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Dec28 Fun Holiday – Card Playing Day

Tired of all the holiday activities? Need a break before the New Year fun begins? Get your family and friends together for a quiet and fun night in on Card Playing Day.

Family playing cards in kitchen.

Play a few card games today.

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Held annually on December 28, the day celebrates card games and aims to bring together family and friends after a busy holiday season.

How to Celebrate?

  • Learn a new card game.
  • Host a card game night. Keep it simple, get take-out or pop a few frozen pizzas in the oven and get playing.

Did You Know…

…that the earliest known records of playing cards exist from the 9th century during the Tang Dynasty in China?

Card Playing Day Observances

Fun Holiday: Card Playing Day Observances
YearWeekdayDateName
2020MonDec 28Card Playing Day
2021TueDec 28Card Playing Day
2022WedDec 28Card Playing Day
2023ThuDec 28Card Playing Day
2024SatDec 28Card Playing Day
2025SunDec 28Card Playing Day
2026MonDec 28Card Playing Day
2027TueDec 28Card Playing Day
2028ThuDec 28Card Playing Day
2029FriDec 28Card Playing Day

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