100 Christmas Puns That Are Elfin Hilarious

These funny Christmas puns are guaranteed to make Santa's belly shake like a bowl full of jelly

People love celebrating Christmas for plenty of reasons, but one of the best things about the holiday is getting together with loved ones, doing fun Christmas activities and sharing plenty of laughs. Telling the newest Christmas jokes (including jokes specifically for kids), sharing funny Christmas memes and even solving clever Christmas riddles bring out the holiday humor. You’re busting a gut before you know it! Something that really gets the laughs going? Hilarious Christmas puns.

Use these Christmas puns to sleigh your guests with laughs

A good Christmas pun is equal parts clever and funny, with the ability to crack anyone up. We’ve rounded up some of the best Christmas puns for you to break out at holiday parties, Christmas dinner and other festive celebrations. Let the holiday humor fly! And if you’re looking for more laughs, check out these funny Christmas quotes and funny Christmas movies.

Funny Christmas puns

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1. Sleigh it ain’t so!

2. Single bells, single bells, single all the way!

3. Make it rein, deer.

4. Don’t mind the resting Grinch face.

5. It’s the most wonderful time for a beer!

6. Hold me closer, tiny Dancer!

7. The Christmas spirit really soots you.

8. This hot chocolate is delicious, may I have some myrrh?

9. This Christmas is orna-meant to be the best one yet.

10. You’re adorabell!

11. Simply having a wonderful Christmas thyme.

12. That’s a wrap.

13. I only have ice fir yule.

14. Who’s Santa’s favorite cartoon character? Chimney Cricket.

15. Baby, it’s coald outside.

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Cute Christmas puns

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16. Oh, deer!

17. Have a be-yule-tiful Christmas.

18. I sleigh during the holidays!

19. Don’t be rude-olph this holiday season!

20. Stocking up on our favorite holiday treats.

21. I’ve got my ice on you under the mistletoe.

22. Let’s get this gingerbread.

23. I’m s-mitten with you.

24. I can feel the Christmas spirit from my head to my mistletoes!

25. I got my mind set on yule.

26. Everything looks in peppermint condition.

27. You’re my snow angel!

28. Can you feel the chemis-tree between us?

29. I bewreath in the spirit of Christmas.

30. It’s impossibell to not feel festive right now.

Santa puns

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31. Let’s make santamental Christmas memories.

32. Did you know Santa has another favorite snack besides milk and cookies? Kringle cut fries!

33. “Rebel without a Santa Claus.”

34. Christmas is always a Claus for celebration.

35. Christmas is a special time of year, as Santa graces you with his presents.

36. What are Santa’s lucky suits in cards? The red suits, of course.

37. It’s a simple case of Claus and effect.

38. I’m Claus-itive this will be a Christmas to remember.

39. Watch where you light the Christmas candles this year—you don’t want Santa to become Krisp Kringle.

40. No need to Claus a scene!

Don’t forget: You can use these puns as Christmas captions for your festive pictures.

Elf puns

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41. Yes, I’m elf-aware of my abundant Christmas spirit.

42. Be your best elf.

43. Treat your elf!

44. Don’t forget to snap that Christmas elfie.

45. Did you hear that Christmas joke? It’s elfin hilarious!

46. Share the welf during the holidays.

47. Have your elf a merry little Christmas!

48. Believe in your elf this Christmas.

49. I have a helfy dose of Christmas cheer.

50. Did you hear about the elfabet change? Now there’s Noel!

51. Wishing elf and safety to everyone this season.

52. Santa’s pretty stelfy going down the chimney, don’t you think?

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Snow puns

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53. Coal in my stocking? Snow thanks.

54. I’d never flake on you during Christmas.

55. We’re having snow much fun!

56. There’s snow place like home for the holidays.

57. Do you snow what time it is?

58. You snow the ways to melt my heart.

59. You can tell which dessert the snowman brought by looking at the icing.

60. Do they snow it’s Christmas?

61. I’ll stop the world and melt with you.

62. It’s snow secret that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year.

63. For goodness flakes!

Christmas tree puns

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64. Fir real?!

65. You could say we’re sprucing things up with the Christmas tree this year.

66. Lighten up!

67. Everything’s looking tree-mendous for Christmas.

68. Think we can branch out this holiday season?

69. Watts up, doc?

70. You’re so pine, and you’re mine.

71. This is my favorite glow up.

72. Pining for you!

73. Fir-get about it!

74. I’m a sap for a beautiful Christmas tree.

75. Meet my holiday fir-friend!

Dog Christmas puns

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76. Excited for Santa Paws to bring lots of treats.

77. Can’t wait to woof down Christmas dinner.

78. I’ll be home for the howlidays.

79. Furry Christmas!

80. Gather ’round for some exciting Christmas tails.

81. Pawsitively having a wonderful Christmastime!

82. Counting down the days to Christmutts.

83. ’Tis the season to be furry!

84. Got my dog’s favorite kind of Christmas tree this year—balsam fur!

85. A blue Christmas? Fur-get about it.

86. Mutty Christmas and happy howlidays.

87. We wish you a fluffy Christmas!

88. Don’t go barking up the wrong Christmas tree, pal.

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Cat Christmas puns

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89. Meowy Christmas—and Happy Mew Year!

90. Ready to put on those Christmas paw-jamas?

91. What a purr-fect Christmas.

92. Crank the Christmas mewsic!

93. Feline festive!

94. It’s im-paws-ible to be this cute around Christmas.

95. What a meow-velous time of year!

96. “Jack Furr-ost nipping at your nose …”

97. Out of eggnog? You’ve gotta be kitten me!

98. Santa Claws is coming to town!

99. And Ma in her kerchief and I in my cap, had just settled down for a long winter’s (cat) nap.

100. How about a nice hiss under the mistletoe?

Next, listen to these funny Christmas songs that keep the seasonal laughs going.

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Kelly Kuehn
Kelly Kuehn is an associate editor for Reader’s Digest covering entertainment, trivia and history. When she’s not writing you can find her watching the latest and greatest movies, listening to a true crime podcast (or two), blasting ‘90s music and hiking with her dog, Ryker, throughout the Finger Lakes.