Globally, December is celebrated as the most fun and joyous festival month of every year. The month is marked by “World of Holidays”, consisting of a number of events and festivals around the globe, containing a series of religious and cultural events. This article covers December global holidays celebrated as a month of religious and cultural events throughout the world.
December Global Holidays List
To learn about exciting events in December, Take a look at the December Global Holidays List in the following:
- Krampusnacht ( 5 December): Celebrated Krampusnacht seeking to punish misbehaving children
- St. Nicholas Day (6 December): To honor St. Nicholas of myra
- Feast of the Immaculate Conception ( 8 December): Celebrate vital mainstay of Catholic education
- Hanukkah (November 28 – December 6):Celebrating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem
- Yule (December 21): To give tribute to the Norse god Odin
- Santa Lucia (December 13): To give tribute to Lucia of Syracuse.
- Winter Solstice (21st December): To celebrate shortest day of winter
- Festivus (December 23): Celebrating against Christmas consumerism
- Christmas (December 25): Commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ
- Kwanzaa (December 26 – January 1): Preserving certain African values
- New Year’s Eve (December 31): Celebrating the end of the year
- World Aids Day (December 1): To give awareness on the spreading of HIV/AIDS
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These December global holidays are the most exciting and interesting holidays commemorating and celebrating throughout the world. People often make fun during these holidays both by celebrating and traveling to different places for not only amusement, but also for offering religious activities.