High Five List: Five Holiday Apps for Your Smartphone

If you’re like me, you can’t wait for the holidays to finally arrive! There’s something special about the holiday season – everyone seems more jolly (especially the big guy in the red suit).

So as you’re decking the halls with boughs of holly, putting up your tree or diving into the egg nog, don’t forget to share a little holiday cheer with your smartphone. Here are 5 holiday apps that will help get you merry and bright this season:

  1. Christmas Vacation Ringtones

Christmas Vacation Ringtone App PicOperating System: Android (Free)


This app helps bring the joy and jubilation of the Griswolds to your smartphone. Check out some hilarious movie quotes and even set one as your ringtone. I guarantee that you won’t regret downloading this app, or my name isn’t Clark W. Griswold.


  1. Chai on Chanukah

Chai on ChanukahOperating System: iOS (Free)


This is your all-in-one Hanukkah app. Spin the dreidel, light the menorah and open eight days of digital presents. This app also features an animated version of the Hanukkah story, complete with audio reading.


  1. Kwanzaa Calendar

Kwanzaa CalendarOperating System: Android ($4.94)


This app allows you to celebrate Kwanzaa and Black History throughout the year. Featuring calendars, history and educational resources, this app provides information about important dates and people 365 days of the year.


  1. Yummy Christmas

Yummy Christmas App PicOperating System: iOS (Free)


The festive season just wouldn’t be the same without delicious holiday treats. That’s why you need to download the Yummy Christmas app today. The simple, kid-friendly recipes guarantee a treat for your taste buds and quality time with the kids in your life.


  1. Happy Festivus 4 tRoU

Festivus AppOperating System: Android (Free)


“It’s a Festivus for the rest of us!” This is the perfect app for Seinfeld fans who wish to celebrate the tradition created by Frank Costanza. So before you put up your Festivus pole, air your grievances and partake in the Festivus feats of strength, be sure to download this app.

There you have our top five holiday app selections, but now it’s your turn. Leave us a comment with your favourite holiday apps to add to the list. After all, the holidays are a time for giving!

The apps featured in this post are for entertainment purposes only. TELUS does not endorse any of these apps and is not responsible for any issues encountered as a result of downloading or using the apps.