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|
|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||Observance||529|
|May 5 - Tues||Cinco de Mayo 2020||Observance||533|
|May 6 - Wed||National Nurses Day 2020||Observance||534|
|May 7 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2020||Observance||535|
|May 10 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2020||Observance||538|
|May 12 - Tues||Lag BaOmer 2020||Jewish||540|
|May 15 - Fri||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2020||Observance||543|
|May 16 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2020||Observance||544|
|May 20 - Wed||Laylat al Qadr 2020||Muslim||548|
|May 21 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2020||Christian||549|
|May 22 - Fri||National Maritime Day 2020||Observance||550|
|May 24 - Sun||Eid al-Fitr 2020||Muslim||552|
|May 25 - Mon||Memorial Day 2020||Federal Holiday||553|
|May 29 - Fri||Shavuot 2020||Jewish||557|
|May 31 - Sun||Pentecost 2020||Christian||559|