While some religious holidays always fall on the same day every year, like Christmas, many others shift in response to the lunar calendar. With 2016 quickly approaching, below is a list of religious holidays for nine of the world’s major religions. Please note: Jewish, Baha’i and Islamic holidays begin at sunset the previous day.

Jewish Holidays:

Jan. 25: Tu B’Shevat

March 23-24: Purim

April 22-30: Passover

May 22: Second Passover

May 26: Lag B’Omer

June 11-13: Shavuot

July 23- Aug. 14: Fast of 3 Weeks

July 24: Fast of the 17th of Tammuz

Aug. 13-14: Fast of Tish’a B’Av

Aug. 19: The 15th of Av

Oct. 2-4: Rosh Hashanah

Oct. 11-12: Yom Kippur

Oct. 16-23: Sukkot

Oct. 23-25: Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

Christian Holidays:

Jan. 6: Epiphany

Jan. 10: Baptism of Jesus

Feb. 2: Candlemas

Feb. 10: Ash Wednesday   

Feb. 14: St. Valentine’s Day

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day

March 19: St. Joseph’s Day

March 20: Palm Sunday

March 24: Maundy (Holy) Thursday

March 25: Good Friday  

March 27: Easter

March 28: Easter Monday

April 23: St. George’s Day

April 30: St. James the Great Day

May 5: Ascension of Jesus

May 15: Pentecost                 

May 22: Trinity Sunday

May 26: Corpus Christi

June 29: Saints Peter and Paul

July 15: Saint Vladimir

Aug. 1: Lammas

Aug. 15: The Assumption of Mary

Sept. 8: Holy Cross Day

Sept. 29: Michael and All Angels

Oct. 31: All Hallows Eve

Nov. 1: All Saints’ Day

Nov. 2” All Souls’ Day

Nov. 20: Christ the King

Nov. 27: Advent-First Sunday

Nov. 30: St. Andrew’s Day

Dec. 6: St. Nicholas Day

Dec. 24: Christmas Eve

Dec. 25: Christmas

Dec. 28: Holy Innocents  

GettyImages-502465872 Amateur actors perform during a live nativity scene in Postojna Cave in Postojna Dec. 25. Photo: Getty Images

Buddhist Holidays:

Jan. 24: Mahayana New Year

Feb. 8: Chinese New Year

Feb. 15: Nirvana Day

March 23: Magha Puja Day

April 22: Theravada New Year

May 15: Wesak-Buddha Day  

July 11: Obon

July 19: Asala-Dharma Day

Dec. 8: Bodhi Day 

Islamic Holidays

May 5: Lailat al Miraj

May 21: Lailat al Bara’ah

June 7: start of Ramadan  

July 2: Laylat al Kadr

July 7: Eid-al-Fitr (end of Ramadan)

Sept. 10: Waqf al Arafa-Hajj

Sept. 13: Eid-al-Adha

Oct. 3: Hijra- Islamic New Year

Oct. 12: Day of Ashura/Muharram

Dec. 12: Milad un Nabi 

GettyImages-497133012 Pakistani Hindu devotees light lamps during a Diwali celebration in Peshawar Nov. 14. Photo: Getty Images

Hindu Holidays

Jan. 15: Makarsankranti/Pongal

Feb. 12: Vasant Panchami

March 7: Maha Shivaratri

March 8: Telugu New Year/Ugadi/Gudi Padwa

March 13: Vaisakhi/Baisakhi/Vishu

March 15: Ramanavami 

March 23: Holika Dahan

March 24: Holi

April 8: Hindi New Year

April 13: Tamil New Year

April 14: Bengali New Year/Bihu

April 22: Hanuman Jayanti

May 9: Akshaya Tritiya

June 4: Savitri Pooja

July 6: Puri Rath Yatra

July 19: Guru Purnima

Aug. 7: Nag Panchami

Aug. 12: Varalakshmi Vrat

Aug. 18: Raksha-Bandhan

Aug. 25: Krishna Janmashtami

Sept. 5: Ganesh Chaturthi 

Sept. 14: Onam

Sept. 16: Vishwakarma Puja

Sept. 30: Mahalaya Amavasya

Oct. 1-10: Navaratri

Oct. 11: Dusshera

Oct. 15: Shardad Purnima

Oct. 19: Karwa Chauth

Oct. 28: Dhanteras

Oct. 30: Diwali

Nov. 1: Bhai Dooj

Nov. 6: Chhath Puja

Nov. 14: Kartik Poornima

Dec. 10: Geeta Jayanti

Dec. 15: Dhanu Sankranti

Pagan Holidays:

Feb. 2: Imbolc

March 20: Ostara

May 1: Beltane

June 20: Midsummer

Aug. 1: Lughnasadh

Sept. 22: Mabon

Oct. 31: Samhain

Dec. 22: Yule

GettyImages-481295004 Indian Muslims embrace after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Qutub Shahi tomb in Hyderabad on July 18. Photo: Getty Images

Sikh Holidays:

Jan. 5: Guru Gobind Singh Birthday

Jan. 14: Maghi-Lohri

March 24: Holi

April 13: Vaisakhi

April 18: Birthday of Guru Angad Dev

June 16: Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib

Oct. 20: Birth of the Guru Granth

Oct. 30: Diwali

Nov. 14: Guru Nanak Birthday

Nov. 24: Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib  

Baha’i Holidays:

Feb. 26-March 1: Intercalary

March 2-20: Nineteen Day Fast

March 21: New Year

April 21:  First Day of Ridvan

April 29: Ninth Day of Ridvan

May 2: Twelfth Day of Ridvan

May 23: Declaration of the Bab

May 29: Ascension of Baha’u’llah

July 9: Martyrdom of the Bab

Oct. 20: Birth of the Bab

Nov. 12: Birth of Baha’u’llah

Nov. 26: Day of the Covenant

Nov. 28: Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha

Shinto Holidays:

Jan. 1: Oshogatsu

Jan. 7: Koshogatsu

Jan. 15: Seijin Shiki

Feb. 17: Toshigoi

March 3: Joshi-no-Sekku

March 21: Shubun-sai

May 3: Taue Matsuri

May 5: Tango-no-Sekku

June 30: Oharai/Grand Purification Festival

Nov. 15: Shichigosan

Nov. 23: Niinamesei