The holiday season is meant for cozying up by the fire with creamy hot cocoa and a blanket, but what if you don’t have a fireplace? Never fear. Modern technology has made it so everyone can enjoy the flickering, crackle of a cozy fireplace without ever lighting a log.
We’ve rounded up some of the most festive and realistic Yule Log streams you can enjoy right from your TV. Feeling extra? Just add a space heater and you won’t even notice it’s not real!
Holiday Celebrations (2006)
This fireplace creates the perfect ambiance thanks to its use of holiday-themed tunes in the background blended in with the familiar sounds of cracking. Clocking in at 59 minutes, this fireplace is perfect for opening those gifts that Santa left by the tree.
Fireplace for Your Home: Crackling Yule Log Fireplace (2010)
From the popular Fireplace for Your Home series, this fireplace is the pilot light of the franchise as it was the first episode of the first season. This vibrant yule log will create a warm hue for any room and it includes classic holiday tunes such as “Joy to the World,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and much more. Clocking in at 60 minutes, this is an ideal fireplace for relaxing on a chilly night.
RiffTrax: The RiffTrax Yule Log (2018)
This fireplace burns for 2 hours and 15 minutes and puts a unique spin on the burning of the yule log. Perfect for the whole family, the RiffTrax Yule Log includes commentary, music, comedy, and movie parodies. Sit back, relax, and laugh as you enjoy one of the best fireplaces on your TV.
If you’re in need of a limitless fireplace then Pluto TV has you covered with its 24/7 dedicated Fireplace TV channels. There are Christmas-themed fireplaces, fireplaces with music, and more that play on a continuous loop, so you can hear the roaring flame without interruption.
Men in Kilts | Sam & Graham| Yule Log (2020)
To coincide with the release of its upcoming show “Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham,” Starz uploaded a festive video of Sam and Graham relaxing in front of a fireplace and it’s still available to stream on YouTube. Burning for about 60 minutes, the crackle of the flames creates an alleviating atmosphere that is perfect for the holiday season.
Fireplace 4K: Crackling Birchwood from Fireplace for Your Home
Bright and high-spirited with rich detail, this 4K fireplace is not only perfect for unwinding, but it also creates an excellent ambiance when you’re conversing with friends. The hour-long 4K fireplace is aesthetically pleasing and it has a rich boastful sound.
Fireplace for the Holidays
XUMO knows how to make your home cozy with its dedicated channel featuring a roaring fire filmed in Banff, Canada.
A Very Happy Yule Log (2015)
Hallmark Movies and Mysteries uploaded the perfect yule log for the whole family. This stream includes a cat, a dog, classic Christmas tunes, and Christmas decorations, over the course of a 3-hour stream. Gather the whole family and bask in the warm ambers as the flames burn and the pets roam.
Fireplace 4K: Classic Crackling Fireplace from Fireplace for Your Home – Classic Edition (2015)
Another 4K release from the Fireplace for Your Home, this spectacular fireplace is nothing but the sizzles and sounds of the burning log. Since it’s in 4K resolution the blaze creates a thorough picture on any screen whether it’s your TV, phone, or tablet.
Roku users have a whole channel dedicated to fireplaces in the Roku Channel Store. Turn on The Fireplace Channel and sit back as the blaze creates a calming environment inside your home.
Hogwarts Great Hall | Harry Potter Music & Ambience
This one may not technically be a fireplace stream, but we couldn’t help but include this festive scene from the legendary Great Hall of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry Potter fans will appreciate the floating candles and massive trees set against a calming backdrop of falling snow outside the floor-to-ceiling windows.
A Very Merry Rickmas Yule Log
You can sit back and relax to the crackling (animated) fireplace alongside Rick and Morty as they flip through cable channels. Adult Swim fans will get a kick out of this one.
The Witcher: Fireplace
This crackling fireplace has kept many a Witcher warm in the Great Hall at Kaer Mohren, with its intricately carved fire pit and tall flames burning long into the night (or at least for 59 minutes), all set to the soothing soundtrack from the series.