Sukkot for the year 2011 starts on Thursday, October 13th ending the 7 day festival on sundown Wednesday, October 19th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Wednesday, October 12th.
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 2011?
Thursday, October 13th is the 285 day of the 2011 calendar year with -7 years, -9 days until the start of the 7 day festival of Sukkot 2011.
October 2011 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3||Child Health Day 2011||Observance||-2576|
|Oct 6||Dussehra 2011||Hindu||-2573|
|Oct 8||Yom Kippur 2011||Jewish||-2571|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2011||Observance||-2570|
|Oct 10||Columbus Day 2011||Federal Holiday||-2569|
|Oct 13||Sukkot 2011||Jewish||-2566|
|Oct 17||Boss's Day 2011||Observance||-2562|
|Oct 20||Shemini Atzeret 2011||Jewish||-2559|
|Oct 21||Simchat Torah 2011||Jewish||-2558|
|Oct 26||Diwali 2011||Hindu||-2553|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2011||Observance||-2548|