Thanksgiving is just about here, which means the best is yet to come.

According to a new Harris poll, Americans have named Christmas as their favorite holiday by a Santa-sized margin.

A total of 46% chose Christmas, easily ahead of second-place Thanksgiving (19%).

Americans' Favorite Holiday:

  1. Christmas - 46%
  2. Thanksgiving - 19%
  3. Halloween - 9%
  4. Independence Day - 5%
  5. Easter - 3%
  6. New Year's - 2%

What's the best part of the holiday season? It might just be the food, as we take a break from watching our weight to watching all the delicious foods go into our bellies. Turkey is the food we most like to eat, with 32% of the vote.

Favorite Holiday Foods:

  1. Turkey - 32%
  2. Stuffing - 9%
  3. Ham - 8%
  4. Pie - 7%
  5. Sweet potatoes/yams/mashed potatoes - 3%