Thursday 16 July, 2020

When is Easter 2018?

While dates for Christmas are the same each year and everybody remembers them, the dates for Easter are different. The Easter weekend can fall any time in the period between late March and late April. This is because the dates for Easter are linked to the lunar calendar.

So here are this year’s Easter dates for your diary. Maybe it can help you plan some time off with family, a catch up with old friends or a short break somewhere nice?

This year, the Easter long weekend takes place from 30 March until 2 April. Here are more details:

Good Friday falls on 30 March

Easter Saturday falls on 31 March

Easter Sunday falls on 1 April

Easter Monday falls on 2 April

And yes, in a rare coincidence, Easter Sunday coincides with April Fool’s Day.

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