60+ Christmas Friendship Quotes to Share With Your Pals 

Published August 16, 2022
Friends at Christmas with sparkling bengal lights

Christmas is already known as the most wonderful time of year, but you can make it even merrier and brighter by letting your friends know just how much they mean to you in the spirit of the season. Whether you're looking for a heartfelt message to include in a Christmas card or are searching for perfect prose to text or use as a caption for a holiday photo of you and your besties, you're sure to find expressions that tug at your heartstrings (and theirs!) in this collection of Christmas friendship quotes.

Short Christmas Wishes for Friends

You don't need to pen a lengthy volume to wish your besties a wonderful Christmas. Whether they're sweet or snappy, short Christmas quotes for friends can be the very best ones of all.

Having a Merry Christmas with a friend
  • MX BFF
  • Sleigh, bestie
  • Happy pal-i-days
  • Merry bestie-mas
  • Happy bro-lidays
  • Homeboy holidays
  • Happy homie-days
  • Merry XMAS, LYLAS
  • Merry Christmas, mate
  • Homie for the holidays

Merry Christmas Quotes for Friends

If your favorite friends could stand with a bit of a pick-me-up this Christmastime, use these fabulously heartwarming Christmas quotes to share greetings of the season.

Friends celebrating winter holidays
  • Jingle ladies rock.
  • Deck the halls with friendship.
  • Happy holidays to my sleigh rides or die.
  • Merry Christmas to my closest companions.
  • Merry Christmas to my very best ho-ho-homies!
  • May you experience a magical Christmas, my dear friend.
  • There's no greater joy than being in the presence of friends.
  • Can't wait to celebrate Christmas with my fab-yule-mas friends!
  • Merry Christmas to my favorite partner in premature yuletide-ation.
  • May your friendship cup runneth over with cheer this - and every year.
  • There's no better Christmas present than being in the presence of friends.

Best Friend Quotes for Christmas

Let your best friend know just how much they mean to you with a sweet, heartfelt Christmas quote meant only for the closest of compatriots.

Friends Christmas shopping
  • I'll always be your Rudolph.
  • You Christmas light up my life.
  • Happy holidays to my very best bud.
  • I'll never snowflake on our friendship.
  • You and me, we always Santa Claus a bit of a stir.
  • Your friendship makes the season even more merry and bright.
  • Happy holidays to the best family member I chose for myself.
  • With a bestie like you, how could Christmas be anything other than merry?
  • Any time I have felt lost in the fog, you were there lighting the way. Thank you for being my Rudolph.
  • You pretend to be a Grinch, but I know how big your heart really is. Merry Christmas from your best friend.
  • Many years ago, I told Santa that I wanted a best friend for Christmas. Then you came into my life. Thank you for being a friend.

Touching Friendship Quotes for Christmas Cards

Rather than sending your friends a store-bought card with a canned message, use a blank card - or get creative and make your own Christmas cards. Whichever option you choose, personalize them with a special Christmas saying penned from the heart.

Young woman cuddles dog in front of the Christmas tree
  • God bless us every one - you, me, and all of our chums.
  • With a friend like you, I don't need Rudolph to light the way.
  • In this Christmas season, may the joy in your heart be as true as the feeling of friendship I have for you.
  • Every time a bell rings this Christmas season, that's me thinking about how much your friendship means.
  • May you be blessed with love, joy, and the knowledge of just how special you really are this holiday season.
  • As I reflect on all I have to be grateful for this holiday season, my friendship with you is at the top of my list.
  • Nothing embodies the spirit of Christmas more than true friendship. That is what you are to me. Merry Christmas, my friend.
  • When the tree comes down and the ornaments are put away, I'll still remember the joy of having friends like you around on Christmas Day.
  • This Christmas, friend, I want you to know that I count your friendship among the most important, valuable, and enduring blessings in my life.
  • Your friendship is among the greatest gifts I have ever received. My Christmas wish for you is that you experience all of the joy and happiness you deserve.

Funny Christmas Messages for Friends

Touching Christmas messages are lovely, but sometimes the situation calls for a silly saying or funny (well, maybe corny) pun. Bring a smile to the faces of your friends with these mirthful messages of holiday cheer.

Young man and woman making faces at each other at christmas party
  • Let's jingle bell rock 'till we drop.
  • Santa's elves got nothing on my besties.
  • Friends don't let friends drunk textmas.
  • Friends who holiday together sleigh together.
  • Bestie, may your holidays be as jolly as your secrets are juicy!
  • Behold, friend, I bring you tidings of great gin ... um, I mean joy.
  • You'll be the first person I call if Santa ever should down my chimney really fall.
  • Bestie, won't you guide my sleigh tonight? Seriously... I need a designated driver.
  • If you decide to take out Elf on the Shelf, I'll help you bury the body. After all, that's what friends are for.
  • After one too many midnight beers, you glorious friend of old, kept me from falling in the dirt and saved me with your heart of gold.

Quotes for Long Distance Friends at Christmas

It can be challenging to be away from your friends at any time of year, but you may feel their absence especially deeply during the holiday season. Melt away the miles this Christmas with these long-distance friendship quotes.

Friends chatting online on the occasion of Christmas celebration
  • I'm Christ-missing you this holiday season.
  • All I want for Christmas is for my friends to come home for the holidays.
  • I wrote to Santa and asked him to bring you a plane ticket that will bring you to me.
  • All I want for Christmas is to plan a New Year's spa trip with you, my faraway friend.
  • True friends don't have to be physically together to experience the joy of Christmas forever.
  • If only I could get my hands on Santa's sleigh, to be with you this Christmas I would be on the way!
  • If Santa can travel around the world in a night, our bond can handle a few state lines. Merry Christmas.
  • It seems we can't be together this December, so next year let's celebrate friendship and Christmas in July!
  • Yule without you here just isn't quite the same. I hope you have wonderful Christmas, but I wish you were here.
  • To my dismay, friend, I realized that you'll be away on Christmas Day. The celebration won't be the same without your presence.

Spread Christmas Cheer to Your Friends This Year

From wishing your besties a wonderful holiday season to taking the time to let them know just how thankful you are for their friendship, you can use the quotes above to spread holiday love and Christmas cheer. Even if you don't find a message here that strikes just the right tone, maybe you'll get inspired to create some original quotes of your own. You may even decide to go beyond a basic quote to share a humorous Christmas poem or even an amusing Christmas story with your friends. Ultimately, what matters most is that you spread the love to the ones you love. Isn't that what Christmas is all about?

60+ Christmas Friendship Quotes to Share With Your Pals