Holiday & event calendar

Take a look at the calendar for all the holidays and other events when you could draw names and exchange gifts.

Sugar Feast

4 June 2019

Draw names sugar feast

Ramadan fasting ends traditionally with Eid – the Sugar Feast. Now, people are also drawing names and exchanging gifts.

Diwali

27 October 2019

celebrate Diwali

Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals. Homes are decorated with lights to celebrate it, both inside and outside.

St Nicholas

5 December 2019

Draw Names St nicholas

Not only children celebrate St Nicholas Day on 5 December. Adults also draw names to exchange gifts with each other.

Chanukah

22 December 2019

Celebrate Chanukah

This Jewish festival of lights lasts for eight days and is celebrated by lighting the Chanukah candles every evening.

Christmas

25 December 2019

Draw Names for Christmas

Christmas is possibly the best time of the year. Draw names to exchange gifts with your friends, colleagues or family.

New Year’s Eve

31 December 2019

Celebrate New Year's eve

Say farewell to the old and ring in the new with Dutch doughnuts, champagne, sparklers and the people you love.

Valentine’s Day

14 February 2020

Draw Names Galentine's day

13 and 14 February are all about love. Celebrate Galentine’s day or Valentine’s Day and draw names to exchange gifts.

St Piter

21 February 2020

Draw names St Piter

St Piter is said to be St Nicholas’ brother. He always visits the Frisian village of Grouw on the Saturday before his birthday.

Easter

21 April 2020

Celebrate Easter

A few days at home or a couple of days away? It’s the perfect moment for a family outing to celebrate Easter.

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