When is Candlemas 2026?

Candlemas 2026 is on Monday 2nd Feb, 2026 (02/02/2026) in 654 days

What is Candlemas?


This day is known as the feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is a holy Christian day that honors Jesus’s presentation to the temple, an event narrated in the Gospel according to Luke 2: 22-40.

In reference to Leviticus 12: every woman had to be presented for purification by offering her sacrifices 33 days after the circumcision of her boy.

Dates for Candlemas from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Candlemas is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Candlemas 2030SaturdayFeb 2nd in 2115 days
Candlemas 2029FridayFeb 2nd in 1750 days
Candlemas 2028WednesdayFeb 2nd in 1384 days
Candlemas 2027TuesdayFeb 2nd in 1019 days
Candlemas 2026MondayFeb 2nd in 654 days
Candlemas 2025SundayFeb 2nd in 289 days
Candlemas 2024FridayFeb 2nd 76 days ago
Candlemas 2023ThursdayFeb 2nd 441 days ago
Candlemas 2022WednesdayFeb 2nd 806 days ago
Candlemas 2021TuesdayFeb 2nd 1171 days ago
Candlemas 2020SundayFeb 2nd 1537 days ago
Candlemas 2019SaturdayFeb 2nd 1902 days ago
Candlemas 2018FridayFeb 2nd 2267 days ago
Candlemas 2017ThursdayFeb 2nd 2632 days ago
Candlemas 2016TuesdayFeb 2nd 2998 days ago
Candlemas 2015MondayFeb 2nd 3363 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateFeb 2, 2026
When? Starts in 654 days
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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