St Nicholas’ Day 2018

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When is St Nicholas’ Day 2018?St Nicholas' Day 2018

St Nicholas’ Day in 2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018

When is St Nicholas’ Day 2019?

St Nicholas’ Day in 2019
Friday, December 6, 2019

Why We Celebrate St Nicholas’ Day?

St Nicholas’ Day is celebrated on December 6 in many Western Christian countries, including Romania. It is known that this holiday is celebrated in the Netherlands, but on December 5. In Eastern Christian countries, St Nicholas’ Day is celebrated on December 19. In any country, St Nicholas’ Day is considered a Christian holiday, where it is customary to give gifts, attend church, and worship is held.

What Do People Do?

In European countries, especially in Poland, Germany, St Nicholas’ Day is a holiday when boys dress, like bishops asking for alms for the poor. In Ukraine, children are waiting impatiently for St Nicholas’ Day, since they put gifts under the pillow. If the child behaved badly, a Christmas tree or coal would be put under his pillow.

In the Netherlands, children cook hay for the horse of St. Nicholas. In the United States, one custom associated with St. Nicholas Day is that children leave their shoes in the foyer in the hope that St. Nicholas will leave coins.

How to Celebrate St Nicholas’ Day?

St Nicholas’ Day is an official state holiday in all countries of the world where Christianity is celebrated and recognized.

St Nicholas’ Day Observances

List of dates for other years

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List of Common Holidays in 2018

NameDateWeekdayHoliday Type
New Year’s DayJanuary 1TuesdayHolidays /National
Martin Luther King DayJanuary 21MondayHolidays /National
Belly Laugh DayJanuary 24ThursdayHolidays
Groundhog DayFebruary 2SaturdayHolidays
Lincoln’s BirthdayFebruary 12TuesdayHolidays /National
Valentine’s DayFebruary 14ThursdayHolidays
Presidents Day and Washington’s BirthdayFebruary 18MondayHolidays /National
Mardi Gras CarnivalMarch 5TuesdayHolidays
Daylight SavingMarch 10SundayHolidays
St. Patrick’s DayMarch 17SundayHolidays
April Fool’s DayApril 1MondayHolidays
Good FridayApril 19FridayHolidays
EasterApril 21SundayHolidays
Easter MondayApril 22MondayHolidays
Earth DayApril 22MondayHolidays
Cinco de MayoMay 5SundayHolidays
Mother’s DayMay 12SundayHolidays /National
Armed Forces DayMay 18SaturdayHolidays
Memorial DayMay 27MondayHolidays /National
PentecostJune 9SundayHolidays
Pentecost MondayJune 10MondayHolidays
Flag DayJune 14FridayHolidays /National
Father’s DayJune 16SundayHolidays /National
Independence DayJuly 4ThursdayHolidays /National
Parents’ DayJuly 28SundayHolidays
Labor DaySeptember 2MondayHolidays /National
Grandparents’ DaySeptember 8SundayHolidays
Patriot Day or September 11thSeptember 11WednesdayHolidays
Stepfamily DaySeptember 16MondayHolidays
Citizenship DaySeptember 17TuesdayHolidays
Native American DaySeptember 27FridayHolidays
Columb DayOctober 14MondayHolidays /National
Boss’s DayOctober 16WednesdayHolidays
Sweetest DayOctober 19SaturdayHolidays
HalloweenOctober 31ThursdayHolidays
Daylight SavingNovember 3SundayHolidays
Veterans’ DayNovember 11MondayHolidays /National
ThanksgivingNovember 28ThursdayHolidays /National
Black FridayNovember 29FridayHolidays
Cyber MondayDecember 2MondayHolidays
Pearl Harbor Remembrance DayDecember 7SaturdayHolidays
Christmas DayDecember 25WednesdayHolidays /National
New Year’s EveDecember 31TuesdayHolidays