Christmas trees are also known as the Yule-tree.
Christmas trees are evergreen trees, usually either a fir tree, pine tree or spruce tree.
It is believed that decorating Christmas trees originated in 16th century Germany when Christians would bring decorated trees into their homes.
Some people say the Christmas season officially begins when Santa arrives at the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.
In 1836 Alabama became the first state in the US to declare Christmas a legal holiday.
In June of 1970 Christmas became a federal holiday in the US.
Christmas trees were first decorated with foods such as apples, nuts and dates.
In the 18th century Christmas trees began being decorated with candles.
Electric Christmas tree lights were first used in 1895.
If you received all the gifts from the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” you would have 364 presents.
The song Jingle Bells was written by James Pierpont in 1857. It was originally called “One Horse Open Sleigh” and was made for Thanksgiving.
Did you know that tinsel was once made of real silver! It was invented in Germany in 1610.
The tradition of naughty children getting a lump of coal in their stocking comes from Italy.
The tallest Christmas tree ever displayed was in Seattle Washington in 1950. The Christmas tree was 221 feet tall!
Santa Claus is also known as St. Nicholas, Father Christmas, Grandfather Frost and Kris Kringle.
Santa is believed to bring gifts to good girls and boys on the night before Christmas (December 24th).
There are 3 towns in the Us that are named Santa Claus. One in Georgia, one in Arizona and one in Indiana.
Santa Clause 9 reindeer are named: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and Rudolph.