Tuesday: Vasant Panchami

March 1, Tuesday: Maha Shivaratri

March 17, Thursday: Holika Dahan   

March 18, Friday: Holi

April 2, Saturday: Gudi Padwa (Hindi New Year)

April 2, Saturday: Ugadi (Kannada, Telugu New Year)

April 14, Thursday: Puthandu (Tamil New Year)

April 10, Sunday: Rama Navami

April 14, Thursday: Vaisakhi/Baisakhi/Vishu/Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New Year)

April 16, Saturday: Hanuman Jayanti

May 3, Tuesday: Akshaya Tritiya

July 1, Friday: Puri Ratha Yatra

July 13, Wednesday: Guru Purnima

August 2, Tuesday: Nag Panchami

August 11, Thursday: Raksha Bandhan

August 18, Thursday: Krishna Janmashtami

August 31, Wednesday: Ganesh Chaturthi

September 17, Saturday: Vishwakarma Puja

September 25, Sunday: Mahalaya Amavasya

September 24-Oct. 4: Navaratri

October 5, Wednesday: Dusshera

October 9, Sunday: Sharad Purnima

October 13, Thursday: Karwa Chauth

October 23, Sunday: Dhanteras

October 24, Monday: Diwali

October 26, Wednesday: Bhai Dooj

October 30, Sunday: Chhath Puja