While December is home to wonderful holidays and observances from the quirky to the traditional, it is also National Human Rights Month, National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month, and Worldwide Food Service Safety Month. It is a perfect month to bring awareness to important causes, and encourage giving and outpouring of support for issues that may not be at the top of our minds.  

In addition to Hannukah (to celebrate the Festival of Lights) Christmas (to celebrate the birth of Christ) and Kwanzaa (passing down African cultural heritage through feasts, storytelling, crafts) , December holidays and observances include several days of remembrance including Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance (December 7th) and National Wreaths Across America Day (December 17th). And let’s not forget Santa’s List Day (December 4th), Walt Disney Day (December 6th) and Gingerbread Decorating Day (December 12) among others.

You also won’t be at a loss to end the month with holidays including National Champagne Day, New Year’s Eve and World Peace Meditation Day on December 31. 

Many of these celebrations, holidays and observances pair perfectly with flowers and decor  but really any day you want to show someone you care is perfect. While you are at it, make a list of birthdays and Anniversaries to send flowers to those special people on your list! If they happen to be in South Florida, give Eden Florist a Call so we can help you “second happy that emotion!”

Here is a partial list of December Holidays, Observances and Celebrations – all good opportunities to send flowers, of course!  

Dec 1

National Christmas Lights Day 

Dec 2

My Birthday!

National Bartender Day

Dec 4

National Cookie Day

 Dec 5

International Volunteer Day

Dec 7

National Joy Day

National Letter Writing Day

Dec 9

Christmas Card Day

Dec 10

Nobel Prize Day

Dec 11

National App Day

Dec 12

National Poinsettia Day

Worldwide Candle Lighting Day

Dec 14

More Good Today Day

Dec 15

National Re-Gifting Day

Dec 16

Day of Reconciliation

Dec 17

National Ugly Sweater DayWreaths Across America Day

Dec 18

Twins Day

Bake Cookies Day

Hanukkah (through December 26)

Dec 19

National Heroes and Heroines Day

Dec 20

Go Caroling Day

Dec 21

Winter Solstice

Blue Christmas

Look on the Bright Side Day

National Crossword Puzzle Day

Humbug Day

National Short Girl Appreciation Day

Dec 22

National Cookie Exchange Day

Forefathers Day

Dec 23


Christmas Movie Marathon Day

National Roots Day

Dec 24

Christmas Eve

National Eggnog Day

Last Minute Shopper’s Day

Dec 25

Christmas Day

National Pumpkin Pie Day

Dec 26

Kwanzaa (through January 1)

National Boxing Day

National Homeowners Day

Day of Goodwill

Candy Cane Day

Dec 27

Fruitcake Day

Dec 28 

National Download Day

National Call a Friend Day

Dec 29 

Tick Tock Day

Dec 30

National Resolution Planning Day

Dec 31

National Champagne Day

New Year’s Eve

World Peace Meditation Day