Click on the links below to gain access to resources to help you make magic all year long. The Solar Holidays (equinoxes and solstices) are Yule, Ostara, Litha, and Mabon. The Cross-Quarter Holidays are Imbolc, Beltane, Lammas, and Samhain. In Celtic tradition, a new day begins with the setting of the Sun, so the celebrations of each sacred holiday would begin the night before and continue on until sunset the following day.

Click on the links below to gain access to resources to help you make magic all year long. The Solar Holidays (equinoxes and solstices) are Yule, Ostara, Litha, and Mabon. The Cross-Quarter Holidays are Imbolc, Beltane, Lammas, and Samhain. In Celtic tradition, a new day begins with the setting of the Sun, so the celebrations of each sacred holiday would begin the night before and continue on until sunset the following day.

YULE - Winter Solstice. The longest night of the year, marked when the Sun enters Capricorn, around December 20-21.

IMBOLC - Brigid, Festival of Light. A time of dedicating to one’s spiritual path. The mid-point between Winter and Spring, typically observed on February 1.

OSTARA - Vernal Equinox. First day of Spring, day and night are of equal length, marked when the Sun enters the sign of Aries, around March 20-21.

BELTANE - May Day. A celebration of the fertility of life, the abundance of the Earth. The mid-point between Spring and Summer, typically observed on May 1.

LITHA - Summer Solstice. The longest day of the year, marked when the Sun enters the sign of Cancer, around June 20-21.

LAMMAS - Festival of Harvest, burning of the Grain God. The mid-point between Summer and Autumn, typically observed on August 1 or 2.

MABON - Autumnal Equinox. First day of Autumn, day and night are of equal length, marked when the Sun enters the sign of Libra, around September 22-23.

SAMHAIN - A time to honor the beloved dead, the ancestors. The mid-point between Autumn and Winter, typically observed on November 1.