Unlike festivals like Valentine and Christmas, Easter doesn’t come on the same date every year. In case if you are wondering when Easter is going to be celebrated in year 2017 so that you can enjoy a holiday weekend, you are at the right place.
In general, Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday as per the Gregorian calendar. The holiday date varies between 22 March and 25 April. Easter 2016 will be observed on Sunday, April 16 with Good Friday 2017 falling on April 14.
Easter is a popular holiday because of the obvious reason, but it is also liked because it brings a long holiday weekend. People planning a holiday or looking for a long break, can use this holiday time to enjoy and celebrate. Most people like to spend Easter weekend celebrating by feasting on Easter eggs, playing Easter games with children and spending quality time with family. Others see it as an opportunity to take a few days off work.
Easter 2017 official holidays for banks and other institutions will begin from Good Friday that is on 14th April. Easter Sunday will be celebrated on 16th April. Some organizations may also keep holiday on Easter Monday, 17th April. So, Easter holiday 2017 from April 14 to April 17.
Good Friday is observed right after Maundy Thursday, which is considered the last day of Jesus’s life on this Earth and also the last day of the last supper.