Top 10 Holiday Apps for iPhone
Published on November 26, 2014
'Tis the season to be jolly... and treat yourself to some fun seasonal apps, of course!
Whether you're looking for cooking, drinking, music, kid-friendly, shopping aids, advent calendars, or just plain ridiculous apps to get you in the holiday spirit, we've found an app for that.
Here's a healthy mix of iPhone holiday apps, ranging from the silly to exceptionally useful. Don't forget to share your favorite apps with us below!
1. The Christmas List
Keep your christmas list organized this year with this handy shopping app. Take advantage of its ability to track your spending to keep your holiday shopping within your budget. It also comes with exceptional abilities to sort and categorize, integrate with your address book, and password protect your list. Email support is another benefit of this Christmas task manager you could take advantage of.
2. Santa's Christmas Village
This free app comes with 13 games with fun holiday themes to keep you in the spirit, including solitaire, checkers, hangman, minesweeper, and more. Choose from 20 different holiday songs to play in the background. Not a big game fan yourself? Not to worry; this app is family-friendly and suitable for kids.
3. Christmas Music
This app boasts over 10,000 free Christmas Songs for your listening delight. All free, all legal, and all vetted music predominates this app to keep it completely creative commons friendly. Their christmas-themed music player also helps with the mood!
4. Cocktail Flow
This app is really good for any time of the year, but has a long list of delicious holiday-themed cocktails sure to put even the Scoogiest of Scrooges in the holiday spirit. Oh, and did we mention this app is free? Put that extra cash towards some Bailey's. You're welcome.
5. 123 Hanukkah Coloring Book
This free color-by-number app is a great interactive holiday app for kids which is available in many languages, including Hebrew. These fun cartoons focus on the events that kids associate with the holidays, like eating cookies or lighting a menorah.
6. SnipSnap Coupon App
While doing your holiday shopping, no need to carry around a stack of physical coupons. Use your SnipSnap app which lets you snap photos of your favorite coupons and store them within your app. You can also browse for coupons that other users have snapped (so far, over 1.1 million coupons are readily available).
This app boasts a massive database filled with recipes sure to excite your taste buds. Its powerful recipe search makes it easy to find what you're looking for (or discover tasty new dishes) by searching for anything from dish type, dietary restrictions, and, of course, holiday dishes. Bon appétit!
What better way to get you in the christmas spirit than an app with two exclamation points in its title? But really, this free app is the ultimate all-in-one Christmas app, packed with a countdown timer, advent calendar, gift list, Christmas jokes, songs, Christmas-themed wallpapers, Christmas-themed games... the list just goes on and on. What better way to get in the spirit?
9. Letters to Santa Claus
Do your kids want to write to Santa? This app is great because Santa will actually reply to their letter. Tell the jolly man dressed in red all about how good you've been and what is on your Christmas wishlist, and Santa will reply within an hour after receiving your letter.
10. Elf Yourself
Really, what holiday is complete without this app? This annual holiday tradition allows users to "elf" themselves by becoming a star of a personalized video which puts your face on the body of a breakdancing elf. I mean, who wouldn't want to experience this phenomenon?
Have more favorite holiday apps you think we should add? Drop us a comment below!