Winter Solstice 2022: When Is It, And What Is It? – Farmers’ Almanac

Winter Solstice Traditions: Folklore and Celebrations. The Winter Solstice has played an important role in cultures worldwide from ancient times until today. In fact, many of the customs, lore, symbols, and rituals associated with Christmas are actually associated with winter solstice celebrations of ancient Pagan cultures. Here are some examples: