Christmas World Records

Christmas world records combine the joy of the festive season with the spirit of giving that is at its heart. Twinkling lights, tree ornaments, Santa, carols and gift tags all feature on the list of records. Scrooges and grinches, prepare to have your frowns turned upside down .

Christmas Challenges

60 Records Found

00:59 United States

Most Times For Two People To Be Startled By A Miniature Christmas Tree In 30 Seconds

Mortimer Blackwell

Mortimer Blackwell and Steve Schlacker were startled by a miniature Christmas tree 32 times in 30 seconds.

01:08 United States

Most Times Sitting On A Whoopee Cushion And Saying "Merry Christmas" In 15 Seconds While Dressed As Santa Claus

Clint Poore

Clint P. sat on a whoopee cushion and said "Merry Christmas" nine times in 15 seconds while dressed as Santa Claus.

02:50 Canada

Tallest Pole Used To Balance Christmas Present On Chin

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman balanced a Christmas present on top of a 142-inch pole on his chin.

02:14 United States

Tallest Human Christmas Tree

Mike Ellison

Decorated in lights, ornaments, and a tree topper, 6’8" Mike Ellison set a world record as the tallest human Christmas tree.

00:56 United States

Longest Time To Balance Candy Cane On Chin While Spinning Candy Canes On Both Wrists

Brian Pankey

Brian Pankey spun oversized candy canes on each of his arms for 43.34 seconds while balancing another oversized candy cane on his chin.

01:22 United States

Fastest Time To Sing "Sleigh Ride" While Accompanying Oneself With A Cowbell, Kazoo And Jingles

Esther Crow

Esther Crow sang ’Sleigh Ride’ in 59.41 seconds while accompanying herself with a cowbell, a kazoo, and metal jingles. Crow set the record during a World Record Appreciation Society event at Pianos in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to witness and time the feat. #WRAS10

02:22 Canada

Longest Time Balancing Santa Claus Statue On Chin

Doug McManaman

Doug McManaman balanced a statue of Santa Claus on his chin for 33.18 seconds. The three-foot statue was in a cardboard box, balanced on top of a three-foot pole.

01:20 England

Loudest Scream Of "It's Christmas!"

Kristian Foy

Kristian Foy’s scream of “It’s Christmas!” reached 105 decibels. Foy set the record in homage to Noddy Holder’s line from Slade’s "Merry Christmas Everybody[]".

01:00 England

Most People Pulling A Holiday Cracker

Kristian Foy

Kristian Foy gathered 15 people to pull apart one Christmas cracker. Seven women held one end and eight men held the other. The women’s side got the larger part of the cracker and therefore won the prize inside.

01:39 United States

Largest Group To Dance "The Robot" While Wrapped In Christmas Lights

Alanna Iverson

Alanna Iverson and 51 other cyclists danced the robotwhile wrapped in Christmas lights. The participants were a group of cyclists on a long distance bike ride to raise money for cancer research.

00:15 United States

Largest Group Wearing Santa Hats At Once

Lake Travis Elementary School

1,058 students and staff of Lake Travis Elementary School wore santa hats at once. #RecordSetterBook01

08:01 United States

Largest Group To Ride Down A Snow Slide In Inner Tubes

Leif Erickson

A total of 11 people rode down a snow slide at once in inner tubes. The group stayed connected for the duration of the ride.

00:22 United States

Most People Sitting On Santa's Lap At Once

Art Hoffman

Five people sat on Art Hoffman’s lap while he was dressed as Santa.

00:27 United States

Largest Group To Play "Joy To The World" On Kazoos


588 participants at Thirst Youth Convention in Erie, Pennsylvania played Joy to the World on their kazoos at once.

01:20 United States

Largest Group To Wear Ugly Sweaters While Singing "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

Sean Sonic

A total of 23 people wore ugly sweaters while singing Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

06:41 United States

Largest Group To Wear Ugly Sweaters And Sing An Original Christmas Song

Davin Michael

Davin Michael and 11 of his friends gathered during the holidays wearing ugly sweaters and sang an Christmas song they invented themselves.

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