The 19 Best Christmas Photo Fails

Published Dec 16, 2014 | Updated Oct 28, 2019

According to these photos, Santa is one scary dude! From crying kids on Santa's lap, to crying kids for staged Christmas photos, these will give you a good laugh.

We see all of those amazing Christmas photos on Pinterest... Why doesn't it ever work out that way? Luckily for us, we can share a good laugh at the best Christmas photo fails on the Internet, the "best of the worst" if you will.

Here's 19 of the funniest Christmas photos gone wrong. 

1. Even Santa can't quite hold himself together.

2. True. Fear.

3. Come on kids, he doesn't look THAT scary!

4. Actually, to be fair, this Santa is pretty damn scary.

5. Every Santa is a trigger.


7. "YOU did this to me!!!!"

Jason Vance - Flickr

8. That look...

9. Christmas... Such a joyful time of year!

10. He's not even mad, just... disappointed.

11. Now THAT'S one for the wall. How many sh*ts does she give? None.

12. This little girl has it down pact. Santa on the other hand... not so much.

KentuckyRanger - Flickr

13. Kid on right: Just WHYYYY would you do this to me?!

14. Sometimes the whole family feels the pain together.

15. Well the right idea was there...

Rachel Bishop Designs- Southern Exposure


17. Disgusted in this whole ordeal.


19. Okay, let's end on a touching note... Hold back those tears!

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Comments (3)

December 14, 2014, 5:03 p.m. Flag

Very funny! Thank you! :)


January 6, 2015, 6:03 p.m. Flag

These pictures are some of the cutest and funniest Christmas pictures!!


January 7, 2015, 8:57 a.m. Flag

This is hilarious! I have so many memories of going to Santa as a kid and they’re actually really positive. My pictures thank goodness are normal too. The one with Santa crying as well is completely priceless. The one where the girl is giving the middle finger, I’d hide from everyone.


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