Tuesday October 23, 2018

Shavuot 2018

Torah scriptures and golden brown wheat.Torah scriptures and golden brown wheat.

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
Type:Observance, Jewish
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 - TuesLaylat al Bara'at 2018Muslim-175
May 1 - Tues May Day 2018 Observance-175
May 3 - ThursLag BaOmer 2018Jewish-173
May 3 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2018 Observance-173
May 5 - Sat Cinco de Mayo 2018 Observance-171
May 6 - SunNational Nurses Day 2018Observance-170
May 10 - ThursAscension Day 2018Christian-166
May 13 - Sun Mothers' Day 2018 Observance-163
May 15 - TuesPeace Officers Memorial Day 2018Observance-161
May 16 - Wed Ramadan starts 2018 Muslim-160
May 19 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2018 Observance-157
May 20 - SunShavuot 2018Jewish-156
May 20 - SunPentecost 2018Christian-156
May 21 - MonWhit Monday 2018Christian-155
May 22 - TuesNational Maritime Day 2018Observance-154
May 28 - Mon Memorial Day 2018Federal Holiday-148
May 31 - ThursCorpus Christi 2018Christian-145

Shavuot by Year

Related Holidays in 2018

Federal Holidays 2018