Christmastide 2020


When is Christmastide 2020?

Christmastide 2020 starts on Friday, December 25, 2020 (in 144 days) and ends on Tuesday, January 5th 2021 (in 155 days).  Calendar for 2020

What is Christmastide?

Festive atmosphere during Christmastide. Photo: flickr.com/photos/120374925@N06/16139480566Festive atmosphere during Christmastide
Christmastide ("Christmas time"), more commonly called The Twelve Days of Christmas and sometimes referred to as Twelvetide ("Twelve time"), is the festive Christmas season celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. It starts on Christmas Day, December 25, considered the "First Day of Christmas", and ends on January 5 of the following year, on Epiphany Eve (also known as Twelfth Night).

Christmastide encompasses a number of important religious and secular celebrations, including Christmas Day on December 25, St. Stephen's Day/Boxing Day on December 26, Childermas (or the Feast of the Holy Innocents) on December 28, New Year's Eve on December 31, New Year's Day on January 1, and Epiphany Eve (Twelfth Night) on the evening of January 5. However, Christmas Eve on December 24 and Epiphany on January 6 are not part of Christmastide.

Christmastide follows the Advent season and is followed by Epiphanytide ("Epiphany time"), the season of Epiphany.

While for most Western Christian churches Christmastide falls on the dates listed on this page, for some Christian denominations it begins very late on Christmas Eve, while for others it starts on December 26 and last until January 6 of the following year or even further (ie. longer than twelve days).

Further reading: Christmastide on Wikipedia

When is Christmastide 2021?

Christmastide 2021 starts on Saturday, December 25, 2021 (in 509 days) and ends on Wednesday, January 5th 2022 (in 520 days).  Calendar for 2021

Dates for Christmastide from 2015 to 2025

The next occurrence of Christmastide is marked in red.

Year Christmastide starts on Christmastide ends on
Christmastide 2015      Friday, December 25, 2015      Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Christmastide 2016      Sunday, December 25, 2016      Thursday, January 5, 2017
Christmastide 2017      Monday, December 25, 2017      Friday, January 5, 2018
Christmastide 2018      Tuesday, December 25, 2018      Saturday, January 5, 2019
Christmastide 2019      Wednesday, December 25, 2019      Sunday, January 5, 2020
Christmastide 2020      Friday, December 25, 2020      Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Christmastide 2021      Saturday, December 25, 2021      Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Christmastide 2022      Sunday, December 25, 2022      Thursday, January 5, 2023
Christmastide 2023      Monday, December 25, 2023      Friday, January 5, 2024
Christmastide 2024      Wednesday, December 25, 2024      Sunday, January 5, 2025
Christmastide 2025      Thursday, December 25, 2025      Monday, January 5, 2026
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Christian (and related)
Advent
Advent Sunday
All Hallows' Eve
All Hallows' Day
All Saints' Day
All Souls' Day
Ascension Day
Ash Wednesday
Black Saturday
Boxing Day
Bright Saturday
Bright Week
Candlemas
Christmas
Christmas Day
Christmas Eve
Christmastide
Corpus Christi
Easter
Easter Day
Easter Eve
Easter Friday
Easter Monday
Easter Tuesday
Easter Saturday
Easter Sunday
Eastertide
Easter Week
Easter Weekend
Epiphany
Epiphany Eve
Fat Tuesday
First day of Lent
Good Friday
Halloween
Holy Friday
Holy Saturday
Holy Thursday
Holy Week
Jesus' Birthday
Lazarus Saturday
Lent
Mardi Gras
Maundy Thursday
Orthodox Easter
Palm Sunday
Pancake Day
Pancake Tuesday
Pascha
Pentecost
Pentecost Sunday
Pentecost Monday
Shrove Monday
Shrove Tuesday
St. Andrew's Day
St. David's Day
St. George's Day
St. Patrick's Day
St. Stephen's Day
Theophany
Three Kings Day
Trinity Sunday
Twelve Days of Christmas
Twelfth Night
Whit Sunday
Whit Monday
US federal holidays
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day (MLK Day)
Presidents' Day
    (Washington's Birthday)
Memorial Day
Independence Day (4th of July)
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Canadian holidays
Canadian Thanksgiving

Australian holidays
ANZAC Day

The seasons
Spring
Vernal equinox (spring equinox,
March equinox)
Summer
Summer solstice (June solstice)
Autumn / Fall
Autumn equinox (fall equinox,
September equinox)
Winter
Winter solstice (December solstice)

Other days
April Fools Day
Armed Forces Day
Black Friday
Buy Nothing Day
Cinco de Mayo
Constitution Day
Cyber Monday
Daylight Saving Time
Day of the Dead
Día de los Muertos
Earth Day
Election Day
Father's Day
Flag Day
Giving Tuesday
Grandparents' Day
Groundhog Day
Halloween
Indigenous Peoples' Day
International Women's Day
Mother's Day
Native American Day
New Year's Day
New Year's Eve
Panic Saturday (Super Saturday)
Parents' Day
Star Wars Day
Samhain
Small Business Saturday
Summer time
Super Saturday (Panic Saturday)
Teacher Appreciation Day
Teacher Appreciation Week
Valentine's Day
World Environment Day
World Teachers' Day

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