Asatru Holidays and Festivals


Asatru holidays center on the seasons and are similar to other Neopagan holidays. The major celebrations are:

  • Summer Finding (spring equinox, March 21) - dedicated to Ostara
  • Winter Finding (fall equinox, September 21)
  • Midsummer (summer solstice, June 21)
  • Yule - the most important holiday; starts on the winter solstice (December 21) and lasts for 12 days


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  3. “Iceland.” Barrett, David B., George Thomas Kurian, and Todd M. Johnson (eds.), The World Christian Encyclopedia: A Comparative Survey of Churches and Religions in the Modern World (Oxford University Press).
  4. Rev. Patrick "Jordsvin" Buck. “Asatru, An Ancient Religion Reborn.” Irminsul Ættir.

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Title Asatru Holidays and Festivals
Last UpdatedJanuary 31, 2021
MLA Citation “Asatru Holidays and Festivals.” 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021. <>