- The Germans made the first artificial Christmas trees out of dyed goose feathers.
- Each year more than 3 billion Christmas cards are sent in the U.S. alone.
- All the gifts in the Twelve Days of Christmas would equal 364 gifts.
- According to the Guinness world records, the tallest Christmas tree ever cut was a 221-foot Douglas fir that was displayed in 1950 at the Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle, Washington.
- The traditional three colors of Christmas are green, red, and gold. Green has long been a symbol of life and rebirth; red symbolizes the blood of Christ, and gold represents light as well as wealth and royalty.
- During the Christmas season, nearly 28 sets of LEGO are sold every second.
- A large part of Sweden's population watches Donald Duck cartoons every Christmas Eve since 1960
- Christmas marks the birth of Jesus Christ on December 25.