1. Largest Display of Knitted Christmas Decorations
The largest display of knitted Christmas decorations consists of 8,845 decorations and was achieved by Woman’s Weekly (UK), in London, UK, on 2 September 2014.
2. Most Expensive Christmas Tree Decorated
The most expensively dressed Christmas tree was valued at 41,329,531 AED ($11,026,900 US; £6,975,880), and was erected and displayed by the Emirates Palace (UAE) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 16 to 29 December 2010.
3. Tallest Chocolate Father Christmas
The tallest chocolate Father Christmas (hollow) measured 5 m (16 ft 4.85 in) and was achieved by the shopping centre Mirabello (Italy) in Cantù, Italy, on 11 December 2011.
4. Most Successful Christmas Album in the UK
On 20 November 2010, Susan Boyle’s (UK) album The Gift became the first Christmas album to ever top the UK chart.
5. Most Lights on a Christmas Tree
The most lights lit simultaneously on a Christmas tree is 194,672 and was achieved by Kiwanis Malmedy / Haute Fagnes Belgium in Malmedy, Belgium, on 10 December 2010.
6. Largest Collection of Robin Christmas Cards
Joan Gordon (UK) decorates her home for Christmas each year with Christmas cards that have pictures of robins on them. The collection covers every room in the house and she begins decorating in November.This unique collection now numbers 11,010 different cards.
7. Largest Gathering of People Wearing Santa Hats
The largest gathering of people wearing Santa hats is 30,333 and was achieved by Angels Baseball (USA) at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, USA, on 25 June 2014.
8. Largest Santa
The largest Santa Claus is 20 m (65.62 ft) tall, 7 m (22.97 ft) wide and 4 m (13.12 ft) deep and was achieved by Shopping Center Norte (Brazil) in São Paulo, Brazil, on 7 November 2013.
9. Largest Gathering of Santa’s Elves
The largest gathering of Santa’s elves is 1,110 and was achieved by Stockeld Park and Martin House Children’s Hospice (both UK) in Wetherby, North Yorkshire, UK, on 9 November 2013.
10. Largest Collection of Santa Claus Memorabilia
Jean-Guy Laquerre (Canada) has 25,104 different items of Santa Claus memorabilia, as of 30 November 2010, that he has been collecting since 1988.
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