Shavuot for the year 2017 starts on Wednesday, May 31st ending the two day holiday at sundown on Thursday, June 1. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Tuesday, May 30th.
Shavuot is observed on the 6th or 7th of Sivan on the Hebrew calendar. Shavuot is a two day festival. The festival marks the wheat harvest in Israel and commemorates the day God gave the Torah to Israel on Mount Sinai.
More information on Shavuot. (Dates, Customs and History for Shavuot)
|Name(s):||Shavuot, Feast of Weeks, Shovuos, Shavu'oth|
|When:||6th or 7th of Sivan in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Shavuot 2017?
Wednesday, May 31st is the 150 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -5 months, -17 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2017.
May 2017 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Mon||May Day 2017||Observance||-565|
|May 4 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2017||Observance||-562|
|May 5 - Fri||Cinco de Mayo 2017||Observance||-561|
|May 6 - Sat||National Nurses Day 2017||Observance||-560|
|May 12 - Fri||Laylat al Bara'at 2017||Muslim||-554|
|May 14 - Sun||Lag BaOmer 2017||Jewish||-552|
|May 14 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2017||Observance||-552|
|May 15 - Mon||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2017||Observance||-551|
|May 20 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2017||Observance||-546|
|May 22 - Mon||National Maritime Day 2017||Observance||-544|
|May 25 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2017||Christian||-541|
|May 27 - Sat||Ramadan starts 2017||Muslim||-539|
|May 29 - Mon||Memorial Day 2017||Federal Holiday||-537|
|May 31 - Wed||Shavuot 2017||Jewish||-535|