The Sabbats are the eight major, cyclical festivals that Witches and Wiccan’s follow. Each one coincides with the changes of the seasons, representing the Wheel of the Year.
Sabbat Date Alternate Name
Samhain 31 October Halloween
Yule 21 December Winter Solstice
Imbolc 1 February Candlemass
Ostara 21 March Spring Equinox
Beltane 1 May May Day
Litha 21 June Summer Solstice
Lughnassad 1 August Litha
Mabon 21 September Autumn Equinox
These dates are approximate.
The Esbats are the Full Moons, of which, there are generally thirteen each year.