Sukkot for the year 2012 starts on Monday, October 1st ending the 7 day festival on sundown Sunday, October 7th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Sunday, September 30th.
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 2012?
Monday, October 1st is the 274 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -1 month, -17 days until the start of the 7 day festival of Sukkot 2012.
October 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 1||Child Health Day 2012||Observance||-2239|
|Oct 1||Sukkot 2012||Jewish||-2239|
|Oct 8||Columbus Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2232|
|Oct 8||Shemini Atzeret 2012||Jewish||-2232|
|Oct 9||Simchat Torah 2012||Jewish||-2231|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2012||Observance||-2231|
|Oct 15||Navratri 2012||Hindu||-2225|
|Oct 16||Boss's Day 2012||Observance||-2224|
|Oct 23||Dussehra 2012||Hindu||-2217|
|Oct 25||Day of Arafat 2012||Muslim||-2215|
|Oct 26||Eid al-Adha 2012||Muslim||-2214|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2012||Observance||-2209|