Fun Facts About Three Kings Day on Jan. 6
December 24, 2020
The holiday season began with Thanksgiving, and many people believe that the festivities come to a close after ringing in the new year.
In fact, for the faithful, the Christmas season does not end until January 6 (January 12 in Eastern churches).
Jan. 6 marks the celebration of the Epiphany, sometimes referred to as Three Kings Day, Little Christmas, the Baptism of Jesus, and Día de los Reyes. The Epiphany is celebrated 12 days after December 25. In fact, that is where the phrase the Twelve Days of Christmas, and the song of the same name, originated.
Christians believe that the real cele...