December Holidays in 2023

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

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Diwali

Guy Fawkes Day

Thanksgiving

Black Friday

Yule

Boxing Day

Blue Monday