Sukkot for the year 2006 starts on Saturday, October 7th ending the 7 day festival on sundown Friday, October 13th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Friday, October 6th.
Sukkot is a seven day Jewish festival with the first day starting on 15th day of the month of Tishri according to the Hebrew Calendar. The day relates to the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their wandering through the desert for 40 years.
More information on Sukkot. (Dates, Customs and History for Sukkot)
|Name(s):||Sukkot, Feast of Tabernacles, Feast of the Ingathering, Sukkos, Feast of Booths|
|When:||7 day festival start on 15th of Tishri in Hebrew Calendar|
How many days to Sukkot 2006?
Saturday, October 7th is the 279 day of the 2006 calendar year with -12 years, -16 days until the start of the 7 day festival of Sukkot 2006.
October 2006 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 1||Dussehra 2006||Hindu||-4405|
|Oct 2||Yom Kippur 2006||Jewish||-4404|
|Oct 2||Child Health Day 2006||Observance||-4404|
|Oct 7||Sukkot 2006||Jewish||-4399|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2006||Observance||-4397|
|Oct 9||Columbus Day 2006||Federal Holiday||-4397|
|Oct 14||Shemini Atzeret 2006||Jewish||-4392|
|Oct 15||Simchat Torah 2006||Jewish||-4391|
|Oct 16||Boss's Day 2006||Observance||-4390|
|Oct 19||Laylat al Qadr 2006||Muslim||-4387|
|Oct 21||Diwali 2006||Hindu||-4385|
|Oct 24||Eid al-Fitr 2006||Muslim||-4382|
|Oct 29||Daylight Saving Time - ends 2006||Daylight Saving||-4377|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2006||Observance||-4375|