Category: Krampusnacht

December 5th is Krampusnacht or “Krampus Night” when…

December 5th is Krampusnacht or “Krampus Night” when men dressed as Krampus drink alcohol, run through the streets, and chase delinquent children around and hit them with sticks. Many anthropologists believe the tradition is pre-Christian and goes back to pagan mythology.