St Nicholas’ Eve honors a Christian saint who is associated with gift-giving. It is a festive celebration in the Netherlands on December 5. In the table below, you will find when St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas is official marked and celebrated in Netherlands over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Sunday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2011
Monday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2012
Wednesday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2013
Thursday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2014
Friday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2015
Saturday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2016
Monday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2017
Tuesday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2018
Wednesday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2019
Thursday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2020
Saturday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2021
Sunday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2022
Monday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2023
Tuesday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2024
Thursday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
2025
Friday December 5 St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas

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