When Is Easter 2026? Easter 2026 Information

In the year 2026 Easter Sunday will be on:

April 5th

Catholic Easter Sunday in 2026 was on Sunday, April 5th. Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2026 was celebrated 7 days later, on Sunday, April 12th. Usually people go to Church on Easter Sunday to join the community in celebrating the Easter Holiday and then Easter dinner with the family.

Every year Easter Sunday is celebrated on the first Sunday following the ecclesiastical full moon. This occurs on or soonest after 21 March (in some years the calculations is varied).

Most Christians including Roman Catholic, Anglican Communion and Protestant Churches refer to the week before Easter as “Holy Week” that also contains the days of the Easter Triduum.

Alternative Names for Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday has two main Alternative names. Easter Day and Resurrection Day (Easter Day is the more common Alternative Sunday Easter name.

What is closed on Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is a religious holiday and as such there is it is normal that corporates and businesses such as Banks, Offices, USPS, Government, Universities, Colleges, Schools and more are closed.

What is Open on Easter Sunday

While most companies and businesses are closed on Easter Sunday, parks, malls and retail shops are open for the people to enjoy with their families.

Why Do We Celebrate Easter

Easter is one of the most important holiday within the Christians Holidays. We celebrate Easter Sunday because of Jesus Christ rosing from being dead after he was burried at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

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