The jingle of bells, the red-green-white color scheme, the crunch of frost underfoot. The Christmas spirit really only seems to come alive at one time of the year, when the days approach their shortest length and the gleam of Christmas lights punctuate the glow of early twilight. But, just maybe, it doesn’t have to. There are places across the world to experience holiday cheer year-round. Here are nine places that have captured that joy, from a fully functioning Christmas post office to entire towns dedicated to the season’s most jolly, iconic figure.