Holiday Card-Sending Statistics

  1. 1.2 billion
    (includes boxed & individual cards)
  2. 131 million
    (without classroom valentines)
  3. 120 million
  4. 80 million
  5. 49 million
  6. 19 million
  7. 14 million

Holidays & Occasions

Welcome to your source for background, facts and Hallmark product information about upcoming holidays, as well as special occasions and any day moments.

Upcoming Holidays & Occasions

Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day
Whether it's fun, flirtation or romance that Feb. 14 brings, Hallmark provides creative options for everyone celebrating Valentine's Day.
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year
Although its origins are ancient, today Chinese New Year is the longest, most celebrated event in Chinese communities around the world. 2016 is the Year of the Monkey.


Please note: Dates provided indicate the first full day of the holiday. The observance of Jewish and Muslim holidays begins at sunset of the previous day.

February 2016

February Holidays

Birthstone: Amethyst    Flower: Violet

Fun Fact

The first Hallmark Hall of Fame production, Amahl and the Night Visitors, aired in 1951 and was the first original opera created for television.