We’ve gotten matching family Christmas pajamas on and off for about 6 or 7 years now. I used to just get matching sibling pajamas, but then decided it would be fun if the parents jumped in on the fun. We don’t do adult Christmas pajamas every year but it’s fun to mix them in on occasion with the kids holiday pajamas.
We do sometimes do the cheap family Christmas pajamas, but in general, I’ve found that I prefer paying for slightly nicer matching Christmas pajamas for the family so they actually hold up well past the season. I have no qualms with my kids wearing their Christmas pajama sets the whole year long!
Matching Family Christmas Pajamas Tip #1: Give Pajamas Early
I know of many families who hand out Christmas Eve holiday pajamas. But I love the whole holiday season so much and want it to feel super festive for more than one night. So we always give out our kids Christmas pajamas on Thanksgiving weekend! We decorate our tree while wearing our holiday jammies and it’s very fun and festive.
Plus, then it spreads out the gift-giving excitement for more than 24 hours, so they’re extra thrilled to kick off the season while wearing them. And I can actually get cute pictures of the kids wearing their matching holiday pajamas while decorating and before they’re all hopped up with Christmas Eve adrenaline. Then I just make sure to wash our holiday family pajamas before they put them on for Christmas Eve!
Matching Family Christmas Pajamas Tip #2: Order Christmas Pajamas for the Family Early
We’ve had a few years when we’ve tried to get matching family pajama sets in December or even the end of November. And they’re all sold out!! Especially with a large family, it’s tricky to get all the sizes and styles we need for matching holiday jammies. So I always try to get our family Christmas pajamas as soon as possible in October or early November. And then it’s one fewer thing I need to do during the month of December when things are super busy!
One of my very favorite places for matching Christmas pajamas for the family is Hanna Andersson. They have darling styles and you cannot beat the quality. The ONLY baby jammies I still have from when my oldest was a baby nearly a decade ago are Hanna Andersson ones, and they still look almost brand new.
They do cost a bit more, so I usually wait for them to go on sale. I can usually get a set for around $30, which is definitely worth it since they last as long as they do. Plus, their customer service is top notch if anything does happen to them.
The one downside is their patterns don’t vary much over the years. Which is great if you need a new pair of something, but tricker if you want to change things up with a new pattern. So I like having a few other brands to check, as well.
These deer holiday pajamas are so classic and cute, as are the stripes. I really appreciate that they have some pajamas recognizing different winter holidays, as well.
Carter’s has a big variety of prints of holiday pajamas for the whole family in tons of sizes. I love that they have both fitted and looser styles. These fleece candy cane matching family PJs are SO cute, as are these with Christmas trees.
Carter’s has some of the most inexpensive matching Christmas pajamas – some are currently on sale for as low as $8. So if you’re looking for cheap matching family pajamas, this is the place to get them.
Possibly the nicest matching family pajama sets out there, Petite Plume has SO many styles and patterns that are just ultra classic and so so good. Their quality is unbeatable with ultra soft fabric and beautiful cuts. These definitely feel a bit special and are so lovely. These are probably my number one pick for special Christmas pajamas for families because they’re such beautiful quality.
I literally could be happy with any of their prints, but I’m especially taken with the holiday journey (little cars with Christmas trees on top!!), green mini gingham, bright red flannel, red ticking stripe, red gingham flannel, red tartan…I could go on and on.
Boden has such lovely quality clothing and the pajamas are no different. I love the bright colors and British style so much. And how cute are these rainbow Christmas trees (in kid and adult) and these reindeer dog pajamas (kids and adult)?
I’m a little obsessed with these evergreen tree family pajamas. They even have options for maternity and for pets, as well as petite and plus sizes. I also think these red and blue plaid jammies would be darling for family holiday pajamas!
Target has really stepped up its Christmas pajama game in the last few years. A couple of my kids are super into dinos, so I was actually a fun mom last year and did these dino pajamas. I also love this gnome print!
These Old Navy jams are so cute, super cozy, are currently on sale for under $14, and have family matching pajamas in all sizes. I love all the styles but I’m especially a sucker for the green and blue plaid!
Walmart has some surprisingly really cute family matching pajamas for Christmas! I love this classic buffalo check with options for the whole family to get decked out in holiday matching family pajamas. And how cute is this bear family set?
The Children’s Place is another great place to get classic, cute family matching pajamas. I love this winter bear collection of family pajama sets so much, and these glow Santas are also very cute.
I hope this is helpful with your own family Christmas pajamas sets. Happy holidays!
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