Sunday October 21, 2018

Palm Sunday 2016


Painting by Bernard Plockhorst of Jesus entering Jerusalem riding donkey with children laying down palms.Painting by Bernard Plockhorst of Jesus entering Jerusalem riding donkey with children laying down palms. Photo by: Waiting For The Word

Palm Sunday for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, March 20th.


Palm Sunday is observed on the Sunday before Easter Sunday. Christians observe this day that celebrates Jesus's return to Jerusalem on Palm Sunday with a feast and include people carrying palms representing the palm branches spread out in front of Jesus as he rode a donkey into Jerusalem.


More information on Palm Sunday. (Dates, Customs and History for Palm Sunday)

Palm Sunday
Name(s):Palm Sunday
Type:Observance, Christian
When:Sunday before Easter Sunday

How many days to Palm Sunday 2016?

Sunday, March 20th is the 79 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -7 months, -1 day until the celebration/ observance of Palm Sunday 2016.


March 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - TuesOrthodox Easter 2016Orthodox-904
Mar 2 - WedRead Across America Day 2016Observance-964
Mar 4 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2016Observance-962
Mar 7Maha Shivaratri 2016Hindu-959
Mar 13 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2016 Daylight Saving-953
May 16 - WedWhit Monday 2016Christian-889
Mar 17 - Thurs St. Patrick's Day 2016 Observance-949
Mar 20 - SunPalm Sunday 2016Christian-946
Mar 20 - Sun Spring/Fall - March equinox 2016 Season-946
Mar 23 - WedPurim 2016Jewish-943
Mar 24 - ThursHoli 2016Hindu-942
Mar 24Maundy Thursday 2016Christian-942
Mar 25 - FriGood Friday 2016Christian-941
Mar 26 - SatHoly Saturday 2016Christian-940
Mar 27 - Sun Easter 2016 Christian-939
Mar 28 - MonEaster Monday 2016Christian-938

Palm Sunday by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016



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