Sukkot for the year 2020 starts on Saturday, October 3rd ending the 7 day festival on sundown Friday, October 9th. Because the Jewish calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Friday, October 2nd.
Sukkot is a seven day Jewish festival with the first day starting on the 15th day of the first month on the Jewish calendar called Tishri. This festival season is not a public holiday but many Jewish businesses and schools may have reduced hours. Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are celebrated the next consecutive 2 days after Sukkot with Simchat Torah ending the annual cycle of bible readings.
Saturday, October 3rd is day number 277 of the 2020 calendar year with 1 year, 3 months, 13 days until the start of the 7 day festival of Sukkot 2020.
More information on Sukkot. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|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|
October 2020 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3 - Sat||Sukkot 2020||Jewish||471|
|Oct 5 - Mon||Child Health Day 2020||Observance||473|
|Oct 9 - Fri||Leif Erikson 2020||Observance||477|
|Oct 10 - Sat||Shemini Atzeret 2020||Jewish||478|
|Oct 11 - Sun||Simchat Torah 2020||Jewish||479|
|Oct 12 - Mon||Columbus Day 2020||Federal Holiday||480|
|Oct 16 - Fri||Boss's Day 2020||Observance||484|
|Oct 17 - Sat||Navratri 2020||Hindu||485|
|Oct 25 - Sun||Dussehra 2020||Hindu||493|
|Oct 29 - Thurs||The Prophet's Birthday 2020||Muslim||497|
|Oct 31 - Sat||Halloween 2020||Observance||499|