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

Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year
Although its origins are ancient, today Chinese New Year is the longest, most celebrated event in Chinese communities around the world. 2015 is the Year of the Sheep.
Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day
Whether it's fun, flirtation or romance that Feb. 14 brings, Hallmark provides creative options for everyone celebrating Valentine's Day.


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.

January 2015

January Holidays

Birthstone: Garnet    Flower: Carnation

Fun Fact

Eighteen-year-old entrepreneur J.C. Hall founded Hallmark in 1910 with little more than two shoeboxes full of postcards. Read more about J.C. Hall.