2026 (MMXXVI) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2026th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 26th year of the 3rd millennium, the 26th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2020s decade.
|Centuries:||20th century – 21st century – 22nd century|
|Decades:||1990s 2000s 2010s – 2020s – 2030s 2040s 2050s|
|Years:||2023 2024 2025 – 2026 – 2027 2028 2029|
- 2026 FIFA World Cup
- 2026 Winter Olympics
- February 6–22 – The 2026 Winter Olympics are scheduled to be held in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. March 6–15 – The 2026 Winter Paralympics are scheduled to be held in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. March 17–29 – The 2026 Commonwealth Games are scheduled to be held in Victoria, Australia. May – The 2026 Eurovision song contest is scheduled; the location is typically determined by the previous year's winner. June - July 19 – The 2026 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be held in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.