A Christmas carol is a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, or the winter season in general.

Some of the more popular traditional Christmas carols include:

  • "Adeste Fideles" ("O Come All Ye Faithful")
  • "Angels From the Realms of Glory"
  • "Angels We Have Heard On High"
  • "Away in a Manger"
  • "Boar's Head Carol"
  • "Bring A Torch, Jeanette, Isabella"
  • "Carol of the Bells"
  • "Christ Is Born In Bethlehem"
  • "Coventry Carol"
  • "The First NoŽl"
  • "Deck The Halls"
  • "Ding Dong Merrily on High" ("Gloria in Excelsis Deo")
  • "Do You Hear What I Hear?"
  • "Go Tell it on The Mountain"
  • "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"
  • "Good King Wenceslas"
  • "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"
  • "Here We Come a' Caroling"
  • "The Holly and the Ivy"
  • "I Saw Three Ships"
  • "In Dulci Jubilo"
  • "In the Bleak Midwinter"
  • "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear"
  • "Joy To The World"
  • "Mary Did You Know?"
  • "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel"
  • "O Holy Night"
  • "O Little Town of Bethlehem"
  • "O Tannenbaum"
  • "Once In Royal David's City"
  • "Silent Night" (written by Franz Xaver Gruber)
  • "Silver and Gold"
  • "Still, Still, Still"
  • "The Twelve Days of Christmas"
  • "The Wassail Song"
  • "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"
  • "We Three Kings Of Orient Are"
  • "What Child Is This?"
  • "While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night"

Some other popular Christmas songs that are not carols include:
  • "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
  • "Beginning to Look a lot like Chistmas"
  • "Blue Christmas"
  • "The Christmas Song"
  • "Feliz Navidad"
  • "Frosty the Snowman"
  • "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
  • "Jingle Bell Rock"
  • "Jingle Bells"
  • "Holly Jolly Christmas"
  • "I'll Be Home for Christmas"
  • "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas"
  • "Let It Snow"
  • "Let There Be Peace on Earth"
  • "Little Drummer Boy"
  • "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"
  • "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
  • "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"
  • "Silver Bells"
  • "Sleigh Ride"
  • "There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays"
  • "Toyland"
  • "Up on the Housetop"
  • "White Christmas"
  • "Winter Wonderland"