December Holidays in 2021

Holiday date Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Wed, December 1 World AIDS Day - International (Health & Body, United Nations)
Wed, December 1 Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Public Holiday
Wed, December 1 National holiday Romania National Holiday
Wed, December 1 Republic Day Central African Republic Public Holiday
Wed, December 1 Restoration of Independence Portugal National Holiday
Wed, December 1 National Eat a Red Apple Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Wed, December 1 Bifocals at the Monitor Liberation Day - Unofficial (Health & Body)
Wed, December 1 Day With(out) Art Day - Unofficial (Awareness & Cause)
Wed, December 1 National Package Protection Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Wed, December 1 Rosa Parks Day United States (Ohio, Oregon) Local Observance
Wed, December 1 Hanukkah III Israel Observance, Hebrew
Wed, December 1 Sovereignty Day Iceland Observance
Wed, December 1 Freedom and Democracy Day Chad Public Holiday
Wed, December 1 National Cookie Cutter Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks, Products & Technology )
Wed, December 1 National Cookie Cutter Week - Unofficial (Food & Drinks, Products & Technology )
Thu, December 2 National Day Laos Public Holiday
Thu, December 2 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Thu, December 2 National Mutt Day - Unofficial (Animals)
Thu, December 2 National Fritters Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Thu, December 2 Special Education Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading)
Thu, December 2 Hanukkah IV Israel Observance, Hebrew
Thu, December 2 Play Basketball Day - Unofficial (Sports)
Fri, December 3 Make a Gift Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor, Relationships & Family)
Fri, December 3 Day of Navarre Spain (Navarre) Local Holiday
Fri, December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Fri, December 3 National Roof Over Your Head Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Fri, December 3 Faux Fur Friday - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Fri, December 3 Gospel Day Marshall Islands Public Holiday
Fri, December 3 Hanukkah V Israel Observance, Hebrew
Fri, December 3 Farmer's Day Ghana Public Holiday
Fri, December 3 National Bartender Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
Fri, December 3 Let’s Hug Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
Sat, December 4 Wear Brown Shoes Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Sat, December 4 National Cookie Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sat, December 4 National Dice Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy)
Sat, December 4 National Sock Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Sat, December 4 National Rhubarb Vodka Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sat, December 4 Skywarn Recognition Day - Unofficial (Nature & Environment)
Sat, December 4 Hanukkah VI/Rosh Chodesh Tevet Israel Observance, Hebrew
Sat, December 4 Global Fat Bike Day - Unofficial (Hobby & Creativity, Sports)
Sat, December 4 Santa's List Day - Unofficial (Culture & History, Hobby & Creativity)
Sat, December 4 International Cheetah Day - Unofficial (Animals)
Sat, December 4 Cabernet Franc Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sat, December 4 World Wildlife Conservation Day - Unofficial (Animals, Nature & Environment)
Sat, December 4 Candle Day - Unofficial (Products & Technology )
Sun, December 5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Sun, December 5 World Soil Day - International (Nature & Environment, United Nations)
Sun, December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas Netherlands Observance
Sun, December 5 National Sacher Torte Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 5 AFL-CIO Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
Sun, December 5 Bathtub Party Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy, Weird & Obscure)
Sun, December 5 International Ninja Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action)
Sun, December 5 Hanukkah VII Israel Observance, Hebrew
Sun, December 5 King Bhumibol's Birthday Thailand National Holiday
Sun, December 5 Good Neighborliness Day Turkmenistan Observance
Sun, December 5 Second Advent Sunday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sun, December 5 National Repeal Day - Unofficial (Culture & History, Food & Drinks)
Mon, December 6 St. Nicholas Day - Public
Mon, December 6 Saint Nicholas Day Multiple [Show] Observance
Mon, December 6 Army Day Ukraine Observance
Mon, December 6 Independence Day Finland National Holiday
Mon, December 6 Put On Your Own Shoes Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Mon, December 6 St Nicholas' Day Multiple [Show] Observance
Mon, December 6 Foundation of Quito Ecuador Local Holiday
Mon, December 6 National Pawnbrokers Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
Mon, December 6 National Microwave Oven Day - Unofficial (Products & Technology )
Mon, December 6 National Gazpacho Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Mon, December 6 Miners’ Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
Mon, December 6 Last day of Hanukkah Multiple [Show] Jewish Holiday
Mon, December 6 Last Day of Chanukah United States Jewish Holiday
Mon, December 6 Anniversary of the Coronation of King Tupou I Tonga Public Holiday
Mon, December 6 Hanukkah VIII Israel Observance, Hebrew
Mon, December 6 Constitution Day Spain National Holiday
Mon, December 6 Hanukkah Ends - Jewish
Mon, December 6 Walt Disney Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Mon, December 6 Mitten Tree Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Tue, December 7 Spitak Remembrance Day Armenia Observance
Tue, December 7 International Civil Aviation Day - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Tue, December 7 National Heroes Day East Timor Public Holiday
Tue, December 7 Eve of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Colombia Observance
Tue, December 7 The Feast of St. Ambrose (Milan) Italy Local Holiday
Tue, December 7 Western Province Day Solomon Islands Local Holiday
Tue, December 7 Letter Writing Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action)
Tue, December 7 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day United States Observance
Tue, December 7 National Cotton Candy Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Tue, December 7 World Trick Shot Day - Unofficial (Hobby & Creativity, Sports)
Wed, December 8 Bodhi Day - Buddhist
Wed, December 8 Virgin of Caacupé Day Paraguay National Holiday
Wed, December 8 Battle Day Falkland Islands Public Holiday
Wed, December 8 Constitution Day Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Wed, December 8 National Brownie Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Wed, December 8 Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Wed, December 8 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Wed, December 8 Mother's Day Panama National Holiday
Wed, December 8 Inmaculate Conception Day Chile National Holiday
Wed, December 8 Santa Marian Kamalen Day Guam Public Holiday
Wed, December 8 Day of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception East Timor Public Holiday
Wed, December 8 Feast of the immaculate Conception Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Wed, December 8 National Youth Day Albania National Holiday
Wed, December 8 Immaculate Conception Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Wed, December 8 Saint Kliment Ohridski's Day North Macedonia National Holiday
Wed, December 8 National Lard Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Thu, December 9 National Heroes Day Antigua and Barbuda Public Holiday
Thu, December 9 International Anti-Corruption Day - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Thu, December 9 Christmas Card Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
Thu, December 9 Republic Day Tanzania Public Holiday
Thu, December 9 National Pastry Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Thu, December 9 Weary Willie Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy, Hobby & Creativity)
Thu, December 9 World Genocide Commemoration Day - International (Awareness & Cause)
Thu, December 9 National Llama Day - Unofficial (Animals)
Thu, December 9 World Techno Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Thu, December 9 International Day Of Veterinary Medicine - Unofficial (Animals, Work & Occupation)
Fri, December 10 Human Rights Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Fri, December 10 Constitution Day Thailand National Holiday
Fri, December 10 Dewey Decimal System Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading)
Fri, December 10 Jane Addams Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Fri, December 10 National Lager Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Fri, December 10 Nobel Prize Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Fri, December 10 National Salesperson Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
Fri, December 10 Anniversary of Victory over ISIS Iraq National Holiday
Fri, December 10 Official Lost and Found Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Fri, December 10 International Animal Rights Day - Unofficial (Animals, Awareness & Cause)
Sat, December 11 Human Rights and Peace Day Kiribati Public Holiday
Sat, December 11 International Mountain Day - International (Nature & Environment, United Nations)
Sat, December 11 Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster Canada Observance
Sat, December 11 Republic Day Madagascar Public Holiday
Sat, December 11 National App Day - Unofficial (Products & Technology )
Sat, December 11 National Noodle Ring Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sat, December 11 National Wreaths Across America Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Sat, December 11 Birthday of the Sultan of Selangor Malaysia (Selangor) Common Local Holiday
Sat, December 11 Independence Day Burkina Faso Public Holiday
Sat, December 11 Gingerbread Decorating Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Food & Drinks)
Sat, December 11 International Shareware Day - Unofficial (Products & Technology )
Sat, December 11 National Have A Bagel Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 12 Day of Neutrality Turkmenistan Public Holiday
Sun, December 12 Jamhuri Day Kenya Public Holiday
Sun, December 12 National Ambrosia Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 12 National Ding-a-Ling Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Sun, December 12 Gingerbread House Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 12 Poinsettia Day - Unofficial (Nature & Environment)
Sun, December 12 Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe Mexico Bank Holiday
Sun, December 12 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe United States Christian
Sun, December 12 Third Advent Sunday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sun, December 12 Worldwide Candle Lighting Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
Sun, December 12 World Choral Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Mon, December 13 National Day Saint Lucia Public Holiday
Mon, December 13 Republic Day Malta National Holiday
Mon, December 13 National Guard Birthday United States Observance
Mon, December 13 National Cocoa Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Mon, December 13 National Violin Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Mon, December 13 Pick A Pathologist Pal Day - Unofficial (Work & Occupation)
Mon, December 13 Green Monday - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Mon, December 13 Jamhuri Day observed Kenya Public Holiday
Mon, December 13 Day Of The Horse - Unofficial (Animals)
Tue, December 14 National Bouillabaisse Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Tue, December 14 Monkey Day - Unofficial (Animals)
Tue, December 14 Asarah B'Tevet Israel Observance, Hebrew
Tue, December 14 Free Shipping Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Tue, December 14 Gita Jayanti - Hindu
Tue, December 14 Roast Chestnuts Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Wed, December 15 National Cupcake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Wed, December 15 Cat Herders Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Wed, December 15 National Wear Your Pearls Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Wed, December 15 Bill of Rights Day United States Observance
Wed, December 15 Homecoming Day (only Alderney) Guernsey Common Local Holiday
Wed, December 15 Dhanu Sankranti - Hindu
Thu, December 16 National Day Bahrain Public Holiday
Thu, December 16 Independence Day Kazakhstan Public Holiday
Thu, December 16 National Chocolate Covered Anything Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Thu, December 16 Day of Reconciliation South Africa Public Holiday
Thu, December 16 Barbie and Barney Backlash Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy, Weird & Obscure)
Thu, December 16 - Christian
Thu, December 16 Las Posadas - December - Christian
Thu, December 16 Stupid Toy Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Fri, December 17 National Day (second day) Bahrain Public Holiday
Fri, December 17 Independence Day (Day 2) Kazakhstan Public Holiday
Fri, December 17 Pan American Aviation Day United States Observance
Fri, December 17 Wright Brothers Day United States Observance
Fri, December 17 National Maple Syrup Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Fri, December 17 National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy, Weird & Obscure)
Fri, December 17 Underdog Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Fri, December 17 Saturnalia December - Unofficial (Culture & History)
Sat, December 18 Arabic Language Day - International (Culture & History, United Nations)
Sat, December 18 National Day Qatar Public Holiday
Sat, December 18 Nigerien Republic Day Niger Public Holiday
Sat, December 18 International Migrants Day - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Sat, December 18 National Roast Suckling Pig Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sat, December 18 Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Sat, December 18 Bake Cookies Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 19 Remembrance Day for Roma and Sinti killed by Genocide Germany Observance
Sun, December 19 National Hard Candy Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 19 National Oatmeal Muffin Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 19 National Heroes and Heroines Day Anguilla Public Holiday
Sun, December 19 Fourth Advent Sunday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sun, December 19 St. Nicholas Day Ukraine Observance, Orthodox
Sun, December 19 National Emo Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment, Lifestyle)
Mon, December 20 Macau S.A.R. Establishment Day Macau Public Holiday
Mon, December 20 International Human Solidarity Day - International (Activity & Action, Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Mon, December 20 Abolition of Slavery Reunion Public Holiday
Mon, December 20 National Sangria Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Mon, December 20 Mudd Day - Unofficial (Culture & History)
Mon, December 20 Games Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Fun & Joy)
Mon, December 20 Go Caroling Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Tue, December 21 International Dalek Remembrance Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Tue, December 21 National French Fried Shrimp Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Tue, December 21 Crossword Puzzle Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy)
Tue, December 21 Humbug Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Tue, December 21 Phileas Fogg Win A Wager Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading, Weird & Obscure)
Tue, December 21 National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day - Unofficial (Awareness & Cause)
Tue, December 21 National Flashlight Day - Unofficial (Products & Technology )
Tue, December 21 Yule - Unofficial (Culture & History)
Tue, December 21 December Solstice Multiple [Show] Season
Tue, December 21 Dongzhi Festival Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Tue, December 21 Turkish Language Day (Turkish community) North Macedonia Optional Holiday
Tue, December 21 National Short Story Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading)
Tue, December 21 Don’t Make Your Bed Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Tue, December 21 National Coquito Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Tue, December 21 Ribbon Candy Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Tue, December 21 Look On The Bright Side Day - Unofficial (Awareness & Cause, Relationships & Family)
Tue, December 21 National Short Girl Appreciation Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
Wed, December 22 National Date Nut Bread Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Wed, December 22 Forefathers Day - Unofficial (Culture & History)
Wed, December 22 December Solstice Multiple [Show] Season
Wed, December 22 Dongzhi Festival Multiple [Show] Season
Wed, December 22 Sambisa Memorial Day Nigeria Local Holiday
Wed, December 22 Unity Day Zimbabwe Public Holiday
Wed, December 22 Mathematics Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading, Science)
Wed, December 22 National Cookie Exchange Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Wed, December 22 National Short Person Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
Thu, December 23 National Pfeffernusse Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Thu, December 23 National Roots Day - Unofficial (Culture & History, Relationships & Family)
Thu, December 23 Festivus - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment, Weird & Obscure)
Thu, December 23 National Re-Gifting Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Work & Occupation)
Thu, December 23 Emperor's Birthday Japan National Holiday
Fri, December 24 Christmas Eve Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Fri, December 24 Independence Day Libya Public Holiday
Fri, December 24 Yap Constitution Day Micronesia Local Holiday
Fri, December 24 National Eggnog Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Fri, December 24 Christmas observed Canada National Holiday, Christian
Fri, December 24 Christmas Day observed Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Fri, December 24 Christmas Eve (from 2pm) Brazil Optional Holiday
Fri, December 24 Christmas Eve (Half Day) Paraguay National Holiday
Fri, December 24 Christmas Eve (from noon) Iceland National Holiday
Sat, December 25 Christmas Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sat, December 25 Constitution Day Taiwan Observance
Sat, December 25 Christmas Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sat, December 25 Grav Mass Day - Unofficial (Science)
Sat, December 25 A'phabet Day or No "L" Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Sat, December 25 National Pumpkin Pie Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sat, December 25 Catholic Christmas Day Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Sun, December 26 Boxing Day Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Sun, December 26 Family Day Vanuatu Public Holiday
Sun, December 26 Synaxis of the Mother of God Greece Public Holiday
Sun, December 26 Independence and Unity Day Slovenia National Holiday
Sun, December 26 Day of Goodwill Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Sun, December 26 National Day of Thanksgiving Solomon Islands Public Holiday
Sun, December 26 National Candy Cane Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Sun, December 26 National Thank You Note Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor)
Sun, December 26 National Whiner’s Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)
Sun, December 26 Feast of the Holy Family Spain Observance
Sun, December 26 Kwanzaa (first day) United States Observance
Sun, December 26 Day After Christmas Day United States (KS, NC, SC, TX) State Holiday
Sun, December 26 St. Stephen's Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sun, December 26 Second day of Christmas Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Sun, December 26 St Stephen's Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Sun, December 26 2nd Christmas Day Denmark National Holiday
Sun, December 26 Second Day of Christmas Multiple [Show] National Holiday
Mon, December 27 Constitution Day North Korea Public Holiday
Mon, December 27 Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday Bermuda Public Holiday
Mon, December 27 National Fruitcake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Mon, December 27 Christmas Day observed Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Mon, December 27 Christmas Holiday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Mon, December 27 Christmas Day Observed Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Mon, December 27 Boxing Day Hong kong National Holiday
Mon, December 27 Christmas holiday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Mon, December 27 Bank Holiday Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Mon, December 27 Substitute Bank Holiday for Christmas Day United Kingdom Bank Holiday
Mon, December 27 Visit The Zoo Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Animals)
Mon, December 27 Make Cut-Out Snowflakes Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action)
Tue, December 28 Holy Innocents - Christian
Tue, December 28 Day of the Holy Innocents Mexico Observance
Tue, December 28 Christmas/Boxing Day Holiday Bermuda Public Holiday
Tue, December 28 Republic Day South Sudan Public Holiday
Tue, December 28 National Short Film Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Tue, December 28 National Chocolate Candy Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Tue, December 28 National Card Playing Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy)
Tue, December 28 Pledge of Allegiance Day - Unofficial (Culture & History)
Tue, December 28 Christmas holiday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Tue, December 28 Christmas Holiday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Tue, December 28 Incwala Day Eswatini Public Holiday
Tue, December 28 National Call A Friend Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
Wed, December 29 Independence Day Mongolia Public Holiday
Wed, December 29 National Pepper Pot Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Wed, December 29 Tick Tock Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action)
Thu, December 30 Day of the Declaration of Slovakia as an Independent Ecclesiastic Province Slovakia Observance
Thu, December 30 National Bacon Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Thu, December 30 National Bicarbonate of Soda Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Thu, December 30 Falling Needles Family Fest Day - Unofficial (Nature & Environment, Relationships & Family)
Thu, December 30 Rizal Day Philippines Regular Holiday
Fri, December 31 Watch Night - Christian
Fri, December 31 Festival Day Montserrat Public Holiday
Fri, December 31 December 31 Bank Holiday Japan Bank Holiday
Fri, December 31 National Champagne Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Fri, December 31 Make Up Your Mind Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
Fri, December 31 No Interruptions Day - Unofficial (Products & Technology )
Fri, December 31 Old Year's Night Barbados Observance
Fri, December 31 New Year's Day observed Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Fri, December 31 New Year's Eve Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Fri, December 31 New Year´s Eve Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Fri, December 31 New Year's Eve (from 2pm) Brazil Optional Holiday
Fri, December 31 New Year observed Guam Public Holiday
Fri, December 31 Republic Day/New Year's Day observed Taiwan National Holiday
Fri, December 31 International New Year's Eve Vietnam Observance
Fri, December 31 New Year's Eve (Bank holiday) Andorra Bank Holiday
Fri, December 31 New Year's Eve (from noon) Iceland National Holiday
Fri, December 31 Restoration Day Switzerland (Geneva) Common Local Holiday
Fri, December 31 Unlucky Day - Unofficial (Weird & Obscure)

Purim

Maundy Thursday

Easter Monday

Arbor Day

Labor Day

Corpus Christi

Ashura