200 Best Merry Christmas Wishes 2023

Merry Christmas Wishes 2023

The spirit of Christmas celebration is all around us, with lots of people decorating their homes with Christmas trees, colorful plastic hangings and fairy lights. Whether your favorite wintry traditions include cooking up a feast, enjoying cozy beverages, a solemn religious gathering, caroling, or hanging stockings for Santa, most agree that our family and friends are the most important part of Christmas.

So, Sending out your heartfelt holiday greetings is a wonderful way to celebrate and remind the ones you love that you’re thinking of them, whether you’ll see them this holiday or just have them in your heart during the holidays.

For Crafting the best Christmas wishes to write in your holiday cards. Here are 200+best Christmas wishes to put in your holiday cards which are as follows :

Short Merry Christmas Wishes & Greetings

1. From our home to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season!

2. May the Christmas Season bring only happiness and joy to you and your family.

3. Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

4. Wishing you a joyous Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

5. The gift of love. The gift of peace. The gift of happiness. May all these be yours at Christmas.

6. I hope your holiday celebrations are full of lots of fun, surprises, and magic!

7. Merry Christmas! With many good wishes for the holiday season and the coming year.

8. May the peace and joy of Christmas be with you today and throughout the New Year.

9. May your Christmas sparkle with moments of love, laughter and goodwill. And may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy. Have a Merry Christmas!

10. Wishing you a lovely Christmas season and a very Happy New Year!

11. Cheers to warm holiday memories!

12. Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year!

13. Merry Christmas! And best wishes for 2024.

14. Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. May peace, love, and prosperity follow you always.

15. Wishing you a joyous Holiday season and a happy and peaceful New Year.

16. Best wishes for the Holidays, and for health and happiness throughout the coming year.

17. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

18. In this loveliest of seasons may you find many reasons for happiness. Merry Christmas and lots of love from our family to yours!

19. Sending you my best wishes for a fabulous festive season from across the miles. Happy holidays!

20. Thank you for being such an important part of my life. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and that the coming year is full of many blessings for you and your family.

21. May the closeness of your loved ones, family, and friends fill your heart with joy.

22. From my home to yours, I wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season! Stay safe and take care.

23. May your Christmas shine brightly with joy and goodwill!

24. Season’s Greetings! And best wishes for the New Year.

25. Best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year!

26. Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year!

27. Greetings of the Season and best wishes for the New Year!

Funny Chrismas Wishes

28. Don we now our ugly sweaters… Let’s party! Happy Holidays!”

29. Christmas is the only time of year in which one can sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of socks. Enjoy!

30. Wishing you a white Christmas! (And when you run out of white, just open a bottle of red).

31. You’re a gift in my life. And not the kind I’d return for store credit. Merry Christmas!

32. A Christmas reminder: Don’t try to borrow any money from elves … they’re always a little short! Have a Merry Christmas!

33. Wishing you hope, peace and lots of Christmas cookies this holiday season!

34. They say the best Christmas gifts come from the heart … but cash and gift cards do wonders too! Happy Holidays!

35. Remember, Santa is watching. Everything. Yes, even that. Anyway, Merry Christmas!

36. Merry Christmas! May your happiness be large and your bills be small.

37. This holiday season, let’s make it a point to cherish what’s truly important in our lives: cookies.

38. I told Santa you were good this year and sent him a link to your Pinterest board. Merry Christmas to you!

39. This Christmas, may your family be functional and all your batteries be included.

40. Merry Christmas! I put so much thought into your gift that now it’s too late to get it.

41. Please note: Christmas is canceled. Apparently, you told Santa you have been good this year … he died laughing.

42. Is it just me, or does Santa look younger every year?

43. Christmas is mostly for children. But we adults can enjoy it too, until the credit card bills arrive.

44. Eat. Drink. Be Merry. Have a wonderful Christmas!

45. Christmas (noun). The only time of the year in which one can sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of socks.

46. One of the nice things about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with a present.

47. Don’t think of it as me bribing you, think of it as spreading Christmas cheer!

48. The 3 stages of man: He believes in Santa Claus. He doesn’t believe in Santa Claus. He is Santa Claus.
Congratulations on finally making it to stage 3! Merry Christmas old’ man.

49. It’s all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list.
Let’s hope he wasn’t paying close attention to us this year! Thanks for being such a great friend, it’s been fun spending time with you this year. Here’s to a fabulous 2024

Meaningful Christmas Wishes

50. May the Christmas Season bring only happiness and joy to you and your family.

51. The gift of love. The gift of peace. The gift of happiness. May all these be yours at Christmas.

52. Wishing you a season full of light and laughter for you and your family.

53. Best wishes for a joyous Christmas filled with love, happiness and prosperity!

54. May all that is beautiful, meaningful and brings you joy be yours this holiday season and throughout the coming year!

55. Merry Christmas! Wishing you all the happiness your holiday can hold!

56. May your holidays sparkle with joy and laughter.

57. I hope the magic of Christmas fills every corner of your heart and home with joy — now and always.

58. Our family wishes you love, joy and peace … today, tomorrow and always.

59. May your family have a holiday season that is full of wonderful surprises, treats and nonstop laughter.

60. Merry Christmas! Wishing you all the best this holiday season!

61. Wishing you a Christmas that’s merry and bright!

62. We hope you have a safe and relaxing holiday season.

63. I hope your holiday season is full of peace, joy and happiness.

64. Merry Christmas with lots of love.

65. I hope your Christmas is filled with joy this year!

66. Happy Holidays! I hope all of your Christmas wishes come true.


Merry Christmas Wishes for Family

67. Christmas is the time for connecting with distant family, as well as those we will see over the holidays. These Merry Christmas wishes for family will help you spread Christmas cheer near and far!

68. May the Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in 2024.

69. Whatever is beautiful. Whatever is meaningful. Whatever brings you happiness. May it be yours this holiday season and throughout the coming year.

70. They say the best gift around the tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas surrounded by your precious family, and many blessings for this year.

71. “Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”
~ Washington Irving

Thank you for graciously hosting us this Christmas season. May the rest of your year remain merry and bright.

72. To a joyful present and a well-remembered past! We raise a glass to you this Christmas all the way from [insert your location]. Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a magnificent New Year.

73. I hope that the holiday season ends the present year on a cheerful note. May it make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

74. There’s nothing like a well-lit Christmas tree to remind me of all the fun we had together as children. Wishing you a holiday season as full of wonder as when we were young! Merry Christmas.

75. May the miracle of Christmas bring you joy and happiness. I wish for contentment and peace among you and your family.

76. We’re so grateful that you could be here to celebrate the holidays with us and share in our good cheer! May our hopeful wishes follow you home and warm you through the New Year.

77. May the good times and treasures of the present become the golden memories of tomorrow for your lovely family, just as our childhood memories of holidays past are such happy recollections now. Wishing you lots of love, joy, and happiness. Merry Christmas!

78. Now that the kids are out of the house, you can rest easy for Christmas! Wishing you a relaxing and stress-free holiday.

Religious Christmas Wishes

79. May your heart be lifted in praise this Christmas for the wonderful gift of Jesus and the joy He brings to our lives.

80. Merry Christmas! May God bless you richly throughout the year.

81. Jesus is the reason for the season. Merry Christmas!

82. May God fill your Yuletide season and all your days with immeasurable prosperity and joy! Merry Christmas!

83. Sending prayers and hearty Christmas greetings to you. May you receive the most special of God’s blessings during this amazing Christmas season!

84. May you have the gift of faith, the blessing of hope and the peace of His love at Christmas and always!

85. Merry Christmas! I hope you receive one blessing after another this coming year.

86. May the Lord grant you and all your loved ones peace, joy and goodwill.

87. Wishing you a season that’s merry and bright with the light of God’s love.

88. May God’s blessings be yours this Christmas.

89. May the wonder of that first Christmas, the joy of God’s abundant blessings and the peace of Jesus’ presence be with you always.

90. May the true spirit of Christmas shine in your heart and light your path.

91. Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Christmas.

92. May God bless and keep you during the holiday season and all through the year.

93. May God bless your life with love and joy this holiday season.

94. Merry Christmas! May God’s love be with you.

95. May the spirit of Christmas be with you all year round.

Merry Christmas Wishes for Friends

The Christmas season offers a great excuse to reach out to friends and let them know you care about them. Send them best wishes for the coming year with these lovely Merry Christmas wishes for friends.

96. They say that friends are the family you choose. I’m so glad to get to spend some time with my chosen family this holiday season.

97. I always feel like a kid again when Christmas comes around. You know what that means… Let’s get up to some holiday mischief!

98. Cookies and cakes and spices and cocoa… When it starts to smell like Christmas, it’s hard not to get into the spirit. Here’s a little something to spread Christmas cheer around your home.

99. It wouldn’t be Christmas without you. So glad to have you with me, year after year.

100. Wishing you Holidays filled with fun and laughter, and very best wishes for a fabulous New Year! I can’t wait to celebrate NYE with you!

101. They say “It’s all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list…” Let’s hope he wasn’t paying close attention to us this year! Thanks for being such a great friend, it’s been fun spending time with you over the year. Here’s to a fabulous 2024!

102. Me: “I want a magical Unicorn for Christmas”
Santa: “Be realistic”
Me: “Okay. I want 5 minutes to myself each day to drink my coffee hot and pee in peace.”
Santa: “What color Unicorn would you like?”
This made me think of us! Thank you for being such a great friend and support this year. Wishing you more sleep and time for yourself in the coming year. Happy Holidays!

103. Christmas is extra special when you spend it with people you care about, and I’m so lucky I get to spend it with you! Thank you for welcoming us into your home these holidays and making us feel so special. Merry Christmas!

104. Warmest wishes for a happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Thanks for being such a great friend.

105. May this Christmas bring you much joy and happiness, and may your New Year be merry and bright. Thanks for being such a great friend!

106. Hooray, it’s the holidays! I hope you have a great Christmas, and I can’t wait to celebrate the New Year with you!

107. I hope your halls are decked with joy, love, and laughter. And may the New Year be full of adventure and fun! You deserve it!

108. On this Christmas Day, may you have everything you need to fill your home with peace and bliss. Wishing you a New Year full of promise and new opportunities!

109. The spirit of Christmas is bright and magical. When you start to feel it, it will enchant you with hope and wonder that lasts beyond the holiday season.

110. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas Season creating special memories with your beautiful family. With lots of love from the [insert family name].

111. Wishing you happy holidays and a wonderful New Year. Best wishes from the [insert family name].

112. Wishing you peace, love, and joy this Christmas and throughout 2024. With love from the [insert family name].

113. Merry Christmas! And best wishes for a healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year. Love from the [insert family name].

114. Wishing you a fun-filled holiday season and best wishes for a Happy New Year!

Romantic Merry Christmas Wishes

Christmas is a lovely time for romance and cuddles in front of a warm fire. Set the mood with one of these romantic Merry Christmas wishes for lovers, perfect for writing in a card or text message to your special someone.

115. I can’t think of any other way I would want to spend Christmas than staying warm with you.

116. No matter what gift I find under the Christmas tree, you’re all I need. Merry Christmas to my sweetheart.

117. Wishing that your Christmas sparkles with festive cheer, like the shining star that you are.

118. Seeing you takes all the stress out of the Christmas season. Thanks for filling my holidays with joy and love.

119. You are so special to me. I love sharing life and love with you. May all your wishes come true this Christmas.

120. May the season bring you as much happiness and love as you have brought me. Here’s to a wonderful Christmas together!

121. You are the gift I ask Santa for every year! I couldn’t wish for a better gift than spending Christmas with you.

122. Meet me under the mistletoe. I’ll be there with bells on.

123. Being with you for Christmas makes me feel like a child again. Except, instead of anticipating my presents, I’m looking forward to our kisses.

124. I’ve been waiting all year to spend Christmas with you! Now that it’s here, I can’t think of any gift I’d want any more than this. Merry Christmas, my love!

125. My love for you shines brighter than the lights on the tree. Merry Christmas!

126. If I could package my heart and send it to you for Christmas, I would. Since I can’t, this card will have to do.

127. You’re the best Christmas present a [gal/guy] can get!

128. We may not be able to celebrate Christmas together this year, but just remember that you are always in my thoughts. With love from the bottom of my heart.

129. You’re the most wonderful part of the most wonderful time of the year.

130.Your love is the best Christmas gift I could ever receive. Merry Christmas, sweetheart!

131. You’re the partridge to my pear tree.

132. Christmas is more magical now that you’re in my life!

133. Merry Christmas to someone who’s sweeter than a candy cane, warms me up more than a cup of hot cocoa and fills my heart with joy more than the biggest present under the tree!

134. The only thing I love more than Christmas is you.”

135. It’s not what’s under the tree that matters most, it’s who’s around it. Every year I’m so grateful to have you there.

136. You put the merry in my Christmas.

137. Though we are apart, you are in my heart this Christmas.

138. Forget the mistletoe, you can kiss me anytime you like.

139. All I want for Christmas is you.

140. I’m so lucky to be spending another Christmas with you!

141. Merry Christmas! You’re the best gift I could ask for.

142. Holidays like Christmas make me so grateful to share life with you.

143. Christmas is magical because we’re together.


Christmas Wishes for Long-Distance Friends

144. All the way from here, I send a special wish, a holiday hug and a holiday kiss

145. Far apart during this holiday, but totally together in our hearts and minds. Merry Christmas!

146. Sending a smile across the miles for a wonderful Christmas!

147. I may not be nearby, but you are totally in my mind and heart this holiday. Merry Christmas!

148. Missing you most during this festive time.

149. We may not be together on Christmas morning, but you’re always in my heart.

150. I wish we could be together this holiday season, but I’m sending warm wishes your way.

151. I’ll miss celebrating with you this Christmas. Eat a few extra cookies for me!

152. We may not be able to rock around the Christmas tree together, but I’ll deck the halls in your honor.

153. Even though we’re apart, our hearts are together.

154. Let’s have a Christmas video call — I’ll bring the cocoa!

155. Christmas won’t be the same without you here.

156. Even though we’re apart, I hope you have a joyous holiday.

157. Consider this card a raincheck for a belated Christmas hug.


Merry Christmas Wishes Quotes & Sayings

We’ve collected beautiful, inspirational, and funny Merry Christmas quotes and sayings. Use them to capture the holiday spirit in your greeting card messages.

158. “May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve.”
~ Anonymous

159. “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”
~ Will Ferrell, “Elf”

160. “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.”
~ Burton Hills

161. “I heard the bells on Christmas Day, their old, familiar carols play. And wild and sweet, the words repeat, of peace on earth, goodwill to men!”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

162. “For children, Christmas is anticipation. For adults, Christmas is memory.”
Eric Sevareid

163. “There seems a magic in the very name of Christmas.”
Charles Dickens

164. “Christmas is a box of tree ornaments that have become part of the family.”
Charles M. Schulz

165. “This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.”
Taylor Caldwell

166. Probably the reason we all go so haywire at Christmas time with the endless unrestrained and often silly buying of gifts is that we don’t quite know how to put our love into words.”
Harlan Miller

167. “At its best, Christmas is a mirror in which we see reflected the very best life can be. Where we see ourselves moved by generosity, inspired by hope and uplifted by love, not only for ourselves but for the whole evolving universe.”
Bruce Sanguin

168. “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.”
Andy Rooney

169. “We expect too much at Christmas. It’s got to be magical. It’s got to go right. Feasting. Fun. The perfect present. All that anticipation. Take it easy. Love’s the thing. The rest is tinsel.”
Pam Brown

170. “There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. When the first snow is also a Christmas snow, well, something wonderful is bound to happen.”
Frosty the Snowman

171. “What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal and that every path may lead to peace.”
Agnes M. Pharo

180. “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.”

Christmas Wishes Inspired by Quotes

181. “May this season find you among those you love, sharing in the twin glories of generosity and gratitude.” —Oprah Winfrey

182. “Christmas is the day that holds all time together.” —Alexander Smith

183. “I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.” —Harlan Miller

184. “Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” —Dr. Seuss

185. “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas Day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” —Andy Rooney

186. “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” —Edna Ferber

187. “A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.” —Garrison Keillor

188. “Christmas isn’t just a day. It’s a frame of mind.” —Valentine Davies, Miracle on 34th Street

189. “Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart … filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.” —Bess Streeter Aldrich

190. “Christmas is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” —Freya Stark

191. “I prefer the retro chic of spending Christmas just like Joseph and Mary did — traveling arduously back to the place of your birth to be counted, with no guarantee of a bed when you get there.” —Tina Fey

192. “I am not 100 percent certain what a sugarplum is, but for a few weeks every year I’ve got visions of them dancing in my head anyway.” —Jane Green

193. “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” —Burton Hills

194. “Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” —Winston Churchill

195. “My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others.” —Bob Hope

196. “Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.” —Helen Steiner Rice

Merry Christmas Wishes Text Messages

Too busy for Christmas cards this year? A Christmas text message can be a casual alternative for reaching out to your friends and family. These short Merry Christmas wishes can be personalized too.

197. Merry Christmas! Tell [name of family members] to have a wonderful holiday!

198. Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season. Lots of love.

199. Happy Holidays! Hope your Christmas isn’t a chore. Enjoy some relaxation time!

200. Wishing you a Happy Christmas with your loved ones.

201. We may not be together for Christmas, but I’m with you in spirit. Merry Christmas, I miss you.

202.Happy Holidays and see you in the new year!

203. Merry Christmas! Let’s find some time to meet for a drink before the holidays end.

204. Thinking of you this winter season, hope you have a wonderful holiday.

205. Happy Holiday, from our family to yours.

206. Wishing you happiness and good health this Christmastime.

207. A little more sparkle, a little less stress. This Christmas, I wish you the very best.




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