Mar Fri 2
Ends 20 March. During this period Baha'is go without food or drink from sunrise to sunset.
Mar Wed 21
Baha'i New Year
Apr Sat 21
The start of a 12 day festival when Baha'is celebrate the day when Baha'u'llah said that he was the prophet predicted by the Bab.The most important Baha'I festival.
Apr Sun 29
Marks the arrival of Baha'u'llah's family at the Ridvan garden.
May Wed 2
Marks Baha'u'llah's departure from the Ridvan garden.
May Wed 23
The Bab was the Forerunner of Baha'u'llah, founder of the Baha'i faith. His mission was to prepare the world for the coming of Baha'u'llah and he declared it in the evening of May 22 1844.
May Tue 29
Anniversary of Baha'u'llah's death in in 1892 near Akka, Israel.
Jul Mon 9
Anniversary of the Bab's execution in 1850 in Tabriz, Iran.
Oct Sat 20
Celebrates the birth of the precursor of the founder of the Baha'i faith.
Nov Mon 12
Celebrates the birth in 1817 of the founder of the Baha'i faith.
Nov Mon 26
Day of the Covenant
This minor festival celebrates the covenant of Baha'u'llah. Baha'is also mark the life of 'Abdu'l-Bahá on this day.
Nov Wed 28
Marks the death of the son of Baha'u'lláh. This is a minor holy day and work is not suspended.