Holiday Card-Sending Statistics

  1. 1.4 billion
    (includes boxed & individual cards)
  2. 142 million
    (without classroom valentines)
  3. 135 million
  4. 86 million
  5. 52 million
  6. 19 million
  7. 14 million
  8. 5 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.

Christmas Media Guide 2014

Upcoming Holidays & Occasions

Hanukkah
Hanukkah
The joyous eight-day festival of Hanukkah celebrated by the Jewish community begins this year at sundown Dec. 16.
Christmas
Christmas
Anticipation for the Christmas season starts building early, and Hallmark offers many ways to celebrate the magic of the holidays.
Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa
This seven-day celebration of African-American heritage, community, family and culture is based on the rituals of African harvest festivals.
New Year's
New Year's
New Year's Day is the oldest and most universal holiday. And New Year’s Eve is considered the largest one-day party event of the year.

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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December Holidays

Birthstone: Turquoise    Flower: Narcissus

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.