When Is Christmas Eve

What is Christmas Eve?

Christmas Eve is the evening of the day before Christmas. The day is considered to be a partial holiday or complete holiday. There is a belief that Christmas starts at the sunset of the day before Christmas when Jesus was born. This is a tradition which was adopted from the Jewish rituals. On this eve, churches conduct midnight masses.

Significance

This day is awaited by children all across the world as this is the day where Santa Clause brings their gifts. Christmas Eve is also considered to be the day where people give each other gifts. The day is  celebrated with loads of food and prayers to Jesus Christ.

American Observances