December Holidays in 2018

Holiday dateHoliday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Sat, December 1Inauguration day MexicoNational Holiday
Sat, December 1Restoration of Independence PortugalNational Holiday
Sat, December 1National holiday RomaniaNational Holiday
Sat, December 1Republic Day Central African RepublicPublic Holiday
Sat, December 1Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan KazakhstanPublic Holiday
Sat, December 1World AIDS Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Sat, December 1Small Business Saturday United KingdomMultiple Types
Sun, December 2First Sunday of Advent Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Sun, December 2First Sunday Advent Multiple CountriesObservance
Sun, December 2Good Neighborliness Day TurkmenistanObservance
Sun, December 2National Day Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Sun, December 2International Day for the Abolition of Slavery Multiple CountriesInternational
Sun, December 2National Mutt Day Multiple CountriesUnofficial
Mon, December 3First Day of Hanukkah Multiple CountriesJewish Holiday
Mon, December 3Chanukah/Hanukkah (first day) United StatesJewish Holiday
Mon, December 3Anniversary of the Coronation of King Tupou I TongaPublic Holiday
Mon, December 3Hanukkah I (Holiday of lights) IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Mon, December 3Day of Navarre Spain (Navarre)Local Holiday
Mon, December 3Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan observed KazakhstanPublic Holiday
Mon, December 3International Day of Persons with Disabilities Multiple CountriesInternational
Tue, December 4Hanukkah II IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Tue, December 4National Cookie Day Multiple CountriesUnofficial
Wed, December 5St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas NetherlandsObservance
Wed, December 5Hanukkah III IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Wed, December 5International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development Multiple CountriesInternational
Wed, December 5World Soil Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Thu, December 6St. Nicholas Day Multiple CountriesChristian
Thu, December 6Independence Day FinlandNational Holiday
Thu, December 6Saint Nicholas Day Multiple CountriesObservance
Thu, December 6Foundation of Quito EcuadorLocal Holiday
Thu, December 6St Nicholas' Day Multiple CountriesObservance
Thu, December 6Army Day UkraineObservance
Thu, December 6Hanukkah IV IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Thu, December 6Constitution Day Spain (All Except An , Ar , Ce , Cl , Ex , Lo , M , Ml , Mu , O , Vc)National Holiday
Fri, December 7National Heroes Day East TimorPublic Holiday
Fri, December 7Eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception ColombiaObservance
Fri, December 7Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day United StatesObservance
Fri, December 7The Feast of St. Ambrose (Milan) ItalyLocal Holiday
Fri, December 7Spitak Remembrance Day ArmeniaObservance
Fri, December 7Hanukkah V IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Fri, December 7Western Province Day Solomon IslandsLocal Holiday
Fri, December 7International Civil Aviation Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Fri, December 7Farmer's Day GhanaPublic Holiday
Sat, December 8Bodhi Day Multiple CountriesBuddhist
Sat, December 8Mother Day PanamaNational Holiday
Sat, December 8Immaculate Conception Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Sat, December 8Feast of the Immaculate Conception Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Sat, December 8Constitution Day Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Sat, December 8Day of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception East TimorPublic Holiday
Sat, December 8Virgin of Caacupé Day ParaguayNational Holiday
Sat, December 8Feast of the immaculate Conception Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Sat, December 8Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Sat, December 8Inmaculate Conception Day ChileNational Holiday
Sat, December 8Battle Day Falkland IslandsPublic Holiday
Sat, December 8Saint Kliment Ohridski's Day Macedonia, Republic OfNational Holiday
Sat, December 8National Youth Day AlbaniaNational Holiday
Sat, December 8National Brownie Day Multiple CountriesUnofficial
Sun, December 9Second Sunday Advent Multiple CountriesObservance
Sun, December 9National Heroes Day Antigua And BarbudaPublic Holiday
Sun, December 9Hanukkah VII IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Sun, December 9Republic Day TanzaniaPublic Holiday
Sun, December 9International Anti-Corruption Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Mon, December 10Last day of Hanukkah Multiple CountriesJewish Holiday
Mon, December 10International Human Rights Day Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Mon, December 10Last Day of Chanukah United StatesJewish Holiday
Mon, December 10Human Rights Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Mon, December 10Hanukkah VIII IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Tue, December 11Republic Day MadagascarPublic Holiday
Tue, December 11Human Rights and Peace Day KiribatiPublic Holiday
Tue, December 11International Mountain Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Tue, December 11Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster CanadaObservance
Wed, December 12Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe MexicoBank Holiday
Wed, December 12Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe United StatesObservance
Wed, December 12Jamhuri Day KenyaPublic Holiday
Wed, December 12Day of Neutrality TurkmenistanPublic Holiday
Thu, December 13National Guard Birthday United StatesObservance
Thu, December 13Republic Day MaltaNational Holiday
Thu, December 13National Day Saint LuciaPublic Holiday
Sat, December 15National Cupcake Day Multiple CountriesUnofficial
Sun, December 16Third Sunday Advent Multiple CountriesObservance
Sun, December 16National Day BahrainPublic Holiday
Sun, December 16Independence Day KazakhstanPublic Holiday
Sun, December 16Day of Reconciliation South AfricaPublic Holiday
Mon, December 17Pan American Aviation Day United StatesObservance
Mon, December 17Wright Brothers Day United StatesObservance
Mon, December 17National Day (second day) BahrainPublic Holiday
Mon, December 17Independence Day observed KazakhstanPublic Holiday
Mon, December 17Independence Day (Day 2) KazakhstanPublic Holiday
Mon, December 17Day of Reconciliation observed South AfricaPublic Holiday
Tue, December 18National Day QatarPublic Holiday
Tue, December 18Asarah B'Tevet IsraelObservance, Hebrew
Tue, December 18Nigerien Republic Day NigerPublic Holiday
Tue, December 18International Migrants Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Tue, December 18Arabic Language Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Wed, December 19Remembrance Day for Roma and Sinti killed by Genocide GermanyObservance
Wed, December 19St. Nicholas Day UkraineObservance, Orthodox
Wed, December 19Separation Day AnguillaPublic Holiday
Thu, December 20Macau S.A.R. Establishment Day MacauPublic Holiday
Thu, December 20Abolition of Slavery ReunionPublic Holiday
Thu, December 20International Human Solidarity Day Multiple CountriesInternational
Fri, December 21December Solstice Multiple CountriesSeason
Fri, December 21Dōngzhì Festival TaiwanObservance
Fri, December 21Turkish Language Day (Turkish community) Macedonia, Republic OfOptional Holiday
Fri, December 21Yule Multiple CountriesUnofficial
Sat, December 22Unity Day ZimbabwePublic Holiday
Sun, December 23Fourth Sunday Advent Multiple CountriesObservance
Sun, December 23Emperor's Birthday JapanNational Holiday
Mon, December 24Christmas Eve Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Mon, December 24Christmas Eve (Half Day) ParaguayNational Holiday
Mon, December 24Christmas Eve (from noon) IcelandNational Holiday
Mon, December 24Christmas Eve (from 2pm) BrazilOptional Holiday
Mon, December 24Birth Date of Kim Jong Suk North KoreaPublic Holiday
Mon, December 24Emperor's Birthday observed JapanNational Holiday
Mon, December 24Yap Constitution Day MicronesiaLocal Holiday
Mon, December 24Independence Day LibyaPublic Holiday
Tue, December 25Christmas JapanPublic
Tue, December 25Christmas Day Multiple CountriesPublic Holiday
Tue, December 25Catholic Christmas Day BelarusNational Holiday
Tue, December 25Constitution Day TaiwanObservance
Wed, December 26Boxing Day Multiple CountriesPublic Holiday
Wed, December 26St. Stephen's Day Multiple CountriesNational Holiday
Wed, December 26St Stephen's Day - (B , Ct , Ib)National Holiday
Wed, December 26Second day of Christmas Multiple CountriesNational Holiday
Wed, December 26Kwanzaa (until Jan 1) United StatesObservance
Wed, December 26Day After Christmas Day United States (Ks , Ky , Nc , Nc , Nh , Sc , Tx)Multiple Types
Wed, December 262nd Christmas Day DenmarkNational Holiday
Wed, December 26Synaxis of the Mother of God GreecePublic Holiday
Wed, December 26Second Day of Christmas Multiple CountriesNational Holiday
Wed, December 26Boxing Day (bank holiday) MaltaBank Holiday
Wed, December 26Family Day VanuatuPublic Holiday
Wed, December 26National Day of Thanksgiving Solomon IslandsPublic Holiday
Wed, December 26Independence and Unity Day SloveniaNational Holiday
Wed, December 26Day of Goodwill Multiple CountriesPublic Holiday
Thu, December 27Constitution Day North KoreaPublic Holiday
Fri, December 28Holy Innocents Multiple CountriesChristian
Fri, December 28Incwala Day SwazilandPublic Holiday
Fri, December 28Day of the Holy Innocents MexicoObservance
Fri, December 28Republic Day South SudanPublic Holiday
Sat, December 29Working day - moved weekend RussiaWorking Day (moved Weekend)
Sat, December 29Independence Day MongoliaPublic Holiday
Sun, December 30Rizal Day PhilippinesRegular Holiday
Sun, December 30Day of the Declaration of Slovakia as an Independent Ecclesiastic Province SlovakiaObservance
Sun, December 30National Bacon Day Multiple CountriesUnofficial
Mon, December 31Watch Night Multiple CountriesChristian
Mon, December 31New Year's Eve Multiple CountriesMultiple Types
Mon, December 31Festival Day MontserratPublic Holiday
Mon, December 31New Year´s Eve Multiple CountriesObservance
Mon, December 31Old Year's Night BarbadosObservance
Mon, December 31New Year's Eve (from noon) IcelandNational Holiday
Mon, December 31New Year's Eve (Bank holiday) AndorraBank Holiday
Mon, December 31New Year's Eve (from 2pm) BrazilOptional Holiday
Mon, December 31December 31 Bank Holiday JapanBank Holiday
Mon, December 31International New Year's Eve VietnamObservance