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100 Festive Christmas Sayings for the Holiday Season

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Are you having trouble finding the perfect Christmas saying? Look no further! Christmas sayings are a great way to put a smile on your loved one’s face, so we compiled the best Merry Christmas sayings that you can use for your holiday cards and greeting cards this year. We also included funny Christmas sayings, holiday sayings, Christmas phrases, and Santa sayings.

This collection of Christmas sayings is about celebrating the spirit of Christmas and making the holiday season even more enjoyable.

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Best Merry Christmas Sayings

Here are some great Christmas sayings to use this holiday season.

“Good tidings to you and happy Christmas for today and all the Christmases to come.”

“Allow peace into your heart this Christmas, and may the new year be a time to rejoice.”

“Let the magic of Christmas bring you back to when you were a child, and let that innocence be a balm to your worries.”

“Christmas is a special time when doubts and fears are melted away with love and hope. We love you and wish you all the best this holiday season.”

“Christmas isn’t about what you receive – it’s about the love that you give.”

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“May you and those you love find true happiness and peace this Christmas and into the new year!”

“Everything is simply more meaningful at Christmas. I’m so glad you are here to help me rejoice and feel the love of the season.”

“There is nothing quite like Christmas – the celebration, the decoration, and the pure excitement. Follow your joy this holiday season and in the new year.”

“With you, everyday is like Christmas! Although…today is actually Christmas!”

“With love and good tidings to you this Christmas and a joyous new year!”

“Sing, dance, rejoice in song – and treat yourself and others with kindness this Christmas.”

“Christmas warms the soul and tickles the heart – I’m so glad we can celebrate together!”

“Sure, Christmas is for kids, but luckily the holiday spirit makes children of us all.”

“Isn’t it amazing to think that people are celebrating Christmas just like this, around the world, all at the same time… but none of them have you!”

“Sweet as a Christmas cookie”

“Drink up, Grinches! It’s Christmas”

“Find joy in the little things this Christmas.”

“Noel! Peace and joy to you this”


“You are the greatest gift I could wish for this Christmas.”

“Let resounding joy ring from your rafters this Christmas!”

“The reason for the season: cookies.”

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“Here’s wishing you the charms of”

“Christmas all year long.”

“Peace on Earth, good will toward all.”

“Best wishes to you this holiday season.”

“May your holidays be merry and bright!”

“May this holiday season be filled with laughter, joy, and peace.”

“Sharing this season together is the greatest gift of all.”

“Home is where the Christmas cookies and presents are!”

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“Joy to the world!”

“Joy and love to you and yours this holiday season!”

“Health and happiness from my family to yours.”

“Season’s greetings and best wishes for the New Year.”

“When it comes to opening presents, Christmas in this family is messy.”

“Since my family is so big, we have to super-size our Christmas celebrations.”

“My family loves Christmas; it’s the one thing we can all agree on.”

“Christmas cookies pretty much sum up my family.”

“This Christmas, just remember, while we aren’t blood relatives, we are family.”

“My family is always prepared for Christmas with lots of love, and of course, batteries.”

“Decking the halls with my family is my favorite thing in all the world!”

“My favorite part of Christmas is family.”

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“The Christmas cheer is real in our family.”

“My family knows how to sparkle at Christmas!”

“My ideal Christmas Eve is sitting by the fireside with my family, sipping hot chocolate, gazing at the Christmas tree, and feeling the love.”

“Every Christmas, I wrap my family in love!”

“I love my family, especially at Christmas.”

“Christmas with my family is what makes it special.”

“The house grows warmer when my family arrives on Christmas day.”

“Christmas presents are nice, but being with family is the best gift of all.”

“All I want for Christmas is to be with my family.”

“All year, I look forward to my family Christmas celebration.”

“Christmas with my family is my happy place!”

“May the holiday season bring you special moments and happy memories.”

“Keeping you in our hearts this holiday season, and always!”

“May Christmas warm your heart the whole year long!”

“Wishing you a merry Christmas and peace throughout the year.”

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“Let the magic of Christmas bring love and peace to you and to the world.”

“May goodness and light follow you this Christmas and for all your days.”

“Joy, peace, and love unto you and your family this Christmas.”

“As the tree is evergreen, let the spirit of Christmas ever warm our hearts.”

“The most wonderful gift I can receive this Christmas is to celebrate with you.”

“Santa is real, if we believe. Bringing you the gift of a little magic this Christmas Eve.”

“Remember when? Keep Christmas close and the memories will flood to you like a tide of joy.”

“Love each day as if it were Christmas and you will always be joyful!”

“Feel the peace and love of Christmas in your heart this holiday season.”

“Today, I will sleigh Christmas!”

“Brace your elves, Christmas is here!”

“Merry Christmas! May all the joys of this happy season be yours this holiday and into the New Year.”

“Best wishes for a joyous Christmas and a New Year filled with love, happiness and prosperity.”

“Wishing you a sparkling holiday season and a brilliant New Year!”

“Sending warm wishes of peace and happiness this Holiday Season and into the New Year.”

“We hope you’re having a simply wonderful Christmastime! Best wishes to you and yours.”

“May your days be merry & bright this Christmas season and throughout the New Year.”

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“May the magic and wonder of Christmas stay with you throughout the New Year.”

“Hope this Holiday Season brings you many great memories and wonderful reasons to smile.”

“May the light of the holiday season fill your heart, and may the music fill your soul. Happy holidays.”

“The most wonderful part of Christmas is spending time with family and friends. May your holidays be full of joy and good cheer.”

“Wishing you a fun filled and merry Christmas.”

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“When the magic of Christmas fills the air, we hope you find it everywhere. Merry Christmas!”

“As the holidays approach, it is a great time to remember those who are close to us, helping to bring love and happiness to our lives. Wishing you a happy Holiday Season.”

“Wishing you joy, peace and good health this Holiday Season.”

“Our favorite part of the Holiday Season is thinking of you, who makes this time so special. Wishing you love and happiness this season and into the New Year.”

“Wishing you a blessed Christmas and happiness in the New Year.”

“May the true spirit of Christmas fill your heart and your home with joy today and into the coming year.”

“Merry Christmas from one hard-working elf to another.”

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“May all that is beautiful, meaningful, and brings you joy be yours this Holiday Season and throughout the coming year.”

“Sending wishes to you and yours for a beautiful Holiday Season and a peaceful New Year.”

“Have a warm and cozy Christmas and a New Year filled with wonderful adventures.”

“Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and a Joyous New Year.”

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Funny Christmas Sayings

When it comes to Christmas sayings, funny ones are often the best. These funny Christmas sayings will make you smile and you might also like our lists of Funny Sayings, Funny Short Quotes and Funny Christmas Quotes.

“Christmas is a good excuse to send cards to all my favorite people. Congratulations on retaining your position on my list this year.”

“That warm feeling isn’t just the Christmas spirit. I think you left the oven on.”

“You know those commercials where the present is a brand new car with a big red bow? Yeah, we’re not doing that.”

“We wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas and you’re welcome – that song’s now stuck in your head all day.”

“Insert fruitcake joke, add ugly sweater = The best xmas card ever made. You are welcome.”

“May your fun be large and bills be small this year. Merry Christmas!”

“Dear Santa, before I explain, how much do you know already?”

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“Another Christmas already? Seriously, what the Elf?”

“Did you hear that? It’s either the magical jingling of eight flying reindeer pulling a miniature sleigh or it’s holiday tinnitus…”

“Don’t say anything, but I think I just saw that creepy elf on the bookcase actually move.”

“I spent a long time choosing the perfect Christmas card that will look good in your garbage.”

“Keep Calm and jingle all the way.”

“Nobody loves Christmas more than me, and I love you even more than Christmas… or at least it’s close.”

“Be sure to keep the “mas” in Christmas… as in, “mas regalos por favor!” (Translated from Spanish for: “more presents please!”)”

“If you warm me with your holiday spirit, I promise to inspire you with my holiday cheer. We’ll be disgustingly full of happiness together.”

“This holiday season let us treasure what is truly important in all our lives, the reason for the season: Cookies.”

“There’s pure joy in the discovery that the best presents are the people whose presence is solely for bringing presents.”

“Merry, Bright & Up all Night”

Holiday Sayings

Brighten up your holiday season with these holiday sayings. Find many of the best funny holiday sayings in the list below.

“Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a Happy New Year.”

“A little more sparkle, a little less stress. These holidays, I wish you the very best.”

“May the holiday season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter.”

“Wishing you peace, love, and joy this holiday season and throughout 2023.”

“Have a magical Holiday season!”

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“May the peace and joy of the holidays be with you today and throughout the new year.”

“Wishing you holidays filled with fun and laughter, and very best wishes for a prosperous new year.”

“Warmest wishes for a happy holiday season and a wonderful New Year. With lots of love.”

“Wishing you and your loved ones peace, health, happiness, and prosperity in the coming New Year.”

“We may not be together for the Holidays, but I’m with you in spirit. Happy Holidays, I miss you!”

“Wishing you a fun-filled holiday season and best wishes for a happy New Year!”

“To a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year.”

“To a joyful present and a well remembered past. Best wishes for happy holidays and a magnificent New Year.”

“May the holiday season bring only happiness and joy to you and your loved ones.”

“Wishing you and your family a wonderful Holiday Season. With lots of love from the [insert your family name]’s.”

Christmas Card Sayings

You’ll love these great Christmas card sayings.

“Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered.”

“At Christmas, all roads lead home.”

“Wishing you hope, peace and lots of Christmas cookies.”

“You know you’re getting old, when Santa starts looking younger.”

“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.”

“One of the nice things about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with a present.”

“Get your fat pants ready. It’s Christmastime!”

“Wishing you hope, peace and lots of Christmas cookies.”

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“Santa has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.”

“Wishing you a white Christmas. (And when you run out of white, just open a bottle of red).”

“Merry Christmas from one hard-working elf to another.”

“It’s all fun and games, until Santa checks the naughty list. Merry Christmas.”

“Sure, being on the Nice list gets your more presents, but being Naughty is its own reward.”

“Only a few more shopping days left until your loved ones find out you have no idea what they like.”

“At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.”

“It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree, it’s who’s gathered around it.”

“Santa ho ho hopes you’ve been good this year.”

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“We want you to have the happiest holidays ever. (Don’t feel too special though, we gave this card to a lot of people).”

“Out of the silence, music. Out of the darkness, light. Out of uncertainty, Promise. Hope was born that night.”

“Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.”

“The story of Christmas is a story of love.”

“May you be inspired by giving, changed by love, filled with peace and touched by miracles.”

“Christmas is all about the family!”

“Christmas adds to the warmth of a family love.”

“The greatest gift of all this holiday season is a loving family and close friends.”

“Peace and love to warm your heart this holiday season.”

“Peace be with you this holiday season and let it envelop you all of your days.”

“May the splendor of the season warm your days and nights.”

“May the lights of the season fill you with warmth and joyous spirit.”

“May you find peace this holiday season and glorious love in the new year.”

“My favorite smell is Christmas tree”

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“Hope, joy, love, and gladness – let all these be your guide this holiday season.”

“May the charms of the holiday season gladden your heart and lighten your burdens.”

“If love is the reason for the season, I have a lot to be thankful for.”

“Laughter fill your home on this joyous holiday. Be comforted, be content, and give love.”

“The true meaning of the holidays is having a friend like you.”

“Thinking of you this holiday season with love and gladness. I’m so happy we are celebrating this joyous day together.”

“My tree is set to sparkle”

“Be naughty, save Santa the trip”

“It’s all fun and games ’till Santa checks the naughty list”

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“I feel better knowing Santa will also be unemployed after Christmas”

“Dear Santa: This isn’t what it looks like”

“It’s a good thing Santa didn’t see my browser history”

“I want a fat bank account and a slim waist for Christmas this year. You better not mix those two up, Santa!”

“Dear Santa…can you please define “nice?””

So there you have it! Hopefully we were able to help you find the perfect Christmas saying you were looking for.

Now get out there and enjoy the holiday season!

If we missed your favorite Christmas saying, let us know in the comments section below.

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Laynni Locke

Laynni Locke

Laynni has been sharing her travel adventures and day-to-day life on Routinely Nomadic social media for over 15 years and appreciates the importance of finding the perfect quote or caption to showcase those experiences. Putting her extensive writing and education background to good use, Laynni has become passionate about researching and curating comprehensive lists of all the best quotes and captions for every occasion.

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