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Christmas Eve in Hungary

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.

Is Christmas Eve a Public Holiday?

Christmas Eve is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuDec 24Christmas EveNational holiday
2016SatDec 24Christmas EveObservance, Christian
2017SunDec 24Christmas EveObservance, Christian
2018MonDec 24Christmas EveNational holiday
2019TueDec 24Christmas EveNational holiday
2020ThuDec 24Christmas EveNational holiday
2021FriDec 24Christmas EveObservance, Christian
2022SatDec 24Christmas EveObservance, Christian
2023SunDec 24Christmas EveObservance, Christian
2024TueDec 24Christmas EveObservance, Christian
2025WedDec 24Christmas EveObservance, Christian

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