December Celebrations

1st, Saturday

  • Eat a Red Apple Day
  • World Aids Awareness Day

2nd, Sunday

  • National Fritters Day

3rd, Monday

  • Advent begins, date varies
  • National Roof over Your Head Day

4th, Tuesday

  • Santas’ List Day – we hope you are on the “Nice” list
  • Wear Brown Shoes Day

5th, Wednesday

  • Bathtub Party Day
  • Repeal Day – The 21st Amendment ends Prohibition. I’ll drink to that!

6th, Thursday

  • St. Nicholas Day
  • Mitten Tree Day
  • Put on your own Shoes Day

7th, Friday

  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • Letter Writing Day
  • National Cotton Candy Day – would you like some fairy floss?
  • Pearl Harbor Day

8th, Saturday

  • National Brownie Day
  • Take it in the Ear Day

9th, Sunday

  • Christmas Card Day
  • International Children’s Day – Second Sunday in December
  • National Pastry Day

10th, Monday

  • Human Rights Day

11th, Tuesday

  • National Noodle Ring Day

12th, Wednesday

  • Channukah – date varies
  • National Ding-a-Ling Day
  • Poinsettia Day     

13th, Thursday

  • Ice Cream Day
  • Violin Day

14th, Friday

  • International Monkey Day
  • National Bouillabaisse Day
  • Roast Chestnuts Day

15th, Saturday

  • Bill of Rights Day
  • National Lemon Cupcake Day

16th, Sunday

  • National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

17th, Monday

  • National Maple Syrup Day

18th, Tuesday

  • Bake Cookies Day
  • National Roast Suckling Pig Day

19th, Wednesday

  • Look for an Evergreen Day
  • Oatmeal Muffin Day

20th, Thursday

  • Go Caroling Day

21st, Friday

  • Crossword Puzzle Day
  • Forefather’s Day
  • Humbug Day
  • Look on the Bright Side Day
  • National Flashlight Day
  • Winter Solstice – the shortest day of the year, date varies

22nd, Saturday

  • National Date Nut Bread Day – or September 8!?

23rd, Sunday

  • Festivus – for the rest of us
  • Roots Day

24th, Monday

  • National Chocolate Day
  • National Egg Nog Day

25th, Tuesday

  • Christmas Day
  • National Pumpkin Pie Day for recipes see Pumpkin Nook ‘s Cookbook

26th, Wednesday

  • Boxing Day

27th, Thursday

  • Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day
  • National Fruitcake Day

28th, Friday

  • Card Playing Day

29th, Saturday

  • Pepper Pot Day

30th, Sunday

  • Bacon Day
  • National Bicarbonate of Soda Day

31st, Monday

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