The Ancient Egyptian calendar was divided into three seasons of four months each.  Each month had three weeks of ten days each, on which the tenth (and later also the ninth) was a day of rest.  Click on a festival title below for more information.  Festivals with an asterisk * specifically concern Het-Hert.


Akhet, the Season of Inundation

Month 1:
Opening of the Year *
Wag Festival of Wesir
Festival of the "Departure" of Wesir (Abydos)
Festival of Djehuty
The Festival of Intoxication *

Month 2:
Festival of Ptah South of His Wall (Memphis)
Opet Festival (Thebes)

Month 3:
Festival of the Voyage of Het-Hert *

Month 4:
Festival of the Winged Disk
The Mysteries of Wesir



Peret, the Season of Growth

Month 1:
Festival of Nehebkau
Festival of the Coronation of the Sacred Falcon (Edfu)
Festival of the Return of the Wandering Goddess*

Month 2:

Festival of Victory (Edfu)
Great Brand Festival

Month 3:
Small Brand Festival
Festival of Amenhotep

Month 4:
Festival of Renenutet




Shomu, the Season of Harvest

Month 1:
Festival of Khonsu
Festival of the Departure of Min
Festival of Het-Hert's Giving Birth (Coming soon!)

Month 2:
Beautiful Feast of the Valley (Thebes) *

Month 3:
Festival of the Beautiful Reunion (Edfu and Dendera) *

Month 4:
Festival of Ra-Heru-Akhety



Epagomenal Days

Festival of Wesir
Festival of Heru
Festival of Set
Festival of Aset
Festival of Nebet-Het



El-Sabban, Sherif, Temple Festival Calendars of Ancient Egypt
Shafer, Byron E., Temples of Ancient Egypt
Wilkinson, Richard, The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt

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