Guide 2 Christmas
Boxing Day Sale
Christmas Ghost Story
Good King Wenceslas
Kissing Under Mistletoe
Letters to Santa
Saint Stephen's Day
Star of Bethlehem
Twelve Days of Christmas
Christmas Products (Adverts)
Christmas Crafts & Recipes
Christmas Recipe Links
Boxing Day is the name commonly given to December 26th (falling on the same day as St. Stephen's Day) in many Commonwealth countries including UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. A public holiday is observed on Boxing Day, although the legal Boxing Day holiday will be moved to next weekday if it falls on a weekend.
Boxing Day has long been a day for sporting activities: In the UK, traditionally fox hunting, but nowadays football and horseracing. In Australia, a cricket test match is placed at Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Additionally, many shops and stores begin their post-Christmas sales on Boxing Day.
There are many different stories about the origins of Boxing Day, and it is not known, which, if any, are true (several of the stories relate to giving Christmas boxes). Here are some of these stories:
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