From fancy outfits to festive greetings, culture is an important part of what makes everyone unique.

February 22, 2023: Lunar New Year is a Chinese and East Asian celebration signaling the start of the new year according to the lunar calendar. People around the world celebrate it by wearing the color red, which symbolizes joy and good fortune.

May 2-3, 2022: This Muslim holiday, meaning Festival of Breaking Fast in Arabic, comes at the end of Ramadan, a holy month of prayer and fasting. It's a joyous time for families to give gifts, especially to those in need.

October 24-28, 2022: Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, and Sikhs celebrate this five-day holiday, also known as "Festival of Lights," by lighting lamps called diyas, gathering with loved ones, and visiting temples to pray. In 2021, the main day of celebration is November 4.

December 18-26, 2022: During this eight-day Jewish holiday, also called the Feast of Dedication or Festival of Lights, families light a new candle each night on a special lampstand called a menorah and celebrate with food, games, and fun.

December 26, 2022 - January 1, 2023: Kwanzaa is a seven-day celebration of African and African American culture, where families light a candle on the kinara (candle holder) each night and may enjoy food, song, dance, and other activities.

If you’re looking for American Girl gifts to mark celebrations like Lunar New Year, Eid al-Fitr, Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa, we offer all kinds of options—18-inch dolls for girls 8+, including Truly Me™, as well as festive doll clothing and much more!