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.
The culture of Hawaii isn't famous for no reason. Every year, thousands of tourists flock to the small islands to get a taste of the rich culture found only in Hawaii. To this day, the energy and spirit of Aloha flow through strongly the islands of Hawaii, allowing it to radiate energies of love and compassion for others.