If you love Christmas, why not celebrate twice a year instead of once? A lot of people feel the same way, which is why Christmas in July has been an unofficial holiday for a long time.
Christmas in July started to get a lot of attention in the 1940s, with the release of a movie of the same name and a promotion for people to send Christmas cards to servicemen in World War II. In the movie, a man is fooled into thinking he has won $25,000 in a contest. He buys presents for family, friends and neighbors and proposes marriage to his girlfriend. The film has a happy ending, which maybe is why the concept has grown.
In the southern hemisphere, where the seasons are reversed, some countries have Christmas in July to enjoy the wintertime feel of traditional Christmas.
But cold isn’t for everyone. Hawaii is a wonderland, but it’s not a winter wonderland. There is no Jack Frost to nip at your nose. Santa Claus might show up on a surfboard or a boat rather than a sleigh. So if you would like to celebrate Christmas in July Hawaiian style, or just warm-weather Christmas, here are a few ways you can get into the spirit.
These tips make for a memorable Christmas in July.
Every year, the beautiful Hawaiian Islands attract tourists from around the world. While Hawaii is most popularly known for its beguiling scenic views, there’s a lot more to know and love about this fascinating place. We’ve compiled a short list of fun facts to make your trip to Hawaii even more interesting.