50 Holiday Greetings To Share The Spirit Of The Season

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No one celebrates the holidays quite like Southerners. There are many ways to celebrate the spirit of the season and sharing greetings is one of our favorite ways to show love during the holiday season. Whether you’re hoping to wish someone a wonderful holiday season or want to wish someone a happy Hanukkah, there are plenty of ways to tell someone you care about them during the most wonderful time of year. 

Take your pick from these festive greetings to tell someone you’re thinking about them this holiday season.

Holiday Greetings

These general holiday greetings are great for sharing with family, friends, co-workers, professional connections, and really anyone you want to share a message with this season.

  • Wishing you much cheer this holiday season. 
  • May love and happiness be yours this holiday season. 
  • The best part of this time of year is the memories we make. Happy holidays!
  • Hoping for peace and joy this holiday season. 
  • Wishing you much happiness and prosperity in the year ahead. 
  • Enjoy the blessing of hope and gratitude this holiday season. 
  • Make this holiday season one to remember. 
  • The festive season is truly magical. Hope you and your family enjoy it to the fullest!
  • Warm wishes to you and your family this holiday season. 
  • Hoping this holiday season gives you many reasons to smile. 
  • Hope your holiday is filled with cheer!

Funny Holiday Greetings

There’s nothing better than making someone smile during the holidays. Here’s how to do it: 

  • Happy Holidays! May your happiness be large and your bills be small.
  • Everyone loves the holidays—except maybe my wallet. 
  • May this holiday season be filled with infinite love, light, and food. 
  • I know you’re disappointed you didn’t get a fruit cake this year. Hope you’ll forgive me. Happy Holidays!
  • Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! (Assuming you get a snowblower for Christmas this year, of course)
  • Here’s another generic “Happy Holidays” card to add to your growing collection.
  • Hope you’re enjoying ugly sweater season as much as I am. Happy Holidays!
  • Don’t get too excited. This card is your present this year. Happy Holidays!
  • Wishing you plenty in the form of food and drinks this holiday season!

New Year Greetings

Southerners love to yell “Happy New Year” when the clock strikes midnight, but here are some more creative ways to ring in the new year:

  • Wishing you a new year filled with joy and happiness. 
  • I hope you achieve all of your resolutions and so much more. Happy New Year!
  • Another year, another opportunity to achieve your dreams. Happy New Year!
  • May this new year bring you nothing but peace and love!
  • Wishing you a happy new year filled with new adventures and old friends.
  • Best wishes for your health and happiness this new year. 
  • Keeping you in my thoughts as we start this year anew. Happy New Year!
  • To new starts, new successes, and new inspirations. Happy New Year!
  • The best part about the new year is that we get to begin again. Happy New Year!
  • May the New Year be everything you hope for and more!

Ways To Wish Someone a Happy Hannukah

Though you can always keep it simple and just say “Happy Hannukah,” here are some creative alternatives.

  • Hanukkah Sameach! (“Happy Hannukah” in Hebrew)
  • Chag Sameach! (“Happy Holidays” in Hebrew)
  • May the eight days of Hannukah bring you and your family joy. 
  • Enjoy the time you have together this Hannukah. 
  • You’re in my thoughts during this season of miracles. 
  • May your family be bathed in love and light this Hannukah.  
  • Celebrating the strength of our community this Hannukah.
  • Wishing you peace and reflection this Hannukah. 
  • May the candles of the menorah bring light to you and your family this Hannukah. 
  • Wishing you a wealth of love and gelt this Hannukah! (Gelt are chocolate coins traditionally given to children during Hannukah)

Ways To Say Happy Kwanzaa

Branch out from simply saying “Happy Kwanzaa” with these special greetings:

  • Kwanzaa yenu iwe na heri! (“May your Kwanzaa be blessed!” in Swahili)
  • Habari gani! Happy Kwanzaa. (“What’s the news?” in Swahili is a traditional Kwanzaa greeting)
  • May this Kwanzaa bring love and light to your family. 
  • Sending you my best wishes this Kwanzaa!
  • Celebrating our heritage and community this Kwanzaa. 
  • May the seven days of Kwanzaa bring many blessings to your family. 
  • May the candles of Kwanzaa be a light for you and your loved ones. 
  • Wishing you much hope and unity this Kwanzaa. 
  • Hoping this Kwanzaa blesses your family with joy and prosperity. 
  • Thankful for you, your family, and our community this Kwanzaa. 
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