Today's Reason to Celebrate

December 08, 2024 is

National Christmas Tree Day

Today is National Christmas Tree Day! Whether you are a fan of the Fraser Fir, the Balsam Fir, or prefer an artificial tree, today is the day to celebrate every type of Christmas tree we use to deck the halls during the holiday season. National Christmas Tree Day provides the perfect opportunity to set up your tree if you haven’t done it already. Invite friends for a virtual tree trimming party with this free online invitation you can deliver instantly by text!

Christmas trees first became a tradition in 16th century Germany. To celebrate the holiday, people decorated trees in their homes with candles or built Christmas pyramids out of wood. Queen Victoria, who married her German cousin in 1840, is credited with making the Christmas tree part of mainstream culture. By the 1890s Christmas trees had become popular in the U.S.!

Learn more about the beloved tradition of Christmas trees during the holiday season here. Happy National Christmas Tree Day!

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