Thousands of ornaments, sparkling trees, animatronic Santas, spectacular nativity sets, all kinds of collectibles, brightly shining Christmas lights, sledding polar beach, and so much more welcomes you. If it has do to with Christmas, you can almost be certain that you'll find it there. Personalized ornaments, stockings, and other treasures are no problem either... and it's free! You can go there a dozen times and still not get to see it all.
Opened in 1945 by Wally Broner, over two million people visit the store annually. Alpine architecture is the theme for the building itself and it operates on 27 acres of land, with the store on 7.35 acres. That's massive. 800 animated figurines are splattered around through the store and 100,000 lights illuminate their half-mile long Christmas Lane.
If you can't make it to the store, be sure to stop by their website to see what they have to offer. Here are some of our favorite things this year: