“Home for the Horror Days!” It’s A Christmas-Themed #MonthOfDread

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When we dubbed this #YearOfDread2020 back in January, we had no idea 2020 would turn out to be so crazy! But we’ve weathered a tough political landscape while navigating the perils of a pandemic–and we’re stronger for it. December brings this turbulent year to a close, but it also marks the end of our utterly insane 366-Day Horror Challenge!

Daily horror movie challenges are a staple of the Halloween season, but would you dare attempt a 366-day challenge? Why, you’d have to be insane to attempt such a feat, right? Well, that’s exactly what we’re doing! On January 1st, we launched our “Year of Dread 2020” and now, we’ve made it all the way to December!


Dread Central liberated the 31-day horror challenge from October with monthly, themed horror movie challenges back in the Summer of 2018. Our ongoing mission: To create unique and inspiring curriculums for the truly devoted. You can check out our previous “Months of Dread” by following the links below.

July 2018: Horror Heatwave
August 2018: Aquatic Terrors
September 2018: Back to School
October 2018: Every Day is Halloween
November 2018: November of the Living Dead
December 2018: The End is Nigh

January 2019: Winter HorrorLand
February 2019: Horror is for Lovers
March 2019: Monster Madness
April 2019: Asian Cinema April
May 2019: MAYhem
June 2019: Summer of Blood
July 2019:
 Camps and Cabins
August 2019:
 Haunted August
September 2019:
 Sequel September
October 2019:
November 2019: Stephen King

January 2020: Best of 2019
February 2020: Women in Horror
March 2020: 21st Century Monster Movies
April 2020: Horror Comedies
May 2020: Horror/Sc-Fi
June 2020: Vacations from Hell
July 2020: Clown/Circus Horror
August 2020: Creepy Kids
September 2020: Vampires
October 2020: Witches
November 2020: Foreign-Language Horror Movies

December 2020 will be a month of Christmas-themed horror movies (of course!).

Ask yourself: Are you a horror fan who lives every day like it’s Halloween? Do you have the gumption and the stamina to consume a new horror movie every day for an entire year? If so, feast your eyes on December’s 31-day horror challenge below. Let us know you’re participating by using the hashtag #YearOfDread2020 on Social Media!

Did your favorite Christmas-themed horror movie make the list? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.

*Right click images (separated by week) to save and print; you can also see a complete list of films in December’s 31-Day horror challenge at the bottom of the article. Enjoy!

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December 1st, 2020: Black Christmas (1974)
December 2nd, 2020: Silent Night, Deadly Night
December 3rd, 2020: Krampus
December 4th, 2020: Sheitan
December 5th, 2020: ATM
December 6th, 2020: P2
December 7th, 2020: Wind Chill
December 8th, 2020: Black Christmas (2006)
December 9th, 2020: The Children
December 10th, 2020: Dead End
December 11th, 2020: Hanukkah
December 12th, 2020: A Christmas Horror Story
December 13th, 2020: Slay Belles
December 14th, 2020: Anna and the Apocalypse
December 15th, 2020: Gremlins
December 16th, 2020: Better Watch Out
December 17th, 2020: Black Christmas (2019)
December 18th, 2020: Rare Exports: A Christmas Story
December 19th, 2020: Inside
December 20th, 2020: Pooka!
December 21st, 2020: The Nightmare Before Christmas
December 22nd, 2020: Eyes Wide Shut
December 23rd, 2020: Scrooged
December 24th, 2020: The Lodge
December 25th, 2020: I Trapped the Devil
December 26th, 2020: Night of the Comet
December 27th, 2020: Await Further Instructions
December 28th, 2020L Batman Returns
December 29th, 2020: Calvaire
December 30th, 2020: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension
December 31st, 2020: Deadly Games aka Game Over

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