This page displays upcoming events of interest to witches and occultists in general (until the year 2026). Included are:
- New Moon with zodiacal sign
- Full Moon with zodiacal sign
- Sun transition to a new zodiacal sign
- Mercury retrograde and direct
- Witch’s Esbat and Sabbath dates (see explanation below)
Times are shown adjusted to your local time, the area of North America Eastern Timezone (and in UTC -Coordinated Universal Time – in case this website is incorrect about your location – see below for usage instructions). If your timezone name is different, then look at the local time ticking away the seconds. If this time is correct (within a few minutes) for your location, then the times for the events will be exactly correct for your location, even though the time zone name is different.
00:00 am (EDT)
00:00 am (UTC)
|Full Moon Esbat||Oct 30, Fri Evening||Oct 30, Fri Evening|
|Full Moon||Taurus||Oct 31, Sat, 10:49 am (EDT)||Oct 31, Sat, 2:49 pm|
|The Grand Sabbath – Hallowe’en||Oct 31, Sat Evening|
|Mercury direct||Nov 3, Tue||Nov 4, Wed|
|New Moon Esbat||Nov 14, Sat Evening||Nov 14, Sat Evening|
|New Moon||Scorpio||Nov 15, Sun, 12:07 am (EST)||Nov 15, Sun, 5:07 am|
|Sun enters||Sagittarius||Nov 21, Sat, 3:40 pm (EST)||Nov 21, Sat, 8:40 pm|
Full Moon: in 2 days, 16 hours, 14 minutes, 14 seconds
New Moon: in 17 days, 6 hours, 32 minutes, 14 seconds
Note that Esbat and Sabbath dates are calculated as: the evening closest to the celebrated event, that is not after the celebrated event. If the event occurs on an evening (after 6pm local time), then that same evening is chosen for the celebration.
The 8 witches Sabbath dates used here are:
- Candlemas – always the evening of February 2
- Spring Equinox
- Walpurgis Night (May Eve) – always the evening of April 30
- Summer Solstice
- Lammas Eve – always the evening of August 2
- Autumn Equinox
- Grand Sabbath, Hallowe’en – always the evening of October 31
- Winter Solstice
The evenings for the equinox and solstice Sabbaths are calculated as described above.
HOW TO USE UTC TIMES:
In case this website cannot determine your correct location, you can use the UTC times given to find out when the events occur in your location. Simply find out what your time zone is, in hours from UTC. For example, in the Eastern U.S. and Canada, the timezone is -05:00, which means, simply subtract 5 hours from the UTC times shown here. In South Africa, the timezone is +02:00, so simply add 2 hours to the UTC times shown here. (NOTE: If you’re on Daylight Savings Time, then add one hour to the result.) Don’t know your local timezone? Click here , then in the box called “Current Times” type your city or country. You’ll see your current time, and beneath the current date, you’ll see your timezone relative to UTC, and whether you’re on “Standard Time” or “Daylight Savings Time”.