15 Essential Easter Facts That May Surprise You

Did you take our Easter quiz? It certainly stumped us, which is why we decided to learn some more fun Easter facts. When we think of Easter, we think of chocolate bunnies, jelly beans, painted eggs and, of course, creepy Easter Bunny photos. But there’s so much more to the holiday that we never knew (or, we forgot).

Here a few important Easter facts – as well as a few fun and random ones – that you may or may not have known.

15.) What Is The Meaning of Easter?

Easter FactsEaster Sunday is a Christian holiday marking the end of Holy Week and commemorating the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is the oldest Christian holiday and one of the most important days of the year for Christians.

Easter reminds followers to remember that Jesus sacrificed his life for man. This is one of the most important Easter facts and one we hope everyone already knew.

14.) Does Everyone Celebrate Easter At The Same Time?

Easter FactsNo. Easter is celebrated at different times by Eastern and Western Christians because the dates for Easter in Eastern Christianity are based on the Julian Calendar.

13.) What Is Good Friday?

Easter FactsGood Friday is another Christian holiday and falls on the Friday before Easter. It is considered to be the day Jesus was crucified.