History of Christmas in July

History of Christmas in July

The modern image of Christmas is locked in as a season covered in snow, ice and frosty images of evergreens. Ironically, the actual setting for Christmas should take place in the dry desert heat. Christ, after all, was not born on December 25th. Historians usually place His birth in the Spring. The seasonality of St. Nicholas bears explaining as well. Historically Nicholas of Myra was a year-round figure, placed in not-so-frosty like places in the Middle East. How he came to wear red is easily explained but how he took to sleighs and snowmen is a bit more complicated. ButRead more

Special Christmas-in-July Celebration Scheduled Online

Special Christmas-in-July Celebration Scheduled Online

My Merry Christmas is pleased to announce a grand celebration of Christmas-in-July beginning at 6am Eastern Daylight Time on July 23rd and running until 5am on July 25th on the Merry Forums of My Merry Christmas with support from Kringle Radio. Kringle Radio will be re-broadcasting the radio program originating from the North Pole last Christmas Eve as Santa was tracked around the world. This world famous broadcast details Santa’s flight and features reports from elves located around the world. What’s it like? Here’s report from Elf Red Stocking interviewing a Santa fan in Omaha as he prepared for SantaRead more