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Jolly Holidays: December Edition

Dominique Douglas, Staff Writer

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We’ve all heard of Christmas and Hanakkuh, but I bet you haven’t heard of these interesting December holidays.

December 1st

  • National Pie Day (not to be confused with Pi Day celebrated on March 14)
  • National Eat a Red Apple Day

December 2nd

  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
  • National Fritters Day

December 3rd

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • Roof Over Your Head Day

December 4th

  • National Cookie Day
  • National Dice Day

December 5th

  • World Soil Day
  • International Ninja Day

December 6th

  • National Microwave Oven Day
  • National Gazpacho Day

December 7th

  • National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
  • National Cotton Candy Day
  • Faux Fur Friday – First Friday in December

December 8th

  • National Brownie Day
  • Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day
  • National Wreaths Across America Day – Second Saturday in December

December 9th

  • International Anti-Corruption Day
  • National Pastry Day

December 10th

  • Human Rights Day
  • Nobel Prize Day

December 11th

  • International Mountain Day
  • National Noodle Ring Day

December 12th

  • Gingerbread House Day
  • Poinsettia Day

December 13th

  • National Cocoa Day
  • National Violin Day

December 14th

  • National Salesperson Day – Second Friday in December
  • Free Shipping Day – Changes Annually

December 15th

  • National Cupcake/Lemon Cupcake Day
  • Bill of Rights Day

December 16th

  • National Chocolate-covered Anything Day
  • Barbie and Barney Backlash Day: It is the one day of the year that parents can deny the existence of Barbie and Barney to their children.

December 17th

  • National Maple Syrup Day
  • Wright Brothers Day

December 18th

  • Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day
  • National Roast Suckling Pig Day

December 19th

  • National Hard Candy Day
    National Oatmeal Muffin Day

December 20th

  • National Re-Gifting Day – Thursday before Christmas

December 21st

  • National French Fried Shrimp Day
  • Crossword Puzzle Day
  • Humbug Day
  • Winter Solstice – Day Between December 20 and 23
  • National Flashlight Day – Day of Winter Solstice
  • Yule – Day of Winter Solstice
  • National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – Third Friday in December

December 22nd

  • National Date Nut Bread Day
  • Forefathers Day – December 22 (Unless on Sunday, Then Following Monday)

December 23rd

  • Festivus

December 24th

  • National Eggnog Day
  • Christmas Eve

December 25th

  • Christmas
  • National Pumpkin Pie Day
  • A’Phabet Day or No “L” Day

December 26th

  • National Candy Cane Day
  • National Thank You Note Day

December 27th

  • National Fruitcake Day

December 28th

  • National Chocolate Candy Day
  • National Card Playing Day

December 29th

  • National Pepper Pot Day
  • Tick Tock Day: This day reminds you that the year is ending soon, so do all the things you need to do.

December 30th

  • Falling Needles Family Fest Day: The day you should take down your real Christmas tree.
  • Bacon Day

December 31st

  • Make Up Your Mind Day
  • New Year’s Eve

Even though this is a very long list, there are still several more holidays to celebrate in December. I hope you enjoy the new holidays to celebrate.



Thank you trackmaven.com and nationaldaycalendar.com for the information.

Courtesy to Google for the images.

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Dominique Douglas, Staff Writer

Dominique is a sophomore who likes to sing in the choir. When she is not in school, Dominique likes to crochet, read, and watch TV. She enjoys listening...

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Jolly Holidays: December Edition