How to Celebrate Holidays Virtually Make an Appointment Ask a Question Search Conditions The safest way to celebrate the holiday season is to stay home with the family members who live with you. Find a Virtual PlatformCheck out these popular platforms for hosting virtual events: Google Hangouts, Zoom, Facebook Messenger, FaceTime, Houseparty, Skype, YouTube Party, Watch Party via Netflix, Amazon or Hulu or Discord. Holiday BakingA virtual baking party can allow you to share traditions of baking with family and friends. Watch PartyWatch a favorite holiday movie with loved ones or have a talent show. Record the party or take screenshots to preserve memories. Game NightTry an online game website such as Jackbox Games, Houseparty, Headsup or Psych! for a fun evening. Drive by ParadeSpread holiday cheer to family and friends by staging a car parade complete with holiday decorations. Food DeliveryContinue the tradition of sharing holiday foods by delivering them to the front door without contact. Greeting CardsA holiday card with a handwritten note and a photo is a nice gift and a great way to connect with people. Phone CallsFor family and friends who don’t have internet service, call and share a favorite holiday memory, why they are important to you, or read a holiday classic. Virtual ShoppingShopping online is a great way to avoid crowds and exposure to germs. Remember to support small businesses and organizations including AmazonSmile which makes a donation to your chosen charitable organization with eligible purchases. This information reviewed by Carrie Horn, MD, and infection preventionist Rosine Angbanzan, MPH (November 2020).