Along with buying the best gifts to give to your loved ones, Christmas decorations are the best part of the holiday season. Festive lights, wreaths, and garland are all par for the course in terms of Christmas decor, but if you really want to show off your holiday cheer, you need to get yourself some Christmas inflatables.
Inflatable Christmas decorations are an affordable and fun way to bring that festive spirit to your front yard. Even better, they are super easy to install and fold away for easy storage.
Inflatable Christmas decorations come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They all consist of colorful polyester outer lining which is inflated with a small blower that is included with the décor. All you need to do is plug in your décor and watch it inflate in front of your eyes. LEDs are built into the inflatables and create an attractive glow when the inflatable is plugged in. There are thousands of these Christmas decorations online, but we know our readers, so we’ve compiled a list of the best inflatable Christmas decorations (from Amazon, Home Depot, and Wayfair) so you can narrow down your search to the very best.
Best Overall: Christmas Tree with Presents
The Joiedomi inflatable tree stands at an impressive 7 feet and is what every man needs in a Christmas tree — a tree without the hassle of setting it up. The built-in fan allows auto-inflation in seconds. With built-in lights, this tree brings a warm sparkle to your yard that will definitely score points when the mother-in-law visits.
Best Budget: Inflatable Elf Legs Decoration
This decoration is simple yet entertaining. The stuck elf looks great when placed on the snow, or on a roof, creating the look that one of Santa’s little helpers has gotten into a bit of a predicament. The legs stand at 3.5 feet, so this is a great addition to a yard set-up or for someone with a small yard or a patio area.
Biggest Size: Inflatable Christmas dinosaur
We bet you didn’t know you needed an 8-foot inflated dinosaur, dressed in Christmas gear holding a gingerbread man until this very second, did you? That’s correct, this monster is a T-rex and is holding a gingerbread man that you dare not try to take from him. The set comes with bright LEDs, sandbags, stakes, tethers, and a powerful external air blower for a quick and easy setup. This Christmas décor is such a flex that we want to keep it in our yard year-round.
Longest size: Santa Claus on Sleigh
If you’re looking to take your décor to the next level, then consider the 8-foot deer-drawn Santa. This piece would look great on a roof, or below the patio. At 8 feet in length, it could even be used as a divider or entranceway for your lawn. The inflatable is made with strong polyester and self-inflates with a built-in fan. Complete with LEDs and a wall socket, this impressive display will have the neighbors wondering why Santa spent all season in your garden.
Best Nativity Decoration: Christmas Inflatable Nativity Scene
This wholesome addition to your yard or lounge brings the essence of Christmas back into your holiday. This large inflatable looks neat and attractive. We love the use of LEDs in the star and on the characters in the stable. This is bound to be a hit with both young and old family members.
Best Gingerbread Man Decoration: Inflatable Gingerbread Man
“Run! Run! As fast as you can!” You actually can catch this Gingerbread man, by installing all 5 feet of him in your yard and watching the red LEDs light up around his body. This Inflatable of a timeless Christmas character comes as a self-inflatable and is made to be able to handle the outdoors.
Best Grinch Decoration: Dr. Seuss The Grinch Naughty List Inflatable
Dr. Seuss’s Grinch has become a household name that speaks to all generations. We love the smirk on the Grinch’s face, as it appears he’s thrilled about all the names on his naughty list. At 5.5 feet, this imposing inflatable is durable and weather resistant. It also contains LEDs that light up the Grinch and his bounty and is also self-inflatable.
Best Snowman Decoration: Christmas Snowman Inflatable
Create a statement by having this friendly fella welcome guests into your home. The Snowman contains LEDs that flash different colors, making this more than just a static inflatable. The set includes all LEDs, a self-inflation fan for easy set-up, and stakes and sandbags to allow for easy ground mounting.
Best Winter Theme: Christmas Polar Bear
This friendly momma bear and her cubs are a must-have addition to your outdoor Christmas set-up. This 3-foot polar bear is accompanied by 3 cubs on its back and sitting next to it — all of them are wearing Santa hats, too. It may not be a huge piece, but the fact that it lights up brightly with the included LEDs really makes it an eye-catching garden piece. The pack includes an easy inflation device and is made weather-resistant so you can keep it outdoors without worry.
Best Nutcracker Decoration: Nutcracker Toy Soldier Christmas Inflatable
Seeing a Nutcracker soldier on full display screams Christmas to anyone who looks at it from up-close. Brighten your front yard with this Nutcracker toy soldier inflatable. This Christmas inflatable is about 6 feet long and self-inflates upon being plugged in. It also has three LED lights that will give your yard that perfect holiday glow. This inflatable also comes with an air blower, ground stakes, tether ropes, and sandbags.
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