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Holiday Histories

Are you ready to decorate your home for the holiday season? From your tree to villages and nativity scenes, our resource page has everything that you need to have your home looking festive.

History of Hanukkah

Learn about the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights.

History of Hanukkah

History of Valentine's Day

Fall in love with the history of Valentine's Day.

History of Valentine's Day

History of St. Patrick's Day

Discover why we celebrate this Irish holiday.

History of St. Patrick's Day

History of Easter

Why bunnies and chocolates?

History of Easter

History of Earth Day

Dig into the origins of Earth Day.

History of Earth Day

History of Mother's Day

We all know mothers are the best! But, where did the holiday start?

History of Mother's Day

History of Father's Day

Find out why we celebrate our amazing dads!

History of Father's Day

History of Flag Day

The history of why Old Glory has its own special day.

History of Flag Day

History of Fourth of July

Why we celebrate Independence Day.

History of Fourth of July

History of Sweetest Day

Get all the sugary details.

History of Sweetest Day

History of Halloween

Don't be scared of how Halloween came to be!

History of Halloween

History of Thanksgiving

Learn about the origins of why we celebrate Thanksgiving.

History of Thanksgiving