Is Christmas Capitalized?

Christmas is a holiday celebrated on December 25th of every year. It is a proper noun since it refers to a holiday. Since all proper nouns are capitalized, Christmas is also capitalized.

What about Christmas Day?

Since the word “day” is part of the proper noun “Christmas Day,” when used together both words are capitalized. The same is true for the greeting “Merry Christmas” and “Christmas Eve.”

Correct: Merry Christmas
Incorrect: merry Christmas
Incorrect: Christmas eve

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