Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration by billions of people around the world.... Wikipedia

  • Also called:  Noël, Nativity, Xmas
  • Observed by:  Christians, many non-Christians
  • Significance:  Commemoration of the nativity of Jesus
  • Celebrations:  Gift-giving, family and other social gatherings, symbolic decoration, feasting etc.
  • Observances:  Church services
  • Date:  December 25: Western Christianity and part of the Eastern churches, January 7 [O.S. ]December 25: Most Oriental Orthodox and part of the Eastern Orthodox churches, January 6: Armenian Apostolic Church, the Armenian Evangelical Church, and some Anabaptists (such as the Amish), January 19 [O.S. ]January 6: Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem
  • date:  December 25: Western Christianity and part of the Eastern churches, January 7 [O.S. ]December 25: Most Oriental Orthodox and part of the Eastern Orthodox churches, January 6: Armenian Apostolic Church, the Armenian Evangelical Church, and some Anabaptists (such as the Amish), January 19 [O.S. ]January 6: Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem
  • Frequency:  Annual
  • Related to:  Christmastide, Christmas Eve, Advent, Annunciation, Epiphany, Baptism of the Lord, Nativity Fast, Nativity of Christ, Old Christmas, Yule, St. Stephen's Day, Boxing Day
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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