Boxing Day Public Holiday, Australia

About Boxing Day Festival: Boxing day is one of the festival juts a day after Christmas and the national bank holiday which is in the late December and is the time to spend time with friends and families along with the near and dear ones. The Boxing Day 26 December Australia Holiday is from the origin of the day, steeped in history and tradition. The name which is Boxing day is synonymous with a Christmas box which started in Britain and the Christmas present is to be found within a box. The tradition was to help the servants and their family members to make them feel happy and getting charitable is the way to payback with good deeds.

Boxing Day Festival Celebration: The name which is boxing day also coincides with the fact that it has a nautical tradition attached with it where the sealed box use to contain money on board for the good luck. The box was given to the priest and it use to get opened at Christmas and it’s goods were provided to poor. The Boxing day is the national holiday in Australia and many other commonwealth nations.The Boxing Day 26 December Australia Holiday is considered as a time to spend with family and friends along with the various sports activities associated with it. The Horse racing along with Sydney boat races are part of the various activities which could be seen across various stadiums along with the Ashes trophy being organized and at time various other cricket team which tours down under.

Boxing Day 26 December Australia Holiday is also a holiday which marks the visit of people to their friends and families from where the people also spend travelling to their relatives home or intended destination. The Boxing day is also the onset of summer in the Southern hemisphere and the stores come with heavy discount prices goods which makes a huge crowd at the stores. The people take advantage of the store to buy products or the services which are sold at significantly lower prices and it adds to the pleasure for shopaholics with the pre and post Christmas sales.

Earlier, the tradition of Boxing Day 26 December Australia Holiday with the England influence in celebrating this festival cannot be denied. The earlier Britain which was during 1830’s was the significance of celebrating the postal services which can resume the arrival of packages in the boxes. The name also refers to the charity collections which the Great Britain people do by helping the peasants with agricultural tools and soon the same tradition followed all over the Christian community including Australia. The Australian boxing day is associated with four things only:

1. Cricket

2. Sydney to Hobart Boat Race

3. Shopping

4. Movies

In Boxing Day 26 December Australia Holiday it is a federal public holiday and some of the mad cash is spent in buying goods and products. The thousands of customers throng the superstores for the discounted goods and adding to the fun most of the movie releases of the Hollywood and other production houses takes enjoyment to the new crescendo which is enjoyed by the public.

Boxing Day Festival Canada Date and Day:-

2025 Festival Date: Friday, 26 December

2024 Festival Date: Thursday, 26 December

2023 Festival Date: Tuesday, 26 December

2022 Festival Date: Monday, 26 December

2021 Festival Date: Sunday, 26 December

2020 Festival Date: Saturday, 26 December

2019 Festival Date: Thursday, 26 December

Type : Cultural

Frequency: Annual