Do your family's holiday traditions involve freezing swim races, exploding firearms, or house-height bonfires?
In this slideshow from Time Magazine, people around the world celebrate Christmas in offbeat ways. Bavarians don lederhosen and fire mortars into the air off a mountain. Cubans march in a very noisy Christmas Eve parade that's designed to keep people awake long enough to attend Midnight Mass.
See the slideshow at Time.com
What's your family's most unusual holiday tradition?