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12 Markets & Shops Selling Christmas Decorations In Metro Manila To Celebrate the Holidays In Style At Home

Christmas decorations in Metro Manila

Christmas is one of the most important holidays for us Filipinos. We start our countdown as early as September, observe unique traditions, and hang up colorful decorations from lights to parols in front of our houses to compete with our kapitbahay’s display.

To help you shop around for unique decor, below is a list of markets and shops selling Christmas decorations in Metro Manila, from miniature Christmas villages to unique figures of Santa Claus. 

– Christmas markets –

1. Quiapo stalls – affordable locally made Christmas handicrafts

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - Quaipo
Nativity Set
Image credit: Pinoy Sikat Handicrafts via Facebook

A religious district of Manila, Quiapo is home to the Quiapo Church where millions of devotees flock to in January to commemorate the Pista ng Nazareno. But aside from being a place for religious worship, it is also a popular destination for bargain hunters. 

Along Quezon Boulevard, you can find the stall of Pinoy Sikat Handicrafts selling affordable, locally made Christmas handicrafts. Placed on patterned fabric, the shop’s Nativity Set (P1,300-P7,000, ~USD26.94-USD145.07) would make an eye-catching living room centerpiece composed of various miniature biblical figures. 

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - Quaipo
Santa Claus Fiber Setting
Image credit: Paulos Jude Handicrafts Store via Facebook 

You can also find handcrafted lanterns with dangling Santa Claus figures Claus in Paulos Jude Handicrafts Store at C. Palanca Street. Available in different designs, the Santa Claus Fiber Setting (P1,500, ~USD31.09) is a set of 6 such lanterns made from fiber materials and equipped with running lights. Hang it with a huge parol in front of your home for an extra festive facade. 

Pinoy Sikat Handicrafts
Address: 215 A Quezon Blvd., Quiapo, Manila, 1001 Metro Manila
Opening hours: Sun-Mon, Wed-Thu 6.30am-5pm | Tue 6.30am-4pm | Fri 6.30am-3.30pm (Closed on Saturdays)
Contact: 0939 902 7205

Pinoy Sikat Handicrafts’s Facebook

Paulos Jude Handicrafts Store
Address: 219 Padilla Bldg., Palanca Street, Quezon Blvd., Quiapo, Manila
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 7am-6pm | Sun 7am-5pm
Contact: 0917 323 3257
Email: [email protected]

Paulos Jude Handicrafts Store’s Facebook

2. Greenhills Mall stalls – air-conditioned bazaar

Christmas decorations - Metro Manila - Greenhills
Image credit: Greenhills Mall via Facebook

For titas or titos who don’t want to experience the hassle of shopping around bazaars under the heat of the sun, you can skip the hustle and bustle outside and opt for Greenhills Mall. An air-conditioned tianggehan, it’s a one-stop shopping center of stalls selling items from clothing to gadgets to Christmas decorations to shoes and jewelry. 

These items are still at affordable prices that you can negotiate to be lowered through tawad. But as expected, you can expect items here to be a bit more expensive than those from outdoor bazaars. After all the shopping and bargaining, you can drop by to take a breather in the mall’s Promenade, where you can find various restaurants and coffee shops from Lazy Bear Milk Tea to Eurobake. 

Address: Ortigas Ave., San Juan, 1502 Metro Manila
Opening hours: 10am-9pm, Daily

Greenhills Mall’s Facebook

– Christmas shops –

3. Unique Novelties and Toys – one-stop shop with Christmas trees and festive decor, bulk orders welcome

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - Unique Novelties and Toys
Image credit: Unique Novelties & Toys Corporation via Facebook

For those who want to decorate their homes from top to bottom with trees and figurines in every space, Unique Novelties and Toys is a one-stop shop where you can find Christmas trees, garlands, flowers, balls, LED lights, among others, saving you shopping time since you can get all you need in one visit. 

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - Unique Novelties and Toys
Image credit: Unique Novelties & Toys Corporation via Facebook

They have a wide range of Christmas trees, for example, in different colors, sizes, and ornaments, sold from P2,250 (~USD46.59) to P74,500 (~USD1,328.60). But other than Christmas decors, they also sell items you can use on other occasions, such as Halloween costumes and year-round practical home decor such as wall figurines. 

Address: 15 Zorra Street, Barangay Paltok, San Francisco Del Monte, Quezon City, 1105 Metro Manila
Opening hours: 9am-5pm, Daily
Contact:0917 709 5256 | Unique  Novelties & Toys’ website

Unique Novelties & Toys Corporation’s Facebook

4. IKEA – affordable Christmas decor

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - IKEA
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While IKEA is best known for their abundance of homeware and furniture, they also offer seasonal decorations, including Christmas-themed items. This is the place to go to if you’re looking for aesthetic, yet affordable sets of Christmas decor from ornaments to toppers.

And now that we’re getting closer to Christmas Day, these decorations have been marked down from their original prices for a limited time. Depending on your preferences, you can get an assorted ornament set of 12 for just P280 (~USD4.99) or a single color set of 24 for P520 (~USD9.27).

So if you think this fits the bill, then head to IKEA and grab yourself a few Christmas decor before they run out.

Address: Zone 10, CBP-IA, MOA Square, Mall of Asia Complex, Marina Way, Pasay
Opening hours: 10am-10pm, Daily
Contact: (02) 8888 4532 | IKEA’s website

IKEA Philippines Facebook | Instagram

5. Dapitan Arcade – ornaments from flower decor to Christmas tree balls

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - Dapitan Arcade
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Dapitan Arcade 

A line of bazaars in Quezon City selling affordable decorations for Christmas or general home use, the Dapitan Arcade is the place to go for thrifty shoppers who want to compare prices before adding to cart. 

It’s also a place for those who love putting effort into their Christmas trees, as you can find a lot of ornaments in the arcade. The Christmas Balls P250 (~USD4.46) come in various colors and sets such as green and pink.

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - Dapitan Arcade
Image credit: Dapitan Arcade 

Flower decorations come with a range of designs too, from flower ornaments you put on Christmas trees to a potted flower ornament (P1,800, ~USD37.29) that can complement a winter wonderland theme. 

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - Dapitan Arcade
Image adapted from: Dapitan Arcade, Dapitan Arcade

Aside from ornaments, the OG huge, multi-colored capiz lanterns or parols can also be found in the arcade’s corners. They are available in different intricate designs, and range from P1,500 (~USD26.75) to P9,000 (~USD186.40). 

For your year-round decor needs, the arcade is lined with shops selling interior decorations and kitchen items you might need during celebrations. And if you can’t shop in person because you’re a busy bee or avoiding crowds, note that they have set up their new online store.

Address: 37 Dapitan, cor. Kanlaon Street, Quezon City, 1114 Metro Manila
Opening hours: 8am-7pm, Daily
Contact: 0956 420 8584 | Dapitan Arcade’s website

6. Designer Blooms – high end Christmas trees and decorations

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - Designer Blooms
Image adapted from: Designer Blooms, Designer Blooms

Opposite to IKEA, Designer Blooms is the option to pick if you’re going all out for Christmas decor pieces. From high end Christmas trees (from P9,899, ~USD176.53) to creative ornaments (from P195, ~USD3.48), you’ll be able to get luxurious-looking decor that won’t be found anywhere else.

pre-arranged or ready-made decor
Image adapted from: Designer Blooms, Designer Blooms

And if you’re looking for decor following a certain theme, you can rent out their collections (from P27,686.40, ~USD493.71) or opt for their ready-made arrangements of wreaths (from P1,039.60, ~USD18.54) and centerpieces (from P519.60, ~USD9.27).

So if you’re wanting to splurge this holiday season, then definitely check out Designer Blooms for a luxurious Christmas experience.

Check out their locations here.

Designer Blooms’ website | Facebook | Instagram

7. Papemelroti – personalized novelty Christmas ornaments

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - Papemelroti
Image adapted from: Papemelroti, Papemelroti

If you’re a fan of Christmas decorations that have a personal twist, then you can check out Papemelroti. They offer a cute Christmas collection of decor that can be personalized with a name of your choosing. You can opt for the Paskong Pinoy Ornaments (from P198, ~USD3.53) or a Christmas Deco Cross for P429 (~USD7.65) each.

And with their numerous locations around the metro, you’ll easily be able to check them out in person once you drop by. So give these decor a try if you have someone in mind to give them to.

Papemelroti Main Branch & Warehouse
Address: Korben Place 91 Roces Ave., Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City
Contact: (02) 8375 1069 | 0933 823 1585 | Papemelroti’s website

Check out their other locations here.

Papemelroti Facebook | Instagram | Shopee | Lazada

8. DJ’s Capiz Lantern – lanterns made up of Capiz shells

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - DJ's Capiz Lanterns
Image credit: DJ’s Capiz Lantern via Facebook

There’s a reason why traditional Christmas lanterns are made from capiz shells or windowpane oysters. Aside from being durable and translucent, they have a natural charm that exudes a Filipino aesthetic. 

So if you’re looking to set up a capiz-themed decoration at your home, you can check out DJ’s Capiz Lantern in Binondo. They make all sorts of decorations, from the OG parol with colorful LED lights to lotus-inspired lanterns, made up of these shells. 

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - DJ's Capiz Lanterns
Image credit: DJ’s Capiz Lantern via Facebook

You can start by checking out their Mini Special with Ring (P1,300, ~USD26.94), a 20-inch parol crafted with a multi-colored star in the middle and adorned with lights and white bulbs. 

Christmas decorations Metro Manila - DJ's Capiz Lanterns
Image credit: DJ’s Capiz Lantern via Facebook

But if you want a change from the traditional multi-colored parol with a star, they also have unique designs such as the Mother and Child lantern (P3,000, ~USD62.17), a 38-inch circular lantern made with a metal frame. 

Address: 760 Delpan Street, Binondo, 1006 Manila
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 6am-9pm | Sun 7am-7pm
Contact: (02) 8242 4627

DJ’s Capiz Lantern’s Facebook

9. Chrysara Nest – medieval-themed decorations

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - Chrysara Nest
Tole La Virgen Del Rosario, Guatemalan Holy Family with Hanging Star
Image adapted from:
Chrysara Nest, Chrysara Nest

Devout Catholics who want their decorations to be about the reason for the holiday season can check out the creations of Chrysara Nest, known for sculpting biblical-inspired figures. They have figurines from Tole La Virgen Del Rosario (P3,500, ~USD62.41) to the Antigua Holy Family Star (P10,000, ~USD178.32), decorations that can add a religious theme to your Christmas set-up at home. 

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - Chrysara Nest
Nastasja Angel and Marlene Angel Candleholder
Image credit: Chrysara Nest

A twist to the typical Angel figure, the Nastasja Angel (P2,600, ~USD46.36) and Marlene Angel with Bell (P2,400, ~USD42.80) are sculpted and shaped in modern lines and would make a unique decoration on tables, cabinets, and Christmas trees. 

Address: 776 Col. Buenaventura Street, Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am-7pm (Closed Mondays)
Contact: (02) 8724 0172 | 0919 075 5042 | Chrysara Nest’s website

Chrysara NEST’s Facebook

10. Everything About Santa – unique Santa Claus figures

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - Everything About Santa
Santa Claus Baker and Santa Claus in Art Center
Image adapted from: Everything About Santa, Everything About Santa via Lazada

Santa figurines never grow old and can be brought out to mark the occasion for many Christmases in a row.

But if you want to spice things up, Everything About Santa has quirky Santa Claus miniatures made up of polyresin and fiberglass such as Santa Claus Baker (starts at P580, ~USD10.34)  and Santa Claus in Art Center (P1,380, ~USD24.61), far from the typical Santas holding gifts or riding reindeers. 

Address: 180 A. Bonifacio Avenue, Brgy. Tanong, Marikina City, 1800 Metro Manila
Opening hours: 9am-9pm, Daily
Contact: (02) 8570 0864

Everything About Santa’s Facebook| Lazada

11. Natural Art Flowers and Decors – customized Christmas decor arrangements

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - Natural Art
Image adapted from: Natural Art, Natural Art 

For those who are fond of decorating Christmas trees with garlands, poinsettias, and other nature-themed ornaments, you’ll want to try looking into Natural Art Flowers and Decors.

Popular for their customized flower and decor arrangements, celebrities such as Kim Chiu, Dawn Chang, and Barbie Imperial have them tried and tested. You’ll even see some of their arrangements around huge establishments from Shangri-La Plaza to Dusit Thani.

You can get them for yourself, too. All you have to do is contact them to know more on how you can get customized arrangements. Alternatively, you can visit one of their showrooms in Tondo, Quezon City, or Pasay to see the arrangements and other products in person.

Natural Art Flowers and Decors (Main)
Address: 801 Tayuman Street Cor. G. Perfecto Street Tondo, Manila
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 8.30am-12pm, 1.30pm-5.30pm (Closed Sundays)
Contact: (02) 82526141 to 45 | 0919 092 5397 | Natural Art’s website

Natural Art’s Facebook

12. Kultura Filipino – locally made holiday decorations

Metro Manila Christmas decor shops - Kultura Filipino
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Kultura Filipino is the shop you can go to if you’re a fan of Pinoy or locally produced Christmas decor. For starters, you can choose from star ornaments (P349, ~USD6.22) to a number of Santa Claus items such as the 12-inch Santa Christmas Wreath (P454.30, ~USD8.10) and Mr. Santa Sitting with a Fruit Basket (P629.30, ~USD11.22).

Kultura Filipino - lamps
Image credit: Kultura Filipino via Facebook

Also, Kultura Filipino’s known for their best-selling Filipino and Filipina Lamps (P999, ~USD17.81 each) that you can give to your loved ones this Christmas. Not only can they be used as decor, but they can also be functional at the same time.

Contact: 0917 517 4096 | Kultura Filipino’s website
Email: [email protected]

Kultura Filipino’s Facebook | Instagram

Markets and shops selling Christmas decorations in Metro Manila

Filipinos are indeed creative when it comes to celebrating Christmas, marking the season through several ways such as colorful displays – that you can get at these markets and shops with Christmas decorations in Metro Manila. 

It’s no wonder that Christmas is special in the Philippines – it is, after all, the birth of Jesus Christ, a religious figure whose teachings are close to the hearts of most Filipinos. 

Also, check out Metro Manila Christmas activities, local handmade gifts for Christmas, and Filipino Christmas traditions. For more reads like this, check out The Smart Local Philippines

Image adapted from: Kultura Filipino, Chrysara Nest

Article originally published by Addie Pobre on November 2020. Last updated by Jaya Fanoga on December 2023.