Samhain

31st October

greater sabbat, quarter day

third harvest festival- any crops that remain are harvested from the fields, celtic new year, witches new year

A day for remembering the dead, honoring ancestors, observing the darker side of life. third and final harvest festival

Goddess becomes Crone

Yule

19/20/21st December

lesser sabbat, cross quarter day. winter solstice

dark is longer than light

A day to celebrate the return of the sun,

God is reborn

Imbolc

2nd February

greater sabbat, quarter day

A day to observe the first stirrings of spring.

Ostara

19/20/21st March

lesser sabbat, cross quarter day. spring equniox

day and night are equal

First day of Spring, a day to celebrate fertility and friendship. first fire festival

Beltane

1st May

greater sabbat, quarter day

A day best celebrated with friends and/ or loved ones. Celebrate the union of the God and Goddess. second fire festival. A good time to hold handfastings. A time for faerie magick.

Litha

19/20/21st June

lesser sabbat, cross quater day. summer solstice

light is longer than dark

First day of Summer. last fire festival. A time of feasting and enjoying the weather. A time for faerie magick.

Lammas

1st August

greater sabbat, quarter day

first harvest festival- the grains are gathered and is a time to give thanks for what we have in our life.

Mabon

19/20/21 September

lesser sabbat, cross quarter day. autumn equniox

day and night are equal

second harvest festival- the fruits are gathered.