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  • Writer's pictureAmber Miller

40 Holiday Bucket List Ideas

With the holidays fast approaching this season, many of us are left wondering what to do for the holidays with our friends and families. One great way to do this is to sit down and create a holiday bucket list! From seeing Christmas lights to spending the evenings in watching the Grinch, here are 40 holiday bucket list ideas.

40 Holiday Bucket List Ideas This Christmas Season

  1. Take a picture with Santa

  2. Go on a sleigh ride

  3. Drive around to see Christmas lights in your town

  4. Build a snowman

  5. Have a Christmas movie marathon

  6. Chop down your very own Christmas tree

  7. Create a gingerbread house

  8. Decorate sugar cookies

  9. Bake some holiday desserts

  10. Decorate your house for the Christmas season

  11. Decorate the Christmas tree

  12. Go Christmas shopping for your favorite people

  13. Create a holiday gift

  14. Decorate an ornament for the tree

  15. Create a Christmas playlist on your phone

  16. Go ice skating

  17. Watch a tree lighting ceremony

  18. Attend a holiday church service

  19. Create a holiday themed makeup look

  20. Make a DIY wreath for Christmas

  21. Travel for the Christmas break on a budget

  22. Create your own stockings to hang up

  23. Learn different ways to wrap presents

  24. Buy some Christmas scented candles

  25. Go Christmas caroling

  26. Attend a Christmas concert, like Trans-Siberian Orchestra

  27. Attend a holiday themed party

  28. Throw a Christmas party

  29. Bake your favorite Christmas meal or side dish

  30. Wear your favorite Christmas sweater

  31. Drink some eggnog

  32. Participate or organize a Secret Santa gift exchange

  33. Buy a gift for someone who would not expect it

  34. Attend a holiday festival

  35. Go to a Christmas market

  36. Kiss someone under the mistletoe

  37. Make your Christmas wish list

  38. Drink hot chocolate by a warm fire

  39. Roast marshmallows and chestnuts

  40. Read a good Christmas book

These 40 holiday bucket list ideas are sure to help you stay busy this Christmas season. You won’t be bored by trying different DIYs and going out in the town; whether it be Christmas shopping or participating in Christmas carols. With Christmas fast approaching, you can use this list and check off each idea as you go.


- Amber


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