Easter Monday 2024 Date, Wishes, Messages, Status, Quotes

Easter Monday, also called Bright Monday, Renewal Monday, Dyngus Day, and Wet Monday, falls just after Easter Sunday. Many Christian groups, especially the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic traditions observe this Monday. In 2024, the Monday after Easter will arrive on April 1. Easter Monday is a national holiday in the United Kingdom and has been celebrated for several centuries. Scroll down to learn more about it along with history, celebrations ideas, wishes, greetings, messages, and quotes.

Easter Monday 2024 Date

Easter Monday is the next day of Easter, a public holiday in a few countries. In Western Christianity, it is the second day or immediate Monday of the Easter Octave while it marks the second day of Bright Week in Eastern Christianity. There are several traditions and activities observed on this day. This year, Easter Monday will be celebrated on Monday, 1 April 2024.

Easter Monday Meaning

This day is called “Renewal Monday” and “Bright Monday” in the Byzantine Rite Catholic Churches, and the Eastern Orthodox Church. As in the rest of Bringt Week, the services are unique to the year and are similar to the Pascha (Easter Sunday) services and include an outdoor procession at the end of the Divine Liturgy; while it is prescribed for all the days of that week, sometimes only on Monday and perhaps on two other days in the parish churches, particularly in non-Orthodox countries.

History of Easter Monday

The first recognized use of the term ‘Easter Monday’ dates back to the 15th century. The following Monday after Easter which has been celebrated on Sundays, has an important religious significance for Christians. The day is dedicated to commemorating the resurrection of Christ, an important part of the Christian faith. The actual derivatives of Easter Monday as a public holiday in the United Kingdom are blurred, but it may be remembered in some way for several centuries.

Easter Monday Celebrations 

The Monday followed by Easter is not as globally acknowledged as Easter Sunday. However, some countries are celebrating this Monday with great efforts. The basic celebrations are included below.


Easter Monday (French: Le Lundi de Pâques) is a statutory holiday for federal employees in Canada. Although not mandatory under federal regulations, some employers also offer this leave of absence to employees, or it is unusual. In addition, this holiday coincides with Good Friday (the Friday before Easter), which is a mandatory holiday for all employees who are given an extra long weekend in March or April. One exception to this rule is Quebec, where employers must choose Good Friday or Easter Monday off. In provinces that do not celebrate Family Day, Louis Riel Day, or Island Day, Easter Week is the first provincial holiday after New Year's holiday.

United States

In the U.S., this Monday is not a federal holiday,[16] and has few national celebrations beyond tradition, such as the Easter egg roll at the White House. On a regional level, the day is observed informally in some places, including the state of North Dakota, as well as in some cities in New York, such as Michigan and Indiana. Texas and Maryland schools have often provided two holidays between Good Friday and Easter Monday. In certain states and cities, public schools and universities are closed this Monday, often part of spring break.

United Kingdom

The Bright Monday is observed only in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland as a bank holiday. It is an unofficial public holiday in Scotland, but it may be observed locally. The day is dedicated to commemorating the resurrection of Christ, an important part of the Christian faith.


How to celebrate Easter Monday 

Among many ways, below we have given 5 best ideas to celebrate Easter Monday:


Easter baskets are stapled to Easter tradition. Little ones love to get up for have a basket full of Easter supplies. You can purchase different types of baskets at supermarkets around the holidays. Fill it with small treats like candies, chocolate, and small toys.


Easter is incomplete without bunnies. Bring youngers to witness some real-life furry hoppers at a nearby zoo or animal rescue. You can offer pellets or carrots to feed the little bunnies and spend some time sitting with them. This is a great way to teach kids about respecting the lives of all animals.


One thing you should not miss on Easter Monday is to do the Easter egg hunt. If you have kids, this is a wonderful way that can be pursued right in your home or yard. It is also a great way to introduce your kids and continue the old tradition.


Around Easter, you can buy an egg painting kit at almost any supermarket. Boil some eggs and let your kids have some entertainment by painting eggs during the Easter holidays.


Easter brunch is amongst the old tradition which features ham in its midpoint, quiches, frittatas, savory bread pudding, pancakes, and waffles. And there is no reason to stop having this in large numbers, especially if you have a lot of people.

Happy Easter 2024: Wishes, Messages, and Greetings 

Here we have added some of the best Easter greetings, wishes, and messages for you to share with your loved ones:

Realizing that I've someone as special as you increase joy for Easter. May these days be as special and as beautiful as you are. Happy Easter Holidays! 

I wish you have a fun-filled, sunny, unforgettable Easter. Enjoy this day surrounded by your loved ones and family and lots of chocolate.

The spirit of the Easter holidays is all about caring loving, and joyful living. Have a blessed Easter and Easter Monday!

Easter reminds me of the beautiful moments we spent together. Have the best Easter holidays and the season ahead.

Heartwarming wishes to you and your loving family on Easter Monday. May this Easter be surrounded by sunshine, chocolates, flowers, and family. Happy Easter!

Happy Easter 2024: Captions and WhatsApp Statuses 

Here are some cheerful Easter captions to share on WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms:

Love, chocolate, and sunny weather - what more do we need to have a blessed Easter? #HappyEaster

The Easter holiday brings a wonderful time of togetherness and happiness. #HappyEaster2024

I wish you a world filled with peace, happiness, and good times. Happy Easter to you!

Hope this Easter is filled with the sweetest things in your life!

I want nothing but smiles on your face, sunny weather, and lots of sweet treats this Easter.

Happy Easter 2024: Quotes 

Here we bring 10 beautiful and inspiring Easter quotes for you to send your family and friends or share on social on Easter occasion:

Easter is very important to me, it's a second chance. — Reba McEntire

There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song. — Pope John Paul II

"The resurrection is at the core of our beliefs as Christians. Without it, our faith is meaningless." — Joseph B. Wirthlin

"Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life." — Janine di Giovanni

"Easter egg hunts are proof that children can find things when they really want." — Unknown

"Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals." — Charles M. Crowe

"Easter is the soul’s first taste of spring." — Richelle E. Goodrich

"Like Easter egg hunts, the disciples knew what it was like to be in search of Jesus." — Seth Vopat

"Easter was when Hope in person surprised the whole world by coming forward from the future into the present." — N.T. Wright

Lastly, we can say that although Easter is a religious holiday celebrated by Christians, non-religious people also enjoy the day. Religiously, Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ while non-religious celebrations include brunches, family gatherings, and activities like egg painting. There are many reasons you can find why you should celebrate Easter. Happy Easter!!!