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.
Kwanzaa celebrates African-American culture and is celebrated from December 26 through January 1. Kwanzaa is a Swahili word that means, "first fruits of the harvest," and the Holiday celebrates seven important principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith.
The average American spends almost $800 on Holiday shopping.
US shoppers spend five billion dollars on Christmas gifts for pets!
17.5 million sufganiyot (donuts) are enjoyed in Israel during Hanukkah. Enjoying the sweet treat during the Holidays commemorates the miracle of oil.
Hanukkah is a "floating Holiday," meaning that it's celebrated on different dates every year.
Keep reading to see which holidays are not floating.