Is it Lammas or Lughnasadh?

Ambrosia Hawthorn
Aug 10 · 3 min read

How and Why Witches and Wiccans Honor the First Harvest Holiday

Photo by Erik-Jan Leusink on Unsplash

On August 1st, many Witches and Wiccans across the Northern Hemisphere celebrated the first harvest sabbat of Lughnasadh (also known as Lammas.) The Southern Hemisphere celebrates the harvest holiday on February 1st according to the changing seasons from Summer to Autumn.

Which is it? Lammas or Lughnasadh?