Get into the holiday spirit with these Christmas-themed world records

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 02:50PM
Fireworks light the biggest floating Christmas tree in the world, on Dec. 5, 2009, in the opening ceremony at Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Antonio Scorza/Getty)
From the most expensive Christmas tree ever decorated to the largest group of carolers ever gathered in person, these world records prove that some people are willing to go the extra mile to show off their Christmas spirit.
Join in the holiday cheer with these Christmas-themed Guinness World Records.
Largest Human Christmas Tree (Set Dec. 1, 2014)

Wearing different colored shirts, 2,945 people gathered together in Honduras to form the world's largest human Christmas tree.

Largest Group of Carol Singers (Set Dec. 13, 2014)


Set by the Godswill Akpabio Unity Choir, 25,272 people gathered at the Uyo Township Stadium in Nigeria to sing Christmas carols including "O Christmas Tree," "Joy To The World" and "O Come All Ye Faithful."
Most Expensive Christmas Tree Decorated (Set Dec. 16, 2010)

A Christmas tree which has been decked out with $11 million worth of gold and precious stones, stands at the Emirates Palace hotel, in Abu Dhabi, UAE on Dec. 16, 2010


Think you're spending a lot on ornaments this year? Then you need to check out this expensive Christmas tree. Covered in over 180 items of jewelry, the 43.2-foot-tall tree situated at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates was valued at over $11 million.

Largest Gathering of Santa Claus (Set Dec. 27, 2014)


A whopping 18,112 people dressed up in Santa outfits at the Nagar Saktan Thampuran Ground in Thrissur, Kerala, India to raise money for the poor. The event was organized by Thrissur Citizenry & Thrissur Archdiocese.
Largest Floating Christmas Tree (Set Dec. 1, 2007)

Brazilians paddle past the world's largest floating Christmas tree on December 21, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


The lighting of this massive tree has become an annual holiday tradition for residents of Rio de Janeiro. Measuring nearly 279 feet in height, the tree is adorned with 2.8 million micro-lamps and 22.99 miles of luminous hose.

Largest Christmas Dinner (set Dec. 24, 2013)


Comprising turkey, carrots, potatoes and other hearty ingredients, this meal from the Duck Inn in Worcestershire, United Kingdom holds the record for largest Christmas dinner. The meal is free for anyone who can eat it in 45 minutes.
(Copyright ©2017 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.)
Outbrain