Holidays

Major card sending holidays

Chinese New Year

Feb 08, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Feb 3, 2016
Whether it be the year of the dragon or the year of the mouse, Chinese New Year is always a time of great fortune – and great fortune cookies. Chinese New Year is a 15 day celebration during which people of Chinese ancestry let the good times roll by cooking up plenty of eggrolls and by sending Chinese New Year cards.... see more
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Easter

Mar 27, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Mar 22, 2016
Springtime is here, and what better way to recognize the changing of the season than to combine solemn religious ceremony with delicious chocolate bunnies? We’re talking Easter! The holiday commemorates what is arguably the most important event in Christian tradition, even if it is overshadowed a bit by a certain other... see more
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Passover

Apr 22-30, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Apr 26, 2016
From the banks of the Red Sea comes a holiday celebration of Biblical – make that Torahesque - proportions. It’ s Passover, the most important holiday of the Jewish month of Nisan (that’ s either March or April on modern calendars). The holiday commemorates the escape of the Hebrews from Egypt, named in honor of the... see more
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Administrative Professionals Day

Apr 27, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Apr 21, 2016
While most holidays are geared toward amateur celebrations, there’s one that’s clearly much more professional: Administrative Professionals’ Day! The holiday celebrates everyone in the workplace who contributes to the general administration of office tasks, and conducts themself professionally. It is scheduled every year... see more
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Mother's Day

May 08, 2016
Last day to send a card is Mon, May 2, 2016
The mother of all holidays, Mother's Day is a time for all of us to appreciate the most important person in our lives. Mother's Day comes every second Sunday of May, as the flowers begin to bloom again and the animals of the forest come out of hibernation. During this season, we take time to remember our mothers, who... see more
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Memorial Day

May 30, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, May 24, 2016
It’s a holiday at the end of May that is absolutely unforgettable: Memorial Day, a day whose solemn objective of remembrance is made more joyous by the thoughts of the summer barbecues and pool parties soon to follow. Scheduled to occur the last Monday of every May, it has traditionally been a celebration in honor of... see more
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Ramadan

Jun 06 - Jul 05, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Jun 29, 2016
It’s a whole month of Muslim commemoration: Ramadan! Ramadan changes every year in relation to the western calendar, which means that it can happen in either the summer or winter. Ramadan is intended to serve as a period of reflection, and is a great time to send Eid Mubarak cards to those you care about. Ramadan... see more
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Father's Day

Jun 19, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Jun 14, 2016
It’s the holiday that comes to you with a pipe, a cardigan and a stern but loving smile: Father’s Day. Father’s day is a time for everyone to show a little love for their old man, and we’re here to help you find a Father’s day card with the perfect message. After all, how can we not have a soft spot for the one person in... see more
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Independence Day (Fourth of July)

Jul 04, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Jun 28, 2016
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for a people to blow up an obscene amount of fireworks, celebrate the country’s heritage, and perhaps throw a kickin’ barbecue, you know it’s time for Fourth of July (commonly referred to as the 4th of July). We in the United States hold these truths self evident;... see more
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Sister's Day

Aug 07, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Aug 2, 2016
It’s a day you shouldn’t miss: the day to celebrate your sis! Sisters’ Day is a day for everyone with a sister or who is a sister to celebrate. Arriving every year on the first Sunday of every August, it’s the perfect time to set aside your sibling rivalry and kick back with your sympathetic sibling to sip some... see more
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Grandparent's Day

Sep 11, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Sep 6, 2016
It is perhaps one of the wisest holidays in existence, or at least the holiday with the most World War Two stories: Grandparents’ Day! It’s a day to honor both Grandmothers and Grandfathers, or anyone whose kids have gone on to have more kids. After already having been celebrated earlier in the year on Mothers’ Day or... see more
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Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year)

Oct 02-04, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Sep 29, 2016
The beginning of the Jewish year is a holiday full of wonderful traditions, a time to celebrate but also contemplate and not do anything Rosh – er, rash. Sending loved ones Rosh Hashanah cards is a great way to kick of the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is actually one of four Jewish “new years” observances, though it is... see more
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World Teachers Day

Oct 05, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Sep 29, 2016
"World Teachers’ Day, held annually on October 5th since 1994 - when it was created by UNESCO - celebrates teachers worldwide. Its aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers." Reproduced from Education International... see more
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Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

Oct 11-12, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Oct 6, 2016
At the end of the ten “Days of Awe” comes the coup de grâce: Yom Kippur. But instead of a big feast or party, Yom Kippur is a solemn day of atonement for the Jewish community. It’s important to keep the people you love in mind, and sending a Yom Kippur greeting card is a thoughtful way to show them you care. During the... see more
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Sweetest Day

Oct 15, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, Oct 11, 2016
This is your opportunity to show the "sweet" special in your life that you care by sending a few sweetest day cards. The holiday started in Ohio in 1922 by Herbert Birch Kingston. As a philanthropist and candy company employee he wanted to bring happiness to the less fortunate. He got famous actors to distribute candy... see more
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Boss's Day

Oct 17, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Oct 12, 2016
Didn’t you get the memo? It’s Boss's Day! Bosses aren’t generally celebrated so much as rather grudgingly respected. But every October 16 the water cooler warriors of the world come together en masse to enshrine their employers in office-related swag. This is perhaps the biggest day of the year for purchases of coffee... see more
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Diwali

Oct 30 - Nov 03, 2016
Last day to send a card is Sun, Oct 30, 2016
It’s a holiday as epic as the Ramayana. Diwali, a holiday celebrated by three of India’s major religions, brings a monsoon of merriment during the autumn months. Diwali is known as the festival of lights, and many people choose to observe it by hanging light displays from their houses; some displays are so ornate that... see more
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Halloween

Oct 31, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Oct 26, 2016
It’s that time again. Time to dust off that witch’s cap or that set of Frankenstein neck bolts, time to practice that Vincent Price voice or give your best rendition of “Fly My pretties!” And while you’re at it, don’t forget to pick up some dry ice and brain-shaped lollipops at the supermarket, along with a Halloween... see more
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Veterans Day (Armistice Day)

Nov 11, 2016
Last day to send a card is Sun, Nov 6, 2016
It’s a holiday that’s done its duty. That’s right, it’s Veterans Day, a day to honor our former fighters with flags, Veterans Day cards, parades, and strangely enough, ravioli. Veterans Day happens every year on November 11, but don’t worry, you’ll still get your day off even if it happens on a weekend. It’s a day for... see more
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Thanksgiving

Nov 24, 2016
Last day to send a card is Thu, Nov 17, 2016
It’s time once again for family gatherings and fattening meals, with more turkey than you can gobble gobble. Thanksgiving! Dust off those decorative pilgrim caps and horns o’ plenty, as well as that high quality silverware you usually only use if your boss is coming over for dinner. Thanksgiving is certainly one of the... see more
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Hanukkah

Dec 24, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
Last day to send a card is Tue, Dec 27, 2016
In the immortal words of Adam Sandler: “Put on your yamake, it’s time to celebrate Hanukkah!” That’s right folks, here it is: the eight day celebration that lights up the lives of the entire Jewish community worldwide, and Card Gnome’s selection of Hanukkah cards are perfect for all. Hanukkah is considered by some to be... see more
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Christmas

Dec 25, 2016
Last day to send a card is Sun, Dec 18, 2016
Here it comes: the big daddy of holidays, the jingle bell juggernaut, the elf-crafted extravaganza. Can we get a drumroll from those ten drummers drumming? It’s Christmas! Christmas reigns supreme in the holiday world; it’s not merely a holiday but its own genre of movies and music, its own flavor of cookies, really its... see more
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Kwanzaa

Dec 26, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
Last day to send a card is Tue, Dec 27, 2016
It’s new to the Holiday Season lineup, but don’t let that trick you into thinking it doesn’t have any history. That’s right, we’re talking Kwanzaa! Kwanzaa was officially created as a holiday by Maulana Karenga in 1968 to celebrate the history and culture of all people of African ancestry, but particularly African... see more
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New Years

Jan 01, 2017
Last day to send a card is Tue, Dec 27, 2016
Get your streamers and pointy hats ready, and be prepared to look up the atomic clock for the first time since last year. It’s New Year’s Eve! New Year’s Eve is that one day every year when we celebrate only having one day left in that year, usually by resolving to try for that big breakthrough next year, but not before... see more
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Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2017
Last day to send a card is Thu, Feb 9, 2017
It’s a holiday as sweet as heart shaped candy, a day when we all hope that that special someone will say “I luv u”. Yes, Valentines Day is known the world over as a day for couples to do something romantic for each other, as well as a perfect opportunity for prospective Don Juans to court that special someone, though it... see more
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St. Patrick's Day

Mar 17, 2017
Last day to send a card is Mon, Mar 13, 2017
The luck of the Irish be with ye on St. Patrick’s day, unless of course you forget to wear something green, in which case you’ll have to endure endless mockery. Yes, St. Patrick’s Day (alternatively known as St. Patty’s Day, Saint Paddy's Day or St. Pat’s Day) is closely associated with the color green. But don’t let... see more
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Persian New Years (Nowruz)

Mar 20, 2017
Last day to send a card is Wed, Mar 15, 2017
From the land of 1001 Nights comes one night that can’t be missed. It’s the night of Nowruz, also known as the Persian New Year! Famous in the West for their cuisine and elegant rugs, the Persians use their New Years festival to prove to the world that they also know how to cut a rug. Elaborate celebrations and festivals... see more
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Nurses Day

May 06, 2017
Last day to send a card is Tue, May 2, 2017
Celebrated around the world, Nurses Day is a time to recognize the long nights, double and tripple shifts, and difficult patients. It's easy to send a simple card for the nurses in your life. Browse our collection of Nurses Day cards and find the perfect way to say thanks.
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Other holidays

Friendship Day

Aug 04, 2013
Last day to send a card is Tue, Jul 30, 2013
We don't know much about this day, but honestly don't need a lot of reason to celebrate our friends! When one of our artists brought up this holiday we did some research. This is what Wikipedia says it is all about: "International Friendship Day is a day for celebrating friendship. The day has been celebrated in... see more
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Do Something Nice Day

Oct 05, 2013
Last day to send a card is Tue, Oct 1, 2013
We know you're thinking this is a BS holiday. And you'd be right. But you'd also be missing a great opportunity to do something nice for the people you love. Buy them Greeting Card or perform some random acts of kindness. Pay-it-forward style. This is not a Congressionally recognized holiday. Figures. When was... see more
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All Saints Day

Nov 01, 2013
Last day to send a card is Mon, Oct 28, 2013
All Saints' Day (in the Roman Catholic Church officially the Solemnity of All Saints and also called All Hallows or Hallowmas[1]), often shortened to All Saints, is a solemnity celebrated on 1 November by parts of Western Christianity, and on the first Sunday after Pentecost in Eastern Christianity, in honor of all the... see more
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Groundhog Day

Feb 02, 2014
Last day to send a card is Tue, Jan 28, 2014
What’s brown and furry and pops up every February 2nd on our calendars? Groundhog day! Yes, it’s one of the few holidays in the world to be named after a rodent, but it commands a level of respect much larger than its cuddly namesake. The holiday derives its name from “Punxsutawney Phil”, a groundhog in Pennsylvania who... see more
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National Doctor's Day

Mar 30, 2014
Last day to send a card is Tue, Mar 25, 2014
Break out your stethoscopes and EKGs, it’s time to celebrate National Doctors’ Day! Doctors’ Day is a time to show appreciation for MDs of all stripes: general practitioners, surgeons, dermatologists, optometrists, even dentists – though it’s best not to thank dentists while they’re cleaning your teeth. Naturally, the... see more
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Paralegals Day

Apr 19, 2014
Last day to send a card is Tue, Apr 15, 2014
A day to celebrate Paralegal's.
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Chrismukkah

Dec 23-31, 2014
Last day to send a card is Thu, Dec 25, 2014
Chrismukkah is simply the merging of interfaith households where due to the parents different cultural background, both Christmas and Hanukkah are celebrated to expose the children to the heritage of both parents. It can also be celebrated as an alternative holiday, much like Festivus. So for those friends and family... see more
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Labor Day

Sep 07, 2015
Last day to send a card is Wed, Sep 2, 2015
We work hard in this country, and in honor of how hard we work, we take one day every September not to work at all. Labor Day! Well that’s not quite true; in honor of Labor Day, stores around the country work their buns off to throw extravagant Labor Day sales, and crews in many major cities sweat for weeks preparing... see more
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Entrepreneurship Day

Nov 17, 2015
Last day to send a card is Thu, Nov 12, 2015
We would explain this ourselves, but the quote below from Barack Obama's national proclamation is better than what we can come up with. "Entrepreneurs embody the promise that lies at the heart of America -- that if you have a good idea and work hard enough, the American dream is within your reach. During National... see more
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Armed Forces Day

May 21, 2016
Last day to send a card is Tue, May 17, 2016
Ten-hut! Mark your calendar soldier, the third Saturday of May is Armed Forces Day. According to the U.S. Defense Department, Armed Forces Day is “a type of ‘educational program for civilians,’ one in which there would be an increased awareness of the Armed Forces.” Fortunately they have found ways to achieve this goal... see more
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 01-31, 2016
Last day to send a card is Wed, Oct 26, 2016
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is a month long annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention... see more
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April Fool's Day

Apr 01, 2017
Last day to send a card is Tue, Mar 28, 2017
April Fools’ Day: a day of gags and gotchas, a day when the most reputable news sources run fake stories and even the most stiff-lipped, Ben-Stein-in-Ferris-Bueller boring among us show a bit of humor. It’s a day for pranksters far and wide to exercise their funny bones and a day for the more credulous among us to... see more
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Earth Day

Apr 22, 2017
Last day to send a card is Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Planet Earth: where would we be without it? Most likely floating around in space, constantly being bumped by asteroids and space monsters, light years away from the nearest internet connection. That won’t do! In recognition of our beautiful blue and green planet’s noble task, why not take some time out to celebrate Earth... see more
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Cinco de Mayo

May 05, 2017
Last day to send a card is Mon, May 1, 2017
Hold on to your sombreros, Cinco de Mayo is here! It’s everyone’s favorite Mexican- American (well, mostly American) holiday for Latinos and gringos alike. Cinco de Mayo is the perfect time to throw a fiesta, take a baseball bat to a piñata, throw some meat on the asada, and since this is an American holiday too,... see more
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