Get Prepared for Gift-Giving Occasions with the 2024 Holiday Calendar

2024 USA Holiday Gift-Giving Calendar
Scott Kalapos on Nov 29, 2023

When it comes to giving the perfect gifts for holidays and days of observations, planning ahead is always the number-one rule. With a good holiday calendar, you won't have to face the challenge of tracking down a gift on short notice because you forgot a special date or occasion was approaching. To help you get prepared for all the upcoming special days and dates in the new year, we've pulled together a calendar of 2024 public and religious holidays & occasions below.

Breakdown of the 2024 US Holiday Gift-Giving Calendar


Recapping and reflecting on the previous year's gifts is always a good thing to do when January rolls around. Consider the holiday gift ideas that were a big hit last year and which gift ideas may not be worth repeating during the 2024 holidays. There are two national holidays in January:

Dancing Ballerinas Engraved Snow Globe


February is a good time to start researching and brainstorming gift ideas for all holidays to come. This month will bring:

Engraved Secret Message Heart Envelope Locket


March is the kick-off month for a lot of upcoming national holidays. Create a budget and set aside funds for gifts you know you will be buying in the near future. Some people even start saving for holiday shopping around this time. Holidays in March include:

  • Mar 1, Friday, Employee Appreciation Day – Appreciate hard work with gifts for co-workers and employees
  • Mar 8, Friday, International Women’s Day – Recognize her with personalized gifts for her
  • Mar 17, Sunday, St. Patrick's Day
  • Mar 31, Sunday, Easter Sunday – Be sure to pick up Easter gifts and all the goodies for an Easter basket or family dinner

Irish Blessing Personalized Garden Flag


April 2024 does not have any major US holidays, so it's prime time to begin purchasing gifts for special occasions in the upcoming months. However, there are a few gift-giving dates on the all-holiday calendar:

  • Apr 11, Wednesday, National Pets Day – Show those furry pals of yours some love with pet gifts
  • Apr 24, Wednesday, Administrative Professionals Day – Don't forget to show some appreciation with something like a 3D Photo Tower Crystal Keepsake for their desk

Custom 3D Photo Tower Crystal Keepsake



May is a month of blooms and much-needed sunshine in a lot of places, and it's also time to remember Mother's Day and graduation gift ideas. The important dates in May include:

The Winds of Heaven Personalized Maple Wood Wind Chimes


With summer in full swing, don't forget Father's Day and summer barbecue gift ideas.

Grill Lover's Personalized BBQ Set


Independence Day is the only July holiday in the United States. So, start planning for early holiday shopping, and be sure to watch for those Christmas in July sales!

Create Your Own Custom Slate Plaque


There are no major 2024 holidays in August, but be sure to remember back-to-school and college essential gift ideas, such as an Engraved Smooth Black Skeleton Pocket Watch for the new college attendee or a personalized backpack for her.

Pink Doodle Personalized Drawstring Backpack


For whatever reason, there are always a bunch of birthday and wedding celebrations in the fall. So, don't forget fall birthdays and anniversary gift ideas. Holidays this month include:

Men's Personalized Brown Leather Bi-Fold Wallet


October is the time for Halloween-themed gifts and early Christmas shopping. The month's only national holiday is:

My First Halloween Personalized Baby Onesie


It's time for Thanksgiving and Black Friday gift shopping! Important dates in November include:

  • Nov 11, Monday, Veterans Day
  • Nov 19, Tuesday, International Men's Day - Celebrate a great man with personalized gifts for him.
  • Nov 28, Thursday, Thanksgiving Day – Don't forget the Thanksgiving gifts!
  • Nov 29, Friday, Black Friday Day

Personalized Thanksgiving Cutting Board


December is the time for those last-minute gift ideas and referencing your holiday shopping guide. Important days this month include:

  • Dec 2, Monday, Cyber Monday – Time to grab all those Christmas gifts online!
  • Dec 24, Tuesday, Christmas Eve
  • Dec 25, Wednesday, Christmas Day
  • Dec 26, Thursday, Chanukah/Hanukkah (first day)
  • Dec 26, Thursday, Kwanzaa (first day)
  • Dec 31, Tuesday, New Year's Eve

Personalized Santa in Sleigh Stocking

Tips for Staying Organized and Managing Your Gift-Giving Calendar

  • Use a digital or physical calendar to stay organized with important dates and gift ideas.
  • Set reminders and schedule specific times for gift shopping and wrapping.
  • Opt for online shopping and take advantage of early sales to avoid last-minute stress.

With a little advanced planning, you'll have all the 2024 US holidays covered and enjoy stress-free holidays every time. Be sure to take a look at the massive collection of personalized gifts at ForAllGifts to make every gift-giving season even easier and more special.



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