A day of celebrating or remembering something important. Many people celebrate holidays with friends and family.
A Christian holiday on December 25. People may go to church, sing carols, and decorate a tree to celebrate.
(di-WALL-ee or di-VALL-ee)
A holiday celebrated mostly by Hindus. Many Diwali celebrations include sparklers.
A Jewish holiday that lasts eight days. This year it starts on December 8. It is also called the Festival of Lights.
An African-American holiday that lasts from December 26 to January 1. It is based on African holidays that celebrate the harvest.