There's nothing better than a roaring fire to get you in the holiday spirit. Invite your friends or family for dinner, gather around your Legacy Fire Pit, and kick back with a drink in hand and one of these classic stories. The perfect way to spend quality time with loved ones.

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The Top 5 Fireside Stories to Read

We've somehow narrowed it down to our five favorite go-to classic stories we enjoy reading to our children and loved ones by the fire pit. Next time you're snuggled up by your fire pit, consider reading one of our top picks!

The Gift of the Magi

This classic holiday story is heartwarming and endearing about a young couple who wants to surprise each other with gifts for the holiday. Jim and Della are both taken aback by how far they went to make the other happy. This short story is a lesson on love, commitment, loyalty, and selflessness during the holiday season.

It's perfect for reading around a warm fire pit this winter holiday because it will make you feel like you are at home and couldn't ask for anything more!

The Polar Express

The Polar Express has become an annual tradition to enjoy during the Christmas season. The journey to Santa Claus's home at the North Pole is described in this fantastical tale. Children who take this ride are allowed to leave one thing behind as they exit the train hoping it will come true.

Parents can read the full story with their kids and then repeat some of the highlights together, adding their interpretations of what might happen next. If you're having a family get-together, this is the perfect book to read over the fire pit since the setting and atmosphere it creates are so vivid and heartfelt.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This classic and fun holiday story is the perfect way to spend time together around the fire pit during the holidays. The story features an energetic and expressive Grinch who only wants to snub Christmas but eventually finds a heart after learning it is better to give than receive.

This timeless tale gives kids a taste of the magic of the holiday season and is sure to become a family favorite classic year after year. Children are captivated by the Grinch's heartwarming transformation as he learns to love and enjoy the holiday season.

A Christmas Carol

Many generations read this timeless classic. This man's story reminds us of the importance of our humanity, and that kindness and generosity bring us together as people. A Christmas Carol perfectly embodies the joys of the holiday season, emphasizing community, family warmth, and neighborly bonding over holiday treats.

This story is perfect for reading and sharing with your loved ones around a fire pit. It will serve as a gentle reminder to slow down and enjoy life's simple pleasures. It is also an excellent way to get your kids thinking about how our actions influence others. The moral of the tale is that we should embrace our family and neighbors, charity, kindness, and giving.

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The Snowman

During the winter season, everyone must read The Snowman. It's one of those holiday books that both kids and adults will love reading by the fire pit.

Written by Raymond Briggs, The Snowman tells the story of a magical snowman who comes to life and has adventures with the young boy who built him. Inspiring artwork depicts the people and their snowy environments throughout the book. This timeless story is ideal for a cold winter night by the fire because it provides a mild, heartwarming tale that an audience of all ages can enjoy.

Enjoy Our Favorite Fireside Stories

Good stories are ageless and timeless. They bring us together and make us feel a kinship with our fellow man. Everyone loves a good story, especially around the holidays. The best way to experience each classic tale is next to your own backyard fire pit, even when it's a little chilly outside. You could even consider cooking up one of our famous fire pit recipes for the holidays. There's just something about a warm fire that brings people closer together.

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