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Planning for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa

As our year draws to a close, many are celebrating preparing celebrations for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.

Christmas and Kwanzaa are celebrated on the same dates each year, while the dates for Hanukkah change from year to year. Kwanzaa begins on December 26th and ends on January 1st of 2024. Explore our holiday fact sheet on Kwanzaa.

While many Christians will celebrate Christmas on December 25th, Orthodox Christians will celebrate on January 7th, and the Armenian Apostolic Church will celebrate on January 6th.  Learn more from this year’s holiday fact sheet on Christmas.

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah will begin on the evening of December 7th and end on the evening of December 15th. For more information on the celebration of Hanukkah, visit our Hanukkah Fact Sheet!

To help you plan for the many questions that may arise as you accommodate the holidays this season, visit our December Dilemma Fact Sheet.

It has been a pleasure supporting your efforts to respect religious diversity throughout 2023 and we look forward to continuing to do so in 2024. For more resources, visit our Workplace Resources page or reach out to us with any questions you may have about addressing the holidays this season.