Not my family's tradition but one of the oddest is from my friend's family. It is a LAAARGE family. They all basically take over a White Castle and eat there for Christmas Eve. They've been doing this for decades.
Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more. ---Theodor Seuss Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss