Holiday & event calendar
Take a look at the calendar for all the holidays and other events when you could draw names and exchange gifts.
18 June 2023
The third Sunday in June is Father's Day, the day to show your father the appreciation he deserves!
12 November 2023
Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals. Homes are decorated with lights to celebrate it, both inside and outside.
5 December 2023
Not only children celebrate St Nicholas Day on 5 December. Adults also draw names to exchange gifts with each other.
7 December 2023
This Jewish festival of lights lasts for eight days and is celebrated by lighting the Chanukah candles every evening.
25 December 2023
Christmas is possibly the best time of the year. Host a Secret Santa and draw names to exchange gifts with your friends, colleagues or family.
New Year’s Eve
31 December 2023
Say farewell to the old and ring in the new with Dutch doughnuts, champagne, sparklers and the people you love.
14 February 2024
13 and 14 February are all about love. Celebrate Galentine’s day or Valentine’s Day and draw names to exchange gifts.
21 February 2024
St Piter is said to be St Nicholas’ brother. He always visits the Frisian village of Grouw on the Saturday before his birthday.
31 March 2024
Easter has many traditions and customs. A new tradition is to have a Secret Easter Bunny gift exchange with family and friends!
9 April 2024
The end of Ramadan brings celebration. Drawing names and exchanging gifts (Secret Eid) is quickly becoming a new Eid al-Fitr tradition.
12 May 2024
The second Sunday in May is Mother's Day, the perfect time to show some love for your mother!