Deepavali also known as Diwali or Festival of Lights is a five-day Hindu festival.
It starts on Dhanteras, celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna paksha (dark fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Ashwin and ends on Bhaubeej, celebrated on second lunar day of Shukla paksha (bright fortnight) of the Hindu calendar month Kartik.
Since Hindu calendar is a lunar calendar, dates of Diwali keep on changing every year.
Dates of Diwali till year 2025 :
- In 2016, Diwali is on Sunday, October 30.
- In 2017, Diwali is on Thursday, October 19.
- In 2018, Diwali is on Wednesday, November 7.
- In 2019, Diwali is on Sunday, October 27.
- In 2020, Diwali is on Saturday, November 14.
- In 2021, Diwali is on Thursday, November 4.
- In 2022, Diwali is on Monday, October 24.
- In 2023, Diwali is on Sunday, November 12.
- In 2024, Diwali is on Friday, November 1.
- In 2025, Diwali is on Tuesday, October 21.
Note : Here the date mentioned is of the actual Diwali Day, the third day of the five day festival.