Special Days in December and Observances 2022 and 2023

Here is the list of Special Days in December and Observances in the United States and around the World

Special Days in December and Observances

special days in December and observances

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December 1: Rosa Parks Day, World AIDS Day, Eat a Red Apple Day, National Pie Day, Giving Tuesday* (Tuesday after Thanksgiving)
December 2: Special Education Day, National Mutt Day
December 3: Make a Gift Day, National Roof Over Your Head Day, Let’s Hug Day, National Apple Pie Day
December 4: Santa’s List Day, National Cookie Day, Wildlife Conservation Day
December 5: Repeal Day, International Volunteer Day, National Communicate With Your Kids Day
December 6: Mitten Tree Day, National Microwave Oven Day, Coats & Toys for Kids Day* (first Saturday), National Gazpacho Day
December 7: National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Letter Writing Day, International Civil Aviation Day, National Cotton Candy Day, Walt Disney Day* (first Monday)
special days in December and observances

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December 8: Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day, National Brownie Day, National Christmas Tree Day
December 9: Christmas Card Day, National Pastry Day
December 10: Human Rights Day, Nobel Prize Day, First Night of Hanukkah* (varies, sometimes in November), Dewey Decimal System Day, National Lager Day
December 11: First Day of Hanukkah* (varies, sometimes in November), National App Day
December 12: National Poinsettia Day, Gingerbread House Day, National Ding-a-Ling Day
December 13: National Violin Day, Ice Cream Day, International Children’s Day* (second Sunday), National Horse Day, World Choral Day* (second Sunday), National Cocoa Day
December 14: Roast Chestnuts Day
special days in December and observances

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December 15: Bill of Rights Day, National Cupcake Day, International Tea Day
December 16: Boston Tea Party Day, National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
December 17: Wright Brothers’ First Flight Anniversary, National Maple Syrup Day
December 18: Bake Cookies Day, National Twin Day, National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day* (third Friday)
December 19: Look for an Evergreen Day, National Oatmeal Muffin Day, Holly Day
special days in December and observances

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December 20: Go Caroling Day, Games Day, National Sangria Day, National Wreaths Across America Day* (third Saturday)
December 21: First Day of Winter/Winter Solstice* (date varies), Crossword Puzzle Day, Humbug Day, Look on the Bright Side Day, National Flashlight Day, National Hamburger Day, Forefathers’ Day, Don’t Make Your Bed Day* (first day of Winter), National Short Story Day* (first day of Winter)
December 22: National Date Nut Bread Day
December 23: Festivus, National Roots Day, National Pfeffernüsse Day
December 24: Christmas Eve, National Egg Nog Day, National Chocolate Candy Day
December 25: Christmas Day, National Pumpkin Pie Day
December 26: National Whiners Day, Boxing Day, National Candy Cane Day
December 27: National Fruitcake Day, Make Cut-Out Snowflakes Day
December 28: National Card Playing Day
December 29: Tick Tock Day
December 30: Bacon Day
December 31: New Year’s Eve, Make Up Your Mind Day
special days in December and observances

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