25 Intriguing Holiday Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know About

Posted by , Updated on December 13, 2016

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From Christmas to Hanukkah and Kwanzaa to Boxing Day, the Holiday season is a special time of year that is often looked forward to by many. Read ahead to learn some of the most interesting facts about these Holidays that you may have not known before! Here are 25 Intriguing Holiday Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know About.

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The UPS delivers 20 billion cards and packages throughout the Holiday season.

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24

The Löschner family of Germany has the largest nutcracker collection, amassing over 4,000 of the wooden toys!

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The first candy cane is said to have been created in Germany in the 1600's. Nowadays, almost two billion candy canes are produced for the Holidays.

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22

The world's largest gingerbread man weighs 466 pounds!

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Each year, 33 million real Christmas trees are sold. That's not even counting artificial trees!

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