Throughout history, there have been numerous momentous New Year’s Eve celebrations. The first ball drop celebration in New York Times Square was held on December 31, 1907. Then the world partied like it was 1999, in 1999 (thank you, Prince!). Also in 1999, we collectively held our breath because no one knew with certainty what the year 2000 would do to the world’s computer systems. This New Year’s marks the 20th year of the third millennium, the 20th year of the twentieth century, and the first year of the 2020s decade.
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Eid al-Fitr, Bodhi Day, or the winter solstice, holiday traditions are a fun way for families to bond and create fond memories together. The traditions you choose are limited only by your imagination in the way you and your family carry them out. The following are a few fun traditions to consider.
Let’s be real - Christmas is expensive! Sure, it’s festive and magical but between presents, food, decorations, travelling expenses (the list goes on and on), it can really break the bank. The good news? It doesn’t have to. Although you can dish out big dough on a number of local holiday activities, there are also many free and reasonably-priced excursions that are sure to get you and your kiddos in the holiday spirit for $10 or less.
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