Christmas holidays are synonymous with joy, laughter, and memorable moments shared with loved ones. It’s the perfect time to break away from the routine and indulge in fun activities that bring the family closer. This guide will dive into some fun Christmas holiday activities that promise a blend of excitement and togetherness for the entire family.
How do you celebrate Christmas on holiday?
Celebrating Christmas while on holiday combines the joy of exploration with the heartwarming traditions of the festive season. Here are a few ways to celebrate:
- Attend local Christmas events or parades
- Visit a Christmas market to soak up the festive atmosphere
- Participate in a community service project as a family
- Decorate your holiday accommodation with a portable Christmas tree and some lights
- Prepare a special Christmas meal together, incorporating local ingredients
- Go on a road trip and stay in some beautiful accommodation (more on that below!)
How do I make Christmas fun with my family?
Making Christmas fun with your family revolves around shared experiences and creating new traditions. Here are some ideas:
- Organise a Christmas scavenger hunt
- Have a Christmas movie marathon complete with snacks like popcorn
- Create a family Christmas craft or ornament
- Attend your local Christmas carols
- Have a family karaoke night with Christmas songs
- Bake and decorate Christmas treats together
How to do Christmas differently?
If you’re looking to switch things up this Christmas, here are some alternative celebration ideas:
- Spend Christmas in a new city, town, or country to experience different traditions
- Volunteer as a family at a local shelter or food bank
- Have a beach Christmas picnic if the weather allows
- Host a virtual Christmas gathering with extended family and friends
- Try out unconventional Christmas recipes from around the world
How can I make my holidays more fun?
Injecting fun into your holidays requires a dash of creativity and a willingness to try new things. Here are some suggestions:
- Plan a themed Christmas party or costume contest
- Visit nearby suburbs to see their Christmas lights and decorations
- Organise a friendly Christmas gaming tournament with board games or video games
- Take a festive holiday workshop or class together, like wreath-making or gingerbread house decorating
What activities do people do on holidays?
People engage in a variety of activities during the holidays. Some popular choices include:
- Exploring new places and experiencing different cultures
- Attending festive events like Christmas markets, concerts, or plays
- Participating in outdoor sports and activities
- Relaxing and recharging at a summer shack
- Spending quality time with family and friends, sharing meals, and exchanging gifts
Final thoughts on Christmas holiday activities
Christmas holidays are a cherished time to create lasting memories with your loved ones. By incorporating a mix of traditional and unique activities, you can ensure a fun-filled and meaningful holiday season. Whether you choose to explore new places, volunteer, or simply enjoy each other’s company, the essence of Christmas remains in the love and joy shared among family and friends.
Wondering what to do for Christmas 2023? Well, it’s a blank canvas waiting to be filled with new experiences and joyful memories. If you’re looking to take a road trip out of the hustle and bustle of Sydney and stay in the beautiful Hunter Valley, consider bringing yourself, your partner, or the extended family to the Historic Arnott Bakehouse. Get ready to make this Christmas the most memorable celebration.The surrounding area of Morpeth offers a rich and diverse culinary and history-rich landscape that is sure to satisfy any holidaymakers and there are plenty of fun things to do in Maitland. And the best part? Our boutique accommodation that perfectly complements any summer adventure. Reach out to the friendly hosts with any questions, or book now.