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Nothing says happy holidays like a beautifully decorated home. Whether you string hundreds of Christmas lights and inflate outdoor lawn decorations or prefer to stick to classic garland and wreaths, personalizing your home with holiday décor is one of the quickest and most fun ways to get into the holiday spirit. Get ready to trim the tree, decorate your front yard and welcome the holiday season with the selection of holiday decorations available at the best places for holiday decoration shopping in Pittsburgh.

2525 E. State St.
Hermitage, PA 16148
(724) 347-4511

During the holidays, Kraynak’s is more than just a seasonal shopping stop; it’s a true winter wonderland experience. Artificial trees, outdoor lawn decorations, theme lighting and bulbs, winter wreaths and holiday figurines are among the thousands of holiday decorations you’ll find at Kraynak’s, but for so many who brave the long lines at the store’s entrance, an annual trip to this beloved store has become a holiday tradition. Children will especially love to stroll through the amazing holiday tree displays on Christmas Tree Lane where you may purchase one of the fully decorated display trees and save a little bit of work this season. This beloved store’s aisles carry more nostalgic toys and ornaments than any other holiday retailer and the greenhouse is blooming with gorgeous plants year round.

Jim Jenkins Lawn & Garden Center
1877 Painter’s Run Road
Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
(412) 221-3070

Jim Jenkins Lawn and Garden is ready to help you transform your home into a winter wonderland both indoors and outdoors. The store boasts a huge inventory of fresh-cut, live Christmas trees, including noble fir, blue spruce and white pine, and a top-notch staff to offer care tips and in-home delivery and removable services. Welcome the season and your guests with living Christmas trees that provide a warm and inviting holiday feel. Wreaths of fresh greens, bows and pinecones, roping and garland are all you need to put the final touches on your magical holiday display.

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Garden Ridge
2000 Casteel Drive
Coraopolis, PA 15108
(412) 489-0144

Garden Ridge, Robinson’s massive home décor store, has you covered for all of your indoor and outdoor holiday decorations. On display in this sprawling warehouse are more than 100 styles of Christmas trees in every color you can imagine, ranging in height from two to 12 feet tall. Trim them with the area’s largest selection of ball ornaments and thousands of theme ornaments. For your outdoor holiday display, Garden Ridge stocks more than 200 winter yard décor options including about 50 styles of holiday inflatables. Complete your holiday decorating with more than 200 styles of garland, ribbons, bows and the most lighting available under one roof.

Holiday Home Store
217 Spring St.
Latrobe, PA 15650
(724) 532-2130

Since 1994, Latrobe’s Holiday Home Store has been a local leader in holiday collectibles and decorations. You’ll find it nearly impossible to leave here empty handed after browsing this quaint store’s incredible variety of hand-blown glass ornaments, holiday figurines, lighting and house flags. If you’re looking for classic, old-world Christmas style, shop the more than 600 ornament designs from Old World Christmas. For a whimsical winter touch, Premier’s mini garden flags are sure to fulfill your outdoor decorating dreams.

Laurie’s Hallmark
150 Quinn Drive
North Fayette, PA 15275
(412) 490-0100

Christmas ornaments abound at Laurie’s Hallmark at The Pointe in North Fayette, and chain though it may be, this locally owned shop has every go-to brand you’re used to in holiday ornaments. Whether you’re looking for keepsakes, characters, sports-themed or special occasion décor, there are hundreds of ornaments on display, which makes finding the perfect holiday gift simple no matter the recipient. The majority of ornaments are priced $7.95 to $49.95, so you’re guaranteed to find some of the most beautifully crafted holiday ornaments well within your budget. New releases for this season include a Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer keepsake for $14.95 and a 30th anniversary E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial keepsake for $17.95.

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Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with today’s generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.