Is the wheel of the year pagan? 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.
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.
How is Imbolc celebrated? To celebrate Imbolc, some modern day pagans focus on celebrating Brigid. They do this by setting up an altar with the symbols of Brigid, like a corn husk doll, white flowers, a bowl of milk, and candles. If there is a group gathering, they might cast a circle, and recite a prayer to receive a blessing from Brigid.
Who celebrates Beltane? Wicca. Wiccans use the name Beltane or Beltain for their May Day celebrations. It is one of the yearly Sabbats of their Wheel of the Year, following Ostara and preceding Midsummer.