65+ Merry Christmas Wishes

Fabulous Merry Christmas wishes for your friends and family, making it easy for you to spread Christmas cheer this holiday season!




On this page you'll find Merry Christmas wishes for your friends, family members, co-workers, and your boss. From short and sweet, to funny and festive, we hope you find the perfect Christmas wishes for your holiday cards. Scroll down the page to read them all or use these links to find a particular section.


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Short & Sweet Christmas Wishes

Here are some short Merry Christmas wishes that work well in a Christmas greeting card.

Season's Greetings! And best wishes for the New Year.


Best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year!


Merry Christmas and best wishes for the 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 2018.


Wishing you a joyous Christmas and a prosperous New Year.


Wishing you a joyous Holiday season and a happy and peaceful 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.


May the peace and joy of Christmas be with you today and throughout the New Year.


Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Here are several variations for how you can wish someone a very Merry Christmas. They're great if you're looking for alternative ways to sign off a Christmas card message.

Merry Christmas!

Happy Holidays!

Season's Greetings!

Happy New Year!

Happy Christmas!

Best wishes for the Holidays!

Have a magical Holiday season!


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Merry Christmas Wishes for Family

Christmas is the time for connecting with family near and far, and these Merry Christmas wishes will help you spread the Christmas cheer this holiday season.

May the Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love and your life with laughter. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in 2018.


To a joyful present and a well remembered past. We raise a glass to you this Christmas all the way from [insert location]. Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a magnificent New Year.


May the Christmas Season bring only happiness and joy to you and your adorable family. We miss you and hope to see you in 2018.


In this loveliest of seasons may you find many reasons for happiness. Merry Christmas and lots of love from all of us in [insert location]!


Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. May peace, love, and prosperity follow you always.


Whatever is beautiful. Whatever is meaningful. Whatever brings you happiness. May it be yours this holiday season and throughout the coming year.


May the holiday 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!


May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow for your lovely family, just as our childhood memories of Holidays past are such happy recollections now. Wishing you lots of love, joy and happiness. Merry Christmas!


May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill. And may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy. Have a Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in 2018.


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.


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Christmas Wishes for Friends

Christmas time is a great excuse to reach out to friends and let them know you care about them. Send them best wishes for the coming year with these lovely Merry Christmas wishes for friends.

Wishing you Holidays filled with fun and laughter, and very best wishes for a fabulous New Year! I can't wait to celebrate NYE with you!


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 2018!


Me: "I want a magical Unicorn for Christmas"
Santa: "Be realistic"
Me: "Okay. I want 5 minutes to myself each day to drink my coffee hot and pee in peace."
Santa: "What color Unicorn would you like?"
This made me think of us! Thank you for being such a great friend and support this year. Wishing you more sleep and time for yourself in the coming year. Happy Holidays!


Christmas is extra special when you spend it with people you care about, and I'm so lucky I get to spend it with you! Thank you for welcoming us into your home these Holidays and making us feel so special. Merry Christmas!


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!


Hooray, it's the Holidays! I hope you have a great Christmas, and I can't wait to celebrate the New Year with you!


May the Holiday season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter. And may the New Year be full of adventure and fun! You deserve it!


Wishing you a wonderful Christmas Season creating special memories with your beautiful family. With lots of love from the [insert family name].


Wishing you happy holidays and a wonderful New Year. Best wishes from the [insert your family name].


Wishing you peace, love, and joy this Christmas and throughout 2018. With love from the [insert family name].


Merry Christmas! And best wishes for a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year. Love from the [insert family name].


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.


Wishing you a fun-filled Holiday season and best wishes for a Happy New Year!


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Merry Christmas Wishes for Co-Workers

The Holiday season is a lovely time to wish your co-workers, colleagues and boss all the best for the coming year, and to thank them for anything from the current year. These messages are a starting point, and you could personalize them further, such as to thank a co-worker for their support during a large project at work or similar.

Many of the Short Christmas Wishes also work well for co-workers and acquaintances.

Merry Christmas! And best wishes for a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year.


May the holiday season end the present year on a cheerful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Merry Christmas!


Warmest wishes for a happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.


Best wishes for the Holidays, and for health and happiness throughout the coming year.


Wishing you a joyous Holiday season and a happy and peaceful New Year.


Greetings of the Season and best wishes for the New Year!


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.


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Funny Christmas Wishes

Here are some funny merry Christmas wishes that will work well in a greeting card along with a funny message from you. I've added an example message you could write underneath each funny Christmas saying.

"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.


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"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 2018!


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Me: "I want a magical Unicorn for Christmas"
Santa: "Be realistic"
Me: "Okay. I want 5 minutes to myself each day to drink my coffee hot and pee in peace."
Santa: "What color Unicorn would you like?"

This made me think of us! Thank you for being such a great friend and support this year. Wishing you more sleep and time for yourself in the coming year. Happy Holidays!


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"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 all the cooking, cleaning, shopping, negotiating, cuddles, and stories you do every day to keep our family so happy and healthy. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful 2018!


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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.



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"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 2018!


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"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!


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I hope you love the present you told me to buy for you. Merry Christmas!


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Please note: Christmas is cancelled! Apparently YOU told Santa that you've been GOOD this year... he died laughing!



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Christian Merry Christmas Wishes

These religious merry Christmas wishes 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 Christian Christmas beliefs.

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.


May God fill your life with love, joy, and peace this Christmas and throughout the New Year.


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.


May Joy be your gift at Christmas and may Faith, Hope, and Love be your treasures in 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!


Faith makes all things possible,
Hope makes all things work,
Love makes all things beautiful,
May you have all the three for this Christmas.
Merry Christmas!


Sharing with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season. Have a Blessed Christmas and 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.


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