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Christmas Puns That Will Absolutely Sleigh You

Bring a little holiday humor to all your Christmas parties this year.

Considering all that the world's been through, this holiday season should be all about having fun and enjoying time with the people you love. While we can't control every aspect of our time off, we can do our best to preserve the holiday spirit. Read on for the most festive, funny Christmas puns sure to make your friends and family laugh. Don't worry—they're appropriate for all ages.

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Funny Christmas Puns for All Ages

A senior father and adult son sitting on a sofa at home at Christmas time, laughing.
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  1. Who's the most holi-dazed and confused this year?
  2. Don we now our ugly sweaters.
  3. It's time to go ho ho home.
  4. Saved by the jingle bell.
  5. I'll be home fir the holidays.
  6. Your "presents" is much appreciated.
  7. Yule be fit to be tide when you find out you aren't getting any Christmas presents.
  8. I love the holiday season deerly.
  9. Yule miss me when I'm gone.
  10. Sleigh my name.
  11. I will always have the final sleigh.
  12. You are a sight for sore ice.
  13. It's time for the mistle-toast.
  14. I like my candy in mint condition.
  15. I'm simply s-mitten with you.
  16. I'm dressed in my Christmas jammies, from my head to my mistletoes.
  17. Happy holly days.
  18. "Peppermint, or-na-ment?" he asked when contemplating hanging candy canes on the tree.
  19. Wishing you a tree-mendous Christmas this year.
  20. The Christmas alphabet has noel.

Hilarious Elf Puns

elf legs and xmas tree
  1. Have your elf a merry little Christmas.
  2. She's got high elf-esteem.
  3. First, let me take an elfie.
  4. Treat your elf to your own Christmas gift this holiday!
  5. Get the elf out of here.
  6. An elf is always ear for you.
  7. I'm just a Kreacher of habit.
  8. Pull your elf together.
  9. Do you come ear often?
  10. If the pointy shoe fits, wear it.
  11. I made these cookies all by my elf.
  12. Elves are so cute. Don't you a-green?
  13. Reindeer don't go to school—they're elf-taught.
  14. Don't worry, I've got good elf-control.
  15. Santa's helpers love listening to Elfis Presley.
  16. Get the elf out of here.
  17. I can't wait for a new ear.
  18. As elf.
  19. I'm an elf-taught Christmas decorator.
  20. More elf puns Claus I said so.
  21. You're a bundle elf joy.
  22. Be your elf.
  23. Now you're just some Dobby that I used to know.
  24. I'm just a workshop in progress.
  25. Like an elf, you have great taste in wrap music.

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Clever Christmas Puns for Instagram

woman holding a smartphone with icons of social media on the screen in front of a christmas tree
  1. All the jingle ladies.
  2. Lighten up—it's Christmas.
  3. It's lit.
  4. I'm pine-ing for you.
  5. Make it rein, deer.
  6. It was love at frost sight.
  7. We have great chemis-tree.
  8. As it snow happens.
  9. Let's hear a round of Santa plause.
  10. You're my soul Santa.
  11. Sleigh queen, sleigh.
  12. But wait—there's myrrh.
  13. All this holiday cheer has me feeling pine.
  14. Someone's barking up the wrong Christmas tree.
  15. Some of these Christmas tree puns are tinsel-ting my intelligence.
  16. OK, icy what you did there.
  17. Christmas has me feeling extra Santa-mental this year.
  18. Yes, I do consider myself a Christmas tree hugger.
  19. It's about time to spruce things up.
  20. Our Christmas tree decorations this year are pure poet-tree.
  21. It's the most pun-derful time of the year.
  22. Oh, deer.
  23. Single bells, single bells, single all the way.
  24. Sleigh all day.
  25. I'll be ho-ho-home for Christmas.
  26. You sleigh me.
  27. It's going to be a be-yule-tiful Christmas.
  28. She's got resting grinch face.

Cute Cat Christmas Puns 

picture of a cat who has knocked over a christmas tree
  1. Wishing you a Meowy Christmas and a Purrfect New Year.
  2. All I want for Christmas is mew.
  3. Walking in a whisker wonderland.
  4. Fur-osty the Snowman.
  5. I'm feline fine this Christmas Eve.
  6. Can't wait to kiss you under the meow-stil-toe.
  7. Gather around for some Christmas tails.
  8. It's im-paw-ssible to have a Blue Christmas with a kitty on your lap.
  9. Santa Claws is coming to town.
  10. No purr-esents for those on the naughty list.
  11. Fleas Navidad.
  12. Merry Cat-Mas.
  13. Jack Frost cat-nipping at your nose.
  14. Meow-ry Christmas.
  15. Don't let the cat out of Santa's bag
  16. Litter Drummer Boy.
  17. You have cat to be kitten me right now.
  18. Meow bring us some figgy pudding.
  19. It's the meow-st wonderful time of the year.
  20. Thanks fur the memories.
  21. Santa Paws is coming to town.
  22. Are you feline festive?

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Dog-Centric Christmas Puns

Toller retriever dog in Christmas time holding teddy bear toy
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  1. Feliz Naughty Dog.
  2. May your Christmas be furry and bright.
  3. Yappy Holidays.
  4. Dachshund through the snow.
  5. Ho ho ho.
  6. Yappy holidays.
  7. Merry Woofmas.
  8. Sealed with a pooch smooch.
  9. Merry Christmutts.
  10. Can't wait to woof down Christmas dinner.
  11. Deck the halls with frisbees and ball-ies.
  12. There's no treat like bone for the howlidays.
  13. After another ruff year, we wish you a won-dog-ful Christmas.
  14. Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how tasty are your branches?
  15. Husky holidays.
  16. The snuggle is real.
  17. Happy Collie-days.
  18. Unleash the holiday spirit.
  19. Santa's little yelper.
  20. Bark the Herald angels sing.
  21. We woof you a Merry Christmas.
  22. Have the ulti-mutt holiday.
  23. Fa-la-la-la-la-la-Labrador.

Santa Puns for Christmas

Saint Nicholas holding package and waving to camera
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  1. Throw a little tinsel on me because I love being the Santa of attention.
  2. Always nice to see some festive repre-Santa-tion around the holidays.
  3. Hold me closer, tiny Santa.
  4. It's a simple case of Claus and effect.
  5. You know what they say—keep your friends Claus and your enemies closer.
  6. I Santa you something special this year.
  7. I be-wreath in Santa Claus.
  8. Santa bae bae.
  9. Christmas is always a Claus for celebration.
  10. I'm Claus-itive this will be a Christmas to remember.
  11. No need to Claus a scene.
  12. Don't forget to Santa-tize your hands before dinner.
  13. If you're lucky this year, Santa Claus will grace you with his presents.
  14. Starting to feel like St. Nickel-ess with all this shopping.
  15. Santa really hits the sack on Christmas Eve
  16. You're just in the (Saint) Nick of time
  17. There's been a Santaquatch spotting.
  18. The color red really soots you.
  19. Happy ho ho ho-lidays.
  20. I hope this gift hits Claus to home.

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Christmas Puns About Food and Drink

Bottle of red wine and snacks in Christmas basket on wooden table
  1. Mince pies before guys.
  2. Feast mode.
  3. Merry chipmas.
  4. 'Tis the season to be jelly.
  5. It's the most wine-derful time of the year.
  6. We whisk you a Merry Christmas.
  7. Have a holly jelly Christmas.
  8. Have yourself a Bloody Mary Christmas.
  9. Nobody touch the roast—I'll have the final sleigh.
  10. It's the most wonderful time for a beer.
  11. Fizz the season.
  12. Hap-pea holidays.
  13. This Christmas feast is so massive, I'm holding on for my deer life.
  14. Get into the holiday spirits.
  15. Seasons meatings.
  16. We go together like peppermint Schnapps and hot chocolate.
  17. Hope you have a brie-lliant holiday.
  18. Happy hollandaise.
  19. Choy to the world.
  20. All I want for Christmas is choux.
  21. Just hanging out in downward eggnog.
  22. It's Christmas-thyme in the city.

Snow Puns for Christmas

snowman in a snowglobe
  1. I'm snow bored.
  2. This is snow laughing matter.
  3. There's snow business like show business.
  4. I solemnly swear I'm up to snow good.
  5. Say it ain't snow.
  6. Ice to see you.
  7. Boldly go where snowman has gone before.
  8. The snowball's in your court.
  9. It's snow joke.
  10. There's snow place like home.
  11. I'll just snow myself out.
  12. With great powder comes great responsibility.
  13. There is snow one else like you.
  14. Snowman is an island.
  15. You're the coolest person I snow.
  16. Forever melting for you.
  17. Don't flurry, be happy.
  18. Just go with the snow.
  19. Dance like snowbody's watching.
  20. Snow thank you.
  21. I love you snow much.
  22. Have snow fear—Christmas is here.

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Christmas Puns With Amazing Punchlines

man and woman laughing in front of the Christmas tree while unwrapping presents
  1. What do you call an elf who runs away from Santa's workshop? A rebel without a Claus!
  2. How do the elves clean Santa's sleigh on the day after Christmas? They use Santa-tizer!
  3. How do Santa's little helpers keep warm during cold days at the North Pole? They eat elf-abet soup!
  4. How did Scrooge win the soccer game? The Ghost of Christmas passed!
  5. What type of currency do elves use? Jingle bills!
  6. Who is Santa's helpers' favorite character in Stranger Things? Elelfen!
  7. What type of cars do elves drive? Toy-otas!
  8. What do you call an elf who steals Christmas present wrapping from the rich and gives it to the poor? Ribbon Hood!
  9. Who delivers presents to sharks at Christmas? Santa Jaws!
  10. What is Santa's favorite breakfast food? Frosted Flakes!
  11. Why doesn't Alexis like eating broken candy canes? She prefers ones in mint condition!
  12. How does Darth Vader like his Christmas roast? A little on the dark side!
  13. What kind of pictures do elves love to paint? Elf-portraits!
  14. Where do elves go when they feel sick? The elf-center!
  15. Why did Santa get a parking ticket on Christmas Eve? He left his sleigh in a snow parking zone!
  16. Why did Santa put a clock in his sleigh? He wanted to see time fly!
  17. How does the snow globe feel this year? A little shaken!
  18. What do you call a snowman party? A snowball!
  19. What kind of dog does Ebenezer Scrooge have? A bah hum-pug!
  20. What did Jack Frost train his puppy to do? Nip at your nose!
  21. How many letters are in the Christmas alphabet? Just 25, because there's Noel!
  22. Where does Santa stay when he goes on vacation? At a ho-ho-hotel!
  23. What do snowmen eat for breakfast? Snowflakes!
  24. Did you know that Father Christmas has a daughter? Yeah, her name is Mary Christmas!
  25. Why aren't you supposed to eat all the Christmas decorations? You could get tinsil-itis!
  26. What do you call Santa when he accidentally falls into the fireplace? Krisp Kringle!
  27. What did one ornament say to another? "I like hanging with you!"
  28. What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus? Claus-trophobic!
  29. What kind of Christmas carol do you sing to fruit? "We Wish You A Berry Christmas!"
  30. How do sheep greet each other during the holidays? "Fleece Navidad!"
  31. What did Adam say on the day before Christmas? "It's Christmas, Eve!"
  32. What name does Santa Claus use when he takes a break from delivering gifts? Santa Pause!
  33. What do you call a Christmas gift after it dies? The Ghost of Christmas Present!
  34. What do you call a reindeer ghost? A cari-boo!
  35. What do reindeer put on their Christmas trees? Horn-aments!
  36. Where do Santa's reindeer go when they lose their tails? The retail shop!

Wrapping Up

That's it for our list of Christmas puns, but be sure to check back in with us soon for even more holiday cheer. You can also sign up for our newsletter to enjoy similar content, as well as the latest in wellness, entertainment, and travel.

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