Christmas
Follow the latest Christmas news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
1 month ago

Hallmark Christmas Experience coming to Kansas City this fall

Hallmark is bringing the Hallmark Christmas Experience to Kansas City this fall.
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Hallmark will host the Christmas experience starting in November.
5 months ago

Family opens up about mom’s viral ‘empty stocking’ video

Aubree and Josh Jones talk more about the context behind their heavily-discussed Christmas morning video.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Family opens up about mom’s viral ‘empty stocking’ video
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Couple welcomes twins hours apart on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Robert Ka'ala was born at 10:12 p.m. on Christmas Eve. A few hours later, his twin sister Madalena Kahana was born on Christmas Day.
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VIDEO: Couple welcomes twins hours apart on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
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Couple welcomes twins on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

A Hawaii couple welcomed twins – a boy and a girl – on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Sara McGuigan Quintino and Pedro Quintino welcomed twins Robert Ka’ala and Madalena Kahana on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, respectively.
6 months ago

How long should Christmas decorations stay up?

While some choose to take down decorations as soon as possible, others celebrate the 12 days of Christmas that starts Dec. 25 and ends on Jan. 5.
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VIDEO: How long should Christmas decorations stay up?
6 months ago

Storm causes troubles for millions traveling home after holidays

ABC News’ Gio Benitez shares the latest on severe flooding along the East Coast as the post-travel rush continues.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Storm causes troubles for millions traveling home after holidays
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Three-year-old opens every present before Christmas morning

The toddler opened every present hours before the sun came up.
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VIDEO: Three-year-old opens every present before Christmas morning
6 months ago

Flying Grinch's mid-air mishap as machine's motor fails

The Grinch had a terrifying mid-air mishap after the motor on his flying machine failed, causing him to crash in Ville Platte, Louisiana.
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VIDEO: Flying Grinch's mid-air mishap as machine's motor fails
6 months ago

4 sisters who were expecting at the same time reunite with their babies for Christmas

The family and their new additions celebrated the holidays together!
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VIDEO: 4 sisters who were expecting at the same time reunite with their babies for Christmas
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New Yorker goes all out with dazzling Christmas apartment

Dec. 25 may be over, but Frankie Christmas says, "Christmas is more than a day, it's a frame of mind."
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VIDEO: New Yorker goes all out with dazzling Christmas apartment
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Toddler opens presents too early on Christmas morning

Parents Scott and Katie Reintgen went downstairs at 3 a.m. on Dec. 25 to find every single present unwrapped by their 3-year-old.
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VIDEO: Toddler opens presents too early on Christmas morning
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Ashish Alfred shares breakfast recipes made of Christmas leftovers

The chef and restaurateur shows how to make the most of your leftovers with dishes such as crème brûlée French toast and parfaits.
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VIDEO: Ashish Alfred shares breakfast recipes made of  Christmas leftovers
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Uber, Doordash help holiday shoppers return unwanted items

Companies like Uber are making holiday returns easier with their new “return a package” feature.
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VIDEO: Uber, Doordash help holiday shoppers return unwanted items
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Holiday shoppers spent more in 2023

Overall consumer spending grew by 3.1% compared to the same time last year, easing immediate fears of an economic slowdown.
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VIDEO: Holiday shoppers spent more in 2023
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Parents speak out after toddler opens entire family’s Christmas gifts at 3 a.m.

Parents Scott and Katie Reintgen share how their 3-year-old toddler opened their family’s Christmas presents at 3 a.m.
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Reintgen family's Christmas tree.
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Millions travel home from Christmas

The TSA screened more than 14,500,000 people at airports between last Wednesday, when the holiday rush began, and Monday.
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VIDEO: Millions travel home from Christmas
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Your Christmas weather forecast: Record warmth in Midwest

From a warm Christmas in the Midwest to blizzard warnings in the Heartland and rain on the West Coast, here's what you need to know for your holiday weather forecast.
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Snow falls in Omaha, Nebraska, Dec.25, 2023.
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How celebrities are spending Christmas 2023

Here's how your favorite celebrities are spending Christmas.
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Mariah Carey shares a sleigh ride with her family in this she posted to her Instagram account, Dec. 24, 2023.
6 months ago

Santas have fun in the sun and on the run

People take part in some festive holiday traditions sporting the red-and-white look of Santa.
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VIDEO: Santas have fun in the sun and on the run
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Holidays in a time of war

Christmas celebrations were subdued in Bethlehem, impacted by the war between Israel and Hamas.
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VIDEO: Holidays in a time of war
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Behind-the-scenes of NORAD

A look behind the scenes at The North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, which tracks Santa's flight pattern each year.
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VIDEO: Behind-the-scenes of NORAD
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Christmas celebrations canceled in Bethlehem

The normally bustling Bethlehem is empty, with Christmas celebrations called off due to the war.
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VIDEO: Christmas celebrations canceled in Bethlehem
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Record-breaking holiday travel rush tests airlines

Spirit Airlines is conducting an internal investigation after an unaccompanied minor was sent to the wrong city.
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VIDEO: Record-breaking holiday travel rush tests airlines
6 months ago

Sloth gets Christmas cuddles from Santa

Aluna, a baby sloth at San Antonio Zoo, is celebrating her first Christmas and got to spend some time with Santa.
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VIDEO: Sloth gets Christmas cuddles from Santa
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NORAD tracks Santa on Christmas Eve

The North American Aerospace Defense Command has been helping track Santa Claus and reindeer for more than 60 years.
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VIDEO: NORAD tracks Santa on Christmas Eve
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Christmas in Bethlehem canceled due to Israel-Hamas war

Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Jesus, has decided to cancel usual festivities and ceremonies due to the ongoing conflict in Gaza.
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VIDEO: Christmas in Bethlehem canceled due to Israel-Hamas war
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How you can brighten your Christmas tree using ping pong balls

These decorating hacks get more clever each year!
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VIDEO: How you can brighten your Christmas tree using ping pong balls
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Faith Friday: Message of faith as we head into the holidays

Rev. Angela Khabeb of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America shares a message of faith as we head into the Christmas holiday and new year.
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VIDEO: Faith Friday: Message of faith as we head into the holidays
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Tips and tricks to stay healthy this holiday season

Dr. Alok Patel shares his best advice on how we can all stay safe this Christmas.
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VIDEO: Tips and tricks to stay healthy this holiday season
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Watch the heartwarming moment a little boy runs up and hugs Santa Claus

“Santa Claus and local FDNY firefighters paid a visit to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Brooklyn to spread some holiday cheer and give out toys.”
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VIDEO: Watch the heartwarming moment a little boy runs up and hugs Santa Claus
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Countdown to Christmas is almost over

ABC News' Jerry Henderson spends the holiday season dressed as Santa Jerry to spread Christmas cheer throughout his community.
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VIDEO: Countdown to Christmas is almost over
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Florida nurse brings Elf on the Shelf tradition to the NICU

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital nurse Laura Straub wants the program to give families a sense of normalcy and holiday spirit.
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VIDEO: Florida nurse brings Elf on the Shelf tradition to the NICU
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Santa Jerry spreads holiday cheer

Jerry Henderson, an ABC News tech manager also known as Santa Jerry, joins the show to talk about spreading holiday cheer this Christmas.
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VIDEO: Santa Jerry spreads holiday cheer
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Mom shares message for dads after receiving empty Christmas stocking

A Utah mother, who posted a viral video about her empty Christmas stocking, shares what she wants others to know.
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Aubree and Josh Jones shared a TikTok video about Aubree Jones’ empty Christmas stocking from 2021. The 30-second clip has since gone viral.
6 months ago

Dogs get into Christmas spirit

ABC News’ Lara Spencer and Sam Champion highlight pups in their finest holiday sweaters.
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VIDEO: Dogs get into Christmas spirit
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Scotty McCreery gets us in the holiday spirit with hit song

Country singer Scotty McCreery drops by "GMA3" to get us in the holiday spirit with ‘Santa Claus is Back in Town’.
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VIDEO: Scotty McCreery gets us in the holiday spirit with hit song
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Family holiday cards on the decline at post offices

There is a noticeable decline in the number of family style holiday cards as a lot of families are choosing to send digital copies of holiday season themed photos.
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VIDEO: Family holiday cards on the decline at post offices
6 months ago

Days away from Christmas, here are some last-minute holiday decor hacks

As Dr. Alok Patel tries one of Will Ganss's holiday hacks, Will breaks down the next greatest duo in television.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Days away from Christmas, here are some last-minute holiday decor hacks
6 months ago

Overlooked hazards for kids to watch for this holiday season

As families gather at loved one’s homes this holiday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and “GMA” help one family find commonly overlooked hazards parents should be aware of to keep their kids safe.
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VIDEO: Overlooked hazards for kids to watch for this holiday season
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Top movies, shows to binge during this holiday season

Brandon Gray, Brian Herald and Dan Thompson, hosts of "Deck the Hallmark" podcast, discuss their "Binge This" picks for festive movies.
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VIDEO: Top movies, shows to binge during this holiday season
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We tried these easy, last-minute holiday decorating hacks

"GMA" puts trending holiday hacks to test for anyone who’s looking for last-minute decoration ideas.
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VIDEO: We tried these easy, last-minute holiday decorating hacks
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He slayed 'All I Want For Christmas Is You,' then got to see Mariah Carey live

Knox went viral in 2022 when Mariah Carey complimented his incredible performance of "All I Want For Christmas Is You." This year, Carey gifted him tickets to her show -- Knox's first big concert.
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VIDEO: He slayed 'All I Want For Christmas Is You,' then got to see Mariah Carey live
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Busiest holiday travel season ever gets underway

Nearly 49,000 planes are expected in the air today as passengers make a mad dash home for Christmas.
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VIDEO: Busiest holiday travel season ever gets underway
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10 festive holiday cocktail recipes to shake, stir and sip this Christmas

Recipes for festive Christmas and holiday cocktails to get in the spirit.
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These festive Christmas tree tonics use cucumber as a holiday garnish.
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Las Vegas Sphere feeling festive in holiday sweater

The Sphere in Las Vegas was seen getting into the spirit of the holiday season, donning a festive sweater and blushing at passersby.
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VIDEO: Las Vegas Sphere feeling festive in holiday sweater
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Mariah Carey takes her twins to the White House to celebrate the holiday

The star posed with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
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President Joe Biden speaks with Mariah Carey, her daughter Monroe and her son Moroccan, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, D.C.,
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Texas family unveils fantastic Barbie-themed Christmas card

The Roll family went all out for their 2023 holiday card with this Barbie-inspired photoshoot.
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VIDEO: Texas family unveils fantastic Barbie-themed Christmas card
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Her students had no Christmas presents, so this teacher took to TikTok

For many of the students, the wish may be their only Christmas gift.
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Cheri Guy, a teacher at Desert Pines High School in Las Vegas, stands with some of the hundreds of gifts donated for the school’s students.
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By the Numbers: Mariah Carey Christmas Song

A look at the numbers behind Mariah Carey’s hit song “All I Want for Christmas Is You” as the holiday classic is back in the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 list.
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VIDEO: By the Numbers: Mariah Carey Christmas Song
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Made in America Christmas: Companies around the US work to prepare for the holidays

Around the nation, U.S.-based companies are working hard ahead of the busy holiday season.
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VIDEO: Made in America Christmas: Companies around the US work to prepare for the holidays