Holiday Fun Facts:
  • "Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving but later became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • In Mexico, wearing red underwear on New Year's Eve is said to bring new love in the upcoming year.
  • Over 1.76 billion candy canes are produced during Christmas.
  • After "A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens wrote one Christmas story each year, but none more successful.
  • The 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • In the Ukraine, if you find a spider web in the house on Christmas morning, it is believed to be good luck!
  • Over 100,000 people are employed in the Christmas tree industry.
  • Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
  • Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
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