If you’re in the market for new holiday decorations, Orange County offers up shopping perfect 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. These are 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.
Two Doors Down
32291 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Serving Southern California residents and interior designers for more than 30 years, Two Doors Down houses an exceptional collection of unique decorative items, including Mark Robert’s faeries. See the delightful 2012 Mark Robert’s fall and winter collection, and choose from custom silk flowers, holiday-themed statuary, signage and landscaping.
Knott’s Christmas Crafts Village
Knott’s Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90622
Open Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve
Price: Craft Village Free with Park Admission
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.
Piecemakers Country Store
1720 Adams Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Find everything you want, or can even think of, in a glorious, unexpected Costa Mesa country retreat. Home decor, accents, banners, trimming and floral items – it’s all here. The country store brims with seasonal items during the holidays. Find your holiday decorations and your inspiration here. Ideal, too, for do-it-yourselfers. Piecemakers craft supply specialty store offers regular classes for creating your own holiday magic.
Turn your home into a holiday eye-catcher this year without risking life and limb. Call the courteous, clean, creative and careful experts of Orange County Christmas Lighting Installation. From Christmas to Hanukkah, consider professional lighting for your home and celebrations. Serving all of Orange County, OCCLI is always nearby to put your holiday concept in lights and instantly fix any emergency or issue.
Christopher Schmidt is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on Examiner.com.