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Christmas Eve in India

Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.

Christmas tree section on white.
Christmas trees are decorated with baubles, lights and tinsel during the Christmas season.
Christmas trees are decorated with baubles, lights and tinsel during the Christmas season.
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About Christmas Eve

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Christmas Eve Observances

Note: Individuals can take a limited number of restricted holidays but government offices and most businesses remain open. This system gives individuals the flexibility to take time off to celebrate a holiday within India's vast religious and cultural society.

Holiday currently only shown for years 2005–2017.

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriDec 242010Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
SatDec 242011Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
MonDec 242012Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
TueDec 242013Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
WedDec 242014Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
ThuDec 242015Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
SatDec 242016Christmas EveRestricted Holiday
SunDec 242017Christmas EveRestricted Holiday

Quick Facts

Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.

Christmas Eve 2016

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Christmas Eve 2017

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Note: Individuals can take a limited number of restricted holidays but government offices and most businesses remain open. This system gives individuals the flexibility to take time off to celebrate a holiday within India's vast religious and cultural society.

List of dates for other years

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