Calendars of Advent Sunday Dates

Sundays in Advent 2017 (Plus Previous and Future Years)

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Advent Dates for 2017

  • December 3 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 10 - Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 17 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 24 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

In Western Christianity, Advent begins on the fourth Sunday prior to Christmas Day, or the Sunday which falls closest to November 30, and lasts through Christmas Eve, or December 24. When Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday, it is the last or fourth Sunday of Advent.

In Eastern Orthodox churches, which use the Julian calendar, Advent begins earlier, on November 15, and lasts 40 days, rather than 4 weeks.

Future Advent Dates

Advent Dates for 2018

  • December 2 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 9 - Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 16 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 23 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Advent Dates for 2019

  • December 1 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 8 ​- Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 15 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 22 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Previous Advent Dates

Advent Dates 2016

  • November 27 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 4 - Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 11 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 18 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Advent Dates 2015

  • November 29 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 6 - Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 13 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 20 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Advent Dates 2014

  • November 30 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 7 - Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 14 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 21 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Advent Dates 2013

  • December 1 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 8 - Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 15 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 22 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Advent Dates 2012

  • December 2 - First Sunday of Advent
  • December 9 - Second Sunday of Advent
  • December 16 - Third Sunday of Advent
  • December 23 - Fourth Sunday of Advent