5 Things to Do on Christmas Day!

things to do on christmas day

Sometimes after the opening of the presents, the eating of the food, and the happy holiday making we get a little squirrely and are looking for things to do on Christmas Day out of the house. Generally, we have been out a lot around the holiday, but not necessarily doing things that we want to do or are sort of high stress. If you find yourself looking for somewhere to stretch your legs or change the scenery, try one of these ideas for family fun on Christmas Day!

5 Things to Do on Christmas Day in Appleton and beyond!

See a Movie!

There are some great options for family viewing around the holidays! If you think you might want to venture out to see something, be sure to order your tickets ahead online to have seats together. Movies can get busy in the afternoon and evening.
Find theater information here!

Go For a Walk!

Stretch your legs, breathe in the crisp air, maybe catch some glimpses of animals celebrating the holidays. Try a trail, State Park, or Nature Center!

Go Bowling!

Super Bowl in Appleton and Sabre Lanes in Menasha will both open at noon. 10th Frame in Appleton opens at 3pm. Find other bowling alleys nearby to check in here.

Go Out to Eat! 

Everyone is bound to get hungry again, find a family-friendly spot on our Kids Eat Free list to take everyone out and let someone else worry about the dishes. Call ahead to see if Kids Eat Free deals are offered on the holiday though!

Take a Drive to See Christmas Lights!

Plan a drive to see the Best Christmas Lights Near the Fox Valley using our map and near me function! Some of these Worth the Drive Light Shows are open on Christmas Day and Oshkosh Celebration of Lights is open and free on Christmas Day! You could even plan to visit The North Pole in Kaukauna!

Did we miss something fun to do on Christmas Day for families? Let us know!


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