Get into the holiday spirit with these festive New York City Christmas ornaments and New York City Christmas decorations that make amazing gifts for yourself, coworkers, or loved ones who are NYC fans!
I won’t judge you though if you’re shopping for yourself! I personally have multiple NYC Christmas ornaments on my tree (with no intentions to stop adding to it year after year)!
It’s no secret that New York City during the winter holiday season is one of the best places in the world for holiday spirit and cheer from over-the-top holiday department store window displays to the giant trees like at Rockefeller Center, the famous Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular with the Rockettes, to ice skating all over the city and more!
Bring the spirit of NYC during Christmas to your home or anyone on your gift-giving list this year’s home! These New York City ornaments can be used on the tree or you can get fancy and get an ornament stand to hang it up proudly on display and view iconic NYC landmarks like views of the Empire State Building right in your own home!
Also if you’re looking for more holiday-inspired gifts check out these beautiful New York City snow globes! Get yourself in the holiday spirit while shopping the best NYC Christmas decorations while watching these Christmas movies set in New York City!
This guide features an array of New York City-themed Christmas ornaments from city landmarks to cultural icons of the city! I have hand-picked each of these ornaments and made sure to include classic, Old World glass ornaments, cloth and felt ornaments (I need these for my cats! but these are more kid-friendly, easier to ship, and for those who are more accident-prone), as well as other great options!
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The Merriest New York City Ornaments
New York City Big Apple Ornament
This beautiful and fun Big Apple New York City Christmas ornament by Sudha Pennathur features intricate beading to create a fun texture and look to include on your (or a loved one’s) holiday tree!
This ornament is 3.5″ by 4″ and is the perfect worry-free gift as it’s not as fragile as glass ornaments and you don’t have to worry about it breaking whether you have to mail the gift or they have little ones or frisky pets at home! Shop at Bloomingdale’s.
NYC Greek Coffee Cup Ornament
This playful NYC coffee cup ornament by Sudha Pennathur pays homage to the iconic blue and white Greek Anthora coffee cups that were common to see in diners across the city and in turn, became a cultural nostalgia that you’ll still find around the city!
This ornament is beaded and says “NYC coffee” with measurements of 5″ by 3.5″. This is the perfect NYC ornament for that coffee or nostalgia lover in your life. Shop at Bloomingdale’s.
MTA Subway Ornament
“Stand clear of the closing doors please.” Here’s a classic NYC ornament featuring none other than a subway car! This official MTA-licensed subway car ornament by Kurt Adler is the perfect addition to any NYC lover’s tree!
I personally love the holiday wreath on the front of the subway car. While the front of the car reads it’s the R line, the top of the ornament features the N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3, & 7 trains. This ornament is made of glass and painted with glittery accents. Shop here.
NYC Radio City Ornament by Bergdorf Goodman
What’s more festive than an NYC Christmas ornament from none other than Bergdorf Goodman (in my opinion, the absolute best department store for holiday window displays) and featuring the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, a holiday classic!
This Radio City Christmas Ornament is handcrafted made using mouth-blown glass and handpainted by Polish artisans, just like classic and traditional Old World ornaments. At 5″ tall, you’ll spot holiday favorites featuring a Radio City Rockette and Toy Soldier along with glittery Radio City lettering. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Rockette Christmas Ornament
Another gorgeous NYC Christmas ornament from Bergdorf Goodman featuring one of the gorgeous Radio City Rockettes!
This Rockettes Christmas Ornament is handcrafted made using mouth-blown glass and handpainted by Polish artisans, just like classic and traditional Old World ornaments. This ornament is 4.5″ tall with glittery and shiny details, a perfect addition to any tree of a Rockettes fan. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
NYC Skyline & Statue of Liberty Ornament
This New York City Christmas ornament is perfect for any NYC lover’s tree! This NYC skyline and Statue of Liberty ornament is complete with the most iconic skyscrapers in the city with the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center, Statue of Liberty, and even the Brooklyn Bridge featured on this timeless New York City Christmas decoration!
The ornament itself is by Kurt Adler and made of resin, making it a bit more durable and a little less fragile than glass ornaments. The ornament itself is 3.75 inches tall. Shop here.
I LOVE NY Ornament
We love this classic New York City ornament with the iconic phrase I (heart) NY and a Santa Hat. This lightweight ornament is made out of polyresin and can be hung on even the smallest of branches thanks to its lightweight design. Because of the polyresin material, the ornament has more of a plastic feel than a glass feel and will be less fragile than traditional glass ornaments.
This is another New York City Christmas decoration by Kurt Adler. Shop here.
Radio City Soldier NYC Christmas Ornament
Enjoy and relive one of the most iconic and classic holiday time festivities at home with this New York City Christmas decoration and ornament! The Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes is world-renowned and the perfect souvenir or gift for anyone who loves the holiday season in the city!
This Radio City New York City ornament is by Kurt Adler measuring at 5.5″ tall.
This particular ornament features one of the Radio City Rockette soldiers from the classic show and performance with some added sparkle and glitter for your tree. Shop here.
NYC Metro Card Ornament
I personally love this New York City Christmas ornament featuring none other than the MTA’s Metro Card! This felt Metro Card ornament has an adorable hand-stitched look to it. This New York City ornament is made of felt fabric material and is lightweight making it easy to display on any branch.
The front side of this ornament looks like a traditional Metro Card what’s great about felt ornaments is that you don’t have to worry about them breaking. Not to mention, they are child and cat-friendly! Shop here.
New York City Grand Central Terminal Ornament
One of the most beautiful buildings in the city can now be an accent on a gorgeous holiday tree! This New York City Grand Central Terminal Ornament by Kurt Adler features the southern facing façade of Grand Central Terminal featuring Mercury (the god of commerce), Minerva (representing mental strength), and Hercules (representing strength).
The ornament is 4.25″ tall and is a standout piece to add to a Christmas tree. I personally love the architecture of Grand Central Terminal and it’s also a holiday favorite hot spot. Shop here.
New York Subway Ornament
Another New York City Christmas decoration and ornament featuring transportation in the city! This subway car ornament is lightweight and made out of polyresin complete with a blue ribbon. Due to its lightweight design by Kurt Adler, this New York City ornament is easy to hang on pretty much any branch on your tree!
The front side of this ornament features the 1 line subway train car and the back has a different design featuring some of the most popular and used subway lines in the city featuring the 6, 1, J, R, A, F, L, 7, & G subway lines. This is a fun way to pay homage to the city’s transportation and what so many New Yorkers use to get around on a daily basis! Shop here.
New York Apple Ornament
Nothing says the Big Apple like a big apple! I love this gorgeous New York Apple Ornament by Cody Foster & Co. The ornament is made of resin, meaning it will be a bit more durable than an Old World glass ornament (which is really nice for those who are nervous about handling fragile glass! It always breaks my heart when an ornament breaks).
Featuring a shiny apple with a glittery stem and leaf plus glittery New York City on it, you will love how the twinkling lights hit this ornament! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
NYC Skyline Glass Dome Ornament
This New York City Christmas ornament is perfect for any NYC lover! This NYC skyline and Statue of Liberty Glass Ball ornament is complete with the most iconic skyscrapers in the city with the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center, and Statue of Liberty inside a glass ball making it a timeless New York City Christmas decoration!
The ornament itself is by Kurt Adler and made of glass measuring at 3.5 inches and comes with a silver string so that its ready to hang on your tree. This is also the perfect New York City ornament for those who prefer traditional globe ornaments. Shop here.
Big Apple Statue of Liberty Ornament
This New York City Christmas Ornament features the Statue of Liberty popping out of the “Big Apple,” accompanied by the Empire State Building and other colorful buildings that resemble Times Square and Broadway making it great for any NYC lover as so many of the city’s hits are on this one ornament!
This Big Apple ornament design is by Kurt Adler and measures at 5 inches made out of glass material. This lightweight design makes it perfect to hang on any branch size and this New York City Christmas decoration and ornament comes with a gold string to hang it with or you can add a hook. Shop here.
NYC Santa in a Taxi Ornament
I LOVE this ornament! Here comes Santa NYC style in this New York City Christmas Ornament featuring Santa riding not in a sleigh with reindeer, but a classic NYC yellow taxi cab with iconic city landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Center, and the Chrysler Building!
So many famous landmarks on one New York City Christmas decoration! This Santa in a taxi ornament design is by Kurt Adler and measures at 5 inches made out of glass material. This lightweight design makes it perfect to hang on any branch size and this ornament comes with a gold string to hang it with or you can add a hook. Shop here.
I Heart NY Ornament
The city can try to change its iconic logo, but the people can choose to stick to the classic Milton Glasser logo made in the 1970s. It’s the permanent emblem of the city and it makes for a classy New York City Christmas Ornament! This glittery I love NY ornament is designed by Kurt Adler and made out of glass material making it a great lightweight ornament!
There are a few red hearts on this New York City ornament making it even fun to pull out during Valentine’s Day as it’s not overly ‘Christmas’ themed.
The glass ball ornament measures around 3.5 inches and comes with a gold string so its ready to hang or you can easily add a hook. Shop here.
Brooklyn Bridge Ornament
New York Christmas decorations and ornaments wouldn’t be complete without one of the most beautiful bridges in the world and iconic landmarks of the city, the Brooklyn Bridge! This Brooklyn Bridge ornament features a sunset and skyline backdrop along with a healthy glow of glitter!
Hand-painted and made with mouth-blown glass, this gorgeous ornament imported from Europe using traditional techniques is the perfect addition to any NYC-themed Christmas tree! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
NYC Greek Deli Cup Ornament
Another take on the classic Greek coffee cup on this gorgeous glass ornament by Cody Foster & Co. This NYC Deli Cup ornament is made of glass and features the classic slogan found on these iconic cups, “we are happy to serve you.”
I personally love the hand-painted look and glittery touches on this ornament! It’s 3″ tall and the perfect addition to any NYC-themed ornament tree! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Bergdorf Goodman Taxi with NYC Skyscrapers Christmas Ornament
If you haven’t noticed by now, I am a huge fan of Bergdorf Goodman, not only for their elaborate window displays during the holidays but for shopping too! This is personally one of my favorite NYC-themed Christmas ornaments too!
This Taxi with NYC Skyscrapers Christmas ornament not only features the most iconic buildings of the city, but also the Statue of Liberty! If you can only pick one New York City ornament, this one has the most city icons in one!
Made using traditional techniques with mouth-blown glass and hand-painted by Polish artisans, you are getting a quality, timeless ornament to cherish year after year! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Heart NYC Ornament
Show off your love for the city with this New York City Christmas ornament in the shape of a heart with colorful iconic city symbols showcased on the ornament including the Statue of Liberty up front and center, Broadway, the Chrysler Building, and the Empire State Building.
This heart New York City ornament is made of glass material and measures approximately 3.75 inches and is designed by Kurt Adler. The ornament has two sides, the front being the one already described and the other side featuring a yellow taxi cab and the words, “The Big Apple,” which is the city’s nickname.
We love how colorful this one is, so this New York City Christmas decoration and ornament is perfect for anyone who has a vibrant tree or loves everything NYC! Shop here.
NYC Glass Ball Ornament
Another festive New York City Christmas ornament is this classic glass ball ornament by Kurt Adler. The ornament is made of glass and is in a dark blue color to resemble night in NYC during the holidays featuring a painted design featuring the classic yellow taxi cab filled with holiday gifts with the NYC city skyline in the backdrop.
This classic NYC glass ball ornament captures the essence of the holidays in the city! The design is lightweight making it great for any size branch on your tree and measures at 3 inches with some glittery details and a silver string attached so its ready to hang up right away. Shop here.
NYC T-Shirt Christmas Ornament
I love the NYC-themed Christmas ornaments that are a playful take on everyday objects in the city, like the touristy t-shirts you can get at souvenir stores! This NYC T-Shirt Christmas ornament is sold by Bergdorf Goodman and made of mouth-blown glass using traditional, Old World European techniques.
I love the details that make it look like a hand-painted Christmas cookie too! One side is the t-shirt, the edges are glittery, and the back looks like that of a holiday cookie! It’s 3.6″ tall and comes with its own gift box. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Christmas Taxi Cab Ornament
NYC is famous for its checkered yellow taxi cabs which makes this New York City Christmas decoration and ornament a classic for any New York fans!
Measuring just over 5 inches, this New York City ornament with a yellow checker taxi designed by Kurt Adler is made out of glass and is lightweight meaning it’s easy to hang on just about any branch of your tree.
The yellow taxi design features holiday gifts bursting out of the vehicle as well as a Christmas tree right on top along with New York City written across the side so there’s no mistaking this is one of those famous NYC taxi cabs! Shop here.
Santa & The Empire State Building Ornament
When it comes to New York City Christmas decorations, I LOVE, love, love this exclusive Bergdorf Goodman Santa and Empire State Building ornament!
This is a larger ornament at 7.1″ tall, meaning it will be a statement piece on any festive tree! This ornament is made of a combination of glass and metal with shimmery glitter details and Santa is even holding an apple that says NYC on it! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
NYC Broadway & Skyline Ornament
This New York City Christmas ornament is perfect for any NYC lover, resident or visitor! This NYC skyline and Broadway ornament is complete with the most iconic skyscrapers in the city with the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and Fifth Avenue and Broadway featured on this classic New York City Christmas decoration!
The ornament itself is by Kurt Adler and made of glass, making it a very lightweight design measuring just over 5 inches. Shop here.
Statue of Liberty Ornament
Do you even have an NYC-themed Christmas tree without the Statue of Liberty? The answer is no. Or at least in my opinion, take it or leave it! All jokes aside, I love this Statue of Liberty ornament complete with the torch and pedestal!
This ornament was hand-painted by artisans in Poland and the gorgeous glass was made using mouth-blown techniques. There are also glittery accents that shimmer and shine when the twinkling lights hit it just right! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Rockefeller Christmas Tree Ornament
Another holiday classic in the city perfect for your New York City Christmas decorations at home! This metal snowflake design has one of the most famous NYC holiday landmarks inside featuring the iconic Rockefeller Christmas tree with the line of angels leading the way to the illuminated towering tree,
Whether you want to remind someone of a fond memory in the city or bring them a bit of festive NYC spirit to their home with this snowflake New York City Christmas ornament, this one will do the job!
This particular New York City ornament is from the collection, “Christmas in New York,” featuring the photography from Igor Maloratsky. This ornament measures 4 inches and comes with a gold gift box and gold ribbon attached so it’s ready to hang up right away! Shop here.
NYC Suitcase Christmas Ornament
This New York City Christmas ornament is a combination of a few things I love, the city, traveling, and vintage luggage! Oh, and that the skyscraper they featured happens to be my absolute favorite, the Chrysler Building!
NYC Christmas Shopping Ornament
This New York City ornament is for the shopaholics at heart! This NYC glass bag ornament by Kurt Adler features a 3D glass design that’s double-sided with different iconic New York symbols including the Statue of Liberty, The Big Apple, the Empire State Building, the Fifth Avenue sign where all the famous shopping is, the Chrysler Building, One World Trade Center, Broadway, the famous yellow taxi cab, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square all on one ornament!
This glass New York Christmas decoration and ornament is lightweight and measures just under 5 inches. It also includes a gold string so the ornament is ready to hang or add a hook to! Shop here.
Glittery Empire State Building Ornament
For those who like a little razzle and dazzle to add to their New York City Christmas decorations, check out this glittery Empire State Building ornament! This beauty by Bergdorf Goodman features traditional mouth-blown glass with brown and gold accents and loads of glitter to shimmer on the tree!
This Empire State Building is only 6″ tall though, so even those with a fear of heights can appreciate this beauty! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
One World Trade Center Ornament
One of the most WOW-worthy New York City ornaments you can add to any New York lovers tree is this One World Trade Center ornament made of glass that’s made in Poland for a real Old World Central European ornament quality.
This glittery WTC ornament is mouth-blown and hand-painted and is about 4 inches tall. The base of the ornament reads One World Trade Center with a gold-colored ring on the top to easily add a hook or string for adding to the tree! Shop now.
Glittery One World Trade Center Ornament
Another option or addition to your New York City ornaments featuring the World Trade Center! This World Trade Center ornament is a little more flashy in my opinion as it features more glitter! (not everyone loves glitter as much as I do, so it’s nice to have options).
This glass ornament is an exclusive by Bergdorf Goodman made using the mouth-blown glass technique and hand-painted by artisans in Poland finished off with a dash of glitter all over! This is one of those New York City Christmas decorations that will twinkle with the lights at night just like the real skyscraper in the city. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Empire State Building Ornament
You can’t go wrong with a classic Old World glass ornament for any holiday gift! Better yet, get a New York City Christmas ornament of one of the most famous skyscrapers and landmarks in the city, the Empire State Building!
This Empire State Building ornament is mouth-blown glass and handcrafted with techniques that originated in the 1800s in Central Europe. This design by Old World Christmas is lightweight and measures just over 5 inches in height so it’s easy to hang from just about any branch of the tree! Shop here.
Flatiron Building Ornament
The Flatiron Building may still be under scaffolding (until who knows when) and if you missed your chance to buy this building when it was for sale, now is your chance! Well, who could afford $161 million?
So for WAY less than that, you can have your own Flatiron Building ornament to adorn your holiday decorations or gift to that special someone who loves this iconic NYC landmark! This beauty is made of mouth-blown glass and hand-painted by Polish artisans finished off with glittery accents. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
NYC Sightseeing Bus Ornament
This is such a fun New York City ornament featuring none other than the iconic doubledecker sightseeing tour bus! Whether you’re a tourist or local, this is just a fun homage to tourism in the city!
This NYC sightseeing bus ornament is made of mouthblown glass with glittery accents and iconic landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and Empire State Building! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Friends Central Perk Couch Ornament
Calling all fans of NYC and fans of the hit TV series Friends! Enjoy this New York City Christmas decoration and ornament featuring the couch from Central Perk cafe at the first floor of Monica’s apartment in the West Village!
This New York City ornament is ready to hang and is made of resin making it more durable than traditional glass ornaments! It measures 3 inches wide so it’s an easy ornament to fit into any tree! This listing also has a Central Perk coffee mug ornament if you want to double down on your holiday gifts for your Friends and NYC lover in your life! Shop here.
NYC Statue of Liberty Ornament
Another gorgeous beaded New York City Christmas ornament by Sudha Pennathur. This beaded Statue of Liberty ornament is carefully handcrafted with glass beads and fine embroidery.
I love the artistic take on the Statue of Liberty and while the beadwork is glass, I find that these are far less fragile than glass ornaments. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Radio City Music Hall Ornament
We love this New York City ornament featuring the venue of the Rockettes and the Christmas Spectacular! This glass Radio City Music Hall ornament is the perfect gift for anyone who loves NYC during the holidays!
This design by Kurt Adler measures in at around 5 inches in height and is beautifully designed with many lovely details including the exterior of Radio City Music Hall, a Christmas tree, and the skyscrapers in the background! This glass ornament is lightweight and ready to hang with a gold string already attached! Shop now.
NYC Bodega Christmas Ornament
I know I’ve said this about a few of the New York City Christmas decorations and ornaments on this guide, but this NYC Bodega Christmas ornament is also a favorite. There’s nothing quite like a neighborhood bodega, such a New York City thing.
The only thing this fun and festive New York ornament is missing is the bodega cat! (maybe a new one will come out next year!). This gorgeous glass ornament is 4.8″ tall and even has a fun holiday wreath on the door giving it an added element that pops! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
Statue of Liberty Ornament
For the ultimate New York City Christmas decoration and ornament, you’re going to want to get this Statue of Liberty glass ornament with glittery accents for any NYC lover or visitor!
This glass ornament stands at 6.5 inches tall and is hand-painted. Each purchase comes with a gift box and a blank gift tag so you can make it out to any special NYC lover in your life. The techniques used to make this traditional glass ornament date back to the 1800s to Old World Central European traditions. Shop here.
NYC Taxi Ornament
Taking a break from the glass-based New York City Christmas decorations and ornaments to feature another gorgeous beaded ornament by Sudha Pennathur. This beaded NYC taxi ornament is made of handcrafted glass beadwork with gorgeous embroidery work.
I personally love the funky and fun angle of this NYC taxi cab and the look that the beadwork gives! It’s a fun aesthetic and a standout on any tree! Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
New York City Subway Ornament
Another amazing New York City Christmas ornament is this glass subway train that’s decked out for the holidays with green garland and says New York City on the side so there’s no mistaking that this is for Big Apple fans!
This glass NYC subway ornament by Pinnacle Peak Trading Company is lightweight and around 6 inches long and 5 inches tall making it one of the larger New York City Christmas decorations featured in this guide! The ornament has a silver metal hoop fixture on the top so you can easily add a hook and comes with a Pinnacle Peak Trading Company gift box. Shop here.
Bloomingdale’s Christmas Ornament
Check out this classic New York City Christmas decoration and ornament from the famous department store Bloomingdale’s! This is the perfect gift and New York City ornament for any shopaholic who loves this iconic store!
If you’re lucky enough to be visiting during the holiday season, be sure to hit up Bloomingdale’s as they have one of the best holiday window displays in New York City!
Roosevelt Island Cable Car Ornament
Another fun NYC decoration and ornament featuring the Roosevelt Island cable car! I love when you can find fun NYC ornaments that are based on modes of transportation (a favorite of the past that I kick myself every year for not purchasing was a glass Staten Island ferry ornament that’s no longer available!).
This gorgeous glass ornament is made using traditional techniques of mouth blowing the glass and hand painted by Polish artisans (you know you’re getting good quality when you’re shopping from Bergdorf Goodman) and finished with glittery details. Shop at Bergdorf Goodman.
If you’re headed to the city during the holidays don’t miss the best things to do in NYC at Christmas like see the best Christmas trees in NYC, navigating the best Christmas lights in NYC, and more to make your trip during this magical time easy breezy! Or check out our full NYC Christmas itinerary to help making planning your trip easy breezy!
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