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Christmas
Micronesia

Christmas 2020, 2021 and 2022 in Micronesia

Christmas in Micronesia is celebrated with a public holiday every 25 December, as it is in a majority of countries around the world. This Christian festivity commemorates the birth of Jesus, and is part of a 22-28 day season in the Christian calendar known as Advent.

YearDateDayHoliday
202025 DecFriChristmas Day
202125 DecSatChristmas Day
202225 DecSunChristmas Day
26 DecMonChristmas Holiday
202325 DecMonChristmas Day
202425 DecWedChristmas Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

On Christmas Eve, Roman Catholics generally attend midnight mass. Protestants normally go to church on Christmas Day and spend most of the day there in very long worship services. Small gifts are often given out during these services. A big Christmas feast typically follows the church service.

On the island of Kosrae, there is a tradition of “Christmas marching” where people sing and take part in march competitions at church. There is also an event where “Santa” tosses candy to kids and adults who line the streets.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
201925 DecWedChristmas Day
201825 DecTueChristmas Day
201725 DecMonChristmas Day