#Social Why does Easter fall on a different Sunday each year? COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — The Easter holiday can happen as early as March or as late as May. But why? The CNS social team did some digging to find out why the date changes every year. Share this:Tweet Carm Saimbre Carm is a social journalist in the audience engagement bureau. Previously, she interned at Voice of America and The Phillips Collection as their Videography and Digital Engagement Intern.