The countdown is officially on, there are 21 weeks until Christmas 2017. You get to spend it with family and friends, snuggled up by the fire, with the scent of pine wafting through the air. Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, so it can be hard to wait to celebrate. Luckily for us, more and more Americans are celebrating Christmas in July every year. The summer is the perfect excuse for a celebration, with children out of school and beautiful weather. Although an unofficial holiday, Christmas in July is the perfect event to get together with friends and family.
There is no wrong way to celebrate Christmas in July so feel free to pull out all the stops, and get creative! Try a twist on a traditional cup of cocoa and make a frozen hot chocolate while curled up on the couch to watch Hallmark’s annual Christmas Keepsake Week in July. Deck the yard, instead of decking the halls, and put on your most festive holiday summer wear. Maybe you have a little extra time to celebrate? Take the family to one of the best spots to celebrate Christmas in July in the US. Treetopia recently released a map of the top 10 spots to celebrate Christmas in July in the United States.
No matter where you’re located, there are fun places to celebrate this holiday from Alaska to New York. Pack up the car, or book a flight, and treat your family to a differently refreshing type of summer vacation. This summer marks the 68th season for the Santa’s Workshop theme park in North Pole, New York. and over twenty million guests have visited the Santa’s village Azoosment Park in East Dundee, Illinois. Santa Claus, Indiana, is home to Holiday World, the nation’s first theme park that has twice been named the Nation’s Top Value Park by Consumer’s Digest.
So what are you waiting for? Tell your family that Christmas came early this year and celebrate America’s favorite holiday twice!