Grab our free printable December 2023 calendar templates to stay organized in the busiest month of the year! On top of work, house chores, and family activities, December brings Christmas, and New Year’s Eve, which require plenty of preparations. With our calendars, it will be so much easier to stay on top of your responsibilities!
Free Printable December Calendar Templates
A blank calendar template is an incredible organizational tool! It’s not tied to a specific use, which means you get to choose its purpose.
The last month of the year is packed with activities and celebrations: from holiday planning and gift preparations to daily tasks such as cleaning, meal planning, and grocery shopping, we need to stay on top of everything! Don’t forget to start marking the appointments on your 2024 Yearly Calendar.
Our monthly calendar for December 2023 is perfect for all planning and organizing needs! It comes in 12 ink-saving simple designs, has a Sunday start, and even better: it’s free to download for personal use.
These free printable calendars are available as PDFs and print on regular U.S. Letter paper (8.5″x11″).
We opted for portrait orientation because it’s more practical compared to a landscape format. It lets you easily use the calendar in several ways: in a binder, hung on a wall, on a memo board, or on a clipboard.
All you have left to do is choose from 12 calendar designs such as botanical, floral watercolor, pets, hearts, black & white office, farmhouse and more!
Pastel colors and abstract shapes make a pretty and versatile dated calendar you can use for virtually anything!
🍃 Blue Foliage
If you love elegant designs, you’ll surely enjoy using this gorgeous blue foliage calendar for December. This theme has the perfect color scheme for the winter season!
Planning with calendars seems to work better for me if I match them theme to an obvious use.
This one serves as my go to event calendar since I use it to plan birthdays, parties, and any other events.
A simple botanical theme always fills me with joy, as it reminds me of all the great things Mother Nature is giving us!
Squeeze the day with our lovely lemon-themed calendar template as it makes the perfect daily planner.
Do you love farmhouse and rustic décor? This farmhouse printable calendar will add an extra touch of charm to your home!
Since it’s a black & white design, it will print beautifully even if you have just a black and white printer.
I have multiple copies of this functional template as I use it for tracking doctor visits, house chores, errands, phone calls, and appointments.
🟨 Geometric Calendar
This vibrant, bright geometric-themed calendar makes an excellent school calendar your children can keep in their school binder.
Kids can use it to track their class schedule, assignments, homework, project deadlines, and anything else education-related.
Of course, our geometric templates are also great for college students to use as college calendars!
We all need a bit of love and romance in our lives, and that can be planned too!
Use our cute hearts printable December calendar to track your couple activities, birthdays, parties, weddings, anniversaries and other special events.
🏢 Black & White Office
Here’s a classic, timeless theme that’s perfect for work planning, and as a corporate calendar.
This blank December calendar has a minimalist design that allows you to focus on tracking your tasks, meetings, deadlines, and phone calls without distractions.
If you love pets and animals like we do, you’ll surely be thrilled to use this adorable pet-themed December 2023 calendar.
Our animal friends need a lot of care, and pet planning can make things a lot easier.
It’s always a good idea to track your pet’s feeding schedule, exercise routine, vet visits, vaccinations, and grooming sessions. This template offers a super easy way to do it!
Rainbow colors are gorgeous and make a beautiful calendar you can proudly display on your desk or as wall art!
Every time I use this template, it brightens up my day. It’s the sheet I rely on for health and fitness planning, and it’s been keeping me accountable so far!
The pastel succulents theme is cute and multifunctional!
There’s no limit to what you can use this template for, but the resilience of succulent plants reminds me of being financially responsible.
🌺 Watercolor Floral
Watercolor flowers make such a delicate design and it would look wonderful in your office or learning space!
📅 December 2023 Holidays & Important Dates
The twelfth month of the year brings Christmas and New Year’s Eve, among other major holidays. It’s not called the holiday season for nothing!
Our printable monthly calendars don’t include public holidays. However, you’ll find the most important dates below. This way, you can add the ones you find meaningful and create your own holiday calendar.
Winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon that marks the shortest day and longest night of the year. In 2023 it occurs on Tuesday, December 21st.
The day before Christmas Day is known as Christmas Eve. Most businesses try to close early on this day so everyone can get home in time to celebrate with their families.
Hanging Christmas decorations, spending time with friends and family, and singing Christmas carols are customary ways of celebrating this day. In 2023, Christmas Eve takes place on Sunday, December 24th.
This is the only federal holiday in December 2023. New Year’s Day is the next federal holiday and it takes place on Monday, January 1st 2024.
Christmas Day is a Christian holiday celebrated on December 25th by the majority of Christians. Some non-Christians also celebrate the Christmas holiday, mostly for cultural reasons like the holiday shopping and the Santa Claus gift culture.
Also known as Feast of the Nativity, the Holy Nativity or the Feast of the Annunciation, Christmas symbolizes the birth of Jesus Christ.
Some Easthern Orthodox churches have different dates for Christmas. The Armenian Church, for example, who still uses the Gregorian calendar, celebrates the birth of Christ on the same day of his baptism, which is January 6th (equivalent to December 25th in the Julian calendar).
The full moon in December is called the Cold Moon. In 2023, this lunar phase is reached on Wednesday, December 27th.
New Year’s Eve
December 31st is the last day of the 12th month of the year. Known as New Year’s Eve, in 2023 it falls on a Sunday.
Many people celebrate all over the world celebrate the New Year holiday by attending public events, private parties and gatherings, and by watching fireworks. It’s also a good time to reflect on the year that has passed, and set some New Year’s resolutions such as crushing your financial goals!
🎁Interesting Facts About December
- December was the tenth month of the year in the 10-month Roman calendar (prior to 153 BC). Its name derives from the Latin word “Decem” which means “ten”.
- Turquoise, tanzanite, and zircon are December’s birthstones.
- December’s birth flowers are narcissus (paperwhite) and holly. The paperwhite narcissus represents purity, faithfulness, and respect while the holly symbolizes happiness and peace.
- Sagittarius and Capricorn are the zodiac signs for the 12th month f the year.
- In the Northern Hemisphere, December is the month with the shortest days, which also makes it the darkest month. In northern areas such as Alaska, Siberia and the Canadian territories, the sun never rises in December.
- Famous people born in December: Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Taylor Swift, Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington, and Tiger Woods.
✔️ How To Use Our Printable Monthly Calendars
You’ll have no trouble using our printable December 2023 calendar templates like all our free printables! They have simple, intuitive layouts and print on regular letter-sized paper.
Here’s how to use them:
- Go to the subscription box below and enter your name and email address (must be a valid email).
- Click the download button and you’ll receive a download link for the PDF file via email.
- Download the printable and save it to your phone or computer.
- Open the PDF using Adobe Reader or another PDF reader app.
- To print on U.S. Letter paper, make sure the “Scaling” is set to 100%. You can change this setting if you want to print on another type of paper, such as A4 or A5.
- Click the Print button and let the pages dry for a few minutes before using.
📝 More Free Printable Calendars
Looking for other calendar templates? Check out our 2023 year-at-a-glance calendar for a single page overview of the entire year. It’s perfect for planning ahead, especially for busy months like November and December!
You might also like this simple yearly 2023 calendar with Monday and Sunday start version included.
Yes! Our December 2023 calendar is a free printable and so are all our other monthly calendars. Our calendar templates print great even on a home printer and require U.S. Letter paper (8.5×11 inches).
The start of December is marked by National Pie Day and the month ends with National Champagne Day. In between, there are many other national days such as National Play Outside Day, National Roof Over Your Head Day, National Microwave Oven Day, National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, and National Hard Candy Day.