Holidays and Special Events Vocabulary in English

Learn Holidays and Special Events Vocabulary in English with Pictures.

A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities, especially business or work including school, are suspended or reduced. Generally, holidays are intended to allow individuals to celebrate or commemorate an event or tradition of cultural or religious significance. Holidays may be designated by governments, religious institutions, or other groups or organizations.

A special event is an in-game festival of an in-game holiday, although they tend to closely follow some real world celebration. These events are commemorated with special fete-related drops and/or activities, including mini games, festival quests, and decorations of towns and NPCs.

Learn Holidays and Special Events Vocabulary in English.

Names of Holidays and Special Events

  • Birthday – My birthday is on a Sunday this year.
  • April Fools’Day – April Fools’Day is also one of the year’s shortest holidays.
  • Christmas – Are you going home for Christmas?
  • Father’s Day – I will call my dad on Father’s Day.
  • Easter – They always go to church at Easter.
  • Halloween – I wore a dress to a Halloween party once.
  • International Women’s Day – In International Women’s Day, her husband gave her a bunch of beautiful flowers.
  • Mother’s Day – We sent Mom flowers for Mother’s Day.
  • Labor Day – Wishing you a very restful and joyous Labor Day.
  • New Year’s Eve – We’ll have a party on New Year’s Eve.
  • Thanksgiving – I wish you could be here on Thanksgiving.
  • Summer vacation – During his summer vacation he visited Russia.
  • Valentine’s Day – She received a bouquet of red roses on Valentine’s Day.
  • International Children’s Day – On International Children’s Day, kids are entitled to free entry to all city parks.
  • Wedding – We haven’t decided on a date for the wedding yet.

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Birthday Vocabulary

On your birthday, your friends and family may send you birthday cards and gifts. You may celebrate your birthday with a birthday party, with a birthday cake, and with decorations like candles and balloons. All of you sing HAPPY BIRTHDAY song.

Birthday Vocabulary

  • Balloon
  • Birthday card
  • Birthday hat
  • Birthday cake
  • Bow
  • Biscuit
  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Ice cream bar
  • Candle
  • Fruit
  • Confetti
  • Gift
  • Streamer
  • Clown
  • Gift tag
  • Horn
  • Popcorn
  • Cupcake
  • Chips (UK)/ French fries (US)
  • Soda
  • Ice cream sundae

Birthday Vocabulary | Picture

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Christmas Vocabulary

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

Let’s learn Christmas vocabulary with pictures.

Christmas Vocabulary

Candy cane
Bauble/ Christmas ornament
Gingerbread man
Snow globe
Christmas tree
Christmas pudding
Santa’s hat
Gingerbread house
Santa Claus
Santa’s sack
Christmas card
Menorah (Hanukkah)

Christmas Vocabulary | Picture 1

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Christmas Vocabulary | Picture 2

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Christmas Vocabulary | Picture 3

Holidays and Special Events Vocabulary in English

Easter Vocabulary

Easter is a Christian holy day in March or April when Christians remember the death of Christ and his return to life.

Easter Vocabulary

  • Bible
  • Candy
  • Easter egg
  • Hot-cross bun
  • Chocolate
  • Chick
  • Daffodil
  • Tulip
  • Crucifixion
  • Resurrection
  • Cross
  • Easter bunny
  • Easter basket
  • Lamb
  • Crown of thorns
  • Pattern

Easter Vocabulary | Picture

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Halloween Vocabulary

In the night of October 31st, Halloween is now celebrated by children, who dress in costumes and go from house to house asking for sweets, especially in the US and Canada. In the past, people believed the souls of dead people appeared on Halloween.

These are some useful Vocabulary for talking about Halloween for English language students and children.

Halloween Vocabulary

  • Bat
  • Black cat
  • Devil
  • Mummy
  • Haunted house
  • Cemetery
  • Ghost
  • Jack-o’Lantern
  • Cauldron
  • Candy bag
  • Costume
  • Witch
  • Witch hat
  • Candy
  • Owl
  • Skull
  • Tombstone
  • Witch’s broom
  • Spider web
  • Skeleton
  • Spider

Halloween Vocabulary | Picture

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New Year’s Eve Vocabulary

New Year’s Eve, the last day of the year, is on December 31 which is the seventh day of the Christmas season.

This date is pretty special.

New Year’s Eve Vocabulary

  • Fireworks
  • Countdown
  • Party hat
  • Firecracker
  • Champagne
  • Confetti
  • Mask
  • Hourglass
  • Balloon
  • Party favor
  • Streamer
  • Postcard

New Year’s Eve Vocabulary | Picture

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Summertime – Holidays and Special Events

Summertime, it’s time for a whole new season of fun things to do, and enjoy the sunshine.

Learn Summer vacation in English through images.

Summer Vocabulary

  • Sun
  • Beach ball
  • Sand toy
  • Coconut palm
  • Beach
  • Deck chair
  • Sandcastle
  • Beach towel
  • Beach vendor
  • Bikini
  • Swim trunks
  • Visitor
  • Beach umbrella
  • Coconut
  • Goggles
  • Flip flops
  • Hat
  • Float
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Pool
  • Swimsuit
  • Surfboard
  • Canoe

Summer Vocabulary | Picture

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Wedding and Marriage Vocabulary

Learn English vocabulary through Pictures –  Wedding vocabulary.

Wedding and Marriage Vocabulary

  • Church
  • Wedding bell
  • Champagne
  • Bouquet
  • Honeymoon
  • Wedding cake
  • Engagement ring
  • Confetti
  • Invitation
  • Veil
  • Wedding dress
  • Bride
  • Groom
  • Bridesmaid
  • Best man
  • Priest/ Minister
  • Musician
  • Flower girl

Wedding and Marriage Vocabulary | Picture

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14.

Valentine’s Day Vocabulary

  • Lover
  • Cupid
  • Arrow
  • Chocolate
  • Teddy bear
  • Gift
  • Perfume
  • Candy
  • Balloon
  • Card
  • Ring
  • Bouquet

Valentine’s Day Vocabulary | Picture

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Holidays and Special Events | Video for Kids

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