Of course, New York is always worth a trip . But in December , when the whole city is decorated for Christmas , the Big Apple has even more magic in it. Stroll down 5th Avenue with all the beautifully decorated storefronts and snap a photo in front of the oversized Christmas baubles near Rockefeller Center . In order to bring this Christmas atmosphere home with you, we recommend in this article where you can buy the most beautiful Christmas decorations that will remind you of your great stay in New York year after year:
The Dyker Heights Christmas Lights Tour
Address: 151 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001
Macy's is a must-stop shop when looking for the perfect Christmas decorations. Marvel at the unusual and very elaborate decoration in the shop windows before looking around the huge department store. From great Christmas decorations for the Christmas tree to the typical American socks for Santa to great decoration ideas for the outside of your house or apartment, you can get everything your heart desires here. We have a discount card for you in our travel center that gives you a 10% discount.
Address: 730 7th Ave, New York, New York
Located right in the heart of Times Square, this store promises Christmas cheer all year round. But of course it is particularly great to visit this shop in December. You will enter a huge “Christmas Village” that is lovingly decorated. This shop is particularly known for its beautiful nutcrackers, which you can choose from here. Also located not far from our travel center.
Address: 255 West 18th Street , New York, NY 10011
How about decorating your Christmas tree in a particularly individual way with a touch of “vintage”? This shop has become famous for supplying props to many films and the theater. When you walk through the store today, you feel like you've been transported back to the 50s and 60s in a time capsule. And at Christmas you will find great decorations from this time here. Don't miss this store with such an interesting history. And we are sure that you will fall in love with the little retro fruit and vegetable ornaments for the Christmas tree.. :)
Address: 378 Amsterdam Ave , New York, NY 10024
There's more than one store if you're looking for retro Christmas decorations. This store has such a large selection that you wouldn't be able to use it all to create a Christmas living room in one lifetime. But this way we can ensure that everyone will find something to suit their taste here. As a special feature, you will find very pretty decorations shaped like a ballerina dancer or colorful fish made from glass. You can even discover ornaments here that are intended to commemorate certain Olympic athletes.
Address: 90-2 Atlantic Avenue, Ozone Park, NY 11416
This place expands to over 3,000 square meters over 2 floors. Here you will also find a huge selection of Christmas decorations. A special highlight is a large Christmas truck with dancing Santa Claus dolls. It's an experience to go shopping there. :)
Upper East Side
1000 Third Ave
New York, NY 10022
New York, NY 10012
Upper West Side
New York, NY 10023
Bloomingdales's is one of the most famous and exclusive department stores in New York and you can find it several times in the city. Here you can choose from a variety of Christmas decorations. There are very unusual Christmas decorations such as small Santa pillows, but also Christmas tree decorations in the shape of hamburgers, fruits or even dinosaurs. If you like things chic and elegant, then Christmas decorations from Bloomingdale's should not be missing in your Christmas living room. :)
Address: 185 Roebling Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
During the Christmas season, this place, where you can usually find a hairdresser, a delicious coffee and small shops, becomes the most glamorous place to buy Christmas decorations. The owner of the salon works with many small businesses and has a great selection of handmade Christmas tree ornaments to choose from at Christmas time. You shouldn't miss this place if you want to decorate a tree like no other. :)
Address: 211 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012
If you're starting to get bored of all the classic Christmas decorations with Santa and Co, then stop by this store and pick out some dinosaur-themed Christmas decorations. Here you will find decoration in the shape of dinosaurs and dinosaur eggs.
Address: 871 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
This store likes to call itself the “oldest Christmas store in New York.” In fact, he has been helping New Yorkers decorate their apartments and houses for Christmas since 1985. You will be overwhelmed by the selection of Santas, Father Christmases, snow globes and more. It's great that you can also order online from the comfort of your own home. :)
Christmas Village in New York City
Address: 530 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10036
The Christmas Village is not just a shop but also a really great Christmas experience. Here you will also find a spectacle with Christmas dancing dolls and a very Christmas atmosphere. There are also yellow taxis and NYPD cars here for decoration. And the special thing is that you can even have your jewelry personalized here for free. :)
Located at the Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair
Address: 89 E 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Please don't get lost at the Grand Central Terminal Holiday Fair (Exhibition). Instead, don’t leave the “Hut Studios” Christmas market out of your sights. Here you will find very iconic Christmas tree decorations. Artists like Richard Hopper and Harold Gilstein are the minds behind this great Christmas market. They have become known for transforming well-known images of great places in New York such as the Flatiron Building or the Roosevelt Island Tramway into a 3D image using Photoshop.
Address: West 14th St, New York, NY 10003, (212) 529-9262
Sometimes, especially around Christmas time, you don't really know exactly what you're looking for. Inspiration can be found at the Union Square Christmas market. This market is very international and you will also find exhibitors from Bali ( BaliMade Crafts ), Mexico ( Mayan Dreams ) and Asia ( Craftspring ). Unfortunately, mulled wine is not the only thing available, as drinking on public streets is forbidden in America, even at Christmas time
Address: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W 18th Street, Manhattan, NY 10011
This is an exhibition of over 200 artists in New York City who will show you their homemade things for the Christmas season. You will find everything your heart desires here. And in addition to a very individual decoration, this exhibition is also suitable for shopping for Christmas presents. The home-made jewelry is particularly great. =)
As you can now see, there are countless options where you can get something very special for your Christmas tree. Try one or two places and buy your special souvenir of New York. :)
Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111
Who needs North Pole when you can shop in Fao Schwarz. FAO Schwarz is a real institution in the Big Apple and the dream of many generations, a myth that has achieved this level of fame thanks to many Hollywood films. More information about FAO Schwarz can be found here .