National Holidays in December 2023: December is the last month of this year, which means that it’s time to celebrate all the national holidays! December usually has a lot of national holidays in it. This post will give you an overview of what national holiday celebrations are happening during December and how to plan your trip accordingly.

National Holidays in December | 2023 Calendar

December is a wonderful time of year to celebrate with friends and family. There are many holidays that you can enjoy including Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Day, and more! We have put together an interactive calendar for the month of December so you know what days each holiday falls on this year. You’ll also find information about National Days in the U.S., Canada, Australia & New Zealand as well as international days celebrated by other countries around the world. 

The blog post will go into detail about all of these events happening during this time period so be sure to check back often!

DateNational Day & HoliDays
December 1 National Day 
National Christmas Lights Day
World AIDS Day
Eat a Red Apple Day
National Handwashing Awareness Week
Month of Giving
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
December 2 Holidays & Observances
National Fritters Day
National Mutt Day
United Arab Emirates National Day
December 3rd National Day 
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
4th December National Day  
Candle Day
Jay-Z’s Birthday
National Cookie Day
5th December National Day  
International Ninja Day
National Repeal Day
December 6 National Day  
St. Nicholas Day
Put on Your Own Shoe Day
National Gazpacho Day
Independence Day
National Miners Day
7 December Holidays  
Flag Day of India
International Civil Aviation Day
National Cotton Candy Day
National Letter Writing Day
National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance
December 8 National Day  
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
National Bartender Day
National Brownie Day
Pretend To Be A Time Traveler Day
December 9 Holidays 
National Pastry Day
Christmas Card Day
National Llama Day
December 10 National Day  
National Lager Day
Dewey Decimal System Day
Human Rights Day
International Animal Rights Day
11 December Holidays 
Christmas Jumper Day
International Mountain Day
National App Day
UNICEF Birthday
December 12 National Day  
National Poinsettia Day
Our Lady of Guadalupe Day
Universal Health Coverage Day
Gingerbread House Day
International Day of Neutrality
​National Ding-A-Ling Day
December 13 National Day  
National Violin Day
Worldwide Candle Lighting Day
U.S. National Guard Birthday
Taylor Swift’s Birthday
National Salesperson Day
National Ice Cream Day
Green Monday
National Horse Day
December 14 National Day  
National Bouillabaisse Day
National Energy Conservation Day
National Free Shipping Day
Monkey Day
Roast Chestnuts Day
December 15 National Day  
National Cupcake Day
National Wear Your Pearls Day
National Cat Herders Day
Bill of Rights Day
International Tea Day
December 16 National Day  
Barbie And Barney Backlash Day
Day of Reconciliation
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
Vijay Diwas
Las Posadas
17 December National Day  
National Device Appreciation Day
National Maple Syrup Day
National Ugly Sweater Day
Wright Brother’s Day
December 18 Holidays 
International Migrants Day
National Roast Suckling Pig Day
National Wreaths Across America Day
Bake Cookies Day
Arabic Language Day
Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day
December 19 Holiday  
Goa Liberation Day
Look for an Evergreen Day
National Emo Day
National Hard Candy Day
National Oatmeal Muffin Day
20 December National Day  
National Sangria Day
Go Caroling Day
December 21st Holiday  
Look On The Bright Side Day
National Coquito Day
National Crossword Puzzle Day
National Flashlight Day
National French Fried Shrimp Day
National Short Girl Appreciation Day
Winter Solstice
December 22 Holidays  
​National Short Person Day
National Date Nut Bread Day
National Cookie Exchange Day
Mathematics Day
Forefathers’ Day
December 23 National Day  
Kisan Diwas
National Christmas Movie Marathon Day
National Roots Day
December 24 National Day  
Christmas Eve
National Consumer Rights Day
National Eggnog Day
December 25 National Day  
Jesus’ Birthday
National Pumpkin Pie Day
December 26 National Day  
National Candy Cane Day
National Whiners Day
National Thank You Note Day
Day of Goodwill
Boxing Day
December 27th Holidays 
Make Cut-Out Snowflakes Day
National Fruitcake Day
December 28 National Day  
Proclamation Day
Pledge of Allegiance Day
National Short Film Day
National Download Day
National Chocolate Candy Day
National Call a Friend Day
Card Playing Day
December 29 National Day  
Still Need To Do Day
December 30th Holiday 
National Bacon Day
National Resolution Planning Day
31 December Holidays  
National Champagne Day
New Year’s Eve


December is a month of holidays. The United States has many national holidays in December, but not all are celebrated universally around the world. For some countries, these days are just another work day or school holiday with little significance to their culture and history. This blog post provides an overview of what each country celebrates during this festive time period for Americans who want to explore the international side of things while celebrating at home with family and friends over the winter season! Do you have any thoughts on how we can improve our list? Share your ideas below in the comments section!

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