Easter for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, March 27th.
Easter falls on Sunday after the full moon following March 21 for Western Christians so it will fall between March 22nd and April 25th each year. The day celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
More information on Easter. (Dates, Customs and History for Easter)
|Name(s):||Easter, Pascha, Resurrection Sunday|
|When:||First Sunday after a full moon after March 21st|
How many days to Easter 2016?
Sunday, March 27th is the 86 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -7 months, -25 days until the celebration/ observance of Easter 2016.
March 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Tues||Orthodox Easter 2016||Orthodox||-934|
|Mar 2 - Wed||Read Across America Day 2016||Observance||-994|
|Mar 4 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2016||Observance||-992|
|Mar 7||Maha Shivaratri 2016||Hindu||-989|
|Mar 13 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2016||Daylight Saving||-983|
|May 16 - Wed||Whit Monday 2016||Christian||-919|
|Mar 17 - Thurs||St. Patrick's Day 2016||Observance||-979|
|Mar 20 - Sun||Palm Sunday 2016||Christian||-976|
|Mar 20 - Sun||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2016||Season||-976|
|Mar 23 - Wed||Purim 2016||Jewish||-973|
|Mar 24 - Thurs||Holi 2016||Hindu||-972|
|Mar 24||Maundy Thursday 2016||Christian||-972|
|Mar 25 - Fri||Good Friday 2016||Christian||-971|
|Mar 26 - Sat||Holy Saturday 2016||Christian||-970|
|Mar 27 - Sun||Easter 2016||Christian||-969|
|Mar 28 - Mon||Easter Monday 2016||Christian||-968|