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BOXING DAY

When is Boxing Day in 2021?

Boxing Day in 2021 is on the Sunday, 26th of Dec (12/26/2021).

Boxing Day is on the 360th day of 2021. There are 5 days left in the year.

Boxing Day Facts

  • Date: Dec 26, 2021
  • Religious
  • Also Called:
  • Celebrations: Shopping, Outdoor Sports, Donation
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Boxing Day is celebrated on 26th December or on the first weekday after Christmas. Boxing Day is a public holiday in Australia, Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, UK and in other countries with a mainly Christian population. This is a day to open the Christmas box and share the gifts with the poor.

It is believed that the Boxing Day started in England, in the middle of the nineteenth century, under Queen Victoria. This was a way for the upper class to give gifts in any form to the lower class people. On this day the Priests used to open the church's charity boxes and distribute them among the poor.

To keep the practice of Boxing Day alive, nowadays many people donate their time, services, and money to the people in need. On this day tradesmen (Servant, Sweeper, Milkman etc) collect their Christmas gifts in return of their good service throughout the year. Families get together, watch sports and play outdoor games and do lots of shopping on this day. Most shops open on Boxing Day to start the New Year sales.

Boxing Day Observances

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Canada in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
SundaySunFeb 14, 2021Feb 14Valentine's Day
MondayMonFeb 15, 2021Feb 15Flag Day
MondayMonFeb 15, 2021Feb 15Family Day (AB, BC, SK, ON)
MondayMonMar 08, 2021Mar 08Commonwealth Day
WednesdayWedMar 17, 2021Mar 17St. Patrick's Day
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SundaySunApr 04, 2021Apr 04Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
MondayMonMay 24, 2021May 24Victoria Day (Many regions)
ThursdayThuJul 01, 2021Jul 01Canada Day
MondayMonAug 02, 2021Aug 02Civic Holiday (Many regions)
MondayMonSep 06, 2021Sep 06Labour Day
MondayMonOct 11, 2021Oct 11Thanksgiving Day
SundaySunOct 31, 2021Oct 31Halloween
ThursdayThuNov 11, 2021Nov 11Remembrance Day (Many regions)
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 26Boxing Day (Many regions)