Itching to get your home into the holiday spirit? Our handy guide to holiday decorating is here to help, from real trees to wreaths to life-size Santas, we'll help you find it all. And if you're looking to get into the spirit outside the home, check out our list of Christmas markets, holiday teas and tree lighting ceremonies here.
Christmas Trees, Wreaths and Plants
This is the largest flower market in the City, and the prefect place to get festive decorations. They offer wreaths, poinsettias, ornaments, spray-on fake snow, Santa hats and Christmas trees. The Caojiadu Flower Market has negotiable prices; so make sure to bargain. Upon request, flower, plant, and tree arrangements can be custom made. If ordered in advance, many items can be delivered right to your doorstep.
See listing for Caojiandu Flower Market here.
This is a smaller market, but does not lack in selection. Artificial as well as real Christmas trees, holiday flower arrangements, wreaths, poinsettias, ornaments and other items to get you into the Christmas spirit are offered. There will also be a section with pets, such as bunnies, for sale.
See listing for Jingsheng Flower Market here.
This little yet charming shop is located in the former French Concession. They offer very large and beautiful poinsettias, wreaths and trees. The price of the trees is determined by height. Rosa Gallica also offers a selection of special holiday flower arrangements.
See listing for Rosa Gallica here.
The Hongqiao Flower and Bird Market has both real and fake Christmas trees, ornaments, decorations, and festive flowers. Prices are negotiable, but you should aim for about RMB200 when purchasing a fake Christmas tree.
See listing for The Hongqiao Flower and Bird Market here.
Inside and in the surrounding area of Yu Gardens you can find Christmas decorations as well as Chinese souvenirs and gifts for loved ones.
See listing for Yu Gardens here.
This popular supermarket chain is a very easy place to find traditional Christmas decorations. Trees, ornaments, tinsel, lights, stockings and all other accessories you need for the holiday season are offered.
See listing for Carrefour here.
Long standing staple, Holiday House will have everything you need to turn your house into a holiday home. From holiday cutlery to home decorations to tacky sweaters, you won't leave here empty handed.
See listing for Holiday House here.
Artificial Christmas trees, holiday baking supplies, gingerbread houses, ornaments and even Christmas-style wrapping paper is available in the store.
See listing for Ikea here.
The always reliable website has it all. With a massive collection of wrapping paper, trees, ornaments, lights, advent calendars and even Santa toilet covers. And if you're not a Taobao pro (re: overwhelmed by the thought of even trying to use it), our buddies at Baopals can help you with any of your online shopping needs.
See listing for Baopals here.
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