This ballet, which premiered in St. Petersburg in December 1892, is a favorite holiday tradition for millions of Americans.
Jacqueline Kennedy was the first to select a theme for the White House Christmas tree, picking "The Nutcracker.” Learn other holiday customs.
Cheers to the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony's 100th birthday! Read on to find out how the ceremony began and evolved over time.
Did you know that the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has European origins? Learn more about this and other interesting parade facts.
Honoring U.S. military veterans each year on Veterans Day is a tradition that began in 1954, when the federal holiday was created.
Trick-or-treating goes digital in 2022 with UNICEF's campaign to raise money for children all over the world. Just scan the QR code and go!
Learn about the Jewish holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. This is part of a series on the ways Americans observe religious holidays.
Labor unions are seeing landmark victories as U.S. workers in warehouses, restaurants and coffee shops vote to unionize. What's going on?
On July 4, 1776, America's Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. Do you know about other events in U.S. history that fell on the Fourth?