Your Sign's 2024 Horoscope Predictions Are Here (2024)

Welcome to 2024, a year brimming with astrological activity, including numerous retrogrades and a series of eclipses that might shake things up (especially for Libras). This year also features an array of full moons, new moons, and other magical occurrences. As you navigate through the significant dates and cosmic shifts, remember to find enjoyment in reading your horoscope. It's meant to be an engaging and fun experience rather than a bible on how to live your life. And despite the daunting sound of retrogrades and eclipses, take comfort in knowing that you've successfully weathered such astrological events before and will undoubtedly do so again. Each year, you grow stronger and more resilient, and the stars only have your best interest at play, helping you on Consider another chapter in your journey to turn dreams into reality. 2024 is going to be absolutely epic.

If you're interested in learning more about the zodiac, for yourself or your crush, check out our guide to each sign's unique personality traits and tendencies. And keep reading for our astrologer's rundown down on the year's retrogrades, eclipses, and how the stars will impact your sign.

In this story:

  • 2024 astrological events calendar
  • Retrograde dates in 2024
  • Eclipse dates in 2024
  • 2024 horoscope predictions for each zodiac sign

2024 Astrological Events Calendar

Throughout each year, there are important dates that hold astrological significance that all star signs should know about. These include retrogrades, eclipses, planets going direct, full moons, and new moons. Take note of the following dates and then read up on exactly what they'll mean for your sign.

Retrograde dates:

  • Monday, January 1: Mercury Direct
  • Saturday, January 27: Uranus Direct
  • Monday, April 1: Mercury Retrograde
  • Thursday, April 25: Mercury Direct
  • Thursday, May 2: Pluto Retrograde
  • Saturday, June 29: Saturn Retrograde
  • Tuesday, July 2: Neptune Retrograde
  • Monday, August 5: Mercury Retrograde
  • Wednesday, August 28: Mercury Direct
  • Sunday, September 1: Uranus Retrograde
  • Wednesday, October 9: Jupiter Retrograde
  • Friday, October 11: Pluto Direct
  • Friday, November 15: Saturn Direct
  • Monday, November 25: Mercury Retrograde
  • Friday, December 6: Mars Retrograde
  • Saturday, December 7: Neptune Direct
  • Sunday, December 15: Mercury Direct

The Significance of Planets Going Retrograde & Direct

Good news for 2024: There's no Venus retrograde. Venus, the ruler of Taurus and Libra, governs love, money, and beauty. Normally, its retrograde can cause romantic roadblocks, stall financial talks, and make major beauty changes ill-advised. But this year, you're free to experiment with your look – think new hair colors or tattoos – without Venusian complications.

As the year kicks off, Mercury, the guide for Virgo and Gemini, is in retrograde, but it turns direct onMonday, January 1,while many are still recovering from New Year celebrations. Watch out for its retrograde phases again fromMonday, April 1toThursday, April 25,Monday, August 5toWednesday, August 28, andMonday, November 25toSunday, December 15. These periods, while challenging, are also ripe for introspection and growth. Expect travel delays, communication mix-ups, and potential exes reappearing (and try not to be this ex yourself). Yet, don't fret – you've navigated Mercury retrogrades before and can do so again with ease.

Uranus, the ruler of Aquarius, starts 2024 in retrograde, going direct onSaturday, January 27, then retrogrades again onSunday, September 1.This suggests ongoing evolution in your home life and personal growth. Uranus champions individuality, social justice, and authenticity. During its retrograde, focus on living by your values and perhaps engage more actively in humanitarian efforts.

Pluto, co-ruler of Scorpio, retrogrades fromThursday, May 2toFriday, October 11, encouraging you to shed bad habits and embrace transformation. Strict Saturn, ruling Capricorn, enters its retrograde phase fromSaturday, June 29toFriday, November 15,asking you to take inventory of your needs and desires and ensure they're being met, but be careful not to be too harsh on yourself during these dates.

Keep a dream journal handy, and make sure you get plenty of sleep.

Neptune, the ruler of Pisces, retrogrades fromTuesday, July 2toSaturday, December 7,amplifying self-care and psychic insights. Keep a dream journal handy, and make sure you get plenty of sleep. Jupiter, ruler of Sagittarius, retrogrades fromWednesday, October 9, fostering a philosophical outlook and new approaches to challenges.

Lastly, Mars, Scorpio's other ruler, begins its retrograde onFriday, December 6. This may dampen aggression and sexual drive, but it's a perfect time for self-care and embracing Venusian pleasures.

Eclipse dates in 2024:

  • Monday, March 25: Lunar Eclipse in Libra
  • Monday, April 8: Solar Eclipse in Aries
  • Tuesday, September 17: Lunar Eclipse in Pisces
  • Wednesday, October 2: Solar Eclipse in Libra

No matter your zodiac sign, you must take note of the four eclipses occurring in 2024. In astrology, eclipses are often referred to as "cosmic wildcards." They are far more significant than the stunning astronomical events we marveled at during science classes in our youth. And remember that you might not be able to see these, depending on where you live. Eclipses can have an intense impact on our emotional state, often stirring feelings of anxiety and paranoia. Be warned: They can be the catalyst for minor disputes. Eclipses also open and shut doors, bringing rapid changes, particularly in areas where we've hesitated or procrastinated. If you've put off applying to a new job, you might hear that someone else got it. And, if you've been waiting forever to ask out a crush, you might prowl their IG and discover that they are now partnered. Take action, or the eclipse will be for you, and be wary of hard partying or overindulgence during these dates.

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Solar eclipses occur during dark new moons when the sun and moon align perfectly within the same zodiac sign. In 2024, we see two such events. The first solar eclipse, in the bold sign of Aries, takes place onMonday, April 8. The second occurs in Libra, the sign of justice, onWednesday, October 2. Solar eclipses, like the high-octane new moons that they are, symbolize fresh starts and new beginnings. Despite the tension they might bring, they are often harbingers of unexpected opportunities. These celestial moments can open doors you hadn't even noticed existed, marking significant turning points or introducing new paths in your life. Despite their stress, they can point you in exciting new directions.

While eclipses are not inherently dangerous and tend to make required changes, they do tend to create drama along the way.

In contrast, lunar eclipses occur during the full moon phase, with the moon emerging from the Earth's shadow. 2024 brings two lunar eclipses. The first is also in Libra, which will affect relationships, onMonday, March 25. The second occurs in the dreamy sign of Pisces onTuesday, September 17. Lunar eclipses often mark the end of a cycle and are typically associated with conclusions and finalities. It's wise to engage in extra self-care to keep stress levels down. Lunar eclipses can heighten emotions, and reacting impulsively or lashing out during these periods could lead to unwanted endings, such as fallouts with friends or breakups. While eclipses are not inherently dangerous and tend to make required changes, they do tend to create drama along the way.

Zodiac Sign Dates & Predictions for 2024

Jump ahead to see yours, or keep scrolling to see an abbreviated version of each sign's annual horoscope.

  • Aquarius (January 20 — February 18)
  • Pisces (February 19 — March 20)
  • Aries (March 21 — April 19)
  • Taurus (April 20 — May 20)
  • Gemini (May 21 — June 20)
  • Cancer (June 21 — July 22)
  • Leo (July 23 — August 22)
  • Virgo (August 23 — September 22)
  • Libra (September 23 — October 22)
  • Scorpio (October 23 — November 21)
  • Sagittarius (November 22 — December 21)
  • Capricorn (December 22 — January 19)

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Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

Aquarius, your 2024 horoscope centers on finding equilibrium in your life, from deepening personal relationships to advancing your career and prioritizing self-care. The year begins with a significant shift as Uranus, your ruling planet, goes direct, encouraging impactful changes in your home life and inner growth. The transformation continues as Uranus retrogrades again from Sunday, September 1, suggesting more evolution in your domestic sphere. In relationships, 2024 challenges you to balance your valued independence with forming deeper emotional bonds, exploring love in both physical and emotional dimensions while remaining true to your essence. Professionally, the year is shaped by self-assertion and your worth being valued. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

Prepare for a year marked by transformative eclipses and a crucial retrograde of your ruling planet, Neptune, emphasizing the need for self-care. The year's first major lunar eclipse affects your 8th House of Sex, bringing rapid changes in your intimate life, especially in areas you've been hesitant to address. Then, another lunar eclipse in Pisces signals a profound, lasting transformation in your personal journey. This year encourages you to explore both the sweet and passionate aspects of your relationships. And despite the allure of romance, it's vital to stay focused on your career and creative goals. Amidst the emotional depths of love, don't lose sight of the professional opportunities 2024 offers. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

In 2024, you'll experience a broadening of your social circle and a refreshing transformation in your professional and creative endeavors. As Mars, your ruling planet, enters retrograde, be prepared for its impact on your sex life and career. Saturn spends the entire year in your 12th House of the Unconscious, guiding you to deepen your spiritual journey, whether that's through tarot, ancestor worship, or other explorations. Look forward to enhanced fulfillment at work and a boost in recognition. Be ready for a chaotic eclipse in your sign, Aries and ruling planet, Mars, going retrograde towards the year's end, affecting both your personal and professional life. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

This year brings the unexpected, with Uranus remaining in your sign until July 2025. Having entered Taurus in March 2019, Uranus introduces elements of surprise and unpredictability, which can be challenging for your earthy, stable nature. Expect the unexpected, particularly as Uranus undergoes two retrogrades. These phases prompt internal shifts, prompting you to reconsider what you want in relationships, self-care routines, or career paths. However, Venus, your ruling planet and the symbol of love, beauty, and wealth, does not enter retrograde this year. This is great news, as Venus retrograde often leads to relationship tensions and financial slowdowns and advises against significant changes in appearance. Thankfully, you won’t face these issues in 2024. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

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Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

2024 promises to be a significant change for you, but autumn is the most transformative time. These months mark the realization of goals you've been striving towards during the earlier part of the year. As the year winds down in late November and December, take time to relax and appreciate your achievements, enjoying a well-deserved break over the holiday season. Mercury, your ruling planet and the messenger of the gods undergoes its usual retrograde cycles this year. These phases might affect you more intensely. The year starts positively as Mercury retrograde ends on New Year's Day, setting the stage for a productive return to work. However, be prepared for the common inconveniences of Mercury retrograde, including the return of exes scattered throughout the year. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

This year, Pluto, the planet symbolizing death and rebirth, influences major aspects of love and relationships. Pluto moves into your 8th House of Sex, inviting you to explore new realms of sensuality, whether that means pausing dating, embracing sexual fluidity, or delving into kink and fantasy. Then, Pluto shifts into your 7th House of Partnership, heralding significant but positive changes in your closest relationships. It then returns to Aquarius, allowing you to end the year with a focus on deep, sensual love. Because your ruling planet is the moon, the lunar eclipses may impact you more intensely than others. These eclipses could leave you feeling drained, so prioritize self-care, particularly rest, during these times. Opt for quiet evenings chilling solo or with trusted friends. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

Leo, your 2024 horoscope is a journey through professional and personal transformations. The year kicks off with Uranus retrograde influencing your 10th House of Social Status, a phase that is crucial for reshaping your professional image. Pluto's transit in 2024 underscores important changes in your relationships and health. The year puts a spotlight on self-care, with an emphasis on solar eclipses, as you're ruled by the sun. While eclipses often bring upheavals, for you, Leo, 2024 is a time of notable shifts in your social life, urging you to find a balance between work and personal life. End the year by treating yourself to a makeover. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

In 2024, your confidence will reach new heights. The year starts with Pluto moving into your 6th House of Health, a transition ideal for revitalizing your wellness and beauty routines. Consider experimenting with a bold new hairstyle or striking eye makeup. As your ruling planet, Mercury's retrogrades in 2024 may hit closer to home. The year begins with Mercury retrograde ending on New Year's Day, paving the way for a productive start as work routines kick back into gear. Yet, be prepared for typical Mercury retrograde challenges like travel delays and communication mix-ups later in the year. While they may bring some disruptions, they also offer chances for introspection and progress. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

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Libra (September 23 – October 22)

2024 features two intense eclipses in your sign, which may stir feelings of anxiety and require extra self-care. However, there's a silver lining: Venus, your ruling planet, remains direct all year. When Venus is retrograde, love tends to feel sluggish, money matters slow down, and major changes in appearance are usually discouraged. But in 2024, you're free to indulge in as many makeovers as you desire. A new moon in Cancer brings unexpected opportunities and perhaps recognition in your career, though not always in the ways you might expect. The arrival of Mars in your 5th House of Pleasure creates the perfect romantic setting for Valentine's Day, whether you opt for a cozy night in or a lively evening out. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

2024 is a year guided by introspection and transformative shifts, influenced by the retrogrades of both of your ruling planets, Mars and Pluto. Pluto retrograde emphasizes the importance of self-care, urging you to focus on nurturing yourself as a critical aspect of your well-being.
As 2024 nears its end, Mars starts its retrograde, also encouraging you to slow down and reduce stress, particularly as the holiday season approaches. Your ambitious nature might resist this change, but remember that rest is vital for long-term productivity and health.
This year isn’t about a pedal-to-the-metal attitude leading to burnout. Instead, it’s about finding an equilibrium between active passion and moments of calm. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Spring ushers in a romantic period, heightened during Gemini season with its flirty floral essence. However, the year also suggests stress with two eclipses that potentially disrupt friendships with sudden changes and heightened emotions. Your straightforwardness, while valued, may come off as harsh during these times, so bite your tongue to avoid conflict. Come fall, Jupiter, your ruling planet, goes retrograde, urging a focus on self-care and indulgence in luxurious wellness rituals. Unlike Jupiter, Venus doesn’t retrograde this year, offering freedom to explore new styles and bold makeup choices. This year is perfect for experimenting with your appearance, even if known for a signature look. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

2024 emphasizes self-discovery. Expansive Jupiter enters your 6th House of Health, fueling your resolve to conquer fears or vices. Harness your signature strength, sea-goat, to overcome obstacles in your way of growth. Saturn, your ruling planet, retrogrades, prompting introspection, especially in relationships. The year also brings two full moons in your sign, unveiling truths in romantic ties. Romance is further highlighted as Venus enters Capricorn twice. These periods indicate harmony in love, easing Saturn retrograde's often strict influence. Read your full 2024 horoscope here.

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Your Sign's 2024 Horoscope Predictions Are Here (2024)


Which zodiac is luckiest in 2024? ›

You may have guessed it: It's Aquarius. Aquarians are set to be the luckiest zodiac in 2024 and apt to feel in their zodiac element this year. Instead of always being told they're ahead of their time, these friendly, intelligent folk will finally feel in sync with the times—as they are a-changin'.

What is the life prediction for 2024? ›

2024 holds great promise for positive changes and abundant opportunities.The planetary alignments indicate favorable influences that can bring significant growth and success in every aspect of your life.However, ups and downs are a natural part of life, so you must be ready to face anything that comes your way.Always ...

What is happening astrologically in 2024? ›

Astrology 2024: Key dates. From late April to early June, Jupiter, our benevolent protector, will weave several beneficial aspects. A period of growth and fulfillment awaits us. Around April 21, Jupiter and Uranus in Taurus will meet, offering us a unique opportunity to assert our will and establish our authority.

What animal will be lucky in 2024? ›

Luckiest signs in the year 2024, according to the Chinese Horoscope. According to the China Highlights website, the signs with the most luck and fortune in 2024 will be: monkeys, roosters, and pigs. In a second category of luck for the year 2024 are: ox, rabbits, goats, and dogs.

Which month is lucky to be born? ›

In both genders and in all age groups, birth during the summer half-year was associated with significantly higher belief in being lucky, as compared to birth during the winter half-year, with a maximum around birth in May and a minimum around birth in November.

Why is 2024 a bad year in astrology? ›

2024 started with Mercury retrograde going direct on Jan. 1, which means it was exiting its retrograde period. I know, I hear the groans, but this does have an effect on your lives. Mercury is the planet of communication, so when it goes retrograde, it amplifies miscommunications.

What is the spiritual year of 2024? ›

In the realm of numerology, 2024 is considered an "8 year," symbolizing abundance, balance, and success. As we transition into this spiritually charged period, there is anticipation and excitement among numerologists about the transformative potential of the year.

What kind of year will 2024 be? ›

The Year of the Dragon in 2024 is associated with the element of Wood. The combination of the animal sign (Dragon) and the element (Wood) designates the year as the Year of the Wood Dragon. The Lunar New Year will begin on 10 February in 2024. This marks the start of the Year of the Wood Dragon.

Is 2024 good to have a baby? ›

2024 is the year of the dragon according to the Lunar zodiac. Amongst the 12 animals in the zodiac order, many Asian cultures believe babies born in the year of the dragon are the luckiest, destined to have the best fortune and success in life than babies born under any other sign.

What is the lucky color for 2024? ›

2024 is the Year of the Dragon in Chinese astrology. The Dragon represents strength and success. Lucky colors for this year are golden, yellow, green, gold, silver, and purple.

What is the best month to have a baby? ›

July through October tends to be the most popular birth months in the United States. August is, overall, the most popular month for birthdays, which makes sense. A late August birthday means December conception.

Which zodiac is luckiest in 2025? ›

According to the forecasts, Taurus, Gemini, Capricorn, and Pisces will be the luckiest. By 2025, they will be able to achieve incredible goals and fulfill their cherished dreams. Starting in May and throughout the next year, you will feel the influence of Jupiter, the planet of prosperity, development, and expansion.

What zodiac is lucky in 2026? ›

Fire Horse in a Fire Year. As the Fire Year makes the Fire Horse stronger, this is an auspicious year. Take Note: Fire Horse in Fire Year is both of same element, so be careful as same element often denotes possible competition/struggle.

Is 2024 the year for karma? ›

Starting with our Year of Karma, 2024 is supposedly considered the year of karma because the number 8 is seen as the most karmic. Anastasia says that the number 8 signifies transformation, death, rebirth, and is considered the karmic number.

What Chinese zodiac is the luckiest? ›

Dragon years are definitely considered some of the most auspicious,” explains Yu Zhang, a teaching assistant professor of Chinese in the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations.

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