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Translating: What’s on the calendar in December?
French: Quel est le calendrier en décembre?
German: Was steht im Dezember auf dem Kalender?
Russian: Что на календаре в декабре?
Spanish: ¿Qué hay en el calendario en diciembre?
Swedish: Vad finns i kalendern i december?

December 1 Lydia’s Feast Day (Cape Town, South Africa)

December 5 International Volunteer Day

December 5 World Soil Day

December 6 Foundation of QuitoEcuador (1534)

December 6 Independence Day in Finland

December 7 International Civil Aviation Day

December 10 Terra Madre Day (also see Slow Food)

December 10 Human Rights Day

December 11 International Mountain Day

December 12 Guadalupe Day
Basilica (Mexico City)

December 13 Geminids Meteor Shower

December 18 International Migrants Day

December 21 or 22 Solstice

December 23 Radish Night (Mexico)

December 25 Christmas Day

December 26 Boxing Day
Second Day of Christmas

December 28 Día de los Inocentes, Mexico (equivalent to April Fool’s Day in the USA)

December 31 New Year’s Eve

National Park Service
December Theme
The servicewide messaging calendar helps the entire National Park Service community nationwide—parks, partners, and programs—share the same messages throughout the year amplifying our voice. Everyone is welcome to participate and join the celebrations, commemorations, and discussions. These pages are updated throughout the year, so check back for more guidance, ideas, and resources.

Translating: What’s on the calendar in December?
Spanish: ¿Qué hay en el calendario en diciembre?
German: Was steht im Diciembre auf dem Kalender?


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