Can you hear the sleigh bells ringing? ‘Tis the season for festive candles ready to make your living space merry and bright. Wrap your senses around fresh-cut Christmas trees, pops of candy-colored berries, and sugar-sweet cocoa. If you love holiday candle drops as much as we do, this is the list for you.
So spruce up your candle collection with a few new holly and jolly scents. Grab your lighter—the right holiday candle is the perfect backdrop for a new season of memories!
The Holiday Candle Edit
The Sunset Road Company (FL)
Maker: Dianne Ellis
When lights glitter on eaves and wreaths adorn doors and mantels, you know the holidays are here! In this candle, the minty, peppery scents of cold mountain air and pine wood mingle with sweet berries for a wreath-inspired scent that stokes your coziest winter memories.
Gay Candle Co. (WA)
Juniper Fir + Balsam Spice
Maker: Cameron Dutt
Don’t let a cold snap damper your cozy vibes! Warm up your space with the classic aromas of Juniper Fir + Balsam Spruce. Christmas tree notes are alight with colorful hints of eucalyptus, green apple, and spicy cinnamon. You bring the hot cocoa and weighted blanket!
Upper Left Designs Studio (OR)
Fresh Cut Evergreen
Maker: Teal Reibach
Nothing beats the sensory rush of the season’s first pop-up Christmas tree lot, peppered with fresh-cut evergreens. One light of this candle instantly decks your halls with scents of cypress, evergreen, fir, and cedar. Lemon and amber are the stars atop the tree, rounding out the merry aromas.
Leoma Candle (TX)
Love & Joy
Maker: Joe Cantlon
Raise your glass! Love & Joy is a toast to memories and loved ones. Bright pops of toasted cranberries are blanketed by mulled red wine and warm cinnamon. It radiates with the perfect background aromas for any holiday gathering!
Sacred Wild Candle Co (PA)
Hot Chocolate Mug Candle
Maker: Lindsay Nee
Nope, this mouthwatering mug isn’t for drinking—it’s a holiday candle! Sacred Wild Candle Co stirs up festive, realistic-looking hot cocoa candles complete with wax marshmallows on top. And when it’s all burned down, you can induct the cute Santa mug into your coffee cup collection!
Soy Into You (CA)
Maker: Sam Zanarini
Get a dose of holly-jolly joy delivered right to your doorstep! Soy Into You loads this candle with holiday happiness, leaning on cheerful notes of cranberry, pine, and vanilla with a dash of red-hot cinnamon. Opt for the crackling wood wick for an added sprinkling of heartwarming ambiance!
Brennan Candle Co (CO)
Maker: Valery Ackley
Snowed In can mean romantic cuddles, holiday movie marathons, or an AM hot toddy (just one, of course!). No matter your go-to pastime when winter comes storming in, make sure you’ve got this candle by your side. Spruce, pine, and cedar smolder over cinnamon and smoke for a cozy “winter by the fire” scent.
Boho Misfit (CA)
Apples & Maple Bourbon
Maker: Kristan Keefover
Fresh-out-of-the-oven kitchen aromas are a quintessential holiday pleasure. Invite your senses to gobble up a healthy serving of rich maple syrup, caramelized apples, and velvety butter topped off with orange zest. You’ll definitely want seconds!
The Ginger Cauldron (OR)
Victorian Xmas Ghost
Maker: Kathryn Ormsbee
Liven up your holiday jamboree with Victorian Xmas Ghost! This soul-stirring blend sparkles with sugar plum, black cherry, and cashmere. Beware: the festive atmosphere may attract spirits—of the living dead and rum varieties.
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- …and get a head-start on your shopping list with our Holiday Gift Guide!