The term, if not the exact concept, was given national attention with the release of the Hollywood movie comedy Christmas in July in 1940, written and directed by Preston Sturges. In 1942, the Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D. Christmas in July with carols and the sermon «Christmas Presents in July». They repeated it in 1943, with a Christmas tree covered with donations. Army and Navy officials, in conjunction with the American advertising and greeting card industries, threw a Christmas in July luncheon in New York in 1944 to promote an early Christmas mailing campaign for service men overseas during World War II.
American advertisers began using Christmas in July themes in print for summertime sales as early as 1950. In the United States, it is more often used as a marketing tool than an actual holiday. Television stations may choose to re-run Christmas specials, and many stores have Christmas in July sales. July climate is typically hot and either sunny or rainy with thunderstorms, as opposed to the cold and snowy conditions traditionally associated with Christmas celebrations in the higher latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. Every July, the television home shopping channel QVC has Christmas in July sales, mostly decor and early gift ideas for children. July 1 and are showcased throughout the day, with various blocks of holiday sale programming sales throughout the month. There is also Christmas in June.
In some western countries, July has a limited number of marketing opportunities. A Summer Christmas celebration is held on June 25 each year, in Italy and throughout the world. It is celebrated at this particular moment, as a statement and a reaction to the traditional Christmas celebration: there is no need to wait for one specific day to celebrate love, friendship and peace. The movement started in Italy, Europe, where traditional Christmas is celebrated in winter, leading to the alternative celebration, 6 months later, to be celebrated in summer. It is a simple play on words that has come to be celebrated by some, although it is not an official holiday. In the 1950s, the Christmas in July celebration became a Christmas in August celebration at Yellowstone National Park. There are multiple theories concerning the origin of this celebration.
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Discover the 14 best German Christmas markets to visit this year. When people think of German Christmas markets, the one that stands out in terms of history, lore and tradition tends to be Nuremberg. Though its direct origins are murky, historians believe it began during the early 17th century. Berlin’s many Christmas markets are as diverse as the city itself. Many diverge from the traditional to champion multiculturalism or environmental sustainability, such as the Christmas edition of the Green Market vegan lifestyle event. Held on Munich’s famous Marienplatz, surrounded by historic buildings including the Neo-Gothic New and Old Town Halls, this market sees hundreds of wooden stalls turn the main square into a veritable winter wonderland.
Christmas market activities in Dresden date back well into the 15th century. The name of the renowned Striezelmarkt derives from Strüzel or Stroczel, the name of a type of cake sold at the market, now known as Stollen. Cologne’s most famous Christmas Market is situated at the foot of the city’s most prominent landmark and UNESCO World Heritage site, the Gothic Cathedral. The festival centres around an enormous Christmas tree decorated with lights, red ribbons and ornaments. Most of the markets on this list have historic origins, but for the most part, the cities surrounding them have been modernised. For a truly immersive experience, head to Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria, a quaint village where you feel as if you are stepping back in time.
Those interested in a more traditional Christmas market experience should head to Stuttgart, where the city’s five major squares are transformed each year to bring visitors a taste of some of the country’s longest-standing Christmas bazaars. In the weeks leading up to Christmas, hundreds of wooden huts move to the historic old town squares surrounding Frankfurt’s Römerberg. The market stalls are set in the midst of the area’s timber-framed houses, contrasting with the glitzy high-rises of the financial district in the background. Just an hour west of Dresden and its famous Striezelmarkt, visitors are discovering Leipzig’s lesser-known Old Town Christmas market. More than 300 exhibitors set up shop on the market square and in the nearby streets and transform the city centre with lights and evergreen garlands. Heidelberg enchants visitors year-round with its quaint Old Town, picturesque river views and the imposing ruins of a 13th-century castle towering over the city. Towards the end of November, the market squares fill with wooden huts and stalls illuminated by twinkling lights.
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10 Best Hallmark Christmas Movie Actresses, Ranked The Hallmark Channel has been producing incredibly popular Christmas movies for years, and of their many lead actresses, these are the best. For over a decade, the Hallmark Channel has been producing everyone’s favorite form of television comfort food: Christmas movies. These cozy and wintry romantic comedies have developed quite the following online, and routinely draw in millions upon millions of viewers for each and every airing. In honor of the channel’s tenth annual Countdown to Christmas, we’re taking a look back at the ten best actresses who have appeared in their impressive filmography of Christmas classics. Order: Criminal Intent, and Friday Night Lights, Alicia Witt has created quite the second career for herself in the world of Christmas movies. Witt has been starring in Hallmark Christmas movies since 2013.
To date, she has appeared in seven Hallmark Christmas movies: A Very Merry Mix-Up, Christmas at Cartwright’s, I’m Not Ready for Christmas, Christmas List, The Mistletoe Inn, Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane, and Our Christmas Love Song. Jessica Lowndes has truly found her niche in the world of Hallmark Channel’s feelgood Christmas classics. Between 2015 and 2019, Lowndes has so far starred in five of these festive favorites, including Merry Matrimony, A December Bride, Magical Christmas Ornaments, Christmas at Pemberley Manor, and Rediscovering Christmas. For fans of cult favorite television shows, Lindy Booth might best be recognized for her starring roles on series such as October Road, The Philanthropist, Relic Hunter, and The Librarians. But besides starring in some of your favorite niche TV shows, Booth has also been quietly starring in some of your favorite cozy Christmas movies for years, too. One of the actresses with the earliest start dates on this list, Booth has been appearing on Hallmark since 2011, in films such as Christmas Magic, The Sound of Christmas, and Rocky Mountain Christmas.
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With her most prominent role prior to Hallmark having been as the regular role of Lacey Hamilton on the MTV sitcom Awkward, Nikki Deloach has only recently burst onto the scene of Hallmark Christmas movies. But in just a few years at the network, she’s more than made a name for herself. Since 2015, Deloach has appeared in just under a dozen Hallmark movies, four of which have been Christmas themed: Christmas Land, A Dream of Christmas, Reunited at Christmas, and Two Turtle Doves. Actress Kimberley Sustad has only been working actively since 2012, but she’s been part of the Hallmark Channel family since 2014 and working consistently within their different brands of movies ever since, including mysteries and other seasonal romances. She first broke out onto the Christmas movie scene in 2014 with the adorable and beloved The Nine Lives of Christmas. Not every Hallmark movie has to be driven by a character in pursuit of a romance.
Even if the movies contain the classic Hallmark romantic elements, sometimes, they also focus on characters who happen to be a little bit older and a little bit more magical. It also certainly helps if they’re played by Hollywood icons like Everybody Loves Raymond star Doris Roberts. When it comes to Hallmark movies, Roberts is best known for her starring role as the iconic Debbie Macomber character Mrs. Miracle, a magical woman who spreads love and cheer to those in need of it most during the holiday season. Roberts starred in two movies as the character: Mrs. She has appeared in eight Hallmark movies since 2012, but only three of them have been Christmas-themed: Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the ongoing series A Gift to Remember and A Gift to Cherish.
Jodie Sweetin has already had quite the career, thanks to her early child star start as Stephanie Tanner on Full House, and now, years later, on the Netflix continuation Fuller House. Since 2017, Sweetin has been a regular in Hallmark’s movies, both Christmas themed and otherwise. Jodie Sweetin isn’t the only former child star who’s found a second calling as a Hallmark star. Whether you know her best as Mean Girls’ Gretchen Weiners, The Wild Thornberry’s Eliza Thornberry, or Party of Five’s Claudia Salinger, Lacey Chabert has been a household name for quite some time in Hollywood. And now, she’s a household name among Hallmark Channel fans, quickly rising to become one of the channel’s Christmas movie queens. Since 2012, Chabert has been producing one Hallmark movie after another, including eight Christmas classics: Matchmaker Santa, A Royal Christmas, Family for Christmas, A Christmas Melody, A Wish for Christmas, The Sweetest Christmas, Pride, Prejudice, and Mistletoe, and Christmas in Rome. Katerina is a List Writer here at Screen Rant with a background in literary criticism and creative writing. She has been in love with all things film and television since she saw her first movie in theatres at 2.
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