Advent for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, December 3rd.
Advent, for Western Christians starts the season for preparing for the coming of the Messiah and the celebration of Christmas with the birth of Jesus Christ. Advent always commences on the fourth Sunday before Christmas or the closest Sunday to St Andrew's Day which falls on November 30th each year and ending on the first Mass of Christmas(Vigil Mass) on Christmas Eve.
More information on Advent. (Dates, Customs and History for Advent)
|When:||Fourth Sunday before Christmas|
How many days to Advent 2017?
Sunday, December 3rd is the 336 day of the 2017 calendar year with -10 months, -19 days until the celebration/ observance of Advent 2017.
December 2017 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Dec 1 - Fri||The Prophet's Birthday 2017||Muslim||-326|
|Dec 3 - Sun||Advent 2017||Christian||-324|
|Dec 6 - Wed||St Nicholas Day 2017||Christian||-321|
|Dec 7 - Thurs||Pearl Harbor Remebrance Day 2017||Observance||-320|
|Dec 13 - Wed||Hanukkah/Chanukah - Starts 2017||Jewish||-314|
|Dec 17 - Sun||Wright Brothers Day 2017||Observance||-310|
|Dec 20 - Wed||Hanukkah/Chanukah - Final Day 2017||Jewish||-307|
|Dec 21 - Thurs||Winter/Summer Solstice 2017||Season||-306|
|Dec 24 - Sun||Christmas Eve 2017||Christian||-303|
|Dec 25 - Mon||Christmas Day 2017||Federal Holiday||-302|
|Dec 26 - Tues||Kwanzaa -thru Jan 1 2017||Observance||-301|
|Dec 31 - Sun||New Years Eve 2017||Observance||-296|