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The most unusual Christmas tradition in every state

INSIDER Logo By Joanna Fantozzi,Gabbi Shaw of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 52: Christmas traditions vary depending on weather, culture, or location.Minnesota has a large population of Scandinavian people, so they celebrate with lutefisk, a traditional Nordic food.In New Mexico, wreaths are often made up of dried chiles.Christmas is celebrated very differently throughout the world. And in a country as large as the United States, it's no surprise that every state adds their own individual spin to the holiday.  No matter what state you're in, you can be guaranteed to find a special holiday celebration happening in December, whether it's a Santa Claus race in Reno, Nevada, or a Christmas tree made of beer kegs in Rochester, New York. Keep scrolling to see the most unique holiday celebration in every state.

  • Christmas traditions vary depending on weather, culture, or location.
  • Minnesota has a large population of Scandinavian people, so they celebrate with lutefisk, a traditional Nordic food.
  • In New Mexico, wreaths are often made up of dried chiles.
  • Christmas is celebrated very differently throughout the world. And in a country as large as the United States, it's no surprise that every state adds their own individual spin to the holiday.

    No matter what state you're in, you can be guaranteed to find a special holiday celebration happening in December, whether it's a Santa Claus race in Reno, Nevada, or a Christmas tree made of beer kegs in Rochester, New York.

    Keep scrolling to see the most unique holiday celebration in every state.

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