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Saint Nicholas Day in Hungary

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.
St. Nicholas is known to be a bringer of gifts.
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About Saint Nicholas Day

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Saint Nicholas Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
MonDec 62010Saint Nicholas DayObservance
TueDec 62011Saint Nicholas DayObservance
ThuDec 62012Saint Nicholas DayObservance
FriDec 62013Saint Nicholas DayObservance
SatDec 62014Saint Nicholas DayObservance
SunDec 62015Saint Nicholas DayObservance
TueDec 62016Saint Nicholas DayObservance
WedDec 62017Saint Nicholas DayObservance
ThuDec 62018Saint Nicholas DayObservance
FriDec 62019Saint Nicholas DayObservance
SunDec 62020Saint Nicholas DayObservance

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.

Saint Nicholas Day 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Saint Nicholas Day 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in December 2016 in Hungary

Fun Holidays on December 6, 2016

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