Pagans and Wiccans have plenty to celebrate in 2023! Here is a list of holidays observed in the Northern Hemisphere by Neopagans (including some Norse, Druid, and Heathen occasions) and of course the Wiccan Sabbats in the Wheel of the Year.
Here’s a printable page with a calendar and list of the Pagan Holidays of 2023.
It’s also good to have a Lunar Calendar in your Book of Shadows so you can follow along and work with the Moon phases.
Find more printable pages to download here: Grimoire PDF
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We’ve got you covered! Click these links to add the calendars directly to Google Calendar! Each calendar below is based on the text version of this page.
- All 2023 Pagan Holidays (listed below)
- 2023 Northern Hemisphere Wheel of the Year
- 2023 Southern Hemisphere Wheel of the Year
- 2023 Lunar Calendar Only
- 2023 Celtic Tree Calendar Only
- 2023 Norse Holidays Only
- 2023 Roman Holidays Only
Pagan / Wiccan Holidays 2023
In this list, we’ve included the opposite Sabbats to guide our Southern Hemisphere Witches too.
January 2023 Holidays
Named after Janus, the god of doors, gates, and transitions; January is the perfect time for door-opening rituals, setting intentions and new beginnings.
Jan. 6: Full Moon in Cancer – Wolf Moon
Jan. 14: Thorrablot – Norse/Heathen celebration honoring Thor
Jan. 21: Celtic Tree Month of Rowan begins
Jan. 21: New Moon in Capricorn
Jan. 24: Sementivae – a grain-oriented Roman festival
Jan. 30 – Feb 2: Roman celebration of Februalia
Jan. 31: Up Helly Aa – Scottish celebration in the Shetland Islands
Jan. 31: Disablot – Norse celebration of new beginnings
February 2023 Holidays
Februalia was the ancient spring festival of washing and purification. The land had to be prepared for the planting of seeds in the coming season, so all sorts of cleansing rituals were encouraged.
Feb. 1: Imbolc – Celebration of the Goddess Brighid.
(Southern Hemisphere: Lammas or Lughnasadh – The grain harvest at the end of summer.)
Feb. 5: Full Moon in Leo – Snow Moon
Feb. 1st-28th: LGBTQ History month.
In the 1970s, second-wave feminism and modern paganism surged forth simultaneously. Today, exploration and acceptance of queer and transgender figures expands in the Craft.
Feb. 13-21: Roman Festival of Parentalia – honor the ancestors
Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day celebration
Feb. 15: Lupercalia – Fertility celebration
Feb. 18: Celtic Tree Month of Ash begins
Feb. 20: New Moon in Pisces
March 2023 Holidays
As the spring equinox brings balance to the planet, this month is also a time to bring balance into our lives. Celebrate the spring!
Mar. 1: Matronalia – ancient festival of Juno, the birth goddess
Mar. 7: Full Moon in Virgo – Worm Moon
Mar. 21: Ostara – Spring Equinox and celebration of Goddess Eostre
(Southern Hemisphere: Mabon – The Autumn Equinox)
Mar. 17: St Patrick’s Day – a time to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland.
Mar. 18: Celtic Tree Month of Alder begins
Mar. 21: New Moon in Pisces.
Mar. 27: Mothers’ Day
April 2023 Holidays
Rebirth abounds in April as the Earth is ready to sprout forth new life from the dormant winter. Get outside and feel the crisp air as it begins to take on a new warmth. Enjoy the change of the season by planting seeds either figurative or literal!
Apr. 6: Full Moon in Libra – Pink Moon
Apr. 15: Sigrblot/Sumarsdag – Norse celebration of the first day of summer in Scandinavian countries
Apr. 15: Celtic Tree Month of Willow begins
Apr. 20: New Moon in Taurus
Apr. 22: Earth Day – Honoring Gaia
Apr. 28 – May 3: Floralia – Honors the goddess of spring flowers & vegetation. See Persephone
Apr. 30: May Eve or Rhiannon’s Day
May 2023 Holidays
This month is an excellent time to expand your horizons. If you have been wanting to try something new, now is the time to jump in full force.
May 1: Beltane – Celebration of fire and fertility
(Southern Hemisphere: Samhain – the Witches’ New Year)
May 1: Roman Festival of Bona Dea – Fertility goddess
May 5: Full Moon in Scorpio – Flower Moon Lunar Eclipse.
May 13: Celtic Tree Month of Hawthorn begins
May 19: New Moon in Taurus
June 2023 Holidays
The light has returned, and summer is officially here. Use this month to soak up the rays of light from the sun. Honor the solar deities as its heat and light shine down upon you. Allow the nourishing rays to enhance a project or idea that you have been growing since spring.
Jun. 4: Full Moon in Sagittarius – Strawberry Moon
Jun. 7-15: Roman Festival of Vestalia – honors the priestesses of Vesta, goddess of the hearth.
Jun. 10: Celtic Tree Month of Oak begins
Jun. 18: New Moon in Cancer
Jun. 19: Father’s day celebration
Jun. 21: Litha – The Summer Solstice
(Southern Hemisphere: Yule – The Winter Solstice)
July 2023 Holidays
During the peak of the sun, it is a great time to get into the water. Let the cool refreshing water wash away any old baggage that is hanging around. Welcome the revitalization of water by bringing in the beauty of all the colorful flowers around you.
Jul. 3: Full Moon in Capricorn – Buck Moon.
Jul. 8: Celtic Tree Month of Holly begins
Jul. 17: New Moon in Cancer
August 2023 Holidays
The harvest time is a time to reap the benefits of what has been sown. This month collect what you have grown either spiritually, physically, emotionally, or creatively. Don’t forget to save some of the bounties up for the coming cold of winter.
August 1: Lammas or Lughnasdah – The grain harvest
(Southern Hemisphere: Imbolc – honoring the goddess Brighid and return of the light after the long winter)
Aug. 1: Full Moon in Aquarius – Sturgeon Moon
Aug. 5: Celtic Tree Month of Hazel begins
Aug. 13: Roman Festival of Pomona, goddess of apples and orchards
Aug. 16: New Moon in Leo
Aug. 23: Vulcanalia – Roman Festival
Aug. 31: Full Moon in Pisces – Blue Moon
September 2023 Holidays
As the leaves shift their colors to store food for the coming winter, we too must store our own energy for the darkness ahead. Take time to enjoy the changing of the season by spending time in nature
Sep. 2: Celtic Tree Month of Vine begins
Sep. 15: New Moon Virgo
Sep. 21: International Day of Peace
Sep. 22: Mabon – Autumn Equinox
(Southern Hemisphere: Ostara – the Spring Equinox)
Sep. 29: Full Moon in Aries – Harvest Moon.
Sep. 30: Celtic Tree Month of Ivy begins
October 2023 Holidays
The light is fading, and the dark is setting in. This month is a great time to reflect on your own roots and where you came from. Take time to honor your ancestor as the veil between the worlds thins. Be open to receiving psychic messages, meditation and journaling.
Oct. 3: Roman Festival of Bacchus – God of vegetation and wine
Oct. 14: New Moon in Libra – Solar Eclipse
Oct. 28: Celtic Tree Month of Reed beings
Oct. 28: Full Moon in Taurus – Hunter’s Moon – Lunar Eclipse
Oct. 31: Samhain – The Witches’ New Year
(Southern Hemisphere: Beltane – a feast of fire and fertility)
Oct. 31: Winter Nights/Vetrablot – Norse celebration of the arrival of winter
November 2023 Holidays
The end of the harvest brings with it the cold of winter. As the chill sets in the air, begin to strengthen your relationship with the divine during the coming darkness. Reach out to friends and family and reconnect. Focus on gratitude and let go of the things in your life that no longer serve you.
Nov. 13: New Moon in Scorpio
Nov. 16: Hecate’s Night
Nov. 25: Celtic Tree Month of Elder begins
Nov. 27: Full Moon in Gemini – Beaver Moon
Nov 30: Festival of Hecate Trivia – to honor the Triple Goddess
December 2023 Holidays
The perfect month for gathering with friends and family to feel their warmth during the cold of winter. Take this month to spend time reflecting on the previous year. But don’t forget to look ahead as the new year can be full of changes. Focus your energy on the upcoming spring and how you want to prepare for the start of new projects or adventures.
Dec. 12: New Moon in Sagittarius
Dec. 17: Saturnalia, a Roman celebration of the god Saturn, begins
Dec 21: Yule – the Winter Solstice
(Southern Hemisphere: Litha – The Summer Solstice)
Dec. 23: Celtic Tree Month of Birch begins
Dec. 25: Feast of Frau Holle, the Germanic goddess
Dec. 27: Full Moon in Cancer – Cold Moon
Dec. 31: Festival of Hogmanay – Scottish holiday that celebrates the new year
Magickal Days of the Week
Each day of the week has its own special correspondences to consider when casting spells. Learn more about these unique attributes and print out this PDF with a helpful guide for your magickal grimoire.
Not to be picky but the dates are off
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Hi ~ the spring equinox (northern hemisphere, March) is not on here.
Hi Shannon! The Spring Equinox is also known as Ostara in the modern Wheel of the Year. It is there under March 😊
Hi! This is great, do you have this in a google calendar format for us digital witches? Thanks!
Ashley, this was a fantastic idea! We didn’t have this resource previously but the page has been updated to include several different Google Calendar options. Thank you for the recommendation! Please check out the new links above and grab the calendar(s) that best suit you!