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Find the best ornament shop in NYC

For all your decorative needs, head to these ornament shops in NYC

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So you’ve picked out your Christmas tree (maybe you even cut your own at a Christmas tree farm) and managed to get it set up properly. Now it’s time for decorations. While we all aspire to achieve the kind of ornamental excellence displayed by the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, we know that's a bit of a stretch. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try. Lights and ornaments make or break a holiday tree, and we have the spots to check out for all your tree and hall-decking needs. If you’re looking for the best ornament shop in NYC, look no further: these shops have all the holiday goods, from twinkly little balls to shiny new tree-toppers.

Whether you’re on the hunt for a whole new set of ornaments for a themed tree or looking for a few baubles to complement your holiday keepsakes, these shops have plenty of options for you to browse. Check them out to get inspired, then keep the holiday spirit going with the best NYC caroling, ice skating, sledding and holiday lights.

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Best ornament shop in NYC

  • Shopping
  • Design and interiors
  • Midtown West
  • price 2 of 4

For the past 30 years, this shop has provided New Yorkers with everything they could possibly want to deck their halls with jolly style. And while Christmas may come but once a year, this store is open year-round—just in case you get a hankering for a Fabergé Santa in July.

  • Shopping
  • Design and interiors
  • Chelsea
  • price 2 of 4

Since 1976, this store has peddled the best antiques and collectibles. If your personal style includes a vintage flair, check out this old-school outfitter for ornaments shaped like watermelons—in the 17th century, when Hans Grenier manufactured the first Christmas tree ornaments from blown glass and clay, the fruit-shaped ones were his favorite.

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  • Shopping
  • Toys and games
  • Little Italy
  • price 2 of 4

If you’re starting from scratch with your ornament collection, head to this store for fully decorated Christmas trees. There’s also a Christmas museum on the lower level, if you want to find out where exactly decorated Christmas trees come from. (They date back to the 1500s, so yeah, there’s lots to cover.)

  • Shopping
  • Boutiques
  • Nolita
  • price 4 of 4

Around the holidays, this store offers an elegant selection of ornaments with, yes, dino designs. There’s also handmade jewelry and home decor goods.

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  • Attractions
  • Arcades and amusements
  • Midtown West

This annual setup includes more than 60 shopping and food kiosk. You’ll find handmade, unique and New York City-specific gifts including ornaments. Where better to shop for Christmas decor — afterwards you can ice skate to your heart's content in the free, 17,000-square-foot ice-skating rink then hit up the festive cocktails and snacks.

  • Health and beauty
  • Hair salons
  • Williamsburg
  • price 2 of 4
While this hair salon traffics mostly in fancy ’dos, it also offers an assortment of home goods—including ornaments. Get yourself a Christmastime coiffeur, then cop something pretty for your tree so that everyone and everything can look snazzy for the season.

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