Ah, Boxing Day. That wonderful day after Christmas when the holiday festivities continue. But what exactly is Boxing Day?
In the United Kingdom, Boxing Day is a holiday that is celebrated the day after Christmas on December 26th. The holiday is a traditional British holiday in which gifts are exchanged, usually in the form of money or gift cards.
The day is also known for its sales and shopping, which often occur in the early hours of the morning. The origin of the holiday is said to come from the tradition of giving boxes to servants which were filled with money, food, and other items as a way to thank them for their services.
The holiday has become a popular one in many other countries as well. For example, in Canada and Australia, Boxing Day is celebrated with similar traditions as those in the UK such as gift-giving and shopping.
In the US, Boxing Day has become more associated with the post-Christmas sales and discounts, but it is still celebrated in some areas.
No matter how you celebrate it, Boxing Day is a wonderful holiday that is celebrated around the world.