July 25, 2017

The Top Spots in the US to Celebrate Christmas in July

Posted by Treetopia in News | The Treetopian Lifestyle | Treetopian Party Ideas

Christmas in July is an unofficial holiday. The term originated from the fact that in the southern hemisphere, Christmas is actually celebrated in the summer. Residents from that area, began to throw Christmas celebrations in July, as that is the peak month of their winter season.

For most Americans, Christmas in July is an opportunity to escape the heat and have a little fun. Many department stores and retailers host “Christmas in July” sales, the Hallmark Channel airs all your favorite holiday movies, and many places in the U.S. throw huge celebrations. With so much to do in so little time, we’ve compiled a list of the best places to celebrate Christmas in July across the United States.

Treetopia Christmas in July map

There are dozens of cities boasting holiday themed names. As you might imagine, many of these places host celebratory Christmas in July events.

This summer marks the 68th season for the Santa’s Workshop theme park in North Pole, New York. For those closer to Wisconsin, shoppers can admire more than 300 Christmas trees on the sales floor of the world’s largest Christmas store in Frankenmuth.

Are you located on the East Coast? West Jefferson, North Carolina hosts an annual event that draws thousands of guests each summer. They’re expecting even more attendees this year, as they celebrate their 31st consecutive event.

Temperatures may be heating up, but nothing can stop Phoenix Zoo from hosting their Winter in July event. The number of attendees reaches over 7,000 participants, and they ship in more than 41 tons of snow. If you’ve ever needed an excuse to visit a theme park, now’s your chance. Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indianapolis, is the nation’s first Christmassy theme park and has twice been named the Nation’s Top Value Theme Park by Consumer’s Digest.

If traveling isn’t in the cards for you this summer, swap your traditional BBQ for a Christmas in July themed party. This month is the perfect time to get in the holiday spirit, without worrying about all of the usual stress that comes with it. No gifts need to be bought, there’s no holiday traffic, and baking is kept to a minimum.

If you’ve never celebrated this festive holiday before, now’s the time! Merry Christmas in July!

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