Where to buy your Christmas decoration in NYC December 18 2017
This most festive time of year deserves some equally festive decorations! This season, don’t settle for flimsy drugstore wreaths. You’re in the best shopping city in the Unite States, so take advantage of it and treat yourself to some of New York City’s wide array of beautiful and whimsical Christmas decorations! Here are some of the best places to find the perfect topper to your tree:
151 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001
Consider Macy’s your one-stop-shop for all things Christmas. They offer everything from ornaments to outdoor decorations to Christmas dining ware and of course, stockings. As an added bonus, Macy’s also has arguably the city’s best Christmas windows, with six fabulous displays of holiday cheer!
730 7th Ave
New York, New York
Located in the heart of Time Square, this store promises “Christmas all year round.” Of course, it’s most exciting to visit as the December holiday approaches, when the store sets up its signature, life-size “Christmas Village,” complete with an animatronic Santa, Mrs. Claus and crew of elves! Offering every kind of nutcracker, Christmas ornament, and tinsel you could dream up, this store supplies everything you need for a truly festive holiday.
255 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
This year, why not decorate your tree with a touch of vintage flair? Authentiques has been supplying New York City’s creative community with the best film and theater props for over forty years, but insiders also know Authentique as the city’s best Christmas ornament store! Walking into the store is like entering a perfectly-preserved time capsule of America in the 1950s and 1960s, full of quirk and kitsch. It also has an impressive supply of antique and collectible ornaments that look unlike anything you’ll see in stores today. You’ll have fun finding out what Christmas used to look like, and you’re certain to fall in love with the retro fruit and vegetable-shaped ornaments.
378 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10024
There’s more than one place to get your vintage fix of Christmas ornaments! More & More Antiques offers, well… More Christmas decorations than you could use in one lifetime! Selling beautiful new decorations, and incredible old-world Christmas ornaments, there’s certain to be something for everybody's taste. You’ll find Christmas ornaments shaped like Degas’ ballerinas, or glass jellyfish. You’ll even find ornaments commemorating famous Olympic athletes!
90-2 Atlantic Avenue
Ozone Park, NY 11416
House of Holiday consists of two stories, and 35,000 square feet crammed with every kind of Christmas decoration you can imagine, and plenty you probably couldn’t! You’ll find ornaments of all shapes and sizes, twinkling lights of every variation, and Christmas trees, live and artificial. The kids will be entertained by the enormous Christmas train track and dancing Santa dolls. You’ll be entertained by the giant light-up reindeers!
Upper East Side
1000 Third Ave
New York, NY 10022
New York, NY 10012
Upper West Side
New York, NY 10023
With tons of exclusive Christmas ornaments depicting everything from hamburgers to dinosaurs to good old-fashioned nutcrackers, Bloomingdale's brings the holiday spirit, in spades! With plenty of other winter-time goodies, like Santa pillows, sterling silver wreaths and plaid Christmas stockings, you’re sure to find everything you need to deck the halls of your home.
185 Roebling Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
During the holidays, this hair salon/coffee shop/retail space is the most glamorous place to buy your Christmas decorations! The owner collaborates with other small businesses and designers to provide a selection of beautiful, handmade goods, so your Christmas tree looks unlike anyone else’s!
211 Elizabeth Street
New York, NY 10012
If you’re sick of the cliche nutcrackers and Santa ornaments, why not mix things up this year? Stop by Dinosaur Designs for the classy, totally unique Christmas decorations you never knew you needed! The store sells quirky Christmas wreaths, and ornaments shaped like dinosaurs and dinosaur eggs!
871 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Billing itself as the “Oldest Christmas Shop in New York,” this family-run store has helped New Yorkers deck their halls with boughs of holly since 1985. While the store itself is small and cozy, it’s packed with enough ornaments, snow globes, santas, snowmen, lights, and wreaths to make your home more festive than the North Pole itself! If you don’t have time to stop by the physical store, you can now check out the store’s wares online and plan the perfect Christmas design scheme from your home!
530 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10036
Christmas Village isn’t just a store, it’s an experience. With twenty-one beautifully decorated Christmas scenes, complete with audio-animatronic elves, Santas, and animals, the store’s Christmas exhibit is a must-see for families in New York. Best of all, each scene has a special “New York City” touch, like Santa hopping in a NYC Yellow Cab! After you feast your eyes on the Christmas displays, head upstairs to check out the store, where you can choose from hundreds of exclusive ornaments that the store will personalize for free! The store offers taxi-cab and NYPD badge ornaments, making it the one-stop-shop for your truly “New York” Christmas.
Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair
89 E 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
This year, don’t get lost in the crowd at the Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair. Instead, head straight for the booth marked “Hut Studios.” There, you’ll find iconic New York ornaments for your tree. Artists Richard Hopper and Harold Gilstein are the brains behind these incredibly unique baubles. They photoshop images of iconic New York scenes, like the Flatiron Building or the Roosevelt Island Tramway, and turn them into one-of-a-kind 3D ornaments.
West 14th St
New York, NY 10003
When you’re not sure exactly what you’re looking for, sometimes it helps to wander through a winter wonderland for inspiration! Look no further than the Union Square Holiday Market, where you’ll be surrounded by all things Christmas. The market offers good from 100+ vendors, meaning there is truly something for everyone! Christmas decorations you’ll find there include handmade wooden ornaments from Bali (BaliMade Crafts), clay figurine ornaments from Mexico (Mayan Dreams) and wool-felt doll ornaments handmade by women artists from Central Asia (Craftspring)
125 W 18th Street
Manhattan, NY 10011
The best 200 artisans in all of New York City will be selling the most quirky, creative handmade goods you’ll find this holiday season! While the fair is chock-full of every kind of holiday gift you can think of, like jewelry, knick-knacks, pottery and more, plenty of vendors will also offer the perfect decorations to make your home a winter wonderland.