Christmas is almost here and for many people that means entertaining at your house. With huge TVs being the focal point of many homes, why don’t you use yours as a centerpiece for your holiday party?
Don’t have a fireplace in your home? Your TV will make a great replacement. A warm fire is a tradition for many, and we have a selection of HD fire streams with and without holiday music.
These are a perfect backdrop for wrapping or opening presents or talking with family:
You may also want to think about streaming a classic holiday family favorite as the backdrop for your holiday gathering. The following list includes a few of our favorite classic holiday specials.
This year ABC has made this classic 1963 Peanuts special free on their Website. No longer will you have to buy it online or wait for it to be shown over the air; you can watch this special whenever you want to. (Also available through the WatchABC app on Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV.)
This family classic is now available on Amazon Video. It really is a good, old-fashioned Christmas down on the farm…and it’s true that a little overeating never did you any harm.
Andy Williams touched the hearts of millions worldwide. In this three-program series, experience a collection of unforgettable performances from Andy’s Emmy Award-winning television series, Andy’s favorite duets with a spectacular array of stars, and the best of Andy’s famous Christmas shows.
The mayor of Evergreen dismisses magic as nonsense, but when Frosty the Snowman blows through town, he shows the local children that magic is real.
This Christmas Special is packed full of comedy and music from 50 incredible classic stars like Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. This hit of Christmas nostalgia brings it all back again.
Music is also a great option for TV. With Pandora and Spotify available on many TVs, and boxes like Roku and Fire TV, you have a large catalog of great holiday music at your fingertips for your party.
Do you think a slide show would be perfect for your party?
Roku, Apple TV, and the Fire TV all have great photo slide show options. Roku now has a great Android and iOS app that can take any photos on your phone and tablet and play them on your TV.
The Fire TV also allows you to upload photos to your Amazon account and play them back through your Fire TV.
So why not create a slide show to show off everything that happened this year or classic family photos for your whole family to enjoy at your party?
No matter what you do for your holiday gathering remember to take advantage of your TV to bring one more fun element to your party.
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