The holidays seem to go by quicker and quicker with each passing year. Among our normal responsibilities, the holiday season brings in countless parties, activities, and shopping trips that can consume our schedules. Sometimes it’s hard to really embrace the magic of the Christmas season when you are busy running around like Santa’s little helper.
Having someone to share the holiday season with makes Christmas so much more special. We think taking time for you and your partner to enjoy the holidays together is important – that’s why we’ve come up with 10 things you and your boyfriend can do to fully embrace the holiday season.
10 Holiday Activities to Do With Your Boyfriend | Holiday Activities for Couples
1. Enjoy Christmas Lights Together
Bright lights and decorations make the holiday season such a special time. There’s nothing like seeing an elegant Christmas tree strung with lights and shiny ornaments, or a house decked out in hundreds of colorful lights.
Most cities have a street known to have the best Christmas lights around – so do some research, find out where your local Clark Griswold display is, and head out with a cup of peppermint hot cocoa and your favorite winter coat.
Santa Tip: play your favorite holiday tunes to make the moment feel extra festive.
2. Attend or Throw a Holiday Party
Everyone loves a good holiday party – it gives your friends and family a chance to get together, dress up in their finest threads, and engage in some classic holiday merriment. Want to make this year’s party even more memorable than the last? Opt for couples christmas sweaters that are sure to get a laugh out of even the grinchiest of your friends this year.
Make your party a potluck to get everyone involved and get a chance to try your friends’ favorite holiday food traditions. With a great group and holiday magic, you’re sure to have a fantastic time!
3. Mix Up Some Festive Cocktails
Expand your holiday cocktail menu and stray from the classics by experimenting with some new holiday drink favorites. Pick up some holiday themed glassware or a festive punchbowl and get to mixing your merry cocktails.
Need some inspiration? Here are a few exciting cocktail possibilities to mix up your beverage lineup this season.
- Candy Cane Martini
- Mulled Wine
- Eggnog Martini
4. Share the Holiday Magic by Giving Back
Consider sharing your love for the season with others by giving back to your community. Whether you volunteer your time or donate toys to a local toy drive, giving is the real reason for the season.
5. Send a Christmas Card
Get all made up with your boo this winter and finally take that Christmas card photo you’ve been talking about all these years. Whether you have a kitschy holiday theme, or a more polished look, sending out a holiday card is a great way to commemorate your love and have a snapshot to save forever.
6. Cozy up to a Holiday Film
Baby it’s cold outside – so spend a night in with your partner with one of these holiday classics:
- The Grinch
- Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
- Love Actually
- White Christmas
- It’s a Wonderful Life
7. Sign Up for a Holiday Themed Event
Holiday themed events happen almost daily throughout the season, so it’s basically a Christmas crime not to sign up for at least one. Whether you and your boyfriend love a good Santa themed bar crawl, or a Holiday 5K, there’s something for everyone out there.
8. Bake Some Sweet Treats
One of the best ways to connect with your partner is by collaborating in the kitchen. What says “Christmas” more than some sweet holiday cookies, cakes, or peppermint fudge?
9. Celebrate the Promise of a New Year
Just when we think the Christmas season is all wrapped up, New Year’s Eve rolls in with the promise of a fun night out and a midnight kiss with your love. Embrace what’s to come in the New Year by celebrating with your boyfriend. So step into that glittery dress and New Year’s makeup, and get ready for a night to remember.
10. Show Some Extra Love This Season
However you end up celebrating this year – show some extra love this holiday season. Make sure you take some time for your partner and show them how much you appreciate them with the perfect gift for your boyfriend. Aim for a gift that offers something you can do together – such as a couple’s massage or a wine tasting tour at a local vineyard.
But at the end of the day, you can be rest assured that he knows the best Christmas present of all is your love.
Hope this post helped you to find the best activities that you can do with you boyfriend during the upcoming holidays! Enjoy this season of festivities and spread love. Happy holidays!