It’s finally Christmas Eve, meaning you’ve made it through all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and hopefully got to check lots of fun activities off your Christmas bucket list! It’s almost time to relax and soak in all the fun and meaning of Christmas Day. To celebrate, it’s time to slow down, spend some quality time with your friends and family, and take part in some of our favorite Christmas Eve traditions. Don’t have any or want to add new Christmas traditions to your December? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Yuletide rituals right here, like baking Christmas cookies, playing games, and giving back. And although you’ve most likely been doing all of these activities over the course of the holidays, they’re all still incredibly fun to do on Christmas Eve.
Plus, you’ll want to relax the night before your kids start tearing open Christmas presents and you spend the day cooking Christmas dinner and attending various family gatherings. That’s why you’ll find that most of these things to do on Christmas Eve are low-key. From decorating gingerbread houses and Christmas crafts for kids to hanging personalized Christmas stockings and tracking Santa, these activities will ensure you’re fully rested before the big day. Not to mention, you’ll be making memories you’ll cherish for years to come. And while some of the following things to do on Christmas Eve are tried and true, you’ll find some fresh ideas as well. No matter what you choose to do, these best Christmas Eve traditions are fun for kids and adults alike.