Christmas Riddles

Have some festive fun with these Christmas riddles suitable for all ages.

And if you enjoy them, check out our Christmas riddles for kids too, as well as our Christmas trivia questions!

A collection of Christmas riddles for the festive season

What’s so special about the Christmas alphabet?

There’s Noel.

When does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?

In the dictionary.

What’s red and white and goes up and down and up and down?

Santa Claus stuck in an elevator.

What do you get if you cross an apple with a Christmas tree?

A pine-apple.

Who is never hungry on Christmas Day?

The turkey, because he’s always stuffed.

Which one of Santa’s reindeer can be seen on Valentine’s Day?


How did Darth Vader know what Luke Skywalker was getting for Christmas?

Because he felt his presents.

When Santa Claus sets off from the North Pole on Christmas Eve, in which direction does he travel?

South. Everywhere is south from the North Pole.

What do you get if you cross a duck with some mistletoe?

A Christmas quacker.

Why is Rudolph so good at answering trivia questions?

He nose a lot.

What do angry mice send to each other at Christmas time?

Cross mouse cards.

What did the bald man say when he was given a comb for Christmas?

Thanks, I’ll never part with it.

What do vampires put on their Christmas turkey?


What happens if you eat the Christmas decorations?

You get tinselitis.

What did Adam say on the day before Christmas?

It’s Christmas, Eve.

Who delivers Christmas presents to dogs?

Santa Paws.

How do Christmas trees keep their breath fresh?


What did Santa say when his toys were naughty?

Toys will be toys.

What do you have in December that you don’t have in any other month?

The letter ‘D’.

Christmas Riddles

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