Holiday World Records
The largest Secret Santa Game was held by the Lexington Catholic High School in Lexington, Kentucky in 2013. 1,563 people participated.
The biggest Christmas stocking was created in Tuscany, Italy in 2011. It was 168 feet long and 70 feet wide.
The costliest Christmas tree was installed at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi in 2010. It was adorned with 181 pieces of jewelry worth over $11 million.
The bestselling Christmas song is Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, with more than 50 million copies sold since 1942.
The largest gathering of Santa’s Elves took place this year in Bangkok, Thailand. 1,792 kids took part in the gathering.
The Alzheimer’s Association raises awareness and funds for the fight to end Alzheimer’s. Honor the strength, passion, and endurance of the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s (as well as their 15 million caregivers) by participating in The Longest Day event on June 21st. For more information, see http://www.alz.org/thelongestday or call 800-272-3900.
Curator: John Kremer