Christmas 2023

Christmas is celebrated every year on the 25th of December. Christmas, this year, falls on Monday. For those planning on going on a vacation with family and friends, Christmas time would be a good choice, especially since it is a long weekend. Learn the significance of Christmas and fun activities you can try with your friends and family for Christmas 2023.

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What Is Christmas?

Christmas is a day commemorated as the birth of Jesus Christ. Every year, it is celebrated on December 25. The spirit of Christmas, however, is seen throughout the month. People, all over the world, enjoy the Christmas season.

Why Is Christmas Time So Special?

Christmas is a time tht brings joy to all who welcome it. What makes Christmas so special, you might wonder! Christmas lights, trees, stars, cribs, cakes and Santa Claus. It is not just this. People, especially in the Western countries, await the holiday season as it is a time when family and friends get together. It is probably the only time of the year when people make time for each other, have fun together and create some wonderful memories. 

Fun Activities for 2023 Christmas

Christmas is a joyful time. It is celebrated by people all around the world. Want to know how to make it merrier and let Christmas 2023 be a season of laughter, enjoyment and full of promises for the forthcoming year. Here are some fun activities you can do this Christmas. 

  • Pick your Secret Santa (among friends/family). Do something that will make your Chrischild happy until Christmas, for 25 days. On Christmas Day, sit together, reveal each other’s Secret Santa and exchange gifts. 
  • Set up the Christmas tree. 
  • Illuminate the house with some LED lights. 
  • Do a good deed every day; make it a season of goodwill. 
  • Save money every day and offer food, clothing or other necessary amenities for those in need. Share the spirit of Christmas. 
  • Go caroling. Get together a team of ten to twenty people, who can sing, play instruments and harmonise. Learn a few carol songs like Jingle bells, Rudolf, the red-nosed reindeer, O little town of Bethlehem, Hark the herald angels sing, O holy night, We wish you a merry Christmas, Feliz navidad, O come all ye faithful and so on. Go to nearby houses in your neighbourhood and perform these carols; give them chocolates and gifts. 
  • Bake cakes together. If you want to bake a plum cake, you will have to soak dried fruits such as cranberries, raspberries, plums, currants, raisins, etc., in rum at least a month before Christmas. On the eve of Christmas, you can bake the cake with your family and friends. 
  • Make a list of places to visit. There are places which light up during Christmas; it can make you feel like you are part of a fairy tale. In South India, Cochin and Tuticorin celebrate a big and bright Christmas. Travel around the world; places like Iceland, Sweden, Japan, Philippines, New Zealand, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Barbados, Ireland, Poland, South Africa, Portugal, Switzerland and El Salvador have some wonderful Christmas traditions. 
  • Also, wait for Santa Claus. Like in the movie, ‘48 Christmas Wishes’, write a letter to Santa expressing your wish.
  • Make a list of Christmas movies to watch. There are so many wonderful movies with Christmas as the theme. Sort out 25 movies to watch, one every day until Christmas.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Christmas Day 2023

When is Christmas celebrated?

Christmas is celebrated on the 25th of December every year.

When is Christmas 2023?

Christmas 2023 falls on a Monday (December 25).

What makes Christmas special?

Christmas, in itself, is a season of joy. Factors such as Christmas lights, trees, gifts, cakes and Santa Claus make the day even more special.