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11 virtual Christmas video ideas

Updated December 8, 2022
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Whether you’re celebrating the festive season in person or remotely this year, holiday videos are a great way to connect with family, friends, and colleagues. 

With the help of these fun virtual Christmas video ideas, you can create unique and wholesome videos in just a few minutes. Get inspired to make and share these videos with a free video editor like Clipchamp.

Virtual Christmas party ideas

1. Video Christmas party invitations

If you’re planning a virtual Christmas party, you’ll need to send potential attendees to a meeting room link on Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Share the holiday spirit this December by sending a magical virtual Christmas party invitation video. Just personalize a ready-to-use video template and send your video invite directly to their smartphone or share it on social media. 

2. Christmas eve virtual call party

Set up your laptop, tablet, or smartphone to be together virtually this Christmas eve. Throw on your favorite pair of festive pajamas, eat some classic holiday treats, share memorable past holidays and stories, and cheers to another magical Christmas eve, no matter where you are. With our slideshow video templates, you can create an entertaining addition to your Christmas eve call.

3. Name that Christmas tune

How well do you know Christmas songs? A little friendly competition is a great way to get your entire group to laugh, sing, and enjoy the holiday season. On a Zoom party or virtual call, your host can play snippets of classic Christmas songs on YouTube, and guests can try to guess the tune. You can even create teams and prizes for the winners. You can screen record your competition to watch it in the future.

4. Virtual Christmas gift exchange

Secret Santa and white elephant are Christmas classics, but they usually require you to exchange gifts in person. This year, send an e-gift or post your present in the mail, and have your recipient record themselves opening your gift, showing them enjoying it. You can use your smartphone or our online webcam recorder to film for free, then edit your snippet into a fun Christmas video.

Personalized video and meme ideas

5. Create your own Christmas meme

Memes are everywhere all year round. So why not create a funny Christmas-themed meme and share it with your friends? With our unique meme video templates, you can quickly edit the text and even add different stock videos to your meme.

6. Virtual Christmas card video

If you want to send season’s greetings to your loved ones, valued customers, suppliers, or other contacts around the globe a little differently this year, create a virtual Christmas card video. You can create a fun virtual Christmas card that your recipients will love. Just add free Christmas-themed stock background and music, personalize text and share directly from inside the editor.

7. Say thank you with a video

It’s that time of year again to say thank you. Express your gratitude with a personal video too. Simply record a message to your employees, coworkers, students, or family members expressing your thanks for their support and hard work. Use our ready-made template for inspiration and easily add in your personal media to the video. Share your wholesome video on social media or Messenger.

8. Personalized Merry Christmas videos

Easily say Merry Christmas face-to-face this December using our online webcam recorder. You can record and retake your Christmas message in your web browser with no professional setup necessary. You can even adjust colors and add filters, stickers, overlays, and captions.

Festive social media video ideas

9. Create a year-in-review video

The end of the year is a perfect time to reflect back on your year, your favorite memories, and what made this year special to you. Upload your best images and videos you’ve snapped over the year and create a simple recap-style video. You can post these short videos on Instagram and TikTok, and they might even go viral!

10. Share a Christmas recipe

Baking and cooking are some of the most popular holiday activities and traditions worldwide. From gingerbread houses to traditional roast dinners, create a recipe video that will make your viewer's mouths water. Share your top tips, favorite recipes, and even epic fails.

11. Post an inspirational holiday quote

Inspire your followers and spread joy this holiday season with an uplifting social media post. Add your favorite Christmas quote to a unique background video, and get a cool social media post in under 30 seconds.

‘Tis the season to be jolly!

Now that you’re full of video ideas, it’s time to start creating your very own festive video. If you’re looking for some beginner editing tips, check out our blog on how to merge videos

Magically create holiday videos with Clipchamp’s online video editor. Happy holidays!

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