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How Many Days Until Christmas 2024?

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How Many Days Until Christmas?

Right now, there are
296 days
until Christmas 2024!

But keep reading for more from Santa's Grumpy Elf!
(He's grumpy because there are 25,532,696 seconds until Christmas!)

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Santa ChecksThe Time To Christmas 2024!

When is Christmas Day?

Christmas Day 2024 is on
Wednesday, December 25th, 2024!

How long To Christmas right now?

9 Months**

42 Weeks**
How many days until Christmas?  How many sleeps to Christmas?  Tick! Tock! Just Watch Santa's Christmas clock!
297 Days**

7,093 Hours**
425,545 Minutes**
25,532,696  Seconds**

Countdown to Christmas 2024

Santa's Countdown to Christmas 2024 clock says there are 296 days left to Christmas!
(But watch those seconds go by fast as reindeer fly on his special live countdown clock!)


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Answers to When is Christmas questions


A Grumpy Elf answers your questions about "How long until Christmas 2024?"

  • How many days until Christmas 2024?
    There are 296 more days to Christmas Day (but I'm not counting -- I'm just a grumpy elf - and I really don't want to count the 25,532,696 seconds too!)
  • Is there a Christmas Countdown ⌚clock⌚ of how many days till Christmas 2024?
    The Santa Claus Christmas Countdown clockWell, if you really must know, YES! The elves (even the grumpy ones!) have fun counting down the 296 sleeps left till Christmas Day with Santa's ★Official★ Countdown Clock right here, on this page. See? Look up! (On the page silly!) It shows you exactly how long to Christmas!
  • Are there still a lot of days till Christmas 2024?
    It ALWAYS seems like there are a lot of days to Christmas! Well, there are 296 days to be exact or 25,532,696 seconds! OK, now that DOES seem like a long time! Now I'm a REALLY grumpy elf!
  • How many days until Christmas Eve?
    Santa will be making his famous Christmas Eve flight in 295 sleeps. You can see exactly when he will arrive at your house on Santa's homepage. (But will he bring me back some nice haggis from Scotland? No, he forgets every year!)
  • How many days until Christmas 2025?
    OK, you have serious Christmas issues if you need to know how many days until Christmas 2025 already! Christmas Eve 2025 is in 662 sleeps. There! Are you happy now? (I'm not!) I'll bet you finished all your holiday baking too? (yeah, I thought so!)
  • How many shopping days until Christmas?
    There are 296 shopping days before Christmas 2024. (And I haven't even started my list yet! Everyone is getting haggis fruitcake again this year!)
  • How many weeks till Christmas 2024?
    Weeks are good! I can count how many weeks until Christmas! The answer to how many weeks to Christmas 2024 is: Too many! There are you happy? Ok, ok, I was just being a grumpy elf. There are 42 more weeks to December 25th, 2024!
  • How do elves countdown to Christmas?
    Well, I tried counting down to Christmas using my fingers and toes, but I don't have 296 of them -- then I'd be REALLY grumpy! (But if YOU want to countdown to Christmas, there are 296 days to go. Remember? That big Countdown clock up there? The one that says 425,545 minutes left?)
  • How many sleeps till Christmas?
    If you don't include all of Santa's naps, there are 296 more sleeps before Christmas! (It's a LOT more if you DO include his naps!)
  • And how many Saturdays till Christmas?
    Saturdays? Why does everyone want to know how many Saturdays till Christmas? Why doesn't anybody want to know how many Fridays till Christmas? What's wrong with Fridays? Ok, Ok, there's 42 Saturdays until Christmas (But I still like Fridays better, so there!)
  • What day is 100 days before Christmas?
    Oh, sure, give me a tough question! Let's see, 100 days before Christmas is (subtract 100 from December, carry the 2...) September 16th! Ha! I'll bet you didn't think I could figure that one out did you! Oh great, now someone will want to know 99 days until Christmas is September...!
  • What about a Christmas Calendar?
    A Christmas Calendar? You mean one of those Advent Calendars? Of course there's a Christmas Calendar right here. But don't blame me if someone ate all the chocolates!
  • When is Christmas Eve 2024?
    Oh that's easy! Christmas Eve 2024 is December 24th, 2024 (What? I'm a grumpy elf! Did you really think I was going to tell you it was 295 days away?)
  • How many more days til Santa comes? When does Santa Claus come? When will Santa Claus be here?
    Oh, that's Top Secret! I have to check to see if you're on the Nice List first. Then I can tell you the answer to when Santa Claus comes to your home is 296 days (Oops! I wasn't supposed to say that! You better stay on the Nice List or I'm in BIG trouble!)
  • How many minutes to Merry Christmas?
    Well, I always thought you could say "Merry Christmas" any time you wanted (although I prefer to say Grumpy Christmas!). But, officially, I guess it's 425,545 minutes to when you can say "Merry Christmas", officially. (Is that official enough for you?)
  • What day of the week will Christmas be on in 2024?
    What? Don't you want it to feel like Christmas EVERY day of the week?  I'm a grumpy elf but I'd still like that!  Ok, ok, you want to know what day will Christmas fall on this year. Well, Christmas 2024 falls on a Wednesday.

    Now I'll bet you're going to ask what day does Christmas fall on in 2025!  If I wasn't such a grumpy elf I'd tell you Christmas 2025 is on a Thursday and Christmas 2026 is on a Friday and...
  • How many hours and minutes until Christmas 2024?
    You want to know how many hours and minutes until Christmas 2024?  That's easy!  Too many!  I don't know if I want to tell you it's 7,093 hours until Christmas because then you'd be a grumpy elf like me!  (You don't even want to know it's 425,545 minutes until Christmas 2024!  If you did, I think you'd just want to cry in your eggnog!).
  • How many days in a year?
    That question always makes me grumpy! It is trickier than I thought! I think Tickles the Time-tracking Elf better answer the question "how many days in a year" for me. Just tap the link for her answer.
  • What are some other questions kids ask elves?
    Oh great! Now you are asking me questions about questions! Well, you asked so here they are. I get asked about:
    - t minus Christmas kids countdown clocks!
    - Can I leave Santa Claus smelly old socks?
    - I want an Xmas count down ticker!
    - Is Rudolph or Dasher faster and quicker?
    - How many days till Xmas day?
    - Do puppies have accidents in the Santa Claus sleigh?
    - Can I have a free Countdown to Christmas Kids Clock?
    - Does Santa REALLY leave coal in naughty kids' socks?
    (What? You didn't think I was going to answer them all too, did you? Now leave me alone. I'm still grumpy because it's 25,532,696 seconds to The Big Day!)

Notes about Santa's Clock

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**Note:  Fixed times are calculated from Santa Claus's computer, which is on Santa Central Time (on the International Date Line, which runs through Christmas Island btw!), so it may differ from your timer.  The fixed times shown aren't necessarily for Christmas' arrival where you live (the ticker timer clock shows that) but rather how long until the first time zone on the planet reaches December 25th. 

If the time in the countdown ticker seems off, please check your computer's date and time and see the Note above.