How do you celebrate the Wheel of the Year? This festival is often observed by hosting bonfires and dancing around a maypole, as these rituals are thought to inspire fertility. You can also celebrate this day by crafting a crown of flowers, dancing around a bonfire, and delivering flowers and candles to loved ones for goodwill and community connection.
Who invented the Wheel of the Year? The modern-day Wheel of the Year was first suggested by the scholar and mythologist Jacob Grimm (1785-1863 CE) in his 1835 CE work, Teutonic Mythology, and fixed in its present form in the 1950s and early ’60s CE by the Wicca movement.
What holidays are actually pagan?
- New Year’s Day.
- The Roman version of Halloween.
- May 1st – Labor Day.
- Epiphany or Three Kings Day.
- Saint John’s Eve.
What does the Wheel of the Year do? The Wheel of the Year is an annual cycle of seasonal festivals, observed by many modern Pagans, consisting of the year’s chief solar events (solstices and equinoxes) and the midpoints between them.