13 Christmas Shops in Canberra for the Festive Season

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Who doesn’t love Christmas shopping? The carols, the lights, the decorations. There is nothing like the deadline of Christmas eve to get your boots on the ground to the closest Christmas stores. Or perhaps you prefer online Christmas shops? We have you covered with our comprehensive list of the best Christmas shops in Canberra.

We have everything from a Christmas warehouse to a smaller boutique Christmas store. You may like the buzz of a busy department store where everything is under one roof, or the more intimate Christmas shop where you can find something a bit more unique. Luckily Canberra has a little bit of everything.

So make sure you have your Christmas list ready to go and check out our recommendations of the best spots to do your Christmas shopping this year.

Christmas Shops in Canberra

If you enjoy shopping local and finding that really special gift for the right person, then we have found some beauties! Here is the best local Christmas shops for you to browse.

1. Under the Mistletoe | Nicholls

Under the Mistletoe is a family run business and they are Christmas obsessed! It has always been their dream to create a magical place where people can go to feel excitement, joy and all the magic that Christmas brings. Since opening, they have expanded their products to include a large range of magical Disney products. They are also the only Lemax supplier for Canberra and surrounds.

View their collection and find out more about Under the Mistletoe here.

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2. Bredbo Christmas Barn | Bredbo

Bredbo Christmas Barn’s head elves, Leanne and Neville, are committed to Christmas! Be transported to another world. The Barn is a wonderland, a Christmas feast for the eyes, forests of trees, wreaths, and garlands, beautifully decorated, in all manner of themes and colours.  They offer not only the best of the big brands, but an unbelievably large collection of exclusive, niche Christmas products – more choice than any Christmas department or store around.

Find out more about the Christmas range at Bedbo Christmas Barn here.

3. The Christmas Emporium | Hangups

The Christmas Emporium is a Christmas destination experience. They are Canberra’s year-round Christmas shop, specialising in unique Christmas and seasonal holiday decorations and ornaments. Their website gives you an idea of the huge range of Christmas bon bons, train sets, Christmas trees, lights and so much more they have in stock.

View more on The Christmas Emporium website here.

Christmas displays in Department Stores

Department stores have so much to offer at Christmas time. You can find all of your decorations, gifts, kitchenware and Christmas trees under the same roof. You can even take your most cherished member of the family for a Santa pet photo. We have rounded up the big ones for you.

4. Big W Christmas store

BIG W brings together top and trending gift ideas, to make purchasing the perfect present easy for any budget. Discover room decorations, tinsel, snow globes, stockings, wreaths and outdoor decorations to transform your home into a Christmas wonderland!  You can shop online with home delivery or click and collect, or in person.

Click here for more details about Big W Christmas Store.

5. Target Christmas section

Target stores a wide range of Christmas themed items and decorations to ensure you’ll find everything you may need to make your festive season one to remember. Shop for Christmas trees of all sizes, seasonal gifts, unique ornaments and more to spread the holiday cheer to your loved ones.  They also offer home delivery and click and collect to save you time.

There is more detailed information on Target’s Christmas range here.

6. Myer Christmas Emporium

You’ll find everything you need to brighten your festive season at The Myer Centre Canberra. Shop for gifts, your Christmas spread and be inspired for the festive season. Add a special touch with the in-centre gift-wrapping service, available for a gold coin donation. You can book in for your Santa photos in Santaland and the little ones can have a ride on the Santaland Express.

Read more about Myer Christmas Emporium at The Myer Centre Canberra here.

7. Kmart Christmas store

‘Tis the season for celebration, and however you celebrate Christmas, you can find gifts and decorations online and in store at Kmart. From the star that sits at the top of your tree to the ribbon tied around your carefully curated Christmas presents, they have everything you need to make this Christmas the best one yet! Their range of Secret Santa gifts are suitable for every crowd. From presents that make you laugh and novelty gifts to the more practical presents like mugs, socks and tech accessories that any co-worker, friend or acquaintance will appreciate when your Secret Santa identity is revealed!

You can find more about Kmart Christmas store here.

8. David Jones Christmas store

From festive decor to intricate ornaments and magnificent trees, deck your halls with delight at the David Jones Christmas store.  Whether you’re creating a classic Christmas, adding a dash of colour or seeking the perfect something to spoil your furry friend – discover the magic trends guaranteed to make everyone’s day merry. And of course, don’t forget the Christmas pudding to top off your festive evenings.

You will find more details about the Canberra David Jones Christmas store here.

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Online Christmas Shops

Sometimes we have all of the good intentions to pound the pavements for all of our Christmas needs, but we just run out of time. Luckily for you, we have found the best online Christmas shops that have been tried and tested.

9. Christmas Crazy

At Christmas Crazy, they are Crazy for Christmas! They stock premium Christmas decorations, including baubles, Santas, Christmas stockings, reindeers, angels, nutcrackers and Santa hats. They have a large range of Christmas trees, rotating tree stands, ornaments and tree toppers. Choose from outdoor and indoor Christmas lights, LED and laser Christmas projectors. They cover all your Christmas Home Decoration needs.

You can find Christmas inspiration on the Christmas Crazy website here.

10. Christmas World

Whether you’re looking for the items on your list or looking for some inspiration of the most popular Christmas decorations, you get a huge selection on the Christmas World website. From Christmas gift idea to Christmas lights and animated displays for outdoor decorating, you will find a huge selection in this online shop.

Shop for your Christmas needs at the Christmas World website here.

11. The Christmas Warehouse

The Christmas Warehouse been delivering Australia wide for over 20 years! Stocking everything you need for Christmas, from decorations and baubles, to bon bons, crackers, Christmas trees, fairy lights…and so much more!  They know how important time is during the festive season so they prepare your order fast and ship it to you rapidly.  As the importer, they access their samples and create their own photos and descriptions, taking care to note the finest details and useful points.

You can find The Christmas Warehouse website here.

12. Christmas Kingdom

Whether you’re going green, red, all white, sparkly or metallic, this Christmas, get inspired with festive decorations galore at Christmas Kingdom. From wreaths to baubles, shimmering lights, Christmas trees of all heights, if it’s festive you’ll find it at Christmas Kingdom. You’re just a couple of clicks away from creating the perfect Christmas setting for you and your loved ones.

See the Christmas selection of Christmas Kingdom here.  

13. Christmas Elves

The Christmas Elves is a proudly 100% Australian owned and operated shop. The Christmas Elves have been servicing Australia’s Christmas decorating needs since 2010 They travel the globe looking for quality decorations at affordable prices, and offer an extensive range of items under the one roof making The Christmas Elves the largest Christmas specialist store in Australia.

See the range of Christmas delights on the Christmas Elves website here.

Christmas stores in Canberra

We are sure you will find your Christmas needs from the list above. We have found a little bit of everything to give you a wide range to choose from. All the best for a smooth Christmas shopping experience this year!

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Regina Gleeson

Regina is a fan of all things Christmas! As the Listings Editor of the popular Families Magazine she was instrumental in putting together the Christmas content in the print publication and on their website since its inception in 2013. She is extremely community-minded and makes it her personal mission to contribute content that is low cost (or free!) and suitable for families. This thirst for knowledge and desire to experience the things she writes about makes her an irreplaceable member of the team.

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