Best Things to Do On Christmas Eve


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1Spend Time With Loved Ones

This is what Christmas means - MatrixGuy

I like this better because some people do get carried away and think it is all about the toys and presents and it's not it is about spending love, time, and joy with your family and friends.

I usually spend time with my family on Christmas day but sometimes on Christmas Eve as well.

So fun to spend time with the cousins and your parents! Christmas Eve with cousins and Christmas day with immediate family

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2Open 1 Gift

Opening presents can get you into the spirit of christmas! Just to remember your excitement on Chrismas Day when you see that stocking full of presents. Also the enjoyment and rebellious feeling of opening a present early. That alone can get you excited, even if the present you open is well, not so good. If you still don't agree with opening a present on Christmas Eve, then just think, you're get a present early! always a good excuse

I love to do thing on Christmas Eve because if you have kids like me (little ones) this usually holds them over until Christmas morning. Pick a small gift that is fun but not a huge time consuming gift. Pick Wisely! Happy Holidays!

Every year we wait until after dinner and then we go get the gifts the neighbours gave us and we open that. It holds us of until the next morning when we can open all our gifts

Always do, its fun!

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3Watch a Christmas TV Show or Movie

We watch the film Polar Express every year, Absolutely brilliant! Love this film

I don't know if this counts as a Christmas T.V. show or movie but on Christmas Eve night I go and watch tsn year in review. Tsn is espn in Canada. Also opening one present on Christmas Eve is good but there is no use for voting for it because its at the top spot. Opening one gift is good because Christmas isn't about getting, you know.

I always watch a movie on Christmas Eve, as there are plenty of Christmas movies on to suit everyone. Watching a Christmas Movie gets you really excited and I find it helps me sleep. Most Christmas movies can be watched by the whole family.

Being lazy with family is nice

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4Listen to Christmas Music

This truly gets you in the mood of Christmas

This really works I Listened and relaxed and listened to 3 Christ mas albums and I looked at the clock and it was 7:30 so I would really suggest every one to do this

Music is everything so this means so much

I start listening to Christmas music November 1st.

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5Remember to Put Christ In Christmas

Jesus is the reason of the season

Agree 100% It's all about Jesus being born into this sin infested world to take our place & save us from all of our sins. He is the only way the truth & the life. Your faith in him & him only has saved from all your sins. Your sins are truly forgiven go & live in this peace.

Do something spiritual. Read the bible, go to church, go to a play or show about Christ.

This is the best way to feel the true Christmas spirit!

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6Track Santa

It's always fun to track Santa!

I do this all day on Christmas Eve even though I don't believe in him any more

Even if you don't believe in him its always fun to "know" where the big man is on his trip!

Not real but so darn cute

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7Leave Sweets Out for Santa

He works hard that night, better give him some energy!

We put out chocolate milk and some type of cookies that we (my family) vote on

Egg nog and a few cookies is alway fun to make with my little Angel

My family always puts out milk and sugar cookies. But, you can't forget the reindeer food (usually the kids make that at school for fun).

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8Watch Movies

My favorite movies are The Charlie Brown Christmas and Elf, the kids especially love How the Grinch Stole Christmas too.

Ya I should do that I'm just sitting here

9Sing Christmas Carols

I like to do that at home, but singing at strangers doors I'm not so sure...

Carols are the best

This year I am going caroling

I love to sing

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10Have Christmas Dinner

Yum :) Love the idea our family's doing the same. I love the steak turkey and goose liver paté! Hope you like it too!

For my family Christmas Eve and Christmas dinner are the 2 best dinners of the year - Ajkloth

I to do this with my family

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?Tell Christmas Stories

My favourite Christmas story is Santa is coming to Scotland and the fairytale hairdresser and Father Christmas.So cool

?Make a Christmas Card for You and Your Family

I love to make cards and art and craft

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11Go to Bed Early

Its not that I like to do this because it gets boring because I can't get to sleep! It's just when your in bed staring at your empty stocking forcing yourself to go to sleep it's so annoying but then eventually after trying to do starjumps, rolly pollys and reading to try and get yourself tired your eyes slowly shut and your out in half an hour ;) its not normal

Because santa is coming

Because then you can wrap up the kids gifts and you can tell them that Santa is coming and you have to go to bed early so you can come and put your gifts under the tree

Go to bed early because on Christmas day you don't want to ruin anyone's fun just because you have had a late night and remember santa wont come if you are not asleep

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12Go Out On a Drive to See Christmas Lights

I love doing this I always try and count the Christmas trees or drive to a really big hill so you can see all the lights

13Make Cookies

I love making cookies with my family and have a good laugh well were making them and when there's left overs we like to eat the left over cookie dough! Its always great to spend time with your family!

My family has made cookies at least three times and they keep running out but I just love baking cookies!

Me and my kids (8 years and 6 Years) make cookies what seems like all day on Christmas Eve we make 8 kinds and homemade fudge every year!

That's the best thing to do!

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14Snuggle Up by the Fire With Cozy Slippers and a Blanket

That's my idea of Christmas

15Turn On Your Christmas Lights

Turn on your lights if you have then on your tree or strung around the house it's a great way to get into the Christmas spirit

16Try to Guess Your Christmas Presents

Always fun, just no peaking!

17Eat Finger Food

Christmas Eve is the only day of the year that I let my children eat chips, dip, candy, cookies, and chocolate to their heart's content. To them, Christmas Eve is a very special smorgasbord.

I'd say have your kids do a Christmas program for your family and sit down at dinner and watch a movie! Happy ideas

Yeah! A great thing to do on Xmas Eve!

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18Scream "Happy Birthday Louis Tomlinson!"

I absolutely love Louis Tomlinson as well I, m so proud to be a One Direction Superfan, Louis Tomlinson if you're reading this message I am writing to you please reply back to me within 4 days.

YES! Instead of putting Christmas Eve on my calander I put "Louis's Birthday" :))

I absolutely love him. Even though we need to stay in the Christmas spirit, Louis deserves a proper birthday, no matter how close it is to a huge holiday!

I love love love one direction

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19Set Your Alarm When You Go to Bed

Because you want your awesome presents

It helps the kids get into the spirit, because it will give them time to think about it with no distractions. If they konw this scheme, though, it will make them stop thinking in subconscious spite.

So that you can wake up nice and early to open your awesome presents :).

I never need an alarm I wake up at like 5:00 am

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20Drive or Walk Around Looking at Christmas Lights

I always have a blast doing that with my friends or family! Sometimes I like to see the lights that go all out and beautiful. I usually do this every year with my family for some good memories that I can remember my whole life! I like to take pictures so I could show my kids or friends when I grow up and tell him the story al about it!

Where I live, the whole court house is lit up and TONS of trees around it are covered in hundreds of lights! Also, my city sets up something called the Valley of Lights you can drive through, and the have a Christmas Wonderland Light Attraction walk through!

I do that I 💖 it!

It the best for kids just like me

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