Content Ideas For The Holiday Season

I love the holidays. Growing up my parents made a big deal of Thanksgiving and Christmas. It was a time when we celebrated with family and made incredible memories that I remember to this day.

I grew up with a big family. Well, a big extended family. My dad came from a house that had seven children. Yes, seven!! My mom came from a house that had four children. Thanksgiving and Christmas meant that we were shuffled around to different houses each year to celebrate with one another but I wouldn’t give those memories up for the world!

That is the one thing that I miss about living so far away from my family. The big holiday get-togethers. I try to keep the momentum going by creating different traditions for my family to celebrate over the holidays and to create these memories for my children.

However, this blog post isn’t about that. This blog post is going to help you with some festive content ideas for the holiday season.


Well for one, it is fun. Who doesn’t love to create content that is specific to different times of the year? You don’t need to be serious all of the time when creating content and the holidays give you the perfect excuse to lighten up and have fun with all of your creative content.

And another reason, using holiday content is a great way for you to connect with your audience. Not everyone is going to celebrate the same holiday and that is okay. It is a great way to include everyone and see what we all celebrate.

87 content ideas to use over the holiday season

No matter if you have Black Friday sales, or celebrate Thanksgiving or Christmas, it is a great time to connect and learn about your audience and get them to learn more about you. Just the other day, I wrote a blog post on how you can prepare your content for the holidays.

So it is time to dive in and have fun with this list of festive content that you can use for all of your creative content.


Why wait any longer?! Let’s have fun and get this party started with this HUGE list of creative content ideas that you can use this holiday season.

  • Your business specials
  • Your new year goals (I hate the word resolutions)
  • Your holiday traditions
  • Photos of your Christmas decorations and tree
  • Create a 12-days ________ that is relevant to your business. (In the past, I have done 12 days of bloggers. I may do that again.)
  • Cookies you are leaving for Santa
  • DIY fails or impressive wins or anything in between
  • Share other holidays that fall on different dates (For example Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Boxing Day, Hanukah, Festivus, Kwanzaa, New Year, and Chinese New Year)
  • Tips to celebrate a holiday in the office
  • Gift guide for your niche (I did a gift guide for bloggers last year)
  • How to support a small business during the holiday season
  • Shoutout to your favourite small business you bought a gift from
  • Holiday plans
  • Share your fave gift of all time that you have received
  • Share your fave gift of all time that you have given
  • Unique holiday countdown
  • Reading list
  • Your Christmas list
  • Daily gratitude challenge
  • Tips to get through the holidays if it is tough
  • Mental health practices to use during the holidays
  • Funniest holiday moments
  • Worst gift that you ever received
  • Gift Guide for Secret Santa
  • Favourite Christmas movies
  • Share your holiday bucket list
  • Making a snowman (If you have snow)
  • Fun facts about certain holidays
  • Recipes that you love
  • Charities to support this holiday season
  • Your holiday hours
  • Best advent calendar
  • Favourite Christmas song
  • Share a holiday hack
  • Stocking stuffer gift guide
  • Favourite part of the holiday season
  • Least favourite part of the holiday season
  • Checklists to stay organized over the holidays
  • Tips to stay organized over the holidays (My planners make the perfect gift and are great at keeping you organized.)
  • Gift guides for different age groups
  • If you could get rid of one holiday, what would it be?
  • Christmas morning breakfast ideas
  • Tips to keep your kids entertained over the holiday break
  • Ways to destress over the holidays
  • Tips to keep your business organized over the holidays
  • Ugly Christmas sweater photos
  • A gift guide to local small businesses
  • Tips to survive the holidays
  • Behind the scenes of decorating
  • What good things happened this year
  • What are you looking forward to in the new year
  • Shoutout to your clients who are supporting you
  • Are you a last-minute shopper or an early shopper?
  • Share your most popular posts of this year
  • A sneak peek into what you have planned for next year
  • Local events to attend
  • Personal recap of the year
  • Business recap of the year
  • Tips for holiday travel
  • Affirmations to use over the holidays
  • Affirmations to use in the new year
  • Things you can’t live without over the holiday season
  • Your favourite holiday drink
  • Your holiday meals
  • How you structure your days over the holiday season
  • Morning routine
  • Evening routine
  • The night before Christmas routine
  • Tips to stay off of social media over the holidays
  • Share an event that you are attending
  • Wish everyone a happy holiday
  • Share what you do on your days off
  • Share your favourite Christmas book
  • Share a holiday time-saving hack
  • Ways to use your planner to save your sanity
  • Budgeting tips for the holidays
  • Businesses to follow
  • Create a naughty and nice list that is related to your niche
  • Podcasts to binge-listen to
  • Your favourite social media content to follow
  • Gifts to give that don’t cost money
  • How to save on your Christmas spending
  • Tips when traveling to see family over the holidays
  • Gift guide for the hard to buy for
  • Gifts you want to stay away from
  • Places to avoid during the holiday season
  • Preparing your business for the holiday season

That is a list of 87 different topics that you can take and use for all of your creative content. Take them and make them your own and make them relevant to your business and your audience. Remember, the holiday season is a time to have fun with your content.

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