10 things to do at Christmas time as a couple. Christmas time is the perfect time to consolidate a relationship, whether it is a new relationship or an old one. It is not uncommon to hear that Christmas is the best time of the year. It is a happy time when people are so glad and do many things, although the weather is usually not lenient. Nevertheless, Christmas holidays are to be enjoyed, couples should not feel left out. If you are in a relationship, whether old or new, there are many activities you can do with your partner to take advantage of the Christmas spirit. Here are 10 activities that couples can do together during the Christmas holidays. You may be discovering some and be revisited others.
- GO SHOPPING
Going on a shopping date is an activity that a couple can do together. You do not need to go on a shopping spree. Being together, spending together, buying gifts for friends and family, enjoying the atmosphere in town, sharing Christmas spirit… and then try some of those hot chocolate in a café or restaurant. All these are so satisfying. You should definitely try if you haven’t tried yet.
2. GO ON A NIGHT DATE OUT
Another activity you can do together as a couple is to go on a night date. To do so, you do not have to break the bank. Most towns have this feel of fairy atmosphere through the dazzling decorations, the majestic lights. You can have a pretty simple date night out by watching the lights shows around town. Or you can go to the cinema, then to a restaurant.
3. GO ON A GETAWAY TRIP
Going on a getaway trip is another activity couples can do together at Christmas. On the one hand, this will better suit couples who want some privacy, to enjoy each other presence without too much intrusion. Those couples can book a hotel or any other accommodation for the time being. On the other hand, couples can go on a getaway trip to meet other family members.
4. DO CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS TOGETHER
Another fun thing you can do as a couple are Christmas decorations together. This will allow you to bond more, relax, to spend valuable time together. This is an opportunity to discover each other if it is a new relationship. Besides, if you are cooking fanatics, you can bake some Christmas favourites such as gingerbread cookies, Christmas puddings, …
5. GO ICE SKATING
Ice skating is an activity you can try together, just for fun. You do not need to be pros at it. It will definitely allow you to be closer, and you will enjoy yourself, you will laugh, you will relax. You can end with a cup of hot chocolate.
6. WATCH CHRISTMAS MOVIES
Watching Christmas movies together is highly recommended as a couple. You can do that in the cinema or at home. At home, set the setting right, meaning snuggle up on the sofa, with lighted candles, with a cup of mulled wine, surrounded with beautiful Christmas decorations. What more? All the ingredients for a romantic date.
7. WEAR MATCHING PYJAMAS / JUMPERS
Wearing matching pyjamas or matching Christmas jumper has been very trendy lately. You can wear matching Christmas jumpers to go out together; it will not look weird; on the contrary, it will look ‘’cute’’. You can wear matching pyjamas at home.
8. DO SOME VOLUNTEERING WORK
You can take some time and volunteer in some charity work together. The reward will be great, as You will spend time together as a couple and render excellent service by helping out. You can volunteer in charity organisations such as food banks, homeless organisations, shelters, animal rescues, …
9. MAKE A CHRISTMAS EVE BOX
Nowadays, making Christmas eve boxes is quite trendy. This is relevant when you have children. It is a way of breaking up the anticipation of Christmas day by giving some small gifts or doing some little activities with the children. Christmas eve box could be as simple as filling cardboards with sweets, Christmas pyjamas, books, games, … or you can use some very elaborate gifs boxes. It all depends on how much you want to invest in it.
10. HAVE CHRISTMAS DINNER
Christmas is a get-together period. And Christmas day’s highlight is Christmas dinner. On Christmas, gifts are exchanged, then everybody comes together, whether you have a large family or you only have your partner, you need to make it memorable.
What to do at Christmas time as a couple? You can do many activities including:
- Going on shopping,
- Going on a night-day out
- Going on a getaway trip,
- Doing Christmas decorations together,
- Going ice skating,
- Watching Christmas movies,
- Doing some voluntary work
- Making Christmas eve boxes,
- Having Christmas dinner.
You can do many more activities with your partner; can you think of any? Please share in the comment section.