It’s that time of year to deck the halls and light up your lawn like it’s the Fourth of July. In case you’re not Clark Griswold, and you need inspiration, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top picks for the most festive outdoor Christmas decorations sure to leave your family and neighbors fa-la-la-ing all season long. Keep reading to see them all.

Movie Madness

If you can recite every line of A Christmas Story or cringe every time Cousin Eddie arrives even after the 100th viewing, then you might want to show off your love of holiday movies with a holiday lawn inflatable from one of your favorite films. You'll find inflatables for Elf, A Christmas Story, Christmas Vacation and many more at Home Depot.

Available at Home Depot, price varies. 

The Perfect Doormat


Shake the snow off your boots with a very warm welcome every time you're greeted by this "Home for the Holidays" doormat.

Available at Target, $12.99.

Log Reindeer


Dress your porch up with your very own reindeer from the North Pole. These cute companions to the Jolly Old Elf are made out of repurposed logs. 

Available on Etsy, $35.

Shimmering Ice Castle

Home Depot

Conjure up your inner Elsa for a Frozen Christmas with this six-foot twinkling icy castle that will bring plenty of magic to your front lawn.

Available at Home Depot, $149.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus Sign


What better way to brighten up your front porch than with the jolliest couple from the North Pole? Mr. and Mrs. Claus are hand-painted on five-foot cedar boards.

Available on Etsy, $118.

Christmas Wreath Joy


This beautiful wreath literally spells "Joy" for the holiday season and will make the perfect accent for your front door.

Available at Target, $45.

Inflatable Projection Snow Globe


This seven-foot-tall inflatable snow globe will be the highlight of any front yard display. The accompanying projector makes it appear as if a live snowy Christmas scene is constantly moving inside the snow globe.

Available at Michaels, $245.99.

Light-Up Snowflakes

Home Depot

No matter what weather you're having, these twinkling snowflake lights will have you singing "Let it snow!" Each six-foot light strand features three snowflakes.

Available at Home Depot, $25.

Animated Lightshow Tree

Christmas Lights Etc.

Why stick with a traditional tree, when you can light up your lawn with one that puts on a colorful show. These LED-lit trees feature 14 different animation sequences that will have you ready to compete in the Great Christmas Light Fight with hardly any work.

Available at Christmas Lights Etc. $110.

Nutcracker Drummer


Nothing conjures up that classic holiday feeling like a Nutcracker. This 60-inch drumming soldier will stand guard at your front door, making sure that everything is merry.

Available at Wayfair, $249.


LED Santa Projector


You don't have to spend a lot for a cool light show. This mini projector illuminates Santa on your front door or house for under 10 dollars.

Available at Target, $6.79.

One Stop Doorway Decor


No time to piece together a holiday collection for your entryway? This all-in-one set turns your porch into a winter wonderland with minimal effort. 

Available at Frontgate, $400.

Festive Penguin


This adorable little light-up penguin will waddle his way into everyone's heart that passes by your home.

Available at Target, $40.

Christmas Garage Door Mural


Santa's busy elves can take a break from the North Pole to adorn your garage door with a little festive merriment. These murals easily clamp on to your garage door for easy set up. Available at Wayfair, $220.

Projected Laser Lights


With young kids at home, it's not always easy to find time to set up string lights on your house. A laser light projector makes it a piece of cake to light up your entire home in no time.

Available on Amazon, $40

—Shahrzad Warkentin



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