Holiday & event calendar
Take a look at the calendar for all the holidays and other events when you could draw names and exchange gifts.
4 November 2021
Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals. Homes are decorated with lights to celebrate it, both inside and outside.
28 November 2021
This Jewish festival of lights lasts for eight days and is celebrated by lighting the Chanukah candles every evening.
5 December 2021
Not only children celebrate St Nicholas Day on 5 December. Adults also draw names to exchange gifts with each other.
25 December 2021
New Year’s Eve
31 December 2021
Say farewell to the old and ring in the new with Dutch doughnuts, champagne, sparklers and the people you love.
14 February 2022
13 and 14 February are all about love. Celebrate Galentine’s day or Valentine’s Day and draw names to exchange gifts.
21 February 2022
St Piter is said to be St Nicholas’ brother. He always visits the Frisian village of Grouw on the Saturday before his birthday.
17 April 2022
Easter has many traditions and customs. A new tradition is to have a Secret Easter Bunny gift exchange with family and friends!
3 May 2022
8 May 2022
The second Sunday in May is Mother's Day, the perfect time to show some love for your mother!
19 June 2022
The third Sunday in June is Father's Day, the day to show your father the appreciation he deserves!