• 35 More Awesome Fanfics to Read for Celestia Day!

    Celestia day means reading about Celestia! We've got a bunch of awesome fics about our sunny horse princess below. This list is different from previous years, so go to those if you want more. Thanks to Whisper Key for scouting them!

    Go read below!




    Slice of Life




    The Perfect Hearth's Warming by wishcometrue


    All Celestia wanted to do was give Luna the perfect Hearth's Warming. It's too bad that she forgot the most important part.


    The Sisters and Their Bridge by Ragnar


    Luna tells Twilight a story of when she and her sister were young, and Celestia built a bridge across a stream.


    In The Gloaming by DMDash71


    Sunset Shimmer has had a long day. Intending to relax and blow off some steam, she has an eventful encounter with a recent diary entry from somepony she didn't expect.


    Psychopomp by Nyronus


    psy·cho·pomp - ˈsīkōˌpämp - noun: (in Greek mythology) a guide of souls to the place of the dead.

    Luna and Twilight have a conversation at a crucial juncture in Twilight's life. Celestia and Applejack discuss it after the fact.

    A story about moving on, the recurrence of things in eternity, awkwardness, and friendship.


    Melody by Pseudo_Nym


    An old pony answers why she sings.


    Hyperion by Meridian Prime


    Celestia admires Luna. But she does not envy her. The night turns to day once again, and Celestia remembers, and reflects.

    She may not have Luna's strength. But she would not trade her gift for all the world.


    Will the last pony to leave... by Not_A_Hat


    600 million years in the future, all life is gone from Equestria. The Sun Princess is feeling a little down.









    Celestia Privatizes the Sun by Fiddlebottoms


    Celestia privatizes the sun.


    Swimming Lessons by reynard


    It's the height of summer in Canterlot, and everything is peaceful for Celestia, sole ruler of Equestria and regent of the sun and moon. Her newest and youngest of pupils is mastering every task set before her, moving through every subject with confidence and skill.

    Every subject except for one, that is.

    Little Sunset Shimmer can't swim. And Princess Celestia aims to fix that... no matter how difficult it ends up being.


    Of Royal Sisters and Rock Concerts by SacredSturgeon


    Disguises - check

    Concert tickets - check

    Temporary replacements - check

    Celestia and Luna are ready to attend a Howls of Catastrophe concert. What could possibly go wrong?

    A changeling infiltrating the band plotting to destroy Canterlot Castle, that's what.


    Luna Just Learned About The Play "A Hearth's Warming Carol" by Singularity Dream


    A tale of miserable miser Princess Celestia and her transformation into a kind and caring benefactor after visits on one Christmas Eve from the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.

    More accurately: After an incredibly busy day, the kind and benevolent Princess Celestia just wants to sleep. Apparently, mysterious (and utterly unknowable) cosmic forces (spooky!) are going to visit her with visions regardless.

    (Come inside and witness the literary butchery I visit upon a timeless classic. Hopefully the jokes will make you laugh at least once so I can use the distraction to escape.)


    Holidays in the Sun by A Hoof-ful of Dust


    Just why does there always need to be a princess at the Rainbow Falls Traders Exchange?









    As I Walk by LunaUsesCaps


    When Discord begins drafting all unicorns to serve in the military, young Celestia and Luna are given no choice but to flee their Unicornian home as refugees. But when Celestia discovers that they don't have enough money to pay both their ways to safety aboard the ship, she is forced to make a decision: return home and risk losing her sister to their cruel kingdom...

    ... or pay Luna's ticket and walk the desert pass alone.


    The Seven Ages of Pony by ObabScribbler


    'All the world’s a stage,

    And all the mares and stallions merely players;

    They have their exits and their entrances,

    And one pony in her time plays many parts,

    Her acts being seven ages.' ~ William Shakespony

    In the aftermath of banishing her corrupted sister, Celestia is left to tend to a land ravaged by fear of their own rulers, political discontent, racial tensions between the three tribes and her own crushing loneliness. A thousand years is a long time to wait for the return of the pony she was closer to than anyone else in the world; long enough that she needs to make other connections with other ponies to prevent herself from going mad and following her sister into corruption. The question is, can one pony ever be strong enough to rule a land for a thousand years and be both a good ruler and a good pony?


    The Lightning In Your Teeth by Meridian Prime


    Princess Luna knows her sister is hiding something. Whatever she may say, 'Daybreaker' did not seem to be some construct of Starlight Glimmer's psyche. It had been far too strong for that.

    But Luna will learn that sometimes it is better to leave well enough alone. The truth is not always kind.


    The Sun's Torment by TheAshenKnight


    It has been over seven hundred years since the banishment of Nightmare Moon. They say time heals all, but some wounds cut too deeply to ever heal the scar. Celestia is reminded of this every night.

    Then she finds a book.









    Scrambled Serenity by Ice Star


    Discord has wonderful news for Celestia! In fact, it's news so wonderful that it might render her speechless... which is a good thing, right?

    It's just one little surprise, and Discord's overjoyed... so shouldn't Celestia be too?










    A Series of Events  by GaPJaxie


    Once upon a time, there was a pony. Her name was Celestia, and her purpose was to initiate a series of events which would ultimately result in in the production, encouragement, and maintenance of harmony in the world. This series of events started with eating grass.


    Quantum Mechanics by Just Horsing Around


    Breakdowns can happen at any time, but you're never far from help with the Universe Association's Breakdown and Recovery Service. For a small monthly fee, we provide reality-side breakdown assistance when you need it most. Our certified Quantum Mechanics fix around eight out of ten universes by the reality-side, saving you time, hassle, and inconvenience. Join today!

    With the sun hanging embarrassingly on the horizon and the appointed sunset hour come and gone, Celestia is forced to call for help from those dedicated beings who turn out in all weathers to bring technical aid to deity-level royals and pan-galactic emperors.

    Shame about the bloke who has the franchise for Equestria, really.


    My Full-Sized Goddess Horse by PresentPerfect


    When your life is a stack of suckcakes covered in angst syrup and the world turns its back on you after it kicks you into a puddle of hate toast with rejection margarine and the marmalade of loneliness and your parents are completely and totally dead, being a brony can seem meaningless. God, I'm hungry now. Sometimes all we need is a horse -- a great big one -- in a cardboard box to reinforce our own self-imposed martyr complexes.

    A parody of My Little Dashie, in case you couldn't figure that out.









    A Woman Worth Saving by Undome Tinwe


    In a city as corrupt as it is beautiful, a private investigator searches for her missing lover, a cop on the verge of busting open Canterlot's biggest crime syndicate.

    But in order to find her beloved Twilight Sparkle, Rarity will have to enlist the help of Canterlot's former chief of police and Twilight's mentor, Celestia. And as the two race against the clock to save a life, they will have to ask themselves what's worth fighting for in a city that's already lost its soul.


    A Dark Echo by NaiadSagaIotaOar


    Every night since banishing her sister, Celestia's dreams have been haunted by a fiery apparition. There's only one person she can turn to, and it's someone she hates.


    The Unintended Psychological Consequences of Inter-Dimensional Travel by Dafaddah


    In the Casino Dimension, Luna helped Daybreaker get exactly what she'd always wanted. Turns out it just wasn't what she needed. Being long on questions and somewhat short on friends, she figured she would visit Luna in Equestria and find some answers. Too bad she landed in a department store, got into a fight with security, and ended up in jail. Yeah. Coming to Equestria was a great idea!


    The Things We Sacrifice by SpectralFury


    Two years after Princess Celestia stopped Nightmare Moon's return, Discord runs rampant across Equestria. With the Elements of Harmony still useless rocks, Celestia turns to her fallen sister for help. Little does she know that Nightmare Moon has been waiting for an incident like this for months.


    A New Age by SaddlesoapOpera


    In the closing days of the Pre-Classical Era, at the dawn of the rule of the Royal Pony Sisters, the devastation of Discord’s cruelty hits hard and leaves an open wound. As the young and inexperienced Princesses Celestia and Luna struggle to keep the peace, powerful figures in all three Pony tribes bridle at the upstart Alicorns who so quickly and easily claimed power...


    A Brief History of Canterlot Castle by Rambling Writer


    After over a hundred years of ruling, Princesses Celestia and Luna are finally getting around to having their capital city built. For head mason Gabion, it's a once-in-numerous-lifetimes opportunity. Canterlot can only be built once, and he's the one overseeing it.

    But there's a snag. The design of the castle is eye-poppingly impractical, ready to fall over the cliff at a moment's notice. It's a sin against good architectural practices everywhere. Even Celestia's assurance that she'll personally lend her magic to help build it does little to reassure him.

    ...And now he'll be giving orders to Princess Celestia herself for the duration of construction. This is going to be a weird job. Maybe he can get to know her a bit, if only to make things a tad less bizarre.


    Where Have the Stars Gone? by HoofBitingActionOverload


    What does it mean to be immortal? Celestia has lived for too long. Her memories are old. She has seen many ponies, and many places, and many times, and many stars, and many dreams. She wakes one night to find she does not know the ponies and the stars of today from the ponies and the stars of any other day she has lived. She no longer knows what was real and what was only dreamed.

    She desperately searches for the one pony she knows could not have been a dream.









    Rise and Shine by Skijarama


    Celestia didn't want very much. She was happy to spend her youth learning how to farm with her adoptive father. She was happy learning how to cook from her adoptive mother. She was happy to play hide and seek with her little sister Luna, and stare at the stars with her on those warm summer nights. But when the world began to freeze with unnatural snow and ice, and the pony tribes began to go for each other's throats, Celestia's world is undone, and all she wants is to protect her little sister, no matter what.

    But between ravenous snow spirits, superstitious ponies, and the machinations of those who would use them for their own ends, Celestia will struggle at every corner. Matters only become that much harder when her little sister begins to hear a voice in her dreams, calling her across the frozen wilderness with the only words Celestia remembers her true mother saying.

    "Rise and shine."


    Sister Solstice by Fylifa


    Forty years after the first Hearth's Warming and the founding of Equestria, a unicorn filly discovers a magical secret that will change the world.

    But her sister worries that's not all that will change.


    The Wild Threat by Crono411


    After countless efforts, Celestia and Luna have been pushed into a deal from a foreign leader. Trial by combat, each leader chooses a champion to fight to the death. Should Celestia and Luna win the land across the sea will cease their invasion attempts, should they win half of Equestria will be theirs.


    Daybreaker by Lets Do This


    "Do not speak to us of flame or wrath! Lest we show thee what the words truly mean!"

    Twilight, Starlight, and Trixie go back in time to answer two questions: why did Celestia become Daybreaker, and how did Equestria survive?


    Dune Goddess by Prane


    Princess Celestia is a proud mentor to an extraordinary filly.

    That very filly has read all there was in the vast libraries of Canterlot, and is bored to death during lectures at the School for the Gifted Unicorns where she attends. She’s also destined to bear the Element of Magic, and one day, perhaps, even take Celestia’s place on the throne. She may have some rough edges, true, but Celestia is going to teach her the magic of friendship and the values that are important in life.

    If only Sunset Shimmer could stop sabotaging her efforts wherever they go.


    Solace by Pearple Prose


    A young Celestia and Luna venture into the Whitetail Wood in pursuit of the Star Eater, a monstrous magic-eating dragon.

    The cost of victory is greater than either could have expected.


    Of Dragons and Horses, Songs and Solace by 8686


    "To him, I was a way to reconcile his duty with his conscience. To me... he was someone to talk to at a time when I had no-one." -- Princess Celestia

    Lord Ragnarok, newly crowned King of the dragons, stands upon a hill overlooking the country of Equestria, an army at his command. Princess Celestia is urgently roused from sleep with a dire warning of impending attack. Thus begins a chain of events that would bring together two of the most powerful rulers of the age, and forge the unlikeliest of bonds. One that would bring salvation to one, and solace to the other.

    "I won't call him an enemy, and he won't call me a friend. Make of that what you will."


    Lessons for a Benevolent Tyrant by Hustlin Tom


    When one strives for a goal, whether compelled by personal passion, a sense of atonement, or either with a touch of obsession, how easy is it to lose sight of what is truly important? When all is said and done, and a dream is accomplished, when does one take inventory of their actions and choices? Could it be that in the pursuit of the greatest kind of good, one could become the worst kind of monster? Fortunately, there can be those who stop us from taking the horrific life altering risks that could make even the brightest angel into the most abominable devil. What can last an eternity but be born in an instant, and can be both so very close but far away. What can bind both many and few, big or small, the young, the old, and the ancient together? The answer is the magic of friendship.