In the Netherlands, St Nicholas goes house to house in the early hours of the 6th of December, leaving gifts in children’s shoes. In return, they leave hay and carrots for his horse.
St Patrick’s Day
St Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate all things Irish. It is a major food and drink day.
St Vincent Patron Saint of Winemakers
The 22nd of January is the feast day of St Vincent, the patron saint of winemakers. As the biggest celebrations are in Burgundy, France, you could mark the day by enjoying a nice bottle of wine this evening from the Burgundy region.
St Zita’s Day
The 27th of April is St Zita’s Day. She is the patron saint of bakers, because angels reputedly baked bread for her.