22 Holiday Save-the-Dates for Your Christmas Wedding

These save-the-dates will get you (and your guests!) in the holiday spirit.
Countdown calendar design with Christmas florals bordering, heart around date of wedding
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
Colleen Zewe
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
Colleen Zewe
The Knot Contributor
  • Colleen writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a speciality in venues and wedding stationery.
  • Prior to The Knot Worldwide, Colleen contributed to Vox’s Curbed and Her Campus.
  • Colleen holds a degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
Updated Sep 04, 2021
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Whether you're sending save-the-dates out around the holidays or planning Christmas nuptials, a festive card can get your guests in the holiday spirit and ready to celebrate your wedding. Save-the-dates are one of the first impressions guests will have of your special day, so choosing a design that fits your wedding's theme and vibe is a fun way to make a great first impression. From formal, black tie affairs to whimsical winter nuptials, we have the wedding stationery recommendations for you. Oh, and don't forget to check out The Knot Invitations for even more inspo.

The Knot Snowy Wreath Save-the-Date Cards

Green wreath graphic framing couple's names in black calligraphy on white background

The bright green wreath on this card pops against the white background for an elegant, timeless feel. Purchase the matching green envelope liners to create a cohesive and festive look.

Sugar & Spice Paper Company Holiday Wedding Poinsettia Save-the-Date

Poinsettia graphics, 'Save the Date' in red calligraphy, event details in gold sans-serif type on white background

Poinsettia flowers instantly remind people of Christmas cheer, so what better bloom to deck your paper goods with? The gold font on this design totally pops too, making this save-the-date both eye-catching and elegant.

Eve Marie Designs Co Christmas Wedding Save-the-Date with Calendar

Countdown calendar design with Christmas florals bordering, heart around date of wedding

Calendar save-the-dates are a fun way to loop guests into your wedding date while giving them a little something useful. A calendar of your wedding month with your date highlighted with a heart will have guests excited to count down to both Christmas and your celebration.

The Knot Formal Greenery Save-the-Date Cards

Greenery and monogram design with elegant black script on white background

Hosting a black tie wedding? The monogram and script on this save-the-date design is an elegant way to clue guests into your fancy affair. Stuff these into cheery red envelopes for an extra-seasonal touch.

Papier Holly Leaf Save-the-Date

Mistletoe graphic and rectangle border around event details in minimal black type on white background

Simple and classic, this save-the-date brings the holiday spirit with a subtle holly leaf. The back of the design also features a holly leaf pattern for a fun pop that will help your save-the-date stand out against any others on the fridge.

Our Friends Eclectic Christmas Save-the-Date Card

'Tis the season to be married' on white script on left side with light brown background and mistletoe graphics, personalized photo on right side

There's nothing we love more than a good pun, so this "Tis the season to be married" card shoots right to the top of our holiday wish list. Printed on a kraft-paper background and accompanied by a photo, it's a charming and whimsical nod to traditional holiday cards.

Sincerely by Nicole Holly Christmas Wedding Save-the-Date Card

Festive florals on top border, 'save the date' in gold calligraphy on white background

The florals on this save-the-date feature all the seasonal mainstays, like berries, pine cones and poinsettias just to name a few. Bonus: This shop also sells several matching items, from wedding invitations to seating charts, so you can have cohesive wedding stationery from start to finish.

House of Five Save-the-Date Magnet Christmas

Christmas tree-shaped wooden magnet with event details in playful type

Magnet save-the-dates are an easy way for guests to keep your celebration top-of-mind by putting a reminder of it right on their fridge. This Christmas tree-shaped save-the-date is sure to get guests excited for your festive event.

Cards by Flora Botanical Christmas Gold Wedding Save-the-Date

Save the Date in gold type bordered by gold rectangle and festive greenery above details on white background

Postcard save-the-dates are an easy way to save time and money on your stationery since you won't need envelopes. The back of this festive cardstock includes an address line, return address, a spot for your stamp and a textbox to put any must-have details, such as your wedding website.

Paperless Post This Line is Tangled Save-the-Date

Colorful holiday lights bordering event details and 'Save the Date' in pink minimalist lettering on white background

Trying to go green or save money on your save-the-dates? An e-card gives guests all the important details without using traditional paper. The holiday lights on this design will have your guests ready to celebrate, and Paperless Post's system allows you to communicate with guests and track RSVPs digitally.

Corrine Malesic Wed in Winter Save-the-Date

Red car with Christmas tree on top, 'Save the Date' in festive, elegant black calligraphy, light blue background with snowflakes

From the iconic bumper cans to the "Mr. and Mrs." license plate (which can be customized to fit your titles), this save-the-date has endless whimsical touches. The snowy scene and Christmas tree on the car roof add a nostalgic, wintery feel your guests will find utterly charming.

Papier Pinecone Save-the-Date

Holly and pinecone ring with event details in black and red type on white background

This square save-the-date boasts a simple watercolor pinecone wreath around classic typography for a design ideal for classic duos or those hosting a rustic wedding around the holidays.

Customize My Wedding Gilded Greenery Christmas Holiday Photo Save-the-Date

Gold rectangle with greenery bordering event details in gold type on black background

The front of this card features an eye-catching gold and black color scheme (plus greenery), while the back includes a spot for a special photo. If your big day is a nighttime affair this save-the-date will match your wedding's aesthetic perfectly.

Moderne Home Decor Save-the-Date Engraved Ornament

Tree stump design with focus on 'Date' in calligraphy type

Nothing suits a Christmas wedding better than an ornament save-the-date. Made with pine wood, this rustic trinket features your names and date engraved into the surface. The best part? Guests will always have something to remember your wedding by when they hang these on their trees.

The Lovely Wedding Mrs. and Mrs. Christmas Couple Wedding Save-the-Date

'Merry Christmas from the future Mrs. and Mrs.' in white script on personalized photo background

Great news: This save-the-date can double as a Christmas card, allowing you to check off two to-dos on your list. The front features a "Merry Christmas" greeting and a photo, while the back has space to put your wedding details.

Amy Payne Design Better Than Christmas Save-the-Date

'Better than Christmas' in minimal white script on black and white personalized photo background

If you have any engagement photos you've been waiting to show off, this one is for you. Also, talk about setting a precedent for your big day: Mark your words, it will be better than Christmas.

Atelier Giulietta Merry Christmas Save-the-Date Hang Tag

Festive, fun black and red type on white tag

If you want to go the extra mile for your save-the-date, attach this tag to Christmas gifts for your loved ones. The template also comes as a digital file, so it's easy to print however many you need right at home for DIY save-the-date presents.

The Knot Marble and Gold Save-the-Date Cards

Personalized photo with dark green border, 'Save the Date' in gold script

This save-the-date comes in both red and gold or green and gold color palettes so you can pick the holiday scheme that fits your wedding best. If you're sending your cards in the summer and want to pay a more subtle homage to the Christmas season, this is a great design to remind guests of the holidays without going all-out Christmas.

Sincerely By Nicole Grace Winter Wedding Save-the-Date

'Tis the season to be married' in white type framed by festive wreath on black background

The Christmas wreath surrounding the card's text will have your guests in the Christmas (and wedding) spirit. The red and green colors of the wreath pop against the black backdrop for a striking, elegant card.

Sara Hicks Malone Merry and Almost Married Save-the-Date

'Merry & Almost Married' in bold white and red type on personalized photo background

You and your spouse-to-be's engagement photo can take center stage on this charming save-the-date. That—combined with the "Merry and almost married" pun—will make this card adorable on your guests' fridges.

Papier Invitations by Mi Carino Winter Save-the-Date Template

Silver type with forest details, silver Christmas trees on bottom border on white background

A snowy landscape and silver lettering calls to mind memories of playing in the snow and finding a Christmas tree. This stunning save-the-date invitation will have guests ready to cozy up with hot chocolate, so maybe you should plan to serve some at your celebration.

Yule 4 Yall 'Tis the Season Christmas Wedding Save-the-Date Postcard

'Tis the season to be married' in playful black type framed by holly wreath on white background

Whimsical and punny, this save-the-date's festive font and illustrations are full of seasonal charm—it'll probably have your guests humming carols as they pencil you into their calendar.

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