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December is one of the most awaited months of the year. It comes with a chilly vibe along with so many things happening in the form of holidays. The holidays of December not only come as a day-off in the form of Sunday, but it comes with fun-filled celebrations followed by the queer and interesting festivals. Due to New Year arrivals and many more celebrating reasons, you can also regard the month of December as the joyous time of the year.

As you already know, the preparation and celebration of Christmas is something that is greatly associated with December, there are a whole lot of many more holidays that make December a longed-for month of the entire year! 

If you are one of those people who are always welcoming to learning new cultures or want to celebrate the new form of celebration that falls in December, this post is all you need to read. So let’s find out and see the most common December global holidays that people celebrate.

December global holidays

The list of holidays can be probably endless. And if you especially talk about the culture there are so many holidays, festivals, and celebrations that people tend to celebrate in the month of December with full zeal and zest. However, here we are only presenting you with the most accepted and global holidays that are common.

Date December Global Holidays Significance
5th December 2021 Krampusnacht Celebrated on 5th December by the people of Austria 
06th December 2021 St. Nicholas Day St. Nicholas Day is celebrated in many European countries on 06th December in honour of St. Nicholas of Myra who gave all of his money to the needy. 
8th December 2021 Feast of the Immaculate Conception Patronal feast day falling on 08th December to celebrate vital mainstay of Catholic education in America, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Korea, Nicaragua, Paraguay, the Philippines, Spain and Uruguay
28th Nov to 06th December 2021 Hanukkah To remember an ancient miracle, people light up a menorah (a special candle holder) for eight straight days. 
13th December 2021 St. Lucia Day On this day, Girls in Sweden dress up like “Lucia brides” wearing long white gowns with red sashes, and a wreath of burning candles on their heads to honor a third-century saint.
13th December 2021 Santa Lucia To give tribute to Lucia of Syracuse, the people of Scandinavia and Italy celebrate this religious festival on 13th December.
16 to 24 December 2021 Las Posadas People throughout Mexico and Guatemala celebrate this festival from 16th to 24th December to give tribute to the Norse God Odin
21st December 2021 Winter Solstice Comes around 21st December and is the shortest day of winter. People light up bonfires and candles to lure back the sun.
23rd December 2021 Festivus This parody holiday is observed in the United States on 23rd December and the significance of this day is to advocate against Christmas industrialism
25th December 2021 Christmas Christmas celebrations last from Christmas Eve to 6th January and people celebrate it differently in every country. Some celebrate it with traditions and some for gifts.
26th Dec 2021 to 01st Jan 2022 Kwanzaa Kwanzaa is a spiritual holiday that is celebrated from 26th December to 1st January. During these holidays, African Americans dress up in special clothes, decorate their houses with fruits and vegetables, and light a kinara (candle holder).
31st December 2021 Omisaka Omisaka is the Japanese tradition of welcoming the New Year 
31st December 2021 New Year’s Eve New Year’s Eve is celebrated filled with fun and excitement throughout the world to mark the end of the year and welcome the upcoming year with charmness & happiness.
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