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Christmas Videos Online: Popular Holiday Videos

Free Christmas Videos for Viewing and Sharing


Christmas videos abound online, including a ton that are free to view and share. So if you're looking to send holiday greetings with entertaining links to friends and family, here's a list of some of the most popular Christmas videos online.

If you're looking to send holiday greetings online, here's another article listing top sites for digital holiday greetings and electronic Christmas cards.


1. Animals of YouTube Sing 'Deck the Halls'"

Animals Deck the Halls video
This 2009 mashup of animal videos on YouTube plays "Deck the Halls" in the background as animals do some Christmas cavorting. The tone is pure comedy. Time is 2:46 minutes.

2. The Digital Story of the Nativity

A look at the Christian nativity story through social media, including Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Google, Gmail and much more. The time is 2:58 minutes

3. Elf the Movie: Santa Announcement

Elf video
This clip from the 2003 Christmas movie classic, "Elf" with Will Ferrell is lots of fun and only lasts one minute.

4. Beer Tree: The Ultimate Christmas Project

Beer Xmas tree project
Take a look at this unique one-meter tall Christmas tree created with a gigantic pile of 1,050 small beer bottles – all tied together with wire and lit up in holiday fashion. The video length is 1:40 minutes.

5. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle Twinkle video
Charming animation of a bird viewing and playing with the stars in the skies as Twinkle Twinkle Little Star plays in the background.

6. Silent Night Miau (Meow)

For sharing with your cat lover friends, this video features cats singing meow to the melody of Silent Night.

7. Santa Babies

Good, short (17 seconds) video showing animated babies in Santa costumes jiggling and wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. This one is basically an animated greeting card.

8. Christmas Carol: Caption Fail

Part of the "caption fail" series, this video pokes fun at the YouTube closed caption tool often used to automatically transcribe videos. The duo sang some Christmas carols and uploaded them to test the tool, then sang the new lyrics generated by YouTube. Very funny. It's 4:27 long.

9. Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus

Flash mob videos are a big meme, and Christmas flash mob videos set in shopping malls are especially popular as the mobsters break out in carol signing and other shoppers join in. This 2010 mall mob scene is particularly well done

10. Charlie Brown Christmas- Performed by the Cast of Scrubs

This is 10 minutes of Charlie Brown humor in the context of Christmas. Very entertaining.
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