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Winter Holidays

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  1. 3. Who is never mentioned in "The Night Before Christmas?'
  2. 4. Which state was the last to declare Christmas a legal holiday?
  3. 6. In Holland, Santa fills these
  4. 9. Takes place on the shortest day of the year.
  5. 12. In England, what Holiday takes place the day after Christmas?
  6. 15. What is the traditional New Year's Eve song that is sung after midnight?
  7. 16. Named after a U.S. ambassador to Mexico, who introduced this to the United States from Mexico in 1829.
  8. 17. What kind of bird has "gone away" in the song Winter Wonderland?
  9. 18. Where was I when I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus?
  10. 19. Gold brings you wealth, red brings you luck. This year I fall on February 19.
  11. 20. On every street corner you hear______.
  12. 23. Canada was the first country to issue a Christmas ______.
  13. 25. What does the word "Advent" mean?
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  1. 1. The festival of lights, candles lit left to right, three blessings said on the first night.
  2. 2. Which cultural group in the United States observes Three Kings Day?
  3. 5. In which ancient civilization, during the winter holidays did slaves ordered their masters around and children were in charge of their parents?
  4. 7. Which State produces the most of the nations Christmas Trees?
  5. 8. Happy Kwanzaa! I am one, symbolizing the unity of many.
  6. 10. What parade was first held on January 1, 1886?
  7. 11. In Greece these goblins appear only during the 12-day period between Christmas and Epiphany.
  8. 13. Who said, "We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup."
  9. 14. In Germany, what do Christians call a Christmas tree?
  10. 19. Conspiracy theorists claim that Santa's iconic crimson and white ensemble actually originated with a marketing scheme by______ in the 1930's.
  11. 21. In what country does St. Nicholas visit each house twice?
  12. 22. In which two Gospels do we find the Christmas Story? Matthew and
  13. 23. What is the French equivalent to Santa Claus?
  14. 24. Its not Santa who delivers gifts to children in Italy, but the _______.