- Advent, the period from Advent Sunday (inclusive) through the start of Epiphany.
- Christmastide, the Twelve Days of Christmas, starting on Christmas Day and ending on Epiphany, January 6
- (US, informal, retail and marketing) The winter season starting around Thanksgiving (typically Black Friday) and ending at or about New Year's Eve.
- (informal, business, marketing) The period at the end of the year when retailers promote Christmas shopping opportunities
Advent — see Advent
Christmas season, yuletide, Christmastide
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