Who wouldn’t love the customary snow themed Christmas? However, for many countries, December falls on summertime and the concept of preparing a hot meal will likely provide people some heat stroke! So in various parts of the world, Christmas in July is now obtaining popularity. In recent times, the day is marked as an unofficial holiday celebrated with parties and dinners like some traditional heavy hot meals that are served in cooler weather Christmas feasting in the northern parts of the world.
Australia can experience warm to hot weather on December 25 and July is their coldest month. In Australia, they celebrate Christmas in July just like they celebrate Christmas in December. As many other countries are warm or hot in December, they would like to celebrate the season with logged fires, a hot plum pudding and hot roast. For many people who would like to celebrate the customary Christmas feast, celebrating it in July is the best way, especially that they don’t need to spend more money just to travel to the northern hemisphere. Not many people want to leave their loved ones and close friends behind in December just to celebrate a white Christmas. Hence, the Christmas celebration in July is the best option.
This Christmas celebration in the middle of the year is gaining popularity among retailers too. You will see that there are thousands of retailers selling all types of products – from holiday festivities to gift items. Christmas movies are also popular at this time of the year which will rebroadcast on television. If you like, you can buy or hire a wonderful fun movie entitled “Christmas in July (1940)”, which stars Ellen Drew and Dick Powell. QVC, the television shopping channel, will always feature Christmas in July as their featured show name.
The Christmas in July will continue to gain popularity especially that different countries are now celebrating it in varying dates for the month of July. Not only is it a wonderful experience for those that are living outside the northern hemisphere, it’s also a marvelous time to commemorate with people close to their hearts. There is sharing, forgiveness, gratitude and love. It will somehow reflect the healing opportunity for people who revive and rekindle the spirit of Christmas that is celebrated on December.