Christmas is in the air and things are starting to get festive all around us. Shops and malls are transforming into magical holiday wonderlands, and going shopping has never been so thrilling. If you live for Christmas, then wandering through festive stores is most likely one of your favourite pastimes. This year, shop for all sorts of themed decorations, trinkets, and ornaments at some of the province's most outrageous holiday shops. Ontario's Christmas stores will have you feeling merry as soon as you walk in the door.

From Christmas movie-themed items to old fashioned holiday decor, these shops will have you feeling like you've arrived in Santa's workshop. Pick up some unique gifts, deck out your house in all the Christmas decorations of your dreams, and pick up trimmings for the perfect tree. These Ontario venues are your one-stop-shop for all things Yuletide.

You can also explore some enchanting markets around Toronto for some more festive shopping. With so many events and pop-ups happening, Ontario is a great place to be if you love Christmas. Explore these six over-the-top holiday stores that even the Grinch would fall in love with this year and stock up on all the Christmas essentials.

Retro Festive

Address: 1100 Invicta Dr., Unit #1, Oakville, ON

Why You Need To Go: This is your one-stop-shop for all things pop culture Christmas. You can find some hilarious gifts, decorations, and clothing at this holiday paradise. 


Christmas Tyme

Address: 78 Main St. E., Huntsville, ON

Why You Need To Go: This year-round Christmas store boasts thousands of holiday ornaments, unique gifts, and stunning festive displays.


Tinseltown Christmas Emporium

Address: 1096 Somerset St. W., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Step into loads of Christmas nostalgia and old fashioned cheer. This shop is overflowing with everything Christmas and you won't want to leave.


Just Christmas Store

Address: 34 Queen St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Why You Need To Go: With over five-thousand festive items that change annually, this charming shop is Canada's oldest Christmas emporium. 


The Merry Christmas Shoppe 

Address: 136 St Lawrence St., Merrickville, ON

Why You Need To Go: This two-story holiday shop is brimming with cheer and is the largest Christmas store in the Ottawa area that remains open all year.


Hudson's Bay FAO Schwartz Pop Up

Address: Hudson's Bay locations across Canada

Why You Need To Go: Live out your childhood dreams and wander through these magical toy pop-ups happening at Hudson's Bay locations across Canada.



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