Christmas Parades are popular holiday celebrations. Most major cities hold a Santa Claus Parade in November, with some spilling over into December. While Christmas may have begun solely as a Christian holiday, and is often still celebrated as such, people from all over the world have embraced the festive season and added their own traditions along the way.
Most scenes, Santa Claus, and smiley snowmen still reign supreme, but if you look hard enough you will discover some very different takes on December’s most famous day. These are the most unusual Christmas traditions around the world. Creating a theme such as a cozy country or opulent Victorian Christmas can also add a unique flair to your Christmas decorations. The possibilities are endless, so let your imagination run wild and get started creating your own special Christmas memories.
Give a prize to the guest who answers the most trivia facts correctly! Gift them a personalized ornament to represent Christmas Traditions with your party’s date written on it so they have a keepsake as a fun trophy. They’ll hang the ornament on their family tree every year, and when you invite all of your friends back, everyone will participate in your party’s new tradition.
Our collective Christmas history is filled with celebrations that have evolved over the years, but each of our families has its own special ways of celebrating Christmas. As you plan your family’s festivities this year, you can incorporate both traditional and new practices. For instance, to put a new twist on an old tradition, you can bring the non-traditional and traditional together with elements like ornaments and candles in new colors like pink and blue.