Cuddle Up with Our Favorite Holiday Movies this Season!


When the weather turns cold and we know the holiday season is among us, our family turns to holiday movies for family movie night!  From the all-time classic movies like, “A Christmas Story,” to the romance themed and cartoon comedy options, there is always something that we can find and agree upon.  To be honest, in our house, there are a few Christmas movies our children enjoy throughout the entire year.  My youngest son absolutely loves, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” and even has a stuffed character of the Grinch that he keeps on his bed. He will watch all versions of it and even on repeat, if he could! This past year, we found us continuing to watch, “The Christmas Chronicles,” and all of the “Home Alone” releases.  They seem to never get old!

Looking for a movie to enjoy with your family?  Try some of these options!

Favorite Holiday Movies for Children:

  • Charlie Brown’s Christmas
  • A Christmas Story
  • Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (original cartoon and movie)
  • Klaus
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Rise of the Guardians
  • The Polar Express
  • The Christmas Chronicles

If your children are a little older and you want a good laugh, these holiday movies are definitely ones that we enjoy.  A few when the children have fallen asleep for the night!

Favorite Holiday Comedy Movies:

  • Elf
  • The Santa Claus
  • Home Alone (all of them)
  • Home for the Holidays
  • Jingle All the Way
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
What did not make either list and are still great options that you cannot miss out on are some of these!
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • While You Were Sleeping
  • Love Actually
  • Noelle
These movies are available through streaming services like Netflix and Disney +, to rent from local libraries and often shown on cable television too. What are some movies you and your family enjoy during the holiday season?
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Jenna Marceau
Born and raised in Wichita, full of Shocker pride, Jenna is a boy mom to son's Aiden and Eli. She married her college sweetheart, Danny, and the two keep an active schedule that includes chasing their children and dogs around Northeast Wichita. Jenna is an executive for a local HR Outsourcing organization and a member of the Junior League of Wichita. She likes to spend her spare time helping others or volunteering around the community. You can catch her at local events, supporting entrepreneurs and participating in activities with friends and family. She is a total foodie, loves coffee and craft beer, is an avid podcast listener and is quite fond of a glass of Cabernet to end her day. Keep up with Jenna at @JenMarceau on Instagram!


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