One thing you will find throughout the Bible is times of feasting. God instituted certain Feasts of the Lord to be celebrated by the Jews on a regular basis. There are numerous stories of Jesus dining with others in the New Testament and his final meal with His disciples was celebrating the Jewish Passover meal and was the first Communion. Even Revelation speaks of a great feast as being one of the first things that will occur after Jesus returns.
The first official celebration of Jesus' birth was a feast as well, the Feast of the Nativity. It was celebrated in Rome during the 4th century.
So this Christmas (or Christmas Eve) when you sit down for your "feast", remember to thank the Lord for all the gifts He has given you.