The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s time to start planning your corporate or family Christmas party. MD Resort in Wise County, Texas near Decatur is the perfect place for Christmas parties of any sort! We are here to make sure your holiday party is memorable for your entire group!
We offer a wide range of options from theme party, formal party, casual barn party, do-it-yourself party or events to completely customized care-free party and event packages planning with our event coordinator specialist! Let our Party and Event planner take care of all the party ideas and planning so you are free to just sit back and relax.
Don’t worry; we have plenty of space and a variety of locations on property!
- Over 3000 Square Foot Party Barn facility with more space outdoors
- Ranch House with Private Meeting or Party Room venue
- 1500 Square Foot Meeting Room facility in our Main Lodge with more space outdoors
- Hospitality Accommodations for your Party & Event guests
- Outdoor Party & Event Venues on 37 Acres
Check out our gallery of venues, and give us a call to reserve your space! Leave it all up to us, and let the fun begin!
Here are some Fun Facts about Christmas to get you excited about the holidays!
Christmas Holiday Trivia
The word Christmas is Old English, a contraction of Christ’s Mass.
The first president to decorate the white house Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
Germany made the first artificial Christmas trees. They were made of goose feathers and dyed green.
Electric lights for trees were first used in 1895.
The first Christmas cards were vintage and invented in 1843, the Victorian Era.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie.
Rudolph” was actually created by Montgomery Ward in the late 1930’s for a holiday promotion. The rest is history.
The Nutcracker” is the most famous Christmas ballet.
Jingle Bells” was first written for Thanksgiving and then became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
If you received all of the gifts in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” you would receive 364 gifts.
The poinsettia plant was brought into the United States from Mexico by Joel Poinsett in the early 1800’s.
Holly berries are poisonous.
Contrary to common belief, poinsettia plants are non-toxic.
Mistletoe was chosen as Oklahoma’s state flower in 1893 and later changed to the state floral emblem.
In 1843, “A Christmas Carol” was written by Charles Dickens in just six weeks.
The first state to recognize the Christmas holiday officially was Alabama.
Christmas became a national holiday in America on June, 26, 1870.
An angel told Mary she was going to have a baby.
Black Friday is not the busiest shopping day of the year. Although it varies, it usually lands sometime in December.
Clearing up a common misconception, in Greek, X means Christ. That is where the word “X-Mas” comes from. Not because someone took the “Christ” out of Christmas.
Traditionally, Christmas trees are taken down after Epiphany.
More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.
In Mexico, wearing red underwear on New Year’s Eve is said to bring new love in the upcoming year.