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Weird Holidays in December

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Looking for something unexpected to do this December? 

Well, look no further! 

There’s a wild and wacky reason to celebrate every day this month. 

Check out these unusual and weird holidays in December!

Weird Holidays in December

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Unusual and Weird Holidays in December

December 1 – National Pie Day

December 2 – Business of Popping Corn Day

December 3 – Make A Gift Day

December 4 – International Sweater Vestival

Break out your sweater vests, everyone!

Recognize this zany holiday by sporting your favorite sweater vest.

Organize a neighborhood or school “vestival” with your friends and family to get all involved in the celebration!

Weird Holidays in December

December 5 – Earmuff Day

December 6 – National Microwave Oven Day

December 7 – National Cotton Candy Day

December 8 – National Christmas Tree Day

December 9 – National Llama Day

December 10 – Dewey Decimal System Day

On this day honor Melvin Dewey, who was the creator of the Dewey Decimal System.

This organizational system is used in over 200,000 libraries across the world to keep books in order.

Well, thank you, Melvil!

Weird Holidays in December

December 11 – Official Lost and Found Day

December 12 – National Ding-A-Ling Day

December 13 – National Day of the Horse

December 14 – Monkey Day

December 15 – National Wear Your Pearls Day

December 16 – National Chocolate Covered Anything Day

December 17 – National Maple Syrup Day

December 18 – National Wear A Plunger on Your Head Day

We’re not really sure how this silly holiday got started, but it is surely something to commemorate!

Observe this day by putting a plunger on your head (it’s obviously best to make sure it is a brand new plunger) and then take a picture to remember. 

Weird Holidays in December

December 19 – National Wreaths Across America Day

December 20 – Go Caroling Day

December 21 – Don’t Make Your Bed Day

December 22 – National Cookie Exchange Day

December 23 – National Pfeffernüsse Day

What’s a Pfeffernüsse, you ask?

Well, it is a small peppernut cookie popular in Central Europe.

Celebrate this day by baking and eating your own Pfeffernüsse.

Weird Holidays in December

December 24 – National Egg Nog Day

December 25 – No “L” Day

This wacky day is a pun on the word “noel”. 

Partake in this unique holiday by leaving out the letter “L” in all of your talking and texting today. 

That should be cha’’enging and si’’y, at the same time!

December 26 – National Whiner’s Day

December 27 – Visit the Zoo Day

December 28 – National Card Playing Day

December 29 – National Pepper Pot Day

Also known as Philadelphia Pepper Pot Soup, this delicious gumbo was served in 1777 to George Washington and his troops. 

Although not as popular as it once was, Pepper Pot Soup still has its own day of observance.

December 30 – Festival of Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

December 31 – Make Up Your Mind Day

Wacky and Weird Holidays in December

Which of these crazy holidays are you looking forward to?

Remember, you don’t have to choose just one!

Celebrating National Pie Day in a sweater vest while eating Pfeffernüsse is definitely on our list.

This may be the best December yet!

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