It’s no secret that this year will be a little different – from smaller dinner parties to cancelled events, this Holiday season just won’t be the same. Although it may be discouraging to spend your holiday from home, we’ve put together a list of socially-distant holiday traditions that will keep you jolly. While events like holiday lights, Christmas markets, and holiday parties are cancelled this year, there are a lot of different ways you can celebrate the holiday season that will be fun for the whole family.

At BarBurrito, we’re hoping that although your holiday plans have changed, you can still take part in the festive spirit while staying safe! We all must do our part to keep healthy and well this holiday. From online shopping to virtual experiences, there are many ways you can keep the Christmas spirit alive from your couch. We’ve put together a list of socially-distant holiday ideas to help you celebrate the holiday season this year:

Take a Holiday Lights Drive Around Your Neighborhood

Although parks and gardens that usually hold these magical lights shows will be closed this year, there is still the opportunity to participate in this well-loved holiday traditions – a little closer to home. Now, many organizations are hosting drive-thru lights, a modern twist on the Christmas classic. From the socially-distant comfort of your own car, you and your circle can bring your own hot chocolate and celebrate the holiday lights in a festive drive! This article by Narcity features the different holiday lights drive throughs you can participate in this year.

On a budget? Take a drive or a walk (if you don’t have access to a vehicle) around your neighborhood to see how your community is getting festive this year. See a local hidden gem, like Old Scugog Road in Durham Region, keep the holiday magic alive.

Hot Chocolate Tasting

Missing those specialty hot chocolates from your local Christmas Market? Hot chocolate tasting is a fun and interactive way to keep the family feeling jolly this holiday season. Check out Martha Stewart’s list of holiday themed hot chocolate recipes that will keep you warm and cozy. Feeling fancy? Switch up your tasting plans with a nice warm glass of Mulled Wine, the perfect drink for an at-home holiday.

Say Feliz Navidad With a Tex-Mex Themed Night

On top of listening to the classic by José Feliciano, there are so many ways to throw a Feliz Navidad themed night that will be fun for the whole family. First off, the décor. Nothing says tex-mex like jalapeno posters, taco ornaments, and taco pillows – you can find them all on Etsy. Or if you’re feeling crafty, you can always DIY them. Throw in a pinata and you have a true fiesta! Don’t worry about dinner, you can find authentic tex-mex dishes at your local BarBurrito, carefully crafted to each of your family members unique tastes – from the person who wants it all to the pickiest of eaters. Try our Family Fiesta kit tonight!

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Still Searching For The Perfect Gift?

Nothing says Feliz Navidad like burritos! Show someone how special they are by giving them the gift of burritos, tacos, and more. Gift cards are still available at every BarBurrito, whether you’re looking for a last-minute gift or stocking stuffer – we’ve got you covered.