Shavuot for the year 2023 starts on Friday, May 26th ending the two day holiday at sundown on Saturday, May 27. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Thursday, May 25th.
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 2023?
Friday, May 26th is the 145 day of the 2023 calendar year with 4 years, 6 months, 11 days until the celebration/ observance of Shavuot 2023.
May 2023 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Mon||May Day 2023||Observance||1628|
|May 4 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2023||Observance||1631|
|May 5 - Fri||Cinco de Mayo 2023||Observance||1632|
|May 6 - Sat||National Nurses Day 2023||Observance||1633|
|May 9 - Tues||Lag BaOmer 2023||Jewish||1636|
|May 14 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2023||Observance||1641|
|May 15 - Mon||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2023||Observance||1642|
|May 18 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2023||Christian||1645|
|May 20 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2023||Observance||1647|
|May 22 - Mon||National Maritime Day 2023||Observance||1649|
|May 26 - Fri||Shavuot 2023||Jewish||1653|
|May 28 - Sun||Pentecost 2023||Christian||1655|
|May 29 - Mon||Memorial Day 2023||Federal Holiday||1656|
|May 29 - Mon||Whit Monday 2023||Christian||1656|