Easter Sunday Date Egg 2021

Easter Sunday - Date in Year 2021

Date of Easter Sunday:April 4, 2021
Date of Easter Monday:April 5, 2021
Easter dates for other years:
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How is the date of Easter calculated? - When is Easter 2021?

  • Easter is a "movable feast", which means that its date is not fixed in the calendar.
  • The date is calculated according to the Lunar Calendar.
  • Easter is related to the Jewish festival of Pesach (Passover).
  • In Christian Religion the Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday following the first Spring Full Moon.
  • Even though Spring Equinox can astronomically fall on different day each year, to simplify the calculation of Easter, the Spring is officialy set to begin on March 21st.
  • If the first Spring Full Moon falls on Sunday, then the Easter will fall on the following Sunday.
Date of Easter Sunday 2021 is calculated:
First Sunday - following - First Full Moon - following - 21 March 2021
Date 2021 Lunar Phase Moon Sign Event
Sun Mar 21 First Quarter GeminiGemini 21 March 2021
("officially" set as Spring equinox)
Mon Mar 22 Waxing Gibbous CancerCancer
Tue Mar 23 Waxing Gibbous CancerCancer
Wed Mar 24 Waxing Gibbous LeoLeo
Thu Mar 25 Waxing Gibbous LeoLeo
Fri Mar 26 Waxing Gibbous VirgoVirgo
Sat Mar 27 Waxing Gibbous VirgoVirgo
Sun Mar 28
18:48
(UT/GMT)
FULL MOON LibraLibra First Full Moon following 21 March 2021
Mon Mar 29 Waning Gibbous LibraLibra
Tue Mar 30 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio
Wed Mar 31 Waning Gibbous ScorpioScorpio
Thu Apr 1 Waning Gibbous SagittariusSagittarius
Fri Apr 2 Waning Gibbous SagittariusSagittarius
Sat Apr 3 Waning Gibbous CapricornCapricorn
Sun Apr 4 Last Quarter
CapricornCapricorn Easter Sunday
Mon Apr 5 Waning Crescent CapricornCapricorn Easter Monday
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