Pink Moon: Here's What To Know About Friday's Full Moon Our next full moon will rise over North America on Good Friday, and according to folklore, it symbolizes the beginning of spring. The moon won't look pink like the name suggests. This Friday's Pink Moon got its name because of tiny pink wildflowers called Phlox that usually bloom around the same time. The moon will actually look a deep orange as it begins to rise. The moon will begin rising over North America at around 8 pm. Will you check out this month's Pink Moon?