Some people hit the day after Thanksgiving and immediately flip into Christmas Mode, and some feel that excitement at friends and family opening their gifts a little closer to the holiday. It's a great feeling when it comes naturally, but a handful of folks out there need something to kick start that Christmas spirit with a specific event. Sometimes it's that first glass of egg nog, or seeing family you haven't seen in a while.
Other times it can be seeing your favorite holiday movie, and with VR and 360-degree videos filling the world there are some great new short experiences for you to dive into. Here's a look at some of our favorites, guaranteed to get you ready for the holiday!
Google Spotlight Story — Special Delivery
The artists behind Wallace and Gromit have a new story to tell in 360-degree magic. This four minute short is cute, and so full of detail you'll probably watch it twice to make sure you've seen everything!
360-degree Holiday Tour at the White House
This five minute video takes you on a tour of all the holiday decorations throughout the White House, complete with a detailed narration of all the incredible scenes within.
Hanukkah on the Tel Aviv
The Tel Aviv is a city in Isreal, and HooP° has created a 360° of the stunning light show that was hosted in the past to really get you in the Hanukkah spirit.
Merry Christmas 360
It's simple, short, and a lot of fun. This is a great video to share with friends, or little ones eagerly awaiting Christmas morning!
Super Mario Bros 3D Christmas in 360
How does everyone's favorite plumber celebrate Christmas? This cute little video breaks it down for you.
The Disney Christmas Parade Experience
Check out this 360 video on the Disney Christmas parade! Here you can sit right on the float with your favorite characters like Mickey or Elsa, as well as a front row seat view!
Do you have a favorite 360-degree holiday video? Have you recorded one yourself? Be sure to share with us in the comments!
December 17, 2017: We've updated this article with new information on how to get into the Christmas Spirit!