Q:

What is the last day of Christmas called?

A:

Quick Answer

The last day of Christmas is called the Feast of the Epiphany. It is a religious holiday observed by Christians to commemorate the visit of the Magi to the Christ child. In the Greek Orthodox religion it is called Theophany, which means, "the shinning forth and manifestation of God."

  Know More

Full Answer

The Feast of the Epiphany is also known by the names Feast of the Manifestation, the Adoration of the Magi, the Festival of the Three Kings and Three Kings Day. It is celebrated on January 6 and marks the end of the 12 days of religious observance that begin on Christmas Day.

Learn more about Christmas

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What are the twelve days of Christmas?

    A:

    The 12 days of Christmas is the period of days between Dec. 25 and Jan. 6, which is called the Epiphany. The Epiphany celebrates the divinity of Jesus Christ.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    When are the 12 days of Christmas?

    A:

    The 12 days of Christmas begin on Christmas Day, which is December 25, and end just before the biblical time frame known as Epiphany. The twelfth night is January 5.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is Three Kings Day?

    A:

    Three Kings' Day, also known as Epiphany, is a holiday marking the visit of the three Wise Men, also called the "Kings" or "Magi," to baby Jesus. It falls on January 6 every year and is celebrated in Spain, Latin America and Hispanic communities in the United States.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What day is Christmas on?

    A:

    Christmas occurs each year on the 25th of December; in 2014 Christmas falls on a Thursday. In 2015, Christmas will occur on a Friday, and in 2016 it will fall on a Sunday. Christmas will not fall on a Thursday again for more than 10 years.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore