19 Christmas Eve Traditions You Probably Didn't Know About
'Twas the night before Christmas...
Luminarias in New Mexico
The Christmas Book Flood in Iceland
Christmas sauna-ing in Finland
Broom-hiding in Norway
Christmas skating in Venezuela
Christmas cakes in Japan
River bonfires in Louisiana
Wigilia in Poland
The Las Parrandas festival in Remedios, Cuba
Graveside candles in Finland
The Feast of the Seven Fishes in Italy
Christmas goat-burning in Gävle, Sweden
Banketletters in the Netherlands
Christmas shoes in France
Posset in England
Ghostly leftovers in Bulgaria
Rice pudding for The Nisse in Denmark
Nativities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tió de Nadal in Catalonia, Spain
Luminarias in New Mexico are used to help welcome the Christ child into the world. A previous version of this article stated it was to help guide Santa Claus.
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