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Celebrate the Seasons

The weather inside is always delightful in our Christmas Shop. With five rooms dedicated to this most joyous of holidays, we’re one of the most complete and unique Christmas stores anywhere. Add a little sparkle to your holiday decor with something brand new and find the perfect ornament for everyone on your Christmas list, including glass ornaments from Merck Family's Old World Christmas. We've also got stunning handpainted ornaments featuring The Little Traveler and favorite Chicago icons.

The Little Traveler has an extensive collection of Department 56 buildings & accessories and Byers’ Choice carolers on display. A huge selection of ornaments, snowmen, Santas, reindeer, wreathes, and Nativities will keep you in the spirit, whether you're decking your own halls or looking for gifts.  In springtime we're hopping with Easter bunnies, chicks, and other spring decor. During all seasons of the year, you're sure to find something to warm your home and delight those you love.


Department 56

Our Department 56 Room is a winter wonderland of charming and artfully detailed Department 56 Villages and accessories set upon rolling hills. Our collection of Department 56 pieces is the most extensive in the area, and if we don’t have exactly what you want, we’ll be happy to place a special order for you. Visit our Department 56 page for more background on these favorite collectible. 

Jim Shore

Hand-painted figurines designed by artist Jim Shore combine elements of folk art with a vibrant color pallet. Celebrate tradition with stand-alone figurines or ornaments.

Old World Christmas

This collection of blown glass ornaments is all about celebrating the accomplishments and individuality of those you love, from graduations and weddings to sports and music.


Now these charming, hand-painted porcelain bisque figurines play with the Fisher Price® toys you used to love as a child. The cherub-like faces of Snowbabies make them irresistibly joyful and perfect for gift giving or collecting.

Possible Dreams Santas

These exquisite Santas are made with a stiffened cloth technique to create fine sculptural detailing. They go from classic activities like making toys to golfing.

Byers' Choice

The individual care given to each handcrafted caroler in the Byers’ Pennsylvania workshop results in distinctive figures that capture the warmth and spirit of Christmas and other holidays. Visit our Byers' Choice page for more background on this beloved collectible.

Little Traveler

How Did These Kid-Related Traditions Get Started?

As we perused our beautiful collection of giftware for little ones and parents-to-be in our Gift Galleries, we got to did these traditions—like the tooth fairy and birthday candles—get started? We put our internet detectives on it....

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