Christmas Day in France celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. This holiday takes place the 25th of December every year.
Many people put up a Christmas tree, go to church, eat a fancy meal, and open presents. Other people spend time with their family and friends. Most buildings, businesses, and schools are closed other than railway stations and airports.
Christmas Day began on the 25th of December 1 BC when Jesus Christ was born. It became an official holiday in 350 AD.