Orthodox Easter for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 2. The Orthodox Church uses the Julian calendar to determine their holy days. Easter for the Orthodox church will always fall sometime between April 4th and May 8th each year.
Orthodox Easter is observed two days after Orthodox Good Friday each year. For Orthodox Christians the day commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
More information on Orthodox Easter. (Dates, Customs and History for Orthodox Easter)
|Name(s):||Orthodox Easter, Pascha|
|Type:||Observance, Orthodox Christian|
|When:||First Sunday after first full moon in Spring after Passover|
How many days to Orthodox Easter 2021?
Sunday, May 2nd is the 121 day of the 2021 calendar year with 2 years, 6 months, 11 days until the celebration/ observance of Orthodox Easter 2021.
May 2021 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Sat||May Day 2021||Observance||922|
|May 2 - Sun||Orthodox Easter 2021||Orthodox||923|
|May 5 - Wed||Cinco de Mayo 2021||Observance||926|
|May 6 - Thurs||National Nurses Day 2021||Observance||927|
|May 6 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2021||Observance||927|
|May 9 - Sun||Laylat al Qadr 2021||Muslim||930|
|May 9 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2021||Observance||930|
|May 13- Thurs||Eid al-Fitr 2021||Muslim||934|
|May 13 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2021||Christian||934|
|May 15 - Sat||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2021||Observance||936|
|May 15 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2021||Observance||936|
|May 17 - Mon||Shavuot 2021||Jewish||938|
|May 22 - Sat||National Maritime Day 2021||Observance||943|
|May 23 - Sun||Pentecost 2021||Christian||944|
|May 24 - Mon||Whit Monday 2021||Christian||945|
|May 31 - Mon||Memorial Day 2021||Federal Holiday||952|