Get out your December calendar (all hail the month of the advent calendar!) and mark down some of these celebratory national days. At National Today, we love celebrating 65 December holidays.
DateHolidayCategoryTagsRegion
Sat Dec 1
National Christmas Lights Day
Sat Dec 1
World AIDS Day
Sun Dec 2
Chanukah
Sun Dec 2
National Mutt Day
Mon Dec 3
National Disability Day
Tue Dec 4
Jay-Z’s Birthday
Tue Dec 4
National Cookie Day,
Wed Dec 5
International Ninja Day
Wed Dec 5
National Repeal Day
Thu Dec 6
National Gazpacho Day
Thu Dec 6
National Miners Day
Fri Dec 7
International Civil Aviation Day
Fri Dec 7
National Cotton Candy Day, ,
Fri Dec 7
National Letter Writing Day
Fri Dec 7
National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance
Sat Dec 8
National Bartender Day, ,
Sat Dec 8
National Brownie Day
Sun Dec 9
National Llama Day,
Sun Dec 9
National Pastry Day
Mon Dec 10
National Lager Day
Tue Dec 11
International Mountain Day
Wed Dec 12
​National Ding-A-Ling Day, , ,
Wed Dec 12
National Gingerbread House Day
Wed Dec 12
National Poinsettia Day, , , , , ,
Thu Dec 13
National Horse Day
Thu Dec 13
National Ice Cream Day
Thu Dec 13
National Violin Day,
Thu Dec 13
U.S. National Guard Birthday, ,
Fri Dec 14
National Bouillabaisse Day, ,
Fri Dec 14
National Free Shipping Day,
Fri Dec 14
National Monkey Day
Fri Dec 14
National Salesperson Day,
Sat Dec 15
National Cat Herders Day
Sat Dec 15
National Cupcake Day
Sat Dec 15
National Wreaths Across America Day , ,
Sun Dec 16
National Chocolate Covered Anything Day, , ,
Mon Dec 17
National Maple Syrup Day
Tue Dec 18
Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day
Tue Dec 18
Arabic Language Day
Wed Dec 19
National Emo Day, , , , ,
Wed Dec 19
National Hard Candy Day
Thu Dec 20
National Sangria Day
Fri Dec 21
National Coquito Day
Fri Dec 21
National Crossword Puzzle Day
Fri Dec 21
National Short Girl Appreciation Day
Fri Dec 21
Winter Solstice
Sat Dec 22
​National Short Person Day,
Sat Dec 22
National Cookie Exchange Day
Sun Dec 23
Festivus
Mon Dec 24
Christmas Eve
Tue Dec 25
Christmas
Wed Dec 26
Boxing Day, , , , ,
Wed Dec 26
National Candy Cane Day,
Wed Dec 26
National Thank You Note Day
Thu Dec 27
National Fruitcake Day
Fri Dec 28
National Call a Friend Day
Fri Dec 28
National Chocolate Candy Day,
Sat Dec 29
Still Need To Do Day
Sun Dec 30
National Bacon Day
Mon Dec 31
Hogmanay,
Mon Dec 31
New Year's Eve
December
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month,
December
Safe Toys and Gifts Month,
December
Universal Human Rights Month
December 2–9
National Handwashing Awareness Week