How to Play Jingle Bells on Guitar

Jingle Bells is a great Christmas song that you can play on an acoustic guitar and the good news is you can play it using only 3 chords. In this lesson, I have mentioned all the necessary information you need to play it.

The only three chords that you need are G-Cadd9-D/F# and the strumming pattern will be DD-DU-DU. Below you will find all the diagrams that you can refer to.

Guitar Chords for Jingle Bells

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Jingle Bells Strumming Pattern

[Verse]
[G]Dashing through the snow,
in a one-horse open [Cadd9]sleigh.
O’er the fields we [D/F#]go,
laughing all the [G]way.
[G]Bells on bobtails ring,
making spirits [Cadd9]bright.
What fun it is to [D/F#]ride and sing
a sleighing song to[G]night.

[Chorus]
Oh! [G]Jingle bells, jingle bells,
jingle all the way.
[Cadd9]Oh, what fun it [G]is to ride
in a [D/F#]one-horse open sleigh. Hey!

Oh! [G]Jingle bells, jingle bells,
jingle all the way.
[Cadd9]Oh, what fun it [G]is to ride
in a [D/F#]one-horse open [G]sleigh.

Guitar Notes for Jingle Bells with Tabs

Make sure to refer the video below to play this tab smoothly.