Merry Christmas Greetings and Messages 2018
70+ best Christmas greetings and messages to help you wish your family and friends a wonderful holidays season and all the best for the New Year.
From short and sweet, to funny and festive, we hope you find the perfect Christmas greetings to wish everyone a very happy holidays. Scroll down the page to read them all or use these links to find a particular section.
Last updated: 22 October, 2018
Christmas Greetings for Family
Christmas is a time for connecting with family near and far, and these Christmas greetings are perfect for wishing everyone all the best for the season and into the New Year.
To a joyful present and a well remembered past. Merry Christmas to you and your family, and very best wishes for the New Year.
May the Holidays bring happiness and joy to you and your loved ones. Merry Christmas!
Wishing you and your family peace, health, happiness, and prosperity in the coming year. Merry Christmas.
Season's Greetings! Wishing you and your family a blessed holiday season creating beautiful memories with your sweet family.
Whatever is beautiful. Whatever is meaningful. Whatever brings you happiness. May it be yours this Christmas holidays and throughout the coming year.
May the Christmas season end the present year on a cheerful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Season's Greetings to you all.
May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow. Merry Christmas to you and your family.
May the Christmas Season bring only happiness and joy to you and your beautiful family. We miss you and hope to see you in 2019.
In this loveliest of seasons may you find many reasons for happiness. Merry Christmas and lots of love from our family to yours!
May the Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter.
May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill. And may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy. Have a very Merry Christmas.
They say the best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas surrounded by your precious family, and many blessings for the coming year.
Warmest wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. May peace, love, and prosperity follow you always.
To a joyful present and a well remembered past! We raise a glass to you this Christmas all the way from [insert your location]. Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a magnificent New Year.
May the Christmas season end the present year on a cheerful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Merry Christmas to you and your family!
Christmas Greetings for Friends
The holidays is a great excuse to reach out to friends and let them know you care about them. Send them your best wishes for the coming year with these lovely Christmas greetings written for friends.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas filled with fun and laughter, and I hope you have a fabulous New Year!
They say "It's all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list..." Let's hope he wasn't paying close attention to us this year! Thanks for being such a great friend, it's been fun spending time with you over the year. Here's to a fabulous 2019!
May this Christmas bring you much joy and happiness, and may your New Year be merry and bright. Thanks for being such a great friend!
May this Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter. And may the New Year be full of adventure!
The gift of love.
The gift of peace.
The gift of happiness.
May all these be yours at Christmas.
Warmest wishes for a happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Thanks for being such a great friend.
The light of the Christmas star to you,
The warmth of home and hearth to you,
The cheer and good will of friends to you,
The joy of a thousand angels to you,
The love of the Son,
And God's peace to you.
~ Irish Christmas Blessing
May peace and plenty be the first to lift the latch at your door, and happiness be guided to your home by the candle of Christmas.
~ Irish Christmas Blessing
Funny Christmas Greetings
Here are some funny Christmas greetings and quotes that work well in a card message for friends and family. I've added some example messages underneath some of the funny Christmas sayings, but feel free to personalize further.
"The 3 stages of man: He believes in Santa Claus. He doesn't believe in Santa Claus. He is Santa Claus."
Congratulations on finally making it to stage 3! Merry Christmas ol' man.
"It's all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list."
Let's hope he wasn't paying close attention to us this year! Thanks for being such a great friend, it's been fun spending time with you over the year. Here's to a fabulous 2019!
Christmas (noun). The only time of the year in which one can sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of socks.
"Time to get into the holiday spirit... gin, vodka, whisky..."
Looking forward to celebrating with you over the holidays. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year!
I hope you love the present you told me to buy for you. Merry Christmas!
Please note: Christmas is cancelled! Apparently YOU told Santa that you've been GOOD this year... he died laughing!
"Three Wise WOMEN would have asked directions, arrived on time, helped deliver the baby, bought practical gifts, cleaned the stable, made a casserole, and there would be peace on earth!"
To my very wise and amazing [wife/mother], what would we do without you? Thank you for taking care of us every day, and keeping our family so happy and healthy. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2019!
A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. ~ Garrison Keillor
I've got your back, we can do this together! Here's to a great Christmas, and all the very best for the New Year!
"I'm dreaming of a White Christmas. But if the White runs out I'll drink the Red!"
Looking forward to celebrating with you over the Holiday season. Cheers to a fabulous 2019!
Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. ~ Phyllis Diller
I'll try not to confuse these this year!
Let's be naughty and save Santa the trip. ~ Gary Allan
Sounds like a plan! I'm looking forward to celebrating with you these Holidays.
Short Christmas Greetings
Here are some short Christmas greetings that work well in a card or text message. They're a great first line of a message and you can personalize further with your own wishes too.
Season's Greetings! And best wishes for the New Year.
Best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Greetings of the Season and best wishes for the New Year!
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.
Merry Christmas! And best wishes for 2019.
Wishing you a joyous Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
Wishing you a joyous Holiday season and a happy and peaceful New Year.
May the peace and joy of Christmas be with you today and throughout the New Year.
Best wishes for the Holidays, and for health and happiness throughout the coming year.
Merry Christmas! With many good wishes for the holiday season and the coming year.
Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Merry Christmas Greetings for your Co-workers and Boss
The Holiday season is a lovely time to wish your co-workers and boss all the best for the coming year, and to thank them for their support during this year too. These messages are just a starting point, and you could personalize them further.
Many of the Short Christmas Greetings also work well for co-workers.
Happy Holidays! Thank you for all your support and guidance this year. Best wishes for a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year.
Warmest wishes for a happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.
Best wishes for the Holidays, and for health and happiness throughout 2019.
Wishing you a joyous Holiday season and a happy and peaceful New Year. Thank you for being such a great co-worker and office buddy!
May the holiday season end the present year on a cheerful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Here's to a great 2019!
Greetings of the Season and best wishes for the New Year! I look forward to working with you again in 2019.
Merry Christmas from all of us at [insert company name]. We hope you have a very happy Holidays and we wish you all the best for the New Year.
Religious Christmas Greetings
These religious Christmas greetings make reference to God, Jesus, and the first Christmas. They are a lovely way to wish your religious friends and family a Merry Christmas by acknowledging their Christian beliefs.
God gave His greatest gift to us on that first Christmas Day and may the wonder of it always guide and light your way. Merry Christmas!
May you have the gift of faith, the blessing of hope, and the peace of His love at Christmas and always.
Faith makes all things possible,
Hope makes all things work,
Love makes all things beautiful,
May you have all three this Christmas.
May Joy be your gift at Christmas and may Faith, Hope, and Love be your treasures in the New Year.
A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love. A blessed Christmas to you!
Merry Christmas! May God bless you richly throughout this holiday season.
The magic of Christmas is not in the presents, but in His presence. May you have the gift of faith this Christmas and many blessings throughout the New Year.
May your heart be lifted in praise this Christmas for the wonderful gift of Jesus and the joy He brings to our lives. Have a Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year.
Sharing with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season. Have a Blessed Christmas and New Year.
May God fill your life with love, joy, and peace this Christmas and throughout the New Year.
May you feel God's presence in the candles, that softly spread their glow at Christmas and may you experience the wonder of His abiding love, as He guides you, through each day of the coming year. May God's Blessings be with you at Christmas and New Year!
And here is a small collection of religious Christmas quotes that you could include in your Christmas greetings.
We have seen His star in the East,
and have come to worship Him.
~ Matthew 2:2
And there were shepherds out in the fields nearby,
keeping watch over their flocks at night.
An angel of the Lord appeared to them,
and the glory of the Lord shone around them.
~ Luke 2:8-9
O star of wonder, star of night,
Guide us to thy perfect light.
~ John Henry Hopkins Jr.
When they saw the star they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
~ Matthew 2:10
For they traveled by night and they slept by day, for their guide was a beautiful wonderful star.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.
~ Pope Francis
May the beautiful lights of every holiday season remind us of Him who is the source of all light.
~ David A. Bednar
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