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When Is Easter?

Find the date of Easter for the next several years and links to Easter resources

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A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ. (Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

A Russian icon of the Resurrection of Christ.

(Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.) A statue of the risen Christ at Saint Mary Oratory, Rockford, Illinois. (Photo © Scott P. Richert)

A statue of the risen Christ at Saint Mary Oratory, Rockford, Illinois.

(Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

Question: Easter, the greatest feast day in the Christian calendar, is a moveable feast. When is Easter?

Answer: The date of Easter Sunday changes every year. The following articles give the date of Easter for the next several years:

When Is Easter 2014?
When Is Easter 2015?
When Is Easter 2016?
When Is Easter 2017?
When Is Easter 2018?
When Is Easter 2019?

When Is Eastern Orthodox Easter?

The dates above are the Western dates for Easter, as celebrated by Catholics and Protestants and calculated according to the Gregorian calendar (the calendar we use in our everyday lives). Eastern Orthodox Christians calculate Easter according to the Julian calendar. When Greek Orthodox Easter Is Celebrated (from About Greece Travel) lists the date of Eastern Orthodox Easter for the next several years.

How Is the Date of Easter Calculated?

Want to learn how the date of Easter is calculated? Check out the following articles:

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