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Christmas Traditions in Germany: Saint Nicholas' Day - News - Bubblews

St. Nicholas Center ::: Germany

On December 6th Children in Germany celebrate St Nicholas Day... but What is St Nicholas Day? and how is it celebrated?

Build anticipation for St. Nicholas Day with with this simple Waiting for St. Nicholas coloring page. Children can color the shoe and leave the paper in their cubbies, on their desks, or attached to their lockers on December 6 (the night before St. Nicholas Day).

10 Ways to Celebrate Saint Nicholas Day

Looking for ways to remember one of our most beloved saints? Here are 10 fun and simple ways to celebrate Saint Nicholas Day.

Saint Nicholas' Day observed on December 6 in Western Christian countries December 5 in the Netherlands and December 19 in Eastern Christian countries is the feast day of Saint Nicholas. It is celebrated as a Christian festival with particular regard to his reputation as a bringer of gifts as well as through the attendance of Mass or worship services. In Europe especially in "Germany and Poland boys would dress as bishops begging alms for the poor." In Ukraine children wait for St. Nicholas…