2018 Christmas Lottery Draw Dates

When do this year’s Christmas lotteries take place? Check out the calendar on this page to see a full timetable of the big draws and plan your schedule for the festive season, from the pre-Christmas extravaganza that is El Gordo de Navidad to the Irish Christmas Millionaire Raffle on New Year’s Eve.

Information

Did you know? You don't need to be physically located in the same country as a specific draw that takes place to purchase entries or bets online. Click the "Pick Numbers" button where available to purchase entries for that specific draw.

Please note that all draw times in the table below are in local time. The dates and times of 2019 Christmas draws will be added here as soon as they are announced.

Draw Date
& Time
Game Prizes Available Last Day
to Enter
Pick Numbers
22nd Dec
9:00am
El Gordo de Navidad €2.38 Billion in shared prizes 21st Dec
10:00pm
26th Dec
7:40pm
Deutsche
Weihnachtslotterie
€300,000 top prize 26th Dec
2:00pm
25th Dec
9:40pm*
EuroMillions Jackpot (£99 million) 25th Dec
9:00pm*
22nd Dec
8:30pm
UK Lotto Must Be Won jackpot of £15 million 22nd Dec
7:45pm
26th Dec
after 8:00pm
Lotaria do Natal €52.5 million in prizes 26th Dec
11:30am
29th Dec
8:30pm
South Africa Lottery Raffle Six prizes of R2 million plus 50 prizes of R10,000 29th Dec
8:00pm
31st Dec
after 10:00pm
Irish Christmas Millionaire Raffle 1 guaranteed millionaire
plus more than 5,000 cash prizes
31st Dec
10:00pm
25th Dec
8:10pm
Grand Loto de Noel €15 million Jackpot
100 x €20,000 Grand Loto de Noel Raffle
22nd Dec
8:00pm

*As EuroMillions runs across different time zones and the draw takes place in Paris, the time shown in the table is using CET (Central European Time).