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December

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Specific dates

Every year

Fixed dates

Global

  • 25th: Christmas Day - one of the biggest Christian holidays of the year. Although it has lost its religious significance for many, Christmas is still observed as a public holiday in most Western countries, traditionally a day for families and friends to get together and exchange presents
  • 26th: Boxing Day, a public holiday in many Commonwealth countries.
  • 26th: The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race [1] begins at 1pm
  • 31st: New Year's Eve

Thailand

  • 5th: King's Birthday is father's day, and a public holiday

Movable dates

Global

Austria

  • Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market) [2] in Vienna

United Kingdom

  • 21st, 22nd or 23rd: Midwinter Solsticecelebrations at Stonehenge.
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