Christmas 2020 will be the start of a new way of doing Christmas.

With all the events of this year, and uncertainty about restrictions, it's time to adapt and re-invent so Christmas remains a special time.

Planning ahead can save a lot of money and frustration. Planning gives you time to buy or make great gifts and avoid those last minute panic buys.

Christmas Day is on a Friday in 2020.  See our Christmas Planning guide. You can check school term and public holidays for all states on

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In the lead up to Christmas, there are usually the Christmas parties – office parties, club and group break-ups, extended family gatherings, and so on. It will be a bit different this year so we'll have to find new ways of connecting.

Christmas concerts and lights may be a bit different too.

At home there is the Christmas treedecorations, and food to prepare. There's a page listing Christmas cookbooks here if you want to expand your repertoire for catering and for gifts.