Printable Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2023

Use this free, printable Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2023 as a resource to learn more about holidays and celebrations of countries and cultures from all over the world. Great for schools, preschools and community groups.

Celebrations around the world calendar of dates 2023

Printable Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2023

Our list of celebrations is sorted by month and includes 101 diverse holidays including cultural festivals, religious festivals, international days that raise awareness of social and environmental issues, and even a few just-for-fun days. The choice of days is guided by those that are most likely to be of interest to children which makes this list a great planning tool for teachers and educators across schools, daycare and homeschool settings.

Each celebration is listed with the holiday date for 2023. For multi-day events, the date listed is the commencement date of festivities.

You can find the link and full printing instructions below for the calendar at the bottom of this article. 

Why include celebrations from around the world in your classroom or homeschool program?

Engaging students of all ages in learning about world holidays and celebrations is a fabulous way to help children expand their cultural understanding of the world beyond their own home, family and local community.

Through this exposure children gain greater respect for and acceptance of different cultures, and develop empathy for other people and their ideas, and a carefully planned program of learning activities can help students to see that no matter our differences, we also have much in common with people from different cultures.

Suggestions for how to use the world holidays calendar

• Choose the holidays that are most relevant to your students and engage students in researching the country, religion, culture or customs related to the celebration,

• Plan a fun day of learning activities inspired by a chosen celebration.

• Hang a printed copy of the calendar in your classroom or service to create awareness among the children and their families.

Celebrations around the world calendar 2023

You may also like to pair the Celebrations Around the World Calendar with your choice of the following resources;

• Our free, printable Holidays Around the World worksheets explore a vast range of holidays from different cultures including Diwali, Hanukkah and both Chinese and Japanese New Years.

• Our free, printable Holidays Around the World Interactive Notebook or Lapbook invites students to take a closer look at six international holidays including Kwanzaa, Las Posadas and St. Lucia Day.

• Our Around the World in 40 Books booklist shares a fabulous collection of stories representing different countries and cultures from all over the world.

• Our collection of six Christmas Around the World Worksheets exploring how Christmas is celebrated in a diverse selection of countries from all across the globe.

• Our big list of Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World provides lots of insight into how the Christmas holiday is celebrated in different countries and cultures.

Download Instructions: Celebrations Around the World Calendar

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