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 do pagans celebrate?
- New Year’s Day.
- The Roman version of Halloween.
- May 1st – Labor Day.
- Epiphany or Three Kings Day.
- Saint John’s Eve.
What day is the Witches New Year?
|Significance||Harvest festival celebrating end of a harvest season, beginning of winter|
|Celebrations||Bonfires guising or mumming divination feasting|
|Date||31 October–1 November (or 1 May for Neopagans in the S hemisphere)|
What is Beltane the celebration of? May 1, 2019 – Beltane
The holiday celebrates spring at its peak, and the coming summer. Beltane also sometimes goes by the name May Day. This holiday is associated very strongly with fertility for pagans.