Monday November 19, 2018

Shavuot 2020

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

Shavuot for the year 2020 starts on Friday, May 29th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Saturday, May 30. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Thursday, May 28th.

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 2020?

Friday, May 29th is the 149 day of the 2020 calendar year with 1 year, 6 months, 10 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2020.

May 2020 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Fri May Day 2020 Observance529
May 5 - Tues Cinco de Mayo 2020 Observance533
May 6 - WedNational Nurses Day 2020Observance534
May 7 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2020 Observance535
May 10 - Sun Mothers' Day 2020 Observance538
May 12 - TuesLag BaOmer 2020Jewish540
May 15 - FriPeace Officers Memorial Day 2020Observance543
May 16 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2020 Observance544
May 20 - WedLaylat al Qadr 2020Muslim548
May 21 - ThursAscension Day 2020Christian549
May 22 - FriNational Maritime Day 2020Observance550
May 24 - SunEid al-Fitr 2020Muslim552
May 25 - Mon Memorial Day 2020Federal Holiday553
May 29 - FriShavuot 2020Jewish557
May 31 - SunPentecost 2020Christian559

Shavuot by Year

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