If you’re in the market for new holiday decorations, Orange County offers up the perfect shopping for any need. Keep up with the Joneses, and the Franklins, and that family across the street with the life-sized nativity scene in the yard, a bright light installation or a beautiful wreath. We’ve put together the best places to start your holiday decoration shopping in Orange County.
2301 San Joaquin Hills Road
Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Roger’s Gardens nursery is a sprawling private garden paradise open to the public. During the holidays, the grounds are transformed into a magic gallery of one-of-a-kind artisan ornaments, wreathes and decorations. Tour the grounds and showroom, attend a workshop, purchase and learn to assemble decorative baskets and floral showpieces. Enjoy refreshments as you browse decorations displayed on trees throughout the facility. Bring the whole family and see the ornaments and decorations as they will appear in your own home.
Cost Plus World Market
1313 W Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 02704
With locations throughout Orange County and Southern California, Cost Plus World Market is a great place to visit year-round. But, when it comes to the holidays, this home decor store, which also offers other goods like wines and food, is a great place to pick up some holiday decor. With items for your mantel, wreaths and garlands, pillows and throws in the Christmas spirit, nutcrackers, stockings, lights and lanterns and other home decor relating to the holidays, it’s a must visit.
Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village
Knott’s Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90622
Dates: November 21, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Through Christmas Eve, a portion of Knott’s Berry Farm park is transformed into Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village. Explore this Charles Dickens-themed hamlet, and become inspired by one-of-a-kind artisan treasures. Strolling carolers, musicians and community choirs perform within this Victorian holiday wonderland. Shop for your own decor, get gift ideas and receive an up-close and-personal view into the world of Santa’s elves.
524 The Shops At Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Throughout the year, Pottery Barn is one of the most dependable places to get seasonal items for you and your home. For the holiday season, you can expect Pottery Barn to carry some of the essentials including stockings, faux Christmas trees, garlands, ornaments, holiday pillows, Santa mugs, sleigh bell table runners, and much more.
The Christmas Kings
Turn your home into a holiday eye-catcher this year without risking life and limb. Call the elite, full-service, courteous, clean, creative and careful experts of Orange County’s Christmas Kings. From Christmas to Hanukkah, The Christmas Kings are the #1 Christmas lighting company in the area. With a mission to provide unmathced customer service, and exceed expectations, The Christmas Kings make your holiday’s bright and hassle free. And, with a big inventory of lights, wreaths and other decorations, you can be sure you’ll get the display you love!
Christopher Schmidt is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on Examiner.com.