85 Ideas for December Holidays

by Liz Crider Huff Second Street

Monthly Holidays in December

National Tie Month

  • Best Ties Photo Gallery
  • Which Type of Tie Should You Wear? Quiz

Quiz for National Tie Month

Daily Holidays in December

December 1

Eat a Red Apple Day

  • What Kind of Apple are You? Quiz
  • Apple for the Teacher – Top Teacher Ballot

December 2

Start of Hanukkah

December 3

Roof Over Your Head Day

Quiz for Roof Over Your Head Day

December 4

World Wildlife Conservation Day

  • Local Wildlife Photo Gallery
  • How Much Do You Know about the Environment? Quiz (turnkey available)

Photo Gallery for World Wildlife Conservation Day

Cookie Day

  • Cookie Recipe Photo Contest
  • What Type of Cookie Are You? Quiz
  • Best Cookies in [City] Ballot
  • Best Type of Cookie Poll
  • Win a Year of Cookies! Sweepstakes

December 5

Bathtub Party Day

December 7

Bartender Appreciation Day

  • Would You Be a Good Bartender? Quiz
  • Test Your Beer Knowledge Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Best Drinks Photo Contest
  • Best Bartender Ballot

Ballot for National Bartender Appreciation Day

December 8

Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day

Quiz for Time Traveler Day

December 10

World Choral Day

December 11

Have a Bagel Day

  • Free Bagels for a Year Sweepstakes
  • Bagels or Donuts? Poll
  • Best Bagels in [City] Ballot
  • Which Bagel are You? Quiz

December 12

Start of Hanukkah

  • Share Your Hanukkah Photos Gallery
  • Can We Guess What Your Go To Hanukkah Food Is? Quiz (turnkey available)

Quiz for Hanukkah

December 15

Cupcake Day

  • Cupcakes for a Year Giveaway
  • Which Flavor of Cupcake are You? Quiz
  • Best Cupcakes in [City] Name
  • Best Way to Eat a Cupcake? Poll

December 16

Chocolate Covered Anything Day

  • Test Your Chocolate Knowledge Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Best Chocolate Desserts Ballot
  • What’s Your Chocolate Personality? Quiz

Quiz for Chocolate Covered Anything Day

December 18

Bake Cookies Day

  • Best Holiday Cookie Recipe Ballot
  • Holiday Cookie Photo Contest
  • What Type of Cookie Are You? Quiz
  • What’s the Best Type of Cookies Poll

Photo Contest for Bake Cookies Day

December 20

Sangria Day

Wine Quiz

Games Day

  • What’s Your Favorite Board Game? Poll
  • Family Game Night Photo Contest
  • What’s the Perfect Game for You? Quiz

December 21

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

  • Show Us Your Ugly Sweaters Photo Contest
  • What’s Your Ugly Sweater Fashion Style? Quiz
  • Best Ugly Christmas Sweater Ballot

Photo Contest for Ugly Sweater Day

Don’t Make Your Bed Day

  • Messy Bedroom Photo Contest
  • What’s Your Sleep Style? Quiz
  • New Mattress Giveaway

Mattress Giveaway for Don't Make Your Bed Day

December 25

Pumpkin Pie Day

  • Best Pumpkin Pie Recipe Ballot
  • What’s Your Pumpkin Pie-Q? Quiz

Christmas

Photo Contest for Christmas

December 26

Boxing Day

  • Test Your Boxing Day Trivia Quiz
  • Are You Celebrating Boxing Day? Poll

Candy Cane Day

  • Candy Cane Trivia Quiz
  • Do You Like Candy Canes? Poll
  • Candy Cane Cuties Photo Contest

December 27

Visit the Zoo Day

  • What We Saw at the Zoo Photo Contest
  • Best of the Zoo Ballot
  • What’s the Must-See Animal at the Zoo? Poll
  • Win Tickets to the Zoo Sweepstakes
  • What Should You Visit at the Zoo?

Quiz for Visit the Zoo Day

December 28

Card Playing Day

  • Are You a Poker Stud? Quiz
  • Can You Name These Classic Card Games? Quiz
  • What’s Your Favorite Cards Game to Play? Poll

Quizzes are Perfect for Casinos

December 30

Bacon Day

  • How Big of a Bacon-Lover Are You? Quiz
  • Best Bacon-Inspired Recipes Ballot
  • For the Love of Bacon Photo Contest

December 31

New Year’s Eve

  • Where Should You Spend New Year’s Eve? Poll
  • New Year’s Eve Trivia Quiz (turnkey available)
  • What Should Your New Year’s Resolution Be? Quiz (turnkey available)
  • Ringing in the New Year Photo Contest

Poll for New Year's Eve

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