Festivus, a well-celebrated parody, has become a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 that serves as an alternative to participating in the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season.(Wikipedia)
These food & drink holidays don't always land on a logical date or time of year. This one does!
Santa Claus, Presents, Egg Nog, Family, Giving, Trees, Wrapping Paper, It's A Wonderful Life, Nutcrackers, A Christmas Story....
National Fruit Cake Day celebrated on Dec 27, followed one week later, Jan 3, by National Fruit Cake Toss Day!
In our world of Party Excuses it does not get much bigger than this! Welcome 2015 !