Five super fun holiday season must-dos!

Make the most of the season with these mood-brightening ideas. And definitely pencil in December 6th as an important date.
By Produced by Alanna Glassman and Lora Grady
Five super fun holiday season must-dos! Jade Brookbank/Getty Images

1. Fa-la-la it up!

Grab your next-door neighbours, travel mugs of cocoa and printouts of some classic carols. Serenade the 'hood and spread some good!

2. Throw an ugly sweater party

Gather friends for a fun, informal evening and make it a stress-free potluck. Have everyone play DJ by bringing their own holiday mix.

3. Light it up

Be merry and bright (and enjoy some free holiday entertainment) when your province's capital flips the switch on December 3 for Christmas Lights across Canada. Each city hosts a lighting ceremony with thousands of festive lights.


Find out more here.

4. Unplug & unwind

When you get home tonight, turn off your smartphone and stop checking emails. Instead, go for an evening stroll and check out the neighbours' decorative displays.

5. Decorate together

Get the gang together for a fun afternoon of decking the halls from top to bottom. Start with a hunt for the perfect tree—and choose fresh over fake to support local farmers.



Subscribe to our newsletters for our very best stories, recipes, style and shopping tips, horoscopes and special offers.

By signing up, you agree to our terms of use and privacy policy. You may unsubscribe at any time.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.