Holiday Card-Sending Statistics

  1. 1.2 billion
    (includes boxed & individual cards)
  2. 131 million
    (without classroom valentines)
  3. 118 million
  4. 74 million
  5. 44 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.

Holidays

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.

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August Holidays

  • Aug 7Friendship Day
  • Aug 7Sisters' Day
Birthstone: Peridot    Flower: Gladiolus

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.