Wed March 29, 2017

Christmas Eve 2017, 2018


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Old church in european town at night

This year Christmas Eve is celebrated/observed on Sunday December 24th, 2017. Christmas Eve falls on December 24th each year the day before Christmas Day. It is a Christian celebration with some countries honoring the day as a public holiday with government and business offices closed.

Celebration\ Observance

Some countries have Christmas Eve as a public holiday and others give their people half the day off to allow them to go shopping for gifts and groceries and take care of other things to prepare for the Christmas celebration the next day. Many people will have a celebration dinner and or attend parties with egg nog and lighted and decorated Christmas trees. It is tradition in some catholic countries for people to go to mid-night mass in honor of Jesus Christs birth.

History

Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ and ends the Advent Season. People have been celebrating this day ever since Christmas day was celebrated.

Days till Christmas Eve 2017

There are 270 days until the celebration/observance of Christmas Eve Sunday December 24th, 2017.

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