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.