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Saint Nicholas Day in Germany

Quick Facts

St. Nicholas Day is celebrated on December 6 in many European countries, as well as areas across the world that boast a strong European influence.

Local names

NameLanguage
NikolaustagGerman
Saint Nicholas DayEnglish

Saint Nicholas Day 2014

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Saint Nicholas Day 2015

Sunday, December 6, 2015
List of dates for other years

St. Nicholas of Myra is a popular Christian Saint among children across Europe because of his reputation as a bringer of gifts. Both the North American Santa Claus and the British Father Christmas are legendary figures whose attributes derive from the myths surrounding St. Nicholas.

Santa Claus bag full of Christmas presents with Christmas lights.

St. Nicholas is known to be a bringer of gifts.

©iStockphoto.com/Dejan Ristovski

About Saint Nicholas Day

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Saint Nicholas Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
ThuDec 61990Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
FriDec 61991Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SunDec 61992Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
MonDec 61993Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
TueDec 61994Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
WedDec 61995Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
FriDec 61996Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SatDec 61997Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SunDec 61998Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
MonDec 61999Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
WedDec 62000Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
ThuDec 62001Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
FriDec 62002Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SatDec 62003Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
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TueDec 62005Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
WedDec 62006Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
ThuDec 62007Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SatDec 62008Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SunDec 62009Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
MonDec 62010Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
TueDec 62011Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
ThuDec 62012Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
FriDec 62013Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SatDec 62014Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
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TueDec 62016Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
WedDec 62017Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
ThuDec 62018Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
FriDec 62019Saint Nicholas DayObservance 
SunDec 62020Saint Nicholas DayObservance 

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