Holiday Card-Sending Statistics

  1. 1.4 billion
    (includes boxed & individual cards)
  2. 132 million
    (without classroom valentines)
  3. 120 million
  4. 80 million
  5. 49 million
  6. 19 million
  7. 14 million

Holidays & Occasions

Welcome to your source for background, facts and Hallmark product information about upcoming holidays, as well as special occasions and any day moments.

Upcoming Holidays & Occasions

Mother's Day
Mother's Day
Hallmark offers many thoughtful ways to celebrate Mom on her special day.
National Nurses Day
National Nurses Day
Recognizing nurses and other caregivers is the theme of the holiday recognized on May 6.


Please note: Dates provided indicate the first full day of the holiday. The observance of Jewish and Muslim holidays begins at sunset of the previous day.

May 2015

May Holidays

Birthstone: Emerald    Flower: Lily of the Valley

Fun Fact

The work of legendary artists and writers like Grandma Moses, Saul Steinberg, Maya Angelou, Andrew Wyeth, Salvador Dali, and Norman Rockwell has appeared on Hallmark cards.