List of Holidays To Give Gifts (Where & When – Remember The Dates)

We love giving fits.

We love getting gifts as well.

If we get gifts at any occassion; we become happy and that made our day.

If we get gifts at any casual day (without any special occassion); we become surprised.

So, for gift givers; its very awkward to not preparing for the special day. That is why I wanted to make this page a special gift giving holiday page where every single holidays and special days of this world will be enlisted. I should’ve created this page at the beginning of this website; but you know what, its never too late to start.

So, here it is.

Holidays where to give gifts

In today’s article; I am going to cover all the important days or special occasion where people loves giving gift and getting as well.

List of Holidays To Give Gifts (For the US Mainly)

Month NameHoliday Name of The Events/Occasion
JanuaryJanuary 1New Year’s Day, World Braille Day
January 4Trivia Day
January 5 Feast of the Epiphany- Three Kings Day – date varies, National Bird Day
January 10 Houseplant Appreciation Day
January 20Martin Luther King’s Birthday
January 24International Day of Education
January 25Chinese New Years, Opposite Day
January 26Australia Day
January 27International Day of Commemoration
FebruaryFebruary 2Groundhog’s Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Superbowl 54
February 3Feed the Birds Day,
February 9Oscar Night
February 10World Pulses Day
February 12Lincoln’s Birthday
February 12World Radio Day
February 14Valentines Day
February 15Singles Awareness Day
February 17 President’s Day – third Monday of month
February 20Hoodie-Hoo Day, World Day of Social Justice
February 21International Mother Language Day
February 22Washington’s Birthday
February 25Mardi Gras(Fat Tuesday)
February 26Ash Wednesday
February 29Leap Day – just once every four years
MarchMarch 1Zero Discrimination Day
March 2World Wildlife Day
March 8International Women’s Day. Daylight Savings begins at 2:00 a.m-date varies International Women’s Day
March 10Purim begins at sundown
March 13 Friday the 13th
March 15Ides of March
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
March 19Spring (Vernal) Equinox
March 20International Earth Day- also called Sun-Earth, International Day of Happiness, French Language Day
March 21International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, World Poetry Day, International Day of Forests
March 22World Water Day
March 23World Meteorological Day 
March 25Feast of the Annunciation Daily March holidays and special days, International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 
AprilApril 1April Fool’s Day, International Tatting Day
April 2World Autism Awareness Day
April 3National Walk to Work Day 1st Friday
April 5Palm Sunday
April 7World Health Day
April 8Passover begins at sundown, lasts 8 days
April 10Good Friday
April 12Easter Sunday
April 15Income taxes due (most years it is due on the 15th)
April 20 Patriot’s Day Third Monday, Ramadan begins, Chinese Language Day
April 21World Creativity and Innovation Day
April 22Earth Day (U.S.), Administrative Professionals Day formerly “Secretaries Day” – date varies
April 23Take Your Daughter to Work Day 4th Thursday, English Language Day, International Girls in ICT Day 
April 24Arbor Day always the last Friday in April Daily April holidays and special days
April 28World Day for Safety and Health at Work
April 30 International Jazz Day
MayMay 1May Day
May 2Kentucky Derby Day. Mint Juleps anyone!? – date varies, World Tuna Day
May 3World Press Freedom Day
May 4Star Wars Day
May 5Cinco de Mayo, National Teacher’s Day – Tuesday of first full week of May
May 8VE Day, WW II
May 10Mother’s Day – second Sunday
May 12Lilac Sunday
May 15International Day of Families 
May 16Armed Forces Day -third Saturday, International Day of Living Together in Peace 
May 18Victoria Day (Canada) – usually the 24th
May 25Memorial Day – last Monday Daily May holidays and special days
JuneJune 6D Day, WWII
June 14Flag Day
June 19 Juneteenth Day
June 20 Summer Solstice – longest day of the year!, date varies
June 21 Father’s Day – third Sunday Daily June holidays and special days
JulyJuly 1Canada Day (Dominion Day)
July 4Independence Day – observed the following day, if July 1 falls on a Sunday
July 5 National Bikini Day
July 15 National Hot Dog Day – third Wednesday of month
July 22Hammock Day …relax and enjoy!
July 24 Summer Olympics begins Daily July holidays and special days
AugustAugust 3 National Watermelon Day
August 9  Summer Olympics ends
August 10 National S’mores Day
August 13 Left Hander’s Day
August 14 V-J Day
August 30 National Marshmallow Toasting Day Daily August holidays and special days
SeptemberSeptember 2 VJ Day, WWII
September 7 Labor Day – first Monday
September 11 911 Remembrance
September 13 Grandparents Day – first Sunday after Labor Day
September 17 Constitution Day
September 18 Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown
September 19 Oktoberfest begins in Germany
September 21 International Peace Day (UN)
September 22 Autumnal Equinox – date varies
September 25 Native American Day the fourth Friday of the  month
September 27 Yom Kippur Daily September Holidays and special days
OctoberOctober 1 International Day for the Elderly
October 2 World Smile Day first Friday of month
October 4 Oktoberfest  ends in Germany
October 12 Columbus Day observed on second Monday, Indigenous People Day second Monday of month, Thanksgiving Day in Canada, 2nd Monday
October 16 Boss’s Day
October 17 Sweetest Day 3rd Saturday
October 24 Make a Difference Day 4th Saturday, United Nations Day
October 31 Halloween Daily October holidays and special days
NovemberNovember 1 All Saint’s Day,Daylight Savings time ends gain 1 hour of sleep
November 2 Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), All Soul’s Day – usually on the 2nd 1
November 3  U.S. General Election Day – please exercise your right to vote
November 11 Veteran’s Day
November 13 Caregiver Appreciation Day 13 Friday the 13th 13 Sadie Hawkins Day
November 19 Great American Smokeout – third Thursday
November 20 Universal Children’s Day  
November 26 Thanksgiving Day – fourth Thursday
November 27 Black Friday – day after Thanksgiving
November 29 Advent begins Daily November holidays and special days
DecemberDecember 7 Pearl Harbor Day
December 10 Chanukah lasts 8 days
December 12 Poinsettia Day
December 13 Friday the 13th
December 21 Winter Solstice (shortest day of the year)
December 23 Festivus – for the rest of us!
December 25 Christmas
December 26Kwanzaa
December 27 National Fruitcake Day
December 28 Boxing Day – date can vary
December 31 New Year’s Eve Daily December holidays and special days

List of Most Popular Gift Giving Days

Most of the time, you don’t need any date or day to give a gift. People can share gifts for every tiny occassions or moments to cherish them forever or spreading the love in between.

But here are some days; people prepares themselves upfront for the gift –

  1. Birthdays
  2. Wedding Anniversaries
  3. Friendship Day
  4. Valentines Day
  5. Wedding Day
  6. Christmas Day (For Christians)
  7. Graduation Day
  8. Eid Day or Puja (For Hindu & Muslims)
  9. Yom Kippur (Jewish People)

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