80+ Funny Christmas Card Puns for the Holidays

Looking for the perfect Christmas puns to help make your holiday cards stand apart from the rest? If so, we’re here to help. Along with the right Christmas card wording, the following puns are a great way to spread the holiday cheer. From cute Christmas puns for your partner to snow-themed play on words, we’ve made a list of some of our favorite jokes below. And they’re guaranteed to sleigh it. Just pick your favorite holiday puns below or use them as inspiration when creating your own Christmas cards at the Christmas Store!

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Christmas Puns for Cards

The following puns are perfect for any kind of photo Christmas card. From candy canes to Christmas trees, these puns are guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit.

Fir tree, gift box and hot chocolate. Christmas background with funny Christmas pun.

  • “Have your elf a merry little Christmas.”
  • “What did Adam say on the day before Christmas? It’s Christmas, Eve!”
  • “I love when candy canes are in mint condition.”
  • “Did you know that the Christmas tree trend started because people thought it would spruce things up a bit?”
  • “If you’re lucky this Christmas, Santa Claus will grace you with his presents.”
  • “Oh, deer! Christmas is here!”

Cute Christmas Puns

Looking for cute Christmas puns for a partner or loved one? The following quotes might do just the trick. Pick your favorite for a sweet and silly addition to any Christmas card. 

Christmas frame of spruce, red & gold Christmas decorations on white background with funny Christmas pun.

  • “You sleigh me.”
  • “But wait—there’s myrrh.”
  • “That look soots you.”
  • “I’m feelin’ pine.”
  • “We have great chemis-tree.”
  • “I’ll never fir-get.”
  • “As it snow happens.”
  • “Believe in your elf.”
  • “All I want for Christmas is ewe.”

Funny Christmas Puns

If you’re searching for a pun a little more on the silly side, we have you covered. The following captions work for almost any Christmas situation, snow-joke.

Christmas background with fir tree branches and Christmas ornaments with candy canes on white wooden background with funny Christmas pun.

  • “If you don’t like my Christmas puns, you’re rude-olph.”
  • “Hold on for deer life.”
  • “Yule be sorry.”
  • “I have the final sleigh.”
  • “Fir sure.”
  • “You snow the drill.”
  • “It’s snow joke.”
  • “Snow thank you.”
  • “Icy what you did there.”
  • “Don’t be elfish.”
  • “Why did they ask the turkey to join the band? He had the drum sticks.”
  • “Why did the elf push his bed into the fireplace? He wanted to sleep like a log.”
  • “What do snowmen eat for breakfast? Snowflakes.”
  • “I’m elf-taught.”
  • “The turkey wasn’t hungry at Christmas because he was already stuffed.”
  • “Children who don’t learn to tie their shoes properly are bound to wind up on the knotty list.”

Christmas Party Puns

Are you hosting or heading to a Christmas party this holiday season? Whether it’s for a thank you card or party invitation, the following puns might just make the perfect addition. 

Champagne bottle with ice cream sprinkles and golden star sprinkles on pink background with funny Christmas puns.

  • “It’s the most wine-derful time of the year.”
  • “Your presents is requested.”
  • “It’s the most wonderful time for a beer.”
  • “It’s lit.”
  • “Sleigh queen, sleigh.”
  • “Up to snow good.”
  • “Shake it like a pole-oriod picture.”
  • “Some people love eggnog, while others find it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.”
  • “Time to spruce things up.”
  • “All the jingle ladies, all the jingle ladies.”
  • “You’re sleigh-in’ it.”
  • “Make it rein.”

Santa Puns

While Santa’s making his list and checking it twice, we made a list of our own. Check out our top picks for Santa puns below:

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  • “Santa Claus’ favorite swimming spot is the North Pool.”
  • “What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus? Claustrophobic.”
  • “Why does Santa Claus go down the chimney on Christmas Eve? Because it soots him.”
  • “Christmas has me feeling extra Santa-mental.”
  • “You’re my soul Santa.”
  • “How do the elves clean Santa’s sleigh on the day after Christmas? They use Santa-tizer!”
  • “Santa’s beard is so long because he’s bad at shaving. Why do you think they call him Saint Nick?”
  • “Remember not to leave a fire burning in your fireplace this Christmas Eve, or else you might wake up to a Crisp Kringle.”
  • “Santa owes a lot to his little helpers. You might say he’s an elf-made man.”

Dog Christmas Puns

Whether your dog is making a star appearance on your Christmas card or you’re just looking for the perfect Instagram caption, these puns will do just the trick. 

Christmas garland on old wood background with funny Christmas pun.

  • “Feliz navi-dog!”
  • “Someone’s barking up the wrong Christmas tree.”
  • “Remember: don’t eat the yellow snow.”
  • “Happy Howlidays!”
  • “Look out for Santa Paws!”
  • “Deck the Halls with Bows on Collies.”
  • “Bah-Hum-Pug.”
  • “Dachshund Through the Snow.”
  • “Fleas Navidad!”

Cat Christmas Puns

These feline-friendly Christmas puns make for purr-fect holiday card puns. 

Snowflake Christmas background with funny Christmas pun.

  • “Meowy Christmas”
  • “Here comes Santa Claws, here comes Santa Claws…” 
  • “Hope you have a Purr-fect Holiday season!”
  • “O’ Christmas tree, O’ Christmas tree, your ornaments are history.”
  • “All I want for Christmas is mew.”
  • “Merry Christmouse.”
  • “Catty Canes.”
  • “Wreck the tree and blame the doggies, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la.”

Christmas Sweater Puns

Looking for the best puns to fit your ugly sweater party? If so, check out our top picks below. 

Christmas baking ingredients and objects on white wooden background with funny Christmas pun.

  • “Don we now our ugly sweaters.”
  • “Eat, drink, and be tacky.” 
  • “Sweater weather is better weather.” 
  • “Cute fades but an ugly sweater is eternal.”
  • “Sweaters are just blankets you can wear at work.”
  • “When in doubt, wear an ugly sweater.”
  • “Let’s take an elfie.”

Additional Christmas Puns

To end our list, we’ve included a handful of extra holiday themed puns for you below. 

White Piggy bank wrapped in a string of Christmas lights over a blue background with funny Christmas pun.

  • “Say it ain’t snow.”
  • “Snow on and snow forth.”
  • “It takes one to snow one.”
  • “He came, he thawed, he conquered.”
  • “He’s an elf-made man.”
  • “What would you get if you ate the Christmas decorations? Tinselitis.”
  • “The North Pole doesn’t import goods because it’s Elf Sufficient.”
  • “What do you call an elf that runs away from Santa’s Workshop? A rebel without a Claus.”
  • “Elves are always defending the shape of their ears. They make some good points.”
  • “Did you hear the forecast for Christmas Eve? They’re calling for rain, dear!”
  • “Did you know that Father Christmas has a daughter? Her name is Mary Christmas.”

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