Shavuot for the year 2018 starts on Sunday, May 20th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Monday, May 21. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Saturday, May 19th.
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 2018?
Sunday, May 20th is the 139 day of the 2018 calendar year with -5 months, -3 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2018.
May 2018 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Tues||Laylat al Bara'at 2018||Muslim||-175|
|May 1 - Tues||May Day 2018||Observance||-175|
|May 3 - Thurs||Lag BaOmer 2018||Jewish||-173|
|May 3 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2018||Observance||-173|
|May 5 - Sat||Cinco de Mayo 2018||Observance||-171|
|May 6 - Sun||National Nurses Day 2018||Observance||-170|
|May 10 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2018||Christian||-166|
|May 13 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2018||Observance||-163|
|May 15 - Tues||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2018||Observance||-161|
|May 16 - Wed||Ramadan starts 2018||Muslim||-160|
|May 19 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2018||Observance||-157|
|May 20 - Sun||Shavuot 2018||Jewish||-156|
|May 20 - Sun||Pentecost 2018||Christian||-156|
|May 21 - Mon||Whit Monday 2018||Christian||-155|
|May 22 - Tues||National Maritime Day 2018||Observance||-154|
|May 28 - Mon||Memorial Day 2018||Federal Holiday||-148|
|May 31 - Thurs||Corpus Christi 2018||Christian||-145|