Top Christmas Movies, TV Shows, and Music to Enjoy on Your Indoor or Outdoor TV

Top Christmas Movies, TV Shows, and Music to Enjoy on Your Indoor or Outdoor TV

Posted by Protective Enclosures Company on 7th Dec 2023

Christmas movies, tv shows, and music for indoor and outdoor TV

Christmas is a time of joy, celebration, and, most importantly, entertainment. Whether it's watching a heartwarming movie, binge-watching a festive TV show, or listening to classic carols, the right content can make your holiday season even more magical. With the advent of Outdoor TVs, you can take this experience to your backyard or patio, blending the comfort of your home with the charm of the outdoors.

Table of Contents:

The Magic of Outdoor TVs with The TV Shield

Top Christmas Movies to Watch

Must-Watch Christmas TV Shows

Christmas Music to Set the Mood

Enhancing Your Outdoor Entertainment Experience


The Magic of Outdoor TVs with The TV Shield

Transforming your outdoor space into an entertainment oasis is now more achievable than ever, thanks to the innovative features of outdoor TVs and protective solutions like The TV Shield. These advances in technology invite a whole new way of experiencing television, whether you're throwing a Christmas movie marathon or hosting a summer sports day.

What Makes Watching TV Outside Special

There's something inherently special about watching TV outside, an experience that's significantly elevated by the advent of outdoor TVs and protective solutions like The TV Shield.

Watching TV outdoors combines the comfort of your favorite shows and movies with the beauty of the natural environment. The experience of a cool evening under the stars and under the Christmas sky is unparalleled. Speaking of Christmas, TVs placed outdoors create a perfect focal point for social gatherings, family movie nights, or festive celebrations. It's an innovative way to entertain guests and enjoy communal viewing experiences.

From streaming Christmas classics to hosting a summer sports viewing party, the combination of an outdoor TV with The TV Shield allows for a wide range of entertainment options. It's a setup that's not limited by the seasons or time of day. Incorporating an outdoor TV shielded by The TV Shield into your home entertainment system transforms your outdoor space into a versatile and enjoyable setting. It's a lifestyle upgrade that offers a unique way to experience television, connecting technology with the great outdoors.

Why Outdoor TVs are Perfect for Christmas Entertainment

Outdoor TVs, like those protected by The TV Shield, offer a unique and magical way to enjoy your favorite holiday content. Imagine watching "Home Alone" or "The Polar Express" under the stars, wrapped in a blanket with a hot cocoa in hand – it’s an unforgettable experience. TVs protected by outdoor TV enclosures are built to withstand the elements, ensuring that your holiday cheer isn’t dampened by a little winter weather.

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Top Christmas Movies to Watch

The holiday season is synonymous with cozy movie nights, and what better way to enjoy them than with a selection of the best Christmas movies outdoors? Whether you prefer the timeless classics or modern tales, there's something for everyone.

Classic Christmas Movies

Nothing beats the classics when it comes to Christmas movies. Films like "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Miracle on 34th Street" have a timeless appeal that resonates with viewers of all ages. These movies, with their heartwarming narratives and nostalgic charm, are perfect for bringing families together. Watching them on an outdoor TV, wrapped in blankets with the night sky above, adds a magical touch to these beloved tales.

"It’s a Wonderful Life" – A quintessential Christmas classic that teaches the value of life and love.

"Miracle on 34th Street" – A heartwarming story that brings the spirit of Christmas to life and challenges cynicism.

Modern Christmas Favorites

For those who prefer a more contemporary flavor, movies like "Love Actually" and "The Holiday" offer a modern twist on holiday storytelling. These films, with their ensemble casts and intertwined stories, are perfect for a cozy night under the stars. Their relatable themes and modern humor make them a hit, especially among younger audiences.

"Love Actually" – A modern romantic comedy that weaves together a tapestry of love stories during the holiday season.

"The Holiday" – A charming tale of unexpected romance and finding happiness in new surroundings.

Best Movies for Outdoor TV Viewing

Some movies, like "The Polar Express," are visually stunning and are best enjoyed on a large, high-definition Outdoor TV, where their graphics can truly shine. The enhanced brightness and clarity of outdoor TVs bring these movies to life in a way that indoor screens cannot match.

"The Polar Express" – An animated adventure that dazzles with its stunning visuals, making it ideal for outdoor viewing.

"Frozen" – Though not a traditional Christmas movie, its wintery setting and spectacular animation make it a fantastic choice for outdoor holiday viewing.

Watching these movies on an outdoor TV, especially one protected by The TV Shield, not only enhances the viewing experience but also creates a special holiday tradition. It’s a unique way to enjoy the magic of Christmas movies, surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors.

Must-Watch Christmas TV Shows

The holiday season brings with it a plethora of TV shows that capture the essence of Christmas. From timeless specials to family-friendly series, there's a wealth of content that can enhance the festive atmosphere, especially when viewed on an outdoor TV. Let's dive into some of the must-watch TV shows that are perfect for your holiday entertainment.

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Timeless Christmas Specials

Classic TV specials like "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" hold a special place in the hearts of many. These shows, with their nostalgic charm and timeless messages, are essential viewing for the whole family. Watching them in an outdoor setting, where everyone can gather around a warm fire or under a blanket of stars, adds an extra layer of magic to these beloved stories.

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" – This special offers a heartfelt reminder of the true meaning of Christmas.

"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" – A classic tale of acceptance and bravery that continues to delight audiences of all ages.

Family-Friendly Christmas Series

For those looking for a more extended viewing experience, series like "The Christmas Chronicles" provide episodic adventures perfect for binge-watching on a chilly evening outdoors. These series often combine the excitement of adventure with heartwarming holiday themes, making them ideal for family viewing.

"The Christmas Chronicles" – A series that blends humor, adventure, and holiday spirit, is perfect for a night of family entertainment under the stars.

TV Shows Best Enjoyed Outdoors

Certain shows, like "Frozen Planet," though not Christmas-themed, offer stunning cinematography that becomes even more mesmerizing when watched on an Outdoor TV, particularly in a winter setting. The crisp, clear images and expansive landscapes projected on a large outdoor screen can make you feel as though you're part of these breathtaking natural worlds.

"Frozen Planet" – A visually spectacular series that explores the polar regions of our planet, offering a unique viewing experience in the backdrop of winter's chill.

Christmas Music to Set the Mood

The holiday season is infused with the spirit of music, and the right selection of songs can significantly enhance your Christmas festivities. Whether you prefer the classic charm of traditional carols or the upbeat rhythm of contemporary hits, music plays a pivotal role in setting the mood for your holiday gatherings, especially in an outdoor setting.

H3: Classic Christmas Carols

From "Silent Night" to "Jingle Bells," classic carols are the heart of Christmas music and can create a magical outdoor ambiance.

Contemporary Christmas Hits

Modern hits by artists like Mariah Carey bring a fresh and lively vibe to your outdoor Christmas party.

Music Playlists for Outdoor Enjoyment

Creating a playlist that mixes classic carols with contemporary hits can enhance your outdoor entertainment experience, making it memorable and festive.

Enhancing Your Outdoor Entertainment Experience

To truly make the most of your holiday viewing and listening experiences outdoors, a few key considerations can go a long way. From setting up a comfortable and inviting space to addressing weather-related challenges, these tips will help you create the perfect outdoor entertainment setting.

Setting Up Your Outdoor Space

Below are tips on how to create a cozy and inviting outdoor viewing area, including seating arrangements, lighting, and decor.

Weather Considerations and Solutions

Dealing with colder temperatures and unpredictable weather is crucial for a comfortable outdoor viewing experience:

Heating Solutions

Portable heaters or fire pits can provide warmth and add to the ambiance.


Use weather-resistant TV covers like The TV Shield to protect your TV as well as Roku, Apple TV, or mini PC. Also, consider weatherproof blankets and cushions for comfort.

Sheltered Setup

If possible, set up your viewing area in a sheltered location to protect against wind and rain.

Celebrating Christmas with movies, TV shows, and music has always been a beloved tradition. With the option of Outdoor TVs, this experience is not just confined to the living room but can be an expansive, under-the-stars adventure. Embrace the spirit of the holidays with these entertainment options and create memories that last a lifetime.

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What are some must-have accessories for an outdoor TV during Christmas?

To enhance your outdoor viewing experience, consider weatherproof enclosures that include heating options, external speakers for better sound quality, and a reliable wireless connection for streaming.

How can I protect my outdoor TV from winter weather?

The TV Shield offers a range of protective enclosures that safeguard your outdoor TV from cold, moisture, and other elements. These enclosures ensure that your TV remains functional and safe throughout the winter season.

Can I stream Christmas specials directly on my outdoor TV?

Yes, many outdoor TVs come with smart features. Ensure you have a strong Wi-Fi connection to stream your favorite Christmas specials directly.

What audio setups are recommended for outdoor TVs?

Most TVs including TVs in outdoor TV enclosures sound great outdoors when they volume is simply turned up a few notches. For an even more immersive audio experience, consider pairing your outdoor TV with a weather-resistant soundbar or external speakers.

Are there special covers available for outdoor TVs during the holidays?

There are festive-themed fabric covers on the market that provide decoration but for optimal TV insulation and weather protection, an outdoor TV enclosure is usually recommended.